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Date Posted: - Thursday - 07/22/10 - 7:06pm
Author: Randall
Subject: OK, I get your point :)
In reply to: Jared Kibele 's message, "I'm not so sure" on - Thursday - 07/22/10 - 12:41pm

...and I looked the the photos of Architeuthis and see your concern re hanging anything off the stern. What a beautiful wooden banner. Did you make it?

Where's the name come from? Giant Squid?

RR

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[> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> I didn't make it -- Jared Kibele, - Friday - 07/23/10 - 12:43pm

Yep, Architeuthis is the genus name of the giant squid. I'm a bit of a cephalopod fanatic.

That banner was on the boat when I got it but I did spend a great deal of time stripping it, sanding off all traces of the old name, creating a stencil, varnishing, painting on the new name, and varnishing more. And because the paint got damaged while removing the old hailing port, we repainted the whole transom while we were at it.


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