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by Gardenshed
Mon Mar 11, 2013 8:58 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: ArchieP
Replies: 6
Views: 2896

Re: ArchieP

Maybe I should visit him next time I'm in the Philippines and sell him a Bule Moment Burgee. been there twice so far this year but unfortunately, not to the the marinas and yacht clubs.
by Gardenshed
Sat Mar 02, 2013 4:59 am
Forum: Around the Scottish Coast
Topic: Sanda
Replies: 13
Views: 5206

Sanda

by Gardenshed
Sat Mar 02, 2013 3:17 am
Forum: Gear and Gadgets
Topic: Dynema pros and cons.
Replies: 1
Views: 2014

Re: Dynema pros and cons.

Dyneema is not delicate, it is easy to splice and knot. Only thing to check is that your jammer won't slip given that the rope is thinner. I've used dyneema on main and genoa halyards since 2007. Far better than braid on braid or a wire- braid h lard. Very resistant to chafe and uv. You are maybe co...
by Gardenshed
Fri Mar 01, 2013 2:21 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Awe naw!
Replies: 7
Views: 3911

Re: Awe naw!

Ironically, it's the alcohol killing all the bugs in the treatment plant that is the concern 'cos they won't be able to gobble up all other sh!t that they are supposed to.
by Gardenshed
Fri Mar 01, 2013 1:08 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Awe naw!
Replies: 7
Views: 3911

Re: Awe naw!

Chivas Drain-cleaner, never my favourite. Perhaps for cooking.....

Wonder which ISO9001 quality system process wasn't followed during that shift?
by Gardenshed
Wed Feb 27, 2013 1:40 am
Forum: Crew Available and Wanted
Topic: Crew Needed for Easter 2013 Cruise - Gosport to Weymouth
Replies: 19
Views: 19250

Re: Crew Needed for Easter 2013 Cruise - Gosport to Weymouth

One snarky comment occasionally is nothing to worry about.
Keep the riff-raff filter set at max!

Having a go at volunteers who support this forum isn't a great way to introduce yourself
If it was so bloomin urgent, I'm sure he could have contacted you both earlier
by Gardenshed
Sun Feb 24, 2013 5:03 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: There's no skin left...
Replies: 5
Views: 3106

Re: There's no skin left...

Thought it was a Scottish talent: snatching defeat from the jaws of victory
Had to pour a 15 yo glenlivet to settle the nerves.
by Gardenshed
Fri Feb 22, 2013 6:47 pm
Forum: Gear and Gadgets
Topic: non-skid stuff on the seats/step-downs.
Replies: 21
Views: 6576

Re: non-skid stuff on the seats/step-downs.

sahona wrote:Juan Sheet will do the job.

Is he Pablo Sheet's brother?
by Gardenshed
Thu Feb 21, 2013 12:35 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: The Scenario
Replies: 21
Views: 6387

Re: The Scenario

Plan A: open your copy of "How to become a RYA yachtmaster in 3 easy payments/lessons" and find the correct chapter Plan B: radio the coastguard (in Gaelic if after December 2012) and ask for a) a radio check b) a forecast and then casully mention that you have a wee problem at the pointy...
by Gardenshed
Thu Feb 21, 2013 12:14 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: HELP NEEDED FOR MSc Studies
Replies: 13
Views: 6209

Re: HELP NEEDED FOR MSc Studies

there was a time when even old technology was new and had to be explained...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=muopQvWoGbc
by Gardenshed
Thu Feb 07, 2013 5:53 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Linkedin
Replies: 11
Views: 3850

Re: Linkedin

. It's Facebook for arses. Outstanding. I will use that. Arsebook for short :tiphat: Arsebook for short what?...short people? On line corporate dating site, not to be taken too seriously I've found linkedin to be quite good for finding colleagues who have moved on or getting background on who's who...
by Gardenshed
Mon Jan 28, 2013 10:56 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Jings
Replies: 13
Views: 4358

Re: Jings

Tam o' Shanter... Brought 3 haggis & 2 neeps out to Bangkok weekend before last. The've niver seen a neep oot here 'afore I was en route from Rio to BKK via London, aiming to have a w/end in Scotland but got snookered at Heathrow (3 hours waiting for the stand to be cleared of snow, 4 hours wait...
by Gardenshed
Thu Jan 03, 2013 9:29 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: A Begging Letter.....
Replies: 2
Views: 2276

Re: A Begging Letter.....

For generations our dedicated, passionate brew masters have ensured that Pilsner Urquell with its distinctive darker shade of gold and snow white head has maintained its uncompromised purity of flavour. Since 1842 we have used only the purest, most natural ingredients to create a beer of golden opu...
by Gardenshed
Tue Dec 25, 2012 5:37 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: What would you do next....
Replies: 4
Views: 2303

Re: What would you do next....

Life jackets stowed in drawers under each bed, so no one had one on the upper deck. The 25 man liferaft was sitting there and it as in-date, so some comfort. The fire started around 23:00 and was out by approx 23:30. Pitch dark, crescent moon and some cloud so not much light. I suggested to the tour...
by Gardenshed
Tue Dec 25, 2012 4:51 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Merry Christmas
Replies: 6
Views: 2935

Re: Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas, & Nick, thanks for your continued efforts hosting this forum
:tiphat:

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