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  1. I'm back to say that I purchased one...

    I'm back to say that I purchased one https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Anker-PowerCore-20100mAh-USB-C-Portable-Power-Bank-Battery-Phone-Charger-Black/372386674637?hash=item56b3f9b7cd:g:qBYAAOSw-8BbYA-P
    and...
  2. Thanks for the replies, I didn't think of eBay,...

    Thanks for the replies, I didn't think of eBay, will give it a try.
    I took a chance on an unknown brand "Romoss" from Gearbest a while back and it's been great. It's a brute of a thing but my son...
  3. Where to buy a power bank for recharging a phone and tablet

    Hi all,
    I used to get some good stuff off the "Gearbest" website but lately they have stopped posting power banks to the UK. Amazon now don't post power banks to Northern Ireland. Something to do...
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    I was just about to mention a keel strip. I...

    I was just about to mention a keel strip.

    I have a stitch and glue 13" canoe which is quite wide, something akin to the shape of the Baby Raven. I also have a Hou 16" so I know what my J stroke is...
  5. I would have said plastic weld and plane of any...

    I would have said plastic weld and plane of any bits protruding but that turned out well
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    When I was making my canoe the ply done the same,...

    When I was making my canoe the ply done the same, more noticeable at the two ends but also either side of centre. I also got some convexing on other panels.
    See this thread...
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    It's not ash but I'll give you an idea of how I...

    It's not ash but I'll give you an idea of how I got it done.

    I recently steamed 1 inch cherry using a gas Cadac stove. An old metal ceramic plated pot with a hole drilled into the lid held the...
  8. Looks great....

    Looks great....
  9. Thread: Drunkie...

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    Paddling under the influence? I have yet to drink...

    Paddling under the influence? I have yet to drink while out on the river but I reckon it would be quite nice.
  10. Nice photos, enjoyed the blog. Thanks Crow

    Nice photos, enjoyed the blog. Thanks Crow
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    We were on the Blackwater yesterday too. Put in...

    We were on the Blackwater yesterday too. Put in at Verners bridge and paddled up towards the Argory then back. A lovely afternoon.
  12. With a Sevylor Hudson that we have water tends to...

    With a Sevylor Hudson that we have water tends to stay in the groove between floor and sides of the boat. What I do is part inflate the sides and not the floor then prop it vertically against a wall...
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    Thanks for the reply Gareth, It's now looking...

    Thanks for the reply Gareth, It's now looking like I'll not be able to get to the festival, unless something happens that frees up my time. That's a pity.

    Michael
  14. Hello and welcome, a friend of ours bought an...

    Hello and welcome, a friend of ours bought an Itiwit inflatable from Decathlon which after a few months started taking in water after an hour or so of paddling. He exchanged it for another as it was...
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    Do I have to register and pay 45 +10 to get...

    Do I have to register and pay 45 +10 to get into the festival to have a look around and buy a canoe that I have ordered. The website doesn't make it very clear.

    Michael
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    Thanks again. This gives me some assurance that...

    Thanks again. This gives me some assurance that it's not a waste of time. I added another photo of of the canoe the right way up, (I'll have to learn how to display photos properly) with the inwales...
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    Alls not in vain then, thanks.

    Alls not in vain then, thanks.
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    Ive been doing some more at the wonky boat. Only...

    Ive been doing some more at the wonky boat. Only got back at it, what with house renovations and I don't get much time over the summer. Gluing in bulkheads and getting the inwales on has improved...
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    I hear good reports of Dolmar from two tree...

    I hear good reports of Dolmar from two tree surgeons that I know.
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    I've had two inflatables for nearly three years...

    I've had two inflatables for nearly three years now. They are nowhere in the same league as Gumotex (not that I have had the chance to try one but going from what I read on this forum) and I can...
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    A few months ago I checked out the prices of...

    A few months ago I checked out the prices of buying a dedicated handheld GPS and keeping my previous phone vs buying a good smartphone. A dedicated GPS with all the features of a phone would cost too...
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    I'll have to try out Wheresthepath3 as we use...

    I'll have to try out Wheresthepath3 as we use Locus Pro for geocaching. Locus is an excellent app with a handy widget for track recording.
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    I'm going, I've put my name down to buy a used...

    I'm going, I've put my name down to buy a used Hou 16'. Apparently it's only 4 months old. I can't wait to get it.

    Michael
  24. Thread: new to canoes

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    Welcome Digby, I'm new to the forum and canoeing...

    Welcome Digby, I'm new to the forum and canoeing also. Plenty of info to be had.

    Michael
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    Great photos of a familiar spot. We spent a days...

    Great photos of a familiar spot. We spent a days geocaching last year on the Cooley mountains. Lovely area.

    Michael
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