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    Hmm, I've had some very adequate cycling gear...

    Hmm, I've had some very adequate cycling gear form Aldi over the last couple of years now but I'm always reluctant to pay "decent" money (anything more than a tenner, depending on what the item...
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    It sounds about right to me price wise, as long...

    It sounds about right to me price wise, as long as its all in good nick. Best thing is; you should be able to get at least 550-600 for the boat alone when/if you get sick of the weight of the boat...
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    Now Sold. Nice to meet you Sue. best wishes...

    Now Sold.

    Nice to meet you Sue.

    best wishes

    Steve.
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    Eckla canoe trolley

    Passing on my Eckla canoe trolley as I've no use for it.

    Bought new a few years back and at the most it might have covered 450-500 metres. No punctures or excessive wear and tear, one slight...
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    The only really unpleasant noise I've had from...

    The only really unpleasant noise I've had from carrying boats on the car ( or indeed the bars themselves) is the one that you get from not putting a couple of twists in the straps to stop them...
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    apart from the specific size, "duraflex" is all...

    apart from the specific size, "duraflex" is all you need to trawl up a host of offerings on ebay:

    ebay.co.uk

    Good luck

    Steve
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    The rubberised material is very tough but I...

    The rubberised material is very tough but I wouldn't know for claws. I personally probably wouldn't want to have a dog in my boats these days, I'm pretty sure the claws wouldn't actually puncture the...
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    Thank you. I've been out a few times this...

    Thank you.

    I've been out a few times this year, I just tend not to bother posting up the trips so much now that turdbucket has pulled the plug. It takes literally hours to upload a 5 minute video...
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    I've never paddled a packraft but did come close...

    I've never paddled a packraft but did come close to buying an alpacka last year but decided they were too expensive and in any case, really not what I was looking for. I'm pretty sure packraft type...
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    Welcome along Keljacs. I'm one of the few on...

    Welcome along Keljacs.

    I'm one of the few on here who went the other way and after messing about for 8 years, owning 6 different "proper" canoes and a sit on top trying to find a decent boat that...
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    Forgot to add; I was using a "MUVI" npng go-pro...

    Forgot to add; I was using a "MUVI" npng go-pro alternative. A LOT cheaper than a gp but a bit erratic in the sound recording department, the first 5 or 6 clips just had an odd buzzing noise which...
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    Latest outing with new Gumotex kayak

    I don't know why but I could never get away with a hard shell kayak.

    I always ended up in agony from my chronic back issues so avoided them like the plague. Even sit on tops had me knackered...
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    I persevered with hard shells for 8 years then...

    I persevered with hard shells for 8 years then saw the light and bought my Gumotex Palava 400 in April 2016. Pretty much the best thing I ever did relating to paddling apart from getting some top...
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    For firelighting purposes you generally slice off...

    For firelighting purposes you generally slice off a thinish piece of material and use it as an "ember extender" when using a flint and steel kit. The initial ember being transferred from your...
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    sorting out some birch polypore

    I was out and about the other day, just walking in the local woodland with the other half/mrs/swmbo/wife/etc etc and I spotted some nice fresh polypore on a dead birch at a very accessible height so...
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    These are truly excellent boats and its important...

    These are truly excellent boats and its important not to confuse them with anything from the likes of sevylor etc. They are much better quality, far superior in design and both extremely durable and...
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    Inflatables Becoming More Popular?

    I finally figured out that Gumotex inflatables were exactly what I was looking for around about April/May last year and took a leap of faith with my Palava 400 canoe, followed this year with a Solar...
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    Looks okay but you really need info on thickness...

    Looks okay but you really need info on thickness of blade, tempering etc too?

    good luck with it.

    Steve
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    While I mostly agree with the above, gelert has...

    While I mostly agree with the above, gelert has never (well not in the last fifty years of my existence anyway)had a very good reputation for quality, durability or design. They have always been in...
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    I am a self confessed almost total fan of gumotex...

    I am a self confessed almost total fan of gumotex boats (most of them) but there were some pretty serious issues with porosity on some of their "lightweight" materials (I don't know why the videos...
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    Sticky: Well you used to do it using photobucket to...

    Well you used to do it using photobucket to "host" your image (turns out it was more like your image was "held hostage") after first re-sizing and uploading the edited image to photobucket but now...
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    Oooh! lets have a go then........

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    Ha! Nice one!

    So is this just for us subscribers then?

    I have to say I hope that is the case as it'd be nice to have something other than access to the sales area as a "benefit" for...
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    Oh aye, I'm going to sit here like a lemon,...

    Oh aye, I'm going to sit here like a lemon, re-uploading about 700 pictures (that's just for sotp mind you) then going back through my threads and putting said pictures back in?SMbanghead

    No...
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    So all you need to do, is reload your images to...

    So all you need to do, is reload your images to "postimage" or "whoever" and then go back and edit your original posts to replace the photo's? Is that right?

    Ah but wait.......of course you can't...
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    Well, I'm now 7 months on from my MI. I...

    Well, I'm now 7 months on from my MI.

    I actually now feel considerably healthier and fitter than I have for at least 15 years and I'm doing the sort of cycling and swimming I used to do when I was...
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