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    Not only are they friendly, but they are also...

    Not only are they friendly, but they are also seriously knowledgeable...if a bit geeky at times. No questions will be scorned but are you ready to deal with the degree of detail and minutiae does...
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    This blog and a couple of others mentions led me...

    This blog and a couple of others mentions led me to do the Struy bridge to the Power station. I did the same itinerary as Gordon, yesterday January 13th.
    There were a few differences: I took the...
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    TBH I'd rather paddle a river and maybe practice...

    TBH I'd rather paddle a river and maybe practice in a pool near the end of the run!
    Weather looking like winter climbing conditions will disappear for a few days of thawing past 26th. I have...
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    The sore shoulder is the shaft hand side. I have...

    The sore shoulder is the shaft hand side.
    I have never been in a kayak so comparing it to kayak roll is no help.
    Chris B ...you are making me doubt! Need to think that over.
    JimW. No pool sessions...
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    OC1 rolling

    Hi folks,
    so I have been touring with my kids with my hou prospector but also been back in the saddle in my pyranha prelude. Been out on the river and surprisingly only capsized twice on tough...
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    Very informative folks thanks! To make it...

    Very informative folks thanks!

    To make it clear, I do not intend on camping on those islands, unless they were of significant size (several hundred metres) and obviously nowhere near nesting...
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    some reading in that...I hope my English will not...

    some reading in that...I hope my English will not fail me. Hard to judge distances on flat water from a seating/kneeling point of view! I agree buffer will be bigger when camping.
    The island to camp...
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    birdwatchers advice

    Dear Twitchers,

    I have been exploring loch islands with my kids on day trips. We are trying to develop a list of places to go canoe camping.

    On our last 2 trips on very local waters we have...
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    4! why did I worry with the 1 then :rolleyes:...

    4! why did I worry with the 1 then :rolleyes:
    Joking aside... let's be safe but remember that we're more likely to be wiped out on the way to paddling by someone just like us who has had a lapse of...
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    Goodness gracious me (I prone to swearing but...

    Goodness gracious me (I prone to swearing but will make an effort here), this was one grim link Mark!
    I have never heard of the man. I do own a barrel though, ostensibly for rain water collection!
    ...
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    aye, and usually people in the flesh are way...

    aye, and usually people in the flesh are way better than their Internet personae.
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    What a generous bunch of folks

    Just to thank people for their excellent advice, encouraging words and actual generosity (one member sent me something for free that he actually offered in the first place).
    It is said that one...
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    Bump. Meirion's son has made me a beautiful...

    Bump.
    Meirion's son has made me a beautiful knife at a very competitive price. As soon as I get myself some online account to store photos, I'll be able to post what I now own.
    But my first...
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    Thanks folks, lots of cool wee ideas.

    Thanks folks, lots of cool wee ideas.
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    Welcome indeed! Are there that many people on...

    Welcome indeed!
    Are there that many people on bikes? I don't see that many up north...then again you need to be committed considering the weather. You're hardy bikers in the UK.
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    Hi there, pictures please...that's way too much...

    Hi there,
    pictures please...that's way too much teasing:D
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    Ciao azicchetti, Bienvenutto qui. Dove sei in...

    Ciao azicchetti,
    Bienvenutto qui. Dove sei in Italia? Conosco un po il Piemonte e Aosta. Sono della parte francese del colle della Madelena alla confine del Val Stura negli Alpi. Non ho mai...
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    Bienvenue Dan, Les gens sur ce site sont...

    Bienvenue Dan,

    Les gens sur ce site sont incroyablement sympa et connaissent enormement leur sujet. Je ne peux pas faire de suggestions quant aux marques francaises ou facilement accessibles sur...
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    login

    Am I the only one having the following problem?
    I need to login twice as the 1st one is always telling me that something is invalid.

    In the grand scheme of things it is relatively unimportant....
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    looks good Big Al. Will keep an eye out for...

    looks good Big Al.
    Will keep an eye out for similar rolls.
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    quirky turn of Phrase I learned from pals, from...

    quirky turn of Phrase I learned from pals, from Elizabethan poetry I thought! T'is but light banter, is it not?
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    Old Man, I like that simple and cheap. Might be...

    Old Man,
    I like that simple and cheap. Might be the way forward for me.
    To all, I haven't got airbags or blocks. Waiting to purchase bags that double as storage bags. Quite happy to paddle without...
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    I had it made to measure a number of years ago....

    I had it made to measure a number of years ago. I'll check (Ainsworth C100 carbon shaft is my 1st thought) and let you know. Only splits in 2 but it is solid, and feels very secure for something that...
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    storing of spare paddle

    How do you store them on your boat?

    I had an interesting moment last weekend. I solo paddled down the Spey from Ballindalloch to Knockando at reasonably high levels.

    I am pleased with the boat...
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    Please do Duncan. Note that my availability are...

    Please do Duncan. Note that my availability are Sundays only...although I cannot complain as this is most Sundays!!!
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