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I have an ageing friend

Postby claymore » Wed Jul 03, 2013 6:22 pm

Who has been experiencing difficulties with his furler.
Being a man with a keen eye for retaining expenditure at minimum levels, he has purloined a used device complete with forestay.
Said forestay is a tad long and my ageing para -SORRY - friend is contemplating tying a knot in it as a simple means of reducing the length.
Convinced this is a winning strategy, his ears appear closed to my suggestion that professional advice might be advisable in this instance.
Would the panel concur?
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Re: I have an ageing friend

Postby Aja » Wed Jul 03, 2013 9:18 pm

....I only got as far as "I have an ageing friend...."


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Re: I have an ageing friend

Postby claymore » Wed Jul 03, 2013 9:55 pm

Well, he's much older than me.
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Re: I have an ageing friend

Postby Clyde_Wanderer » Wed Jul 03, 2013 10:31 pm

claymore wrote:Well, he's much older than me.


Dident think that was possible. :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: I have an ageing friend

Postby wully » Wed Jul 03, 2013 11:22 pm

Depends on the knot?

Weather or knot to do it.....

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Re: I have an ageing friend

Postby DaveS » Wed Jul 03, 2013 11:33 pm

If it was me I'd cut it to length and fit a sta-loc. They're not cheap, but if you only need one...
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Re: I have an ageing friend

Postby Rowana » Thu Jul 04, 2013 4:00 pm

Could this "friend" no jist add a wee bittie tae the mast? A wee bit o' varnished timmer wud look fine atap his fine shup, wad it no?

Nae need for cuttin' or tyin' knots in his forestay!

Just a thought :D
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Re: I have an ageing friend

Postby Rowana » Thu Jul 04, 2013 4:01 pm

Nick, I think your system has a wee problem.

I got a couple of error messages saying Bluemoment wasn't available, then it posts twice ???
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Re: I have an ageing friend

Postby claymore » Thu Jul 04, 2013 4:52 pm

Rowana wrote:Could this "friend" no jist add a wee bittie tae the mast? A wee bit o' varnished timmer wud look fine atap his fine shup, wad it no?

Nae need for cuttin' or tyin' knots in his forestay!

Just a thought :D

Chust sublime - wee Davey didnae tak heed o ra sentiment aboot Para - SORRY - ma friend being a bit close tae his siller.

But a dod o' timmer - noo ah think that wid be just fine.
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Re: I have an ageing friend

Postby Nick » Thu Jul 04, 2013 6:29 pm

Rowana wrote:Nick, I think your system has a wee problem.

I got a couple of error messages saying Bluemoment wasn't available, then it posts twice ???


Chust a wee thochtie . . . Mebbes it's your system?
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Re: I have an ageing friend

Postby ParaHandy » Thu Jul 04, 2013 11:47 pm

claymore wrote:Who has been experiencing difficulties with his furler.

Yer deaf, ah said welded not knotted

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Re: I have an ageing friend

Postby claymore » Fri Jul 05, 2013 2:51 pm

An is weldin no jes a derivation o'knots?
Whaur dae ye think r'expression Arc Weldin came fae?
Noah tied yon wee boatie up very tight tae get all they pairs o burds an stuff off, that a passer by wiz heard tae remark, "jings, Para, looks like they welded thon Arc tae the beach."
Arc weldin
Qed
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Re: I have an ageing friend

Postby Rowana » Sat Jul 06, 2013 10:31 am

Nick wrote:
Rowana wrote:Nick, I think your system has a wee problem.

I got a couple of error messages saying Bluemoment wasn't available, then it posts twice ???


Chust a wee thochtie . . . Mebbes it's your system?



Could well be. It just appeared to be bluemoment that had its twickers in a nist, everything else was ok.

Seems fine now though.
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