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  Topic: gear in van
isobars

Replies: 25
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PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue Oct 22, 2019 10:43 am   Subject: gear in van
The other board had a top delam from heavy use (~150 sessions) and (again) very light construction. The foam was crushed over a wide area.
I'll bet that could have been prevented or greatly delayed ...
  Topic: gear in van
isobars

Replies: 25
Views: 1372

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 21, 2019 9:40 pm   Subject: gear in van
You know guys, you don't have to take them out, just loosen them a turn or two.
A recipe for disaster if I've ever heard one. I didn't trust my memory that much for ANYTHING even before my chemothera ...
  Topic: the big lie "the media is liberal"
isobars

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PostForum: Politics, Off-Topic, Opinions   Posted: Sat Oct 19, 2019 9:54 am   Subject: the big lie "the media is liberal"
Arizona governor shakes her finger at the then-president (Obama) on the tarmac. The media slaughter her for denigrating a POTUS.

Pelosi shakes her finger at the current president and the media love ...
  Topic: Chinook mechanical joint failure
isobars

Replies: 27
Views: 1366

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sat Oct 19, 2019 8:06 am   Subject: Chinook mechanical joint failure
I just couldn't stop them from twisting themselves loose while sailing.
Chalk up yet another reason to use only the two-bolt base.
  Topic: Chinook mechanical joint failure
isobars

Replies: 27
Views: 1366

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sat Oct 19, 2019 8:04 am   Subject: Chinook mechanical joint failure
$68.00???!!!
JEEZ, guys ... New: $10-$20 including two-bolt base plate
That's why I bought a box of them.
Yet I know many local sailors who have never been to a swap meet.
Support the CGW2.
  Topic: Mast base u-joint lubrication, useless?
isobars

Replies: 9
Views: 261

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu Oct 17, 2019 5:44 pm   Subject: Mast base u-joint lubrication, useless?
Doesn't the silicone migrate to places you don't want it? I've always used silicone-free dry spray lubricants to avoid that problem.
  Topic: Missing windsurfer found a day later
isobars

Replies: 7
Views: 1130

PostForum: Southwest USA, Hawaii, Mexico   Posted: Wed Oct 16, 2019 1:52 pm   Subject: Missing windsurfer found a day later
Thus a double-bolt base, a mech uni, and the sub-minute prelaunch ritual that includes inspecting uni, mastfoot, connections, lines, mast ferrule insertion, wetsuit zipper, fin security, mast top, foo ...
  Topic: Syria
isobars

Replies: 77
Views: 973

PostForum: Politics, Off-Topic, Opinions   Posted: Mon Oct 14, 2019 3:11 pm   Subject: Syria
Trump was damned if he didn't, damned if he did, so he made and acted on his own, presumably highly informed, decision*. It's debated openly and fairly on at least one news channel many times a day. T ...
  Topic: gear in van
isobars

Replies: 25
Views: 1372

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 14, 2019 2:29 pm   Subject: gear in van
Removing vent plugs can be* debated to no end.
* and has been, with limited consensus Smile

IIRC, the majority vote went to fugheddaboutit, with legitimate objection from people whose boards were ...
  Topic: Chinook mechanical joint failure
isobars

Replies: 27
Views: 1366

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sun Oct 13, 2019 5:07 pm   Subject: Chinook mechanical joint failure
The materials which
composed the rubber were toxic and bad for the environment. ... Not sure how they were "toxic".

My guess: Eating large numbers of them tends to constipate sensitiv ...
 
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