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    The canoe can easily take your weight, that isn't...

    The canoe can easily take your weight, that isn't a problem. Not being funny, but what may be an issue is you at the back and (you haven't said his age) him at the front...he'll be 3ft in the air :)...
  2. Sorry for the late reply but I haven't been on...

    Sorry for the late reply but I haven't been on the forum for ages.

    The river Bain (Witham end) is a nice paddle. I do this often.

    You can park at Tattershall bridge, Canoe up the Witham to...
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    Hi Nigel, As someone with a 90lb (38kg?) and a...

    Hi Nigel,

    As someone with a 90lb (38kg?) and a 27kg boat (Royalex charles river) who is 5ft 4 short and stubby I find the weight not an issue getting on and off the car for either canoe when...
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    Had the same problem the other year. EA were...

    Had the same problem the other year. EA were great and came out immediately, but ultimately did nothing. I think the weed in question was an Azola(?), at least that is what the EA said, from memory...
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    I have a charles river and kids similar age....

    I have a charles river and kids similar age. While the Charles River is an excellent boat, personally I'd go for 2 canoes. I'm glad I kept my old canoe when getting the charles river simply because...
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    2 Missing Kayakers in Northumberland!

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-27371009

    I almost dare not ask...are they known to the site? :(
  7. OK, I think because the first post mentioned...

    OK, I think because the first post mentioned other links, I ended up on the same website but an old survey or different survey.

    Taking your link ends up at the right place. :)
  8. Odd, I followed the link and ended up on...

    Odd, I followed the link and ended up on visitwales website. Clicked to take the survey, took the survey and it didn't ask me any questions relating to "spend on adventure tourism in Wales", just how...
  9. Thread: Bell tents?

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    I bought a Bell Tent, from a reseller of Blacks...

    I bought a Bell Tent, from a reseller of Blacks of Greenock. The 5 metre one of these as there is also a 4m which came with 2 detachable inner sleeping compartments and groundsheet...
  10. Cracking little blogg. Enjoyed that!

    Cracking little blogg. Enjoyed that!
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    When I made my canoe I cut strips from planed...

    When I made my canoe I cut strips from planed wood. The wood thickness was the width of the strips so each side was planed and therefore glued together perfectly. Had they been sawn then the strips...
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    Which glues work with specific materials can get...

    Which glues work with specific materials can get quite technical. You'll need to know what each material is exactly then look to see what the technical specs of the glue says (which often they don't...
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    Yes, I know what you mean. There has been various...

    Yes, I know what you mean. There has been various studies about fonts and colours etc and it is why books and print media (and good websites) stick to a few standard fonts that most people are happy...
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    It's often a problem with WYSIWYG editors...

    It's often a problem with WYSIWYG editors especially when you copy and paste or edit parts. You often have to manually edit the HTML code to rectify and add in "end of paragraphs", "end of spans" etc...
  15. Is there a meet each year for Self Builds?

    After getting my self build out this year into the garden and looking at it with a sense of pride and enjoying the look of the wood it got me wondering if there is a meet each year where only self...
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    I have an OT CR and a 90lb Plastic boat...

    I have an OT CR and a 90lb Plastic boat (comparable in weight to your boat). I manage both solo lifting etc and both have 2 adults and 2 kids. 90lb for a 5ft 4" bloke is a struggle but I manage when...
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    The Mad River is a little harder to paddle...

    The Mad River is a little harder to paddle compared to my Royalex but just for fishing and tripping at your own speed it is really negligible. It tracks easier though.
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    Hi, I have an Adventure 14 and can echo...

    Hi,

    I have an Adventure 14 and can echo mayobren. I use it for fishing and for general paddling. The Adventure 16 (when I tried it) wasn't as stable as the 14. The weight of the 14 is manageable...
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    I turned down a polly tunne - just don't like the...

    I turned down a polly tunne - just don't like the look - have a large green house. I have planted all the main fruit trees, plus loads of soft fruit. I have a small orchard and 30 or so soft fruit...
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    I have this battle at the beginning of each...

    I have this battle at the beginning of each season before the weather kicks in as it is a lot of hassle to get everything together and drive 20 miles to the nearest good spot and then just go down a...
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    There are a few ideas here that I will take on...

    There are a few ideas here that I will take on board. This being one of them but the problem is more immediate than anything suggested so far because all the veg I have planted out has suffered and I...
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    You wont know your own personal choices until...

    You wont know your own personal choices until you've been and not taken something :) Even if you take those little essentials this time you won't know that they are important essentials until the...
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    After the initial shock of seeing one first...

    After the initial shock of seeing one first appear when you had never seen one before, which must be immense, it must then turn into a fantastic feeling being that close once you realize it hasn't...
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    That's a good idea. We were going to get a puppy,...

    That's a good idea. We were going to get a puppy, but i don't want to get a terrier but the neighbour has one :)




    No, I was working on the principle that if they burrow I would know where to...
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    Many thanks people!

    Many thanks people!
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