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  1. Thread: SOTP graffiti

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    SOTP graffiti

    I expect this has been posted before but it made me smile ...

    https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/qyh8kwmz5aqtuba/SOTP-68372.jpg?dl=0
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    I thought that some of the bloggs were craftily...

    I thought that some of the bloggs were craftily titled using what3words to define the location already - Pimm's, Paddles, Pith Helmets is Henley on Thames isn't it?
  3. I'm disappointed there was no epic portage...

    I'm disappointed there was no epic portage involved ...
  4. Thread: Roof racks

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    The Yakima KeelOver canoe carriers...

    The Yakima KeelOver canoe carriers are similar in principle (and design) to the Thule system but are two thirds of the price. They make loading the canoe onto the roof slightly more difficult, but...
  5. Thread: Bee Keeping

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    The easiest way to force them up and away is to...

    The easiest way to force them up and away is to site the hive facing a tall hedge or a fence panel ... I've even seen them kept inside the sort of netting you have around a trampoline.

    Bees don't...
  6. Thread: Bee Keeping

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    I'd be wary of anything that's not a standard box...

    I'd be wary of anything that's not a standard box (probably Nationals, Langstroth or Smiths) used by the beekeepers in your area ... compatibility is crucial.
    You can leave them to 'get on with it'...
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    It gets better if you go a little bit up the hill...

    It gets better if you go a little bit up the hill ...

    https://www.sunartdiaries.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/190511-048.jpg

    ... but it can be quite claustrophobic between the islands ...
    ...
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    Thanks sandbag47 ... ...

    Thanks sandbag47 ...

    https://www.sunartdiaries.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/IMG_3082.jpg

    I'm a happy camper (or will be ;) )
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    Incoming PM sandbag47 ... Explorer, Hobo stove...

    Incoming PM sandbag47 ... Explorer, Hobo stove and Cook kit please :)
    Many thanks
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    I like the St Andrew's Cross decal :)

    I like the St Andrew's Cross decal :)
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    They're not I'm afraid Jamie ... they arrived...

    They're not I'm afraid Jamie ... they arrived yesterday :)
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    I saw the article and was reminded of a book I've...

    I saw the article and was reminded of a book I've got ... The Scottish Islands by Hamish Haswell-Smith. Highly recommended. Written by a yachtsman, with details of ownership, population, geography,...
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    Thanks all ... Mark, you have a PM I should...

    Thanks all ...

    Mark, you have a PM

    I should have also thanked the nice gent from the OCA who appeared and helped me carry the canoe back to the car. Much appreciated :)
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    Maiden voyage

    Not a blog posting as I didn't go far enough ... but notable for (finally) getting the canoe on the water.

    https://www.sunartdiaries.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/190506-017.jpg

    Home waters...
  15. You have a PM

    You have a PM
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    " ... Mark is single and has no children ... " ...

    " ... Mark is single and has no children ... "

    Why am I not surprised?

    Like Mark, I also intend to escape the rioting hoi-polloi in the far North-West in the post-Brexit omnishambles.
    ...
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    Thanks all ... as someone just starting...

    Thanks all ... as someone just starting (canoeing, but already >50) you've no idea how reassuring this thread is :)
  18. Why do you need to stand up? Surely it simply...

    Why do you need to stand up? Surely it simply ensures that the fish see you from further away? When I'm boat fishing in a reservoir the only people standing are those that are also having to cast a...
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    Osprey are a Schedule 1 species under the...

    Osprey are a Schedule 1 species under the Wildlife and Countryside Act of 1981. It's a criminal offence to disturb them on the nest, or near the nest etc. Disturbance is probably definable legally,...
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    Blimey ... canoe and shed/workshop envy all in...

    Blimey ... canoe and shed/workshop envy all in one.
  21. More bad news ... Edenwood have a note on their...

    More bad news ... Edenwood have a note on their website saying they aren't taking any more orders ... :(
    This might have been posted elsewhere, but a quick search failed to turn anything up.
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    The Whispbar rubber strip is integral and simply...

    The Whispbar rubber strip is integral and simply pushes 'down' into the channel so should last pretty well. The bars are not silent, but they're quieter than the Thule Aero bars I've also used (I've...
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    If you visit roofbox.co.uk there's a 'select your...

    If you visit roofbox.co.uk there's a 'select your vehicle' type menu to tell you the stuff they've got that fits your car. I've ordered from them several times and the service has been good. Most...
  24. Can Dropbox be used to host images? Loch Sunart...

    Can Dropbox be used to host images? Loch Sunart from last w/e ...

    https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/cpqjw80aqzlna46/181028-094.jpg?dl=0

    Yes, it appears it can (at least previewing it on my...
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    Apologies ... my reading one thing and then...

    Apologies ... my reading one thing and then writing entirely the opposite.
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