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Common Sense #1

Hi Bunch, I just had the pleasure of meeting the new owner of "Common Sense 1" , Todd Rogers. Todd is the general manager of the Sea Scout Base facility in
Jay Greer
Jan 14
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Saving Polly

A link to a one of a kind boat and was the personal boat of famous yacht builder Henry B. Nevins of City Island, NY in the 1930's. I followed the whereabouts
scott catherine
Jan 11
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Re: Another Glue Tip

Now you have me thinking. I don't own a tack hammer, but I do own an English-style Worthington hammer, Galoot that I am. I wonder if my Worthington is a
Mack
Aug 25, 2014
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Re: Another Glue Tip

You are right except that the swing weight and shock absorption of that silly little tack hammer is just right for driving plugs. I wouldn't leave home
Jay Greer
Aug 25, 2014
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Re: Another Glue Tip

Tack hammer:The split end is a magnet. Wham steel tacks! Not useful for marine work, but much better than stapling (land based) upholstery. Pax, Michael On
Michael Gian
Aug 25, 2014
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1649

Another Glue Tip

I have a pet method of putting plugs into counter bored screw holes that may be a bit of help for those faced with big jobs involving plugs, also known as
jaygreer65
Aug 8, 2014
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1648

Glue tips

Something that has been bugging me ever since they first appeared, at my favorite latte shop, are those plastic plugs that are used to seal the drinking slot
jaygreer65
Aug 8, 2014
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1647

Re: Sailing a NY30

It is a great one! Thanks Scott! Jay
Jay Greer
Jul 25, 2014
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Sailing a NY30

Maybe I'm the last one to come across this video, but if you haven't seen it yet, here's a close up view aboard a Herreshoff New York 30 under sail.  In my
Scott catherine
Jul 25, 2014
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Re: A new varnish substitute?

HI Scott, I can't make an intelligent comment here because, when I heard that the original formula Behr Spar Varnish was to be taken off the market, some seven
Jay Greer
Jun 3, 2014
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A new varnish substitute?

Anyone have any thoughts on this new product? http://www.jamestowndistributors.com/userportal/show_product.do?pid=64352&campaign=email060314 Personally I've
Scott catherine
Jun 3, 2014
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Re: A rhetorical question

Hi Jay,  It will be interesting to get your perspective on a good sea going boat and the cons of a Tahiti.  I've heard so much about the Tahiti, and there
Scott catherine
Dec 29, 2013
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Re: A rhetorical question

Well Scott, I must admit that there has been so little activity on the Commonsense site that posting to it slipped my mind. Since I am the one who started it,
Jay Greer
Dec 29, 2013
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Re: A rhetorical question

NIce to see some action from this site! Funny how we dream away the winters. I have been dreaming too. There is a place I love to spend time in the summer.
David Joseph
Dec 28, 2013
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Re: A rhetorical question

I once owned a Fantaisia 35 Double ended full keel cut awaoy forward. I think for one thing she was too fat in her bows and rolled off following seas nearly
Douglas Pollard
Dec 28, 2013
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