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    I've been paddling for almost twenty years and...

    I've been paddling for almost twenty years and started fly fishing last year - with the idea that eventually I will go fishing from my yet tobe finished SF peterborough using some home tied fly's
    ...
  2. Well done that man Sorry about the Guru bit...

    Well done that man

    Sorry about the Guru bit hopefully you can see what I'm getting at
    Like most small traders they start off as a specialist in one area and soon discover you need all sorts of...
  3. Again I don't know Stu or have even sat in an...

    Again I don't know Stu or have even sat in an Apache - but it is apparent that he has a good product and an excellent reputation

    It is interesting however that all the marketing guru;s that have...
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    Hi Evenk Hitches, bowlines, Clove hitches...

    Hi

    Evenk Hitches, bowlines, Clove hitches are my favourites as it means I am doing something interesting
    I am just getting to grips with fly fishing knots such as Grinner Knots water knots and...
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    Hi I was sat on the M25 and heard all the...

    Hi I was sat on the M25 and heard all the "debate"

    Interesting points

    G R Jones promoting Canoeing - well presented logical argument

    Martin Slater MP and the Angling trust - "the BCU's...
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    Hi Duck feet Nope don't avoid them at all -...

    Hi Duck feet

    Nope don't avoid them at all - but I do live in Warwickshire which untill the sea level rises is 80+ miles from anything remotely tidal

    Saying that I have done a few trips in...
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    TGB Your dead right, there are are times when a...

    TGB Your dead right, there are are times when a watch is needed and as a coach of course I plan sessions and get people back on time etc
    Its just nice not to have worry about time constraints...
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    Hello And we need to wear a watch when we're...

    Hello

    And we need to wear a watch when we're out paddling ? why/

    been paddling for 18 odd years and never needed a watch

    just a thought
  9. LOL Lloyd you're absolutely right My take is...

    LOL Lloyd you're absolutely right

    My take is - if your paddle looks like it needs it - put some more oil on!!
    if your making your own paddles you can allways replace it - excuse for more paddle...
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    Just worth noting these are NOT sutiable for...

    Just worth noting these are NOT sutiable for climbing
    hence the price I guess
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    no worries perhaps I got the less desirable end...

    no worries perhaps I got the less desirable end of the stick

    happy paddling:D
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    Hi Guys Allways kneel it saves me changing...

    Hi Guys

    Allways kneel it saves me changing position when the wife is in the boat !!!!!
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    If you pick the right course there's a good...

    If you pick the right course there's a good chance you won't have to pretend
    The foilbles of what the BCU are or aren't doing is pretty well discussed elsewhere but most BCU coaches will teach you...
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    Tilley T3 for Summer - old style version duck...

    Tilley T3 for Summer - old style version duck cotton 10 years old well worn regularly restretched over my knee

    Tilley Winter hat in green with fold down ear flaps !! for winter

    and Akubra...
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    Hi Andy As you left sutton stop did you notice...

    Hi Andy
    As you left sutton stop did you notice the lock leading to the
    Oxford canal - I think this is the lock with the smallest drop on it - about a foot sorry 300mm

    See you soon
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    C'mon Guys Its Ginger nuts all the way -...

    C'mon Guys

    Its Ginger nuts all the way - Peter Kay says so!!!!

    Anybody seen the Oreo advert with the small kid and the dog

    My Springer Tilly would soon have the packet off him straight up...
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    MMMM this provokes an interesting headline ...

    MMMM this provokes an interesting headline


    Ray Mears Kills Bear-Grills it for Supper!!!


    SMbigthumb
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    Call me a romantic but please tell me that these...

    Call me a romantic but please tell me that these are two seperate events
    i;e Trip 1 = a night away from the kids Trip 2 = the long canoe trip

    :p:D:D
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    Thanks for the tips guys Some good food for...

    Thanks for the tips guys
    Some good food for thought
    As I suspected the epoxy should fill a few gaps I don't think any of them are larger than about 5 mm (1/4 inch)
    I was going to set the hull onto...
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    Gaps Gaps Gaps

    Hi

    My SF Pete is moving along nicely - I have now stitched (loosely) the hull panels together

    As I have sarted to pull the panels together I seem to have a few gaps or conversley high spots...
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    Hi guys Inspirational - The guys I paddle...

    Hi guys

    Inspirational - The guys I paddle with from Rugby Canoe Club

    oh and of course

    Phil Hadley SMwhistle

    Am I serious ? - Not telling SMnana
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    Hi Andy I live in Bulkington and have done a...

    Hi Andy
    I live in Bulkington and have done a fair few miles on the canals around the area

    Only one tip do the bit up to Sutton stop and through Bedworth (Pronounced Beduff) at a fair speed to...
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    Hi Just a few points I am an old Level 2...

    Hi
    Just a few points

    I am an old Level 2 coach (in so many ways!) -and at some time will transfer to UKCC which I see as a good scheme I don't have any issue with coaching / using kayaks as...
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    Hello Guys Interesting post match comment...

    Hello Guys

    Interesting post match comment from a certain Mr Dallagio - who noted he thought the team would not be changed to much from now on as they are gaining confidence etc - he obviously...
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    Hi Thanks for the info chaps I went to...

    Hi

    Thanks for the info chaps

    I went to our local hardwood suppliers on Friday and bought a Through and through sawn Ash board 1 1/2 inch thick by 16 foot long and about 1 foot wide (wany...
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