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Kyle Collins

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Sampson Post Installation

After searching for a Sapmson Post to replace the cleat on the bow of the boat I found this brass Sampson Post on Ebay a couple of years ago. After admiring it on my book shelf for the past couple … Continue reading

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Pella, Pastry, and Lear Jets

Early last week Patricia said we had received an invitation from Pella Window Company to tour their Manufacturing plant in Pella, Iowa. Pella Iowa was a new one to me as I never knew such a place existed, nor did … Continue reading

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City Hall and other scary tales –

Demo and building permit applications are all submitted and accepted. And, it only took two trips to city hall, not bad. I should probably mention that neither of the trips to city hall were by me. Good job Whitney! This … Continue reading

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RE-BEDDING TOE RAIL – Part two

On Emerald Lady there are three sections of toe rail on the port side, three sections on the starboard side, and a seperate section of curved toe rail on the stern. The sides are made up of one long peice … Continue reading

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RE-BEDDING TOE RAIL – Part One

After a couple of years of reasearch and looking at more than a few boats, when we finally decided on the EricsonĀ Independence 31 we did not view it as a stepping stone to a larger boat. With that mindset we … Continue reading

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BLOG THOUGHTS COMMING SOON

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