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Old 03-02-2007, 05:00   #1
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The world’s shortest boat maintenance manual:
1. If something moves on your boat that shouldn’t, use Duct Tape™.
2. If something doesn’t move that should, use W-D 40™.
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Old 03-02-2007, 05:20   #2
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The world’s shortest boat maintenance manual:
1. If something moves on your boat that shouldn’t, use Duct Tape™.
2. If something doesn’t move that should, use W-D 40™.
Been on LSD have we Gord?

Mind you Tillerman probably stole it from someone

Maintenance Tip

All you really ever need to know about maintaining boats...

"You only need two tools: WD-40 and Duct Tape

If it doesn't move and should, use the WD-40

If it shouldn't move and does, use the duct tape"

Courtesty of Tillerman

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Old 03-02-2007, 05:46   #3
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The first two things I learned as a deck hand in the Coast Guard was:
  1. If it's not moving paint it;
  2. If it's moving, paint it till it quits moving!
A buddy and I took two newbies, a student and an intern, on their first tour of a CG ship last week. First thing they noticed when entering the E/R workshop was a case of duct tape and about a hundred cans of WD40!
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Rick,

The Navy has a slightly different approach:

If it doesn't move, paint it!

If it moves, salute it!

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And whatever else you do, do not get those two mixed up
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It sounds like you got the abridged version of the USN rules:

1-If it moves, salute it.
2-If it doesn't move, move it.
3-If you can't move it, paint it.
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