Sailboat repairs and How-To questions

| May 13, 2012

In keeping with my sailboat repairs theme, I removed one of the Spinlock line clamps thinking I might be able to order parts and repair at home. Unfortunately getting the bolts out and permanent bonding materials to let go was another issue. I did finally get the cam lock off. I’m also reworking some of […]

Happy Mother’s Day to Brenda (Taylor’s mom) and my mom

| May 13, 2012

Mom, from the time I was really young, I realized I had someone…you, who always cared, who always protected me, who was always there for me no matter what. You taught me right from wrong, and pushed me to do the right thing, even when it was hard to do. You took care of me […]

Joe Murray’s Ohio Piper Cub flight

| May 13, 2012

Archiving and supporting a aviation article with Ohio connections – as in connecting airports: KSU professor to attempt to land antique aircraft in each of Ohio’s 88 counties – Local – Ohio

Parts, repair, replacement for Spinlock line clutches

| May 13, 2012

  As with older boats (and newer), parts age and eventually fail. I have 4 sets of duel Spinlock line clutches that are used all the time and the levers are breaking. One was broken when I bought the boat and one broke yesterday. I’m now down to deciding which lines I want clutched or […]

Desultory - des-uhl-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee

  1. lacking in consistency, constancy, or visible order, disconnected; fitful: desultory conversation.
  2. digressing from or unconnected with the main subject; random: a desultory remark.
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