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Old 13-12-2009, 13:57   #16
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Not sure, are you bragging or complaining?
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Well I try not to brag too much and I don't often complain but yesterday I was complaining and just thinking of being somewhere cold.

However I am not sure about a whole winter of cold; still you guys survive it so I might be able to.

Anyway I enjoy reading of your cold world and thank you for your posts .

I have learnt that there are 2 Leavenworth's; I had only known of the Kansas one (by reputation )
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I'm figuring anything goes that don't involve epoxy or paint. Anything mechanical or electrical can be done if the boat covered over, and you have a couple of heaters. I plan on stripping paint, varnish and then sanding ready for the warmer weather. Some of the smaller items can be removed and shifted to my workshop, there they can be varnished/painted and made ready for reinstallation. Any wood work will be cut to size and fitted ready for epoxy and final installation, and the electrical work will all be done before spring.

Now if I was still in the water, I'd be making plans to go sailing as long as the ice wouldn't block me in. I've been out in Lake Ontario in December, early January and mid March. Only got locked in for about 8 weeks. Once the ice broke up, we could leave the dock without any problems. Course we looked like refugees from a rag bag with our skidoo suits, and all the rest of the mismatched gear we wore but afterwards it was a nice evening of hot rum toddies n fresh chili. Theres a lot to be said for sailing in the midst of an arctic high pressure area. Beutiful sun, crisp air, and no one else out there.

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best time to r & r head hoses. the cold temps suppress the odor!!!
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The mysteries of internet communication .

Well I try not to brag too much and I don't often complain but yesterday I was complaining and just thinking of being somewhere cold.

However I am not sure about a whole winter of cold; still you guys survive it so I might be able to.

Anyway I enjoy reading of your cold world and thank you for your posts .

I have learnt that there are 2 Leavenworth's; I had only known of the Kansas one (by reputation )

Well maybe we could do a boat/house swap for a month or so one of these years..
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