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    adventure 14 seat removal,

    Hi bangorscott, i dont know if this is good advice or not, i have a friend in Florida who has two of these canoes ,well - his son and his, they both own them, anyway, his son decided it was the...
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    sevylor

    congratulations simmo,, your never the wrong side of forty,, especially on the water,good luck take care,
  3. Thread: Maree, Loch

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    nest boxs

    Well im sure they,l get used by something,,, one time not to long age you couldnt visit some of the islands,,,,, as for permission -well i have never asked it, not through ignorance , more through...
  4. Thread: LED Torches

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    torches

    The tesco 3watt led is high up there , we use one in a small poly tube underwater its a cheap alternative to a HID light, brill then it gets hung from the hammock, it stays white light untill the...
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    .Nice knot Lloyd could we have some more on...

    .Nice knot Lloyd could we have some more on knots, .now tarps are recognised as being the lightweight smaller pack sized alternative to a tent!..outdoor enthusiasts are picking up more tips and info...
  6. Thread: Bivi Bag

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    bivy bags

    Yes it is advisable to wear the right clothing with gore tex or it doesnt work at all, even a 300 quid jacket is only as good as a waterproof mac, if you dont wear proper wicking clothing, ,,even...
  7. Thread: Bivi Bag

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    bivy bag

    .Yes a tarp is worth its weight in jewels in bad weather, the real tip for useing a tarp -bivy sorry is to keep your head out of it, most condensetion is caused by your breath, .a decent fleece...
  8. Thread: Loch Maree info

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    loch maree

    Yes theres definately a no fires policy on the islands, but small fires are allowed on the far side of the lake on the pebbled shore,also the midges are a real pain in the height of the season, so...
  9. Thread: Bivi Bag

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    bivi bag

    Oh yes sorry bud, i have mine already rolled up ready for the bad weather in a large jacaru jacket bag,8 by 5 groundsheet,then bivy with sleeping bag already inside and the rollmat /inflatable...
  10. Thread: Loch Maree info

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    loch maree

    yes its hard to believe its a few hours drive away,you would be better going to the lake further down from the post office,to the turning on the right to slattadale,//unless you need supplies in...
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    worrying e mail

    Thanks .Dandan, i dont open e mails unless they,re from sites i join, subscribe to and .i dont use any electro banking now either, .im not a dodgy character and try my best not to be too,so it really...
  12. Thread: Loch Maree info

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    loch maree

    The first time we three of us went to poolewe, onthe way down the singletrack, before the road was widened, well before the post office i was in the back of the car watching the deer between the...
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    logged on

    i was browsing for snugpac elite 5 last night when the blue box in the bottom right/when a stored friend on friends list logs on// and my own name beeped and came on, i havent recieved any dodgy...
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    adventure 14

    il find out for you when i speek to him next, knowing Al, this wouldnt be a bodge up,if it has a tee bar it will have some form of support.but looking at the boat it has keel lines/ groves to...
  15. Thread: Santa visits

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    santa!

    im still waiting
  16. Thread: Bivi Bag

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    bivi

    army bivi,s with a good sleeping bag spose you can sleep anywhere, but keep your head out of the bag, or you will feel the condensation inside,some fellas use a tarp/ small brolly for their heads. i...
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    gloves

    i would use mountain gloves for dry stuff ,keep your hands warm to ridiculous temps, then use diving gloves //no thicker than 3mm// or you lose touch with the paddle, for the canoe, then change once...
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    muck boots for sure

    try some tay muck boots, or google them theres a fair selection to choose from and are ideal for all types of watersports,and walking, from 40 upwards, some around about 70, some vibram soles are...
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    adventure 14

    AL the guy i paddled with on holiday took out the middle bit and secured a thwart to the gunwales, and mentioned changing the seats, he was making them himself so ,i guess he would be cutting out the...
  20. Thread: Sevylor KCC305

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    In the bag

    I found when deflated use the pump / if you ve got the inflate deflate double pump/ use the pump to suck the remainding air out, then fold the sides in, get it as uniform as poss, then roll the end...
  21. Thread: Sevylor KCC305

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    rio inflation

    hi fella, its been a while since i used the gauges, inflate untill the tubes look full then insert the gauge and check the reading,you can always add or lose a little air if needed. i used the double...
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    adventure 14

    i like this canoe a lot a friend has one in America, we played on it a lot in lake Loisa, somehow didnt seem as heavy as i expected, and handled better
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    visit Scotland

    join the free
  24. Thread: Sevylor KCC305

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    sevylor rio 305

    great little craft with a big heart,had many adventures in these truly portable canoes,on all but the roughest of water,loved every minute,never felt in any danger,can get blown around a bit on open...
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    scottish paradise

    Hi Adam.Scotland has the best wildcamping in the UK,Trespass is a distant memory left behind when you cross the English border and head on into Scotland,i like the Ullapool and upper regions,The...
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