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    The Mangy Mutt enjoyed it very much - here are a...

    The Mangy Mutt enjoyed it very much - here are a few pictures.

    https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-GqSGtVbDevE/UWsWH3YVNfI/AAAAAAAADG8/YPsBzJ_53qY/s832/a12.jpg
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  2. A number of firms make clothing treated with an...

    A number of firms make clothing treated with an insecticide. Not sure what Craghoppers use but one chemical that is commonly used for clothing and insect net treatment is Permethrin (a contact...
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    Yes, there is hope. We bought a Freelander in...

    Yes, there is hope. We bought a Freelander in 1997 just after they came on the market. We still have it today. Great workhorse, fantastic on snow and wet grass/mud. Driven straight out of muddy...
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    Actually the average water level upstream of the...

    Actually the average water level upstream of the barrage is more likely to rise (as it retains water). Yes the tidal range is decreased massively, but the absolute level is likely to be higher. More...
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    I am surprised that no one has mentioned the...

    I am surprised that no one has mentioned the simple solution of a biodegradable bag and a BDH bottle as adopted by the Cairngorm Poo Project. It provides a simple and sanitary solution to pack out...
  6. Poll: While voting "yes" I really meant "it depends". ...

    While voting "yes" I really meant "it depends". To stay warm in a sleeping bag depends on lots of things. One is the warmth of the bag. A warm bag will keep you warm, so you need to warm it up. ...
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    To quote the manual "The activated carbon filter...

    To quote the manual "The activated carbon filter is made of high specification activated carbon which reduces a broad spectrum of chemical residues including pesticides, endocrine disrupting...
  8. No, it uses an activated carbon filter. Some...

    No, it uses an activated carbon filter.

    Some useful information on portable water treatment systems may be found here .
  9. Thread: Trailer

    by MountainDaze
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    Trailer

    Trailer wanted - must take at least 4 canoes. Cash waiting :-)
    PM me if you have something to offer.
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    High5 orange flavour energy drink is palatable. ...

    High5 orange flavour energy drink is palatable. Note we have found you need to dilute it more than the instructions say.
    http://www.highfive.co.uk/energy_endurance_drinks/isotonic.html
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    No I cannot, but that sort of misses the point. ...

    No I cannot, but that sort of misses the point. A lot of things do not progress to court because it is in not in anyone's interest to do so as there is no damage (assuming we are talking trespass)...
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    I am fairly sure that most of the legal world is...

    I am fairly sure that most of the legal world is confident that paddling down a river is trespass. I think you set too much store by one person's PhD thesis! That aside I suspect a mass paddle...
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    Cannot beat the Exped Work&Rescue Pack ...

    Cannot beat the Exped Work&Rescue Pack in my opinion.

    http://www.exped.com/exped/web/exped_homepage_int.nsf/0/12bffc627e1c07f5c12578490038c634/contentLeftTop/0.B4!OpenElement&FieldElemFormat=jpg
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    Really? Try this link to a pdf...

    Really? Try this link to a pdf http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/1986/1078/made/data.pdf
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    Thanks for that. Interesting, even if it only...

    Thanks for that. Interesting, even if it only impacts on a few lowland rivers. It will be interesting to see if it ever happens. Also it will be interesting to see what impact the merger in 2013...
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    Er...no? British Waterways' canals and rivers...

    Er...no? British Waterways' canals and rivers will be transferred to the Canal and Rivers Trust. This is completely separate to the functions of the EA which do not own any canals or rivers.
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    Good question! It is an older version of one of...

    Good question! It is an older version of one of these, complete with harness and shafts. The wind shield, back rest and side bars can all be removed for conventional use. They retail for around...
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    Doug Sorry but I feel you do misrepresent the...

    Doug
    Sorry but I feel you do misrepresent the facts a little.
    1. The EA does not subsidise Angling - it support fisheries. The two are subtly and importantly different.
    2. Why should it? It is...
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    Good thing I have a pulk

    I agree. If you would like one, then I can sell you one :-)

    Gareth
  20. Thread: Maps

    by MountainDaze
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    Some alternative providers of mapping tailored to...

    Some alternative providers of mapping tailored to specific end users should also be considered. Such as those produced by Harvey in a range of scales including 1:40k. Some would say the Harvey maps...
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    Which brings us to the differences between the...

    Which brings us to the differences between the NHS ambulance crew training, private ambulance crew training and that commonly followed in the US :rolleyes:
    I'll post some extracts of the various...
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    Try this for maps try...

    Try this for maps try http://whitehorsecanoeclub.com/ and select the river maps button.
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    Try these guys for advice - you may find it hard...

    Try these guys for advice - you may find it hard to find anything other than flat water in the middle of the summer - http://www.melbourne.canoe.org.au/
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    No assumptions! It is what happens in our house....

    No assumptions! It is what happens in our house. Got no problem with it :) as, periodically, I have to go off and hit rocks for a living for a week or so at a time. Does not preclude you (or...
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    SMnono Never said it was! And certainly never...

    SMnono Never said it was! And certainly never said it had anything to do with paddles breaking. SMnono I was referring to Sk8rs lines/ropes and did not present it as the answer, just a suggestion...
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