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    Great idea

    Great idea
  2. I like the idea of keeping it divisible. The...

    I like the idea of keeping it divisible. The only minor concerns are the extra weight of the bulkheads and the potential for rot between them. Since this won't be in the water as much as out of...
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    A simple solution for a short carry is the...

    A simple solution for a short carry is the gunwale on the shoulder like you carry a kayak. An alternative on my 22 pound canoe is the stiff arm in the bilge. I just hold the canoe above my head...
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    Graham I have enjoyed your book on paddle carving...

    Graham I have enjoyed your book on paddle carving many years ago. Thanks for sharing your love of paddling.

    I have noticed there are many levels of understanding. See a canoe paddle and you may...
  5. I am not your normal UK paddler ( there are 15...

    I am not your normal UK paddler ( there are 15 boats in my yard) several are hand built one of a kind. My waters can be flat water, tiny creeks with big portages class II or III white water or...
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    Epic photo Mal.

    Epic photo Mal.
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    Rafting canoes is a safe way to transport non...

    Rafting canoes is a safe way to transport non paddlers on flat water. I have used them in the Pacific Ocean. I use heavy duty PVC pipe (2" schedule 80 in USA) and industrial conduit clamps. These...
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    This is a little off topic. My youngest is now...

    This is a little off topic. My youngest is now 30 years old. Before he was 5 I scared him three times while canoeing. In knee deep water while poling up a river we capsized. Untangling a fishing...
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    Here is how I do it. Thanks to the advice on...

    Here is how I do it. Thanks to the advice on here.

    https://youtu.be/Vt7-u3L54Vc
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    I am confused after all these years of using...

    I am confused after all these years of using Google the rules have changed. Here is a link to the entire album.
    https://goo.gl/photos/Ja41sERBLYxMvzFdA
  11. I have an employee that told of an encounter of...

    I have an employee that told of an encounter of mistaken identity where he was followed by 6 cars and a dozen guns pointed at him as they grabbed his hair and pushed his head onto the the hood of his...
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    I like the cut it off plan. If you don't want to...

    I like the cut it off plan. If you don't want to shorten it you could cut it right at the grip and drill out the part you don't want. If it is epoxied inside you might try to remove some of the...
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    The best camera is the one you have with you. I...

    The best camera is the one you have with you. I have had two Olympus waterproof cameras. Both were great until they leaked and died. I find a combination of an Iphone and DSLR with some extra lens...
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    I know it does not count because my daughter took...

    I know it does not count because my daughter took this picture of me on Sawyers Rapid. ...
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    Golden MistD

    I never get tired of seeing the world wake up on the water. If you wait till 7:00 A.M. you will miss the best part of the day. ...
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    https://www.youtube.com/edit?o=U&video_id=E489SomY...

    https://www.youtube.com/edit?o=U&video_id=E489SomYKew

    I have been inclined to try that without beer.
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    Thanks for sharing. 40 square feet seems like a...

    Thanks for sharing. 40 square feet seems like a lot of sail for our windy Oregon coast is there a design with reef points or a smaller sail?
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    Welcome to the forum. That is a great looking...

    Welcome to the forum. That is a great looking canoe. You mentioned the challenge of loading it on your vehicle. This is how I do it on my higher vehicle.


    https://youtu.be/Vt7-u3L54Vc
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    Was the problem that the canoe was in too shallow...

    Was the problem that the canoe was in too shallow of water and would not roll upright without hitting the bottom. If you float it out into deeper water it will roll over with ease.

    This video...
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    Weight is not as important to me as balance. If...

    Weight is not as important to me as balance. If you wish to take off weight you can carve out the center. This has the advantage of grabbing the water better like a cupped Kayak paddle. Unlike a...
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    Good stuff on how to do it. Glad all went well. ...

    Good stuff on how to do it. Glad all went well.

    This reminds me of a rescue I had that was ugly. I was teaching family canoeing and had an overweight couple capsize. I took the opportunity...
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    Cardboard canoes from years past....

    Cardboard canoes from years past....
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    Your a brave man to make such a generous offer. ...

    Your a brave man to make such a generous offer. A week with an annoying, snoring, and boring stranger could be hell on the water. Then again it could be the start of a beautiful friendship.
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