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Old 10-10-2011, 19:46   #16
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Re: Things that don't work on boats!

A counter top ice maker:
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Old 10-10-2011, 19:48   #17
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You can have my weems and Plath clock. I think if you have 2 of these clocks and a the correct tables a sextant and know exactly where you are you can figure out what time it is.
No thanks, I couldn't afford to keep two running. Mine is the special model with the expensive batteries that run out every 90 days, and can only be replaced by taking the whole thing off the bulkhead, which is the same operation that must be performed when you want to adjust for a time change.

Noisy, too.

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Old 10-10-2011, 19:52   #18
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Re: Things that don't work on boats!

To add to the list; Double Deep-sinks. They should be single so one can get a pan into it to rinse it off. Small is cute but dollhouse utilities don't work.
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I'm a little sad, everything on my boat works!
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Old 11-10-2011, 05:25   #20
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Re: Things that Don't Work on Boats !

I think it is a real bummer, if:

- the ballast does not stay with the keel, unless a cat,
- the rig does not stay up, unless power,
- the rudder goes its own way, or
- the driver goes their own way.

Other failures are manageable, or nearly so.

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pool tables?
I've actually played pool on a ship with a pool table.

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If you wait patiently and enough time goes by, you will found most everything stops working on the boat, including you.
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I'm a little sad, everything on my boat works!
When I fix something (there are usually at least two things to fix) Something else fails stops working: and i am back to two again. But as long as they are not dangerous or life threatening I wait till I have 3 to fix then I am again back to two LOL Who has a boat that's perfect? even the new boats come with problems.
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If you wait patiently and enough time goes by, you will found most everything stops working on the boat, including you.

I bet that when I stop working........the boat equipment will follow!
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You can have my weems and Plath clock. I think if you have 2 of these clocks and a the correct tables a sextant and know exactly where you are you can figure out what time it is.

Funniest post in weeks!!!
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