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    Camera may be saveable but the battery will be...

    Camera may be saveable but the battery will be scrap. I had an event involving an unscheduled swim beside my boat here in st andrews. Konica in pocket seemed dead. But since nothing to lose left it...
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    Actually - it was me that wrote that particular...

    Actually - it was me that wrote that particular piece on Wikipedia - (Wiki is just an assemblage of bits'n pieces of Bits Wot I (and others) Wrote sorta thing), only as accurate as the writer's...
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    Another bird sanctuary - no absolute knowledge...

    Another bird sanctuary - no absolute knowledge here but like Birnie Loch I'm fairly sure the only activity sanctioned here is to look at things/birds.
  4. Thread: Dhu, Loch

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    Just a spelling variation from Loch Dubh (Black...

    Just a spelling variation from Loch Dubh (Black Loch) - and there's many of them.
  5. Thread: Black Loch

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    Last paddle I had was on this wee dub. I was...

    Last paddle I had was on this wee dub. I was "approached" by a guy who said it was his and he was quite prepared to get shirty about my obvious intention to paddle the place. He said he wanted 10...
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    Update on Loch Fitty - apparently the open cast...

    Update on Loch Fitty - apparently the open cast outfit that's already accessed coal in areas fairly adjacent to Loch Fitty now have the go ahead from Fife Council to go ahead and dig out the 3+...
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    Grohmann Alternative

    I got a Cold Steel Canadian Belt Knife a while ago and have now used it for a variety of light duties in the kitchen and around general fishing and campsite situations.

    It's stainless steel, "4116...
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    Pierre, we have a very similar fish that was...

    Pierre, we have a very similar fish that was introduced to the UK in 1878 by the then Duke of Bedford to his Woburn Abbey lakes - ours are a European species called Zander, possibly slightly...
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    Well if I thought for a moment I had a fraction...

    Well if I thought for a moment I had a fraction of your talent for film making and paddling too, I'd be away buying a video camera this very minute...

    That was a delight, sir - thankyou!
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    The thing is, an earlier post or two contained...

    The thing is, an earlier post or two contained inaccurate stuff that could subsequently be read by others and taken as a broad indicator that brown trout fishing is a free for all in Scotland, so I...
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    A real pleasure to see another post from you...

    A real pleasure to see another post from you Pierre.

    St Croix is a brand that's only just started to be heard of over here, mostly (I think) on baitcasters and other plug rods.

    If it's a hollow...
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    This sort of stuff pops up from time to time,...

    This sort of stuff pops up from time to time, since this forum is concerned with water based sport - but you have to realise that NOBODY has the right to fish for free in Scotland, for anything at...
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    There ya go, divergance of opinion already over...

    There ya go, divergance of opinion already over two posts...:rolleyes:

    The US designed Coleman kit is usually associated with what they call White gas I think in the US. Here it's available as...
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    I think if you search for Vapalux you'll find a...

    I think if you search for Vapalux you'll find a good few more bits of info on liquid fuel lanterns.

    I've got, thinks, four of these. There are also Tilley lamps but you'll find most users of these...
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    That's astonishing. Thought it was upside down,...

    That's astonishing. Thought it was upside down, till eyes recovered and saw it properly - I think?

    I rather dislike the silly overuse of the word "awesome" these days, but it's tempting to use it...
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    ^^^^^^What he said^^^^^^

    ^^^^^^What he said^^^^^^
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    That's some stiff competition to post into, but...

    That's some stiff competition to post into, but you can only shoot with the sunset you got.

    http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4061/4602162872_b56f026d9c_b.jpg
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    Seriously, I'd be quite prepared to swap your...

    Seriously, I'd be quite prepared to swap your mucky old red thing for my wonderful Venture plastic pig.
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    Don't have too many pix of mine but here's one. ...

    Don't have too many pix of mine but here's one.

    Unlike me she's a bit of a slimline special, likes flatwater. A 15ft Venture Ontario - good VFM, and not too heavy either.
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    Can only echo Chainsaw's words here. He's going...

    Can only echo Chainsaw's words here. He's going to be missed.
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    Poll: I didn't think this thread would break a dozen...

    I didn't think this thread would break a dozen posts. I was wrong.

    Yet looking at the poll results the muddleheads and clear thinkers are worryingly not that far apart.

    You can't buck physics....
  22. Firewood for me so far has only been fuel for my...

    Firewood for me so far has only been fuel for my Kelly Kettle(s). I take what I want with me except if I know there will be what I want where I'm going. That is mainly pine cones and charred heather...
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    There's smells a whole lot worse than mango...

    There's smells a whole lot worse than mango chutney...
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    Golf Estate (Variant) Mk 4 diesel, roof rails make roofbar fitting and removal a five minute job. This sort of bar is very transferrable between roofrail cars, and you can decide how far apart you...
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    Mine is Kintail,without a doubt. Memories &...

    Mine is Kintail,without a doubt. Memories & beautiful sourroundings are a powerful magnet.

    Started going there 30 years ago, and every time I'm on the last leg down Glen Sheil the anticipation is...
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