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    Firstly, we don't have free access, we have the...

    Firstly, we don't have free access, we have the right to responsible access.

    This is why a number of the small lochs, which may actually be reservoirs, restrict access.

    You do have access, it's...
  2. We are so going back....

    We are so going back....
  3. Mal has it - generally not an issue, but use...

    Mal has it - generally not an issue, but use common sense.
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    Sticky: Where there is a will, there is a way....

    Where there is a will, there is a way. #canoeinaYaris

    http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8319/8060587555_47461ef713_b.jpg
  5. Yes - but probably best addressed first hand with...

    Yes - but probably best addressed first hand with others competent, possibly including a coach or canoe club.
  6. ooof, if I had the money.... Good luck with...

    ooof, if I had the money....
    Good luck with selling.
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    Nice vid - and exactly what I do. I also have...

    Nice vid - and exactly what I do.

    I also have worked out that the rack I built at home is high enough to duck under and squat-lift top boat, and new car rack is *just* shoulder high, so lifting...
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    Sticky: V70 and a 16' and 17' canoe. The colour clash...

    V70 and a 16' and 17' canoe.
    The colour clash means that I have petitioned for a change of boats to match new car....

    https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1727/40835071210_13362c3f34_b.jpgSunny Loch...
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    For the river also have a swim line - a big one...

    For the river also have a swim line - a big one on Dordogne or Scottish rivers (@25-30m) - then you don't right the boat, you swim for shore, wrap line around something and let the boat and bags just...
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    For me: Deep and flat water - long line, so...

    For me:

    Deep and flat water - long line, so that I can right the boat / x-rescue etc with ease, only lifting bags in at the end. A tad longer to rescue at times.

    Moving water - tied in tightly...
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    An update: Thule old 756 feet will not fit...

    An update:
    Thule old 756 feet will not fit ProBar that is more than 10cm wider than the roof...or for that matter any of the options including Axiom.
    I am off to save.
    That said, and I do agree...
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    Do you have them as a list?

    Do you have them as a list?
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    The Thule Pro bars do look good, but they work...

    The Thule Pro bars do look good, but they work out at 2-3x the price of the others. I've been a Thule fan for many years, but 100 for 1.8m of extruded alloy and some rubber strips of taking the...
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    Axiom roof bars

    Afternoon all.

    I have a shiny outandabout_wagon arriving later this week to replace the all but dead Galaxy. I've been using a combination of Thule mounts and home made bars (heavy duty electrical...
  15. With two boats I am spot on the limit for my...

    With two boats I am spot on the limit for my roofbars. Each bar was a couple of extra kg's. The Galaxy varies in loading by type of roof bar mounting - some are 65kgs, some 75kgs and my handbook says...
  16. I cannot remember which code footpack it is - I...

    I cannot remember which code footpack it is - I have the less common but better sunken T-track mounts. A faff to fit though.
    I also have removed the plastic covers - they fouled the thicker metal...
  17. I manage two side by side on the Galaxy. Bars are...

    I manage two side by side on the Galaxy. Bars are Thule feet mounted on heavy duty galvanised electricians duct / run supports. The Thule feet fit neatly in and are bolted on (better security than...
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    And owners say 'thank you' to all of the SoTP...

    And owners say 'thank you' to all of the SoTP gang who looked...
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    It gets better. The canoe is found, and delivered...

    It gets better. The canoe is found, and delivered back to the owner, at the other end of Scotland...!
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    Anyone near Loch Eilt? Lost canoe...

    Some good friends with thier kids canoed into the bothy and overnight on Thursday the canoe was blown away. Cue a rescue by the Harry Potter express....

    We're missing a Dagger Legend 16, in red,...
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    Consider another loch or not sleeping on islands....

    Consider another loch or not sleeping on islands. Loch Tay has few get in's, a big fetch and the islands are at each end.

    There are lots of sites to camp, however I'm reluctant to share all of...
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    People still have BCU membership? How quaint.

    People still have BCU membership? How quaint.
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    Sparrowhawk vs Crow. Grandtully campsite....

    Sparrowhawk vs Crow. Grandtully campsite.
    https://c8.staticflickr.com/5/4086/4951417911_ec4fc4d1fc_b.jpgSparrowhawk vs Crow! by Matt Robinson, on Flickr
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    Two and three are - look on YouTube...

    Two and three are - look on YouTube...
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    Retiring and messing around in boats and on...

    Retiring and messing around in boats and on bikes? You lucky......
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