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  1. Thread: Loch Awe

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    Ha Ha! Roy, if only you knew !!!! I had to take...

    Ha Ha! Roy, if only you knew !!!! I had to take all of last year out following a ride in a helicopter ! :D :D ....read my blog for March 2009 if you need some light entertainment ;)
    Hope you're OK...
  2. Thread: Loch Awe

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    Loch Awe

    I haven't posted on here for quite a while as I got into sea kayaking a while back. Hello to all who remember me. Anyway, I dragged the canoe up to Scotland the weekend before last and had a great...
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    Hi Morganna, You could use doweling for the...

    Hi Morganna,
    You could use doweling for the joints; you'd probably need two dowels on each joint. I actually cut mortice and tennons for the joints on the seat that I made. It was a while back now,...
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    It's been a while since I posted here. I still...

    It's been a while since I posted here. I still stop by from time to time to keep an eye on what's going on. Roly contacted me today and I was very please to see that I'd been in his thoughts. The...
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    I'm no expert, but it's important to be aware...

    I'm no expert, but it's important to be aware that the start of the tidal flow at a specific location doesn't necessarily coincide with high/low tide. ...and the maximum tidal flow rate can be much...
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    It's probably worth you looking at these two...

    It's probably worth you looking at these two threads of the recent trip members of the forum did. They both contain useful links :-

    http://www.songofthepaddle.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=1593
    ...
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    Trip Video

    Video from the weekend ! :D :D :D

    OK, those of you who were there probably remember my mate Nevile with his video camera complete with waterproof housing. He gave me a DVD containing 5 min of...
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    I've opened A THREAD...

    I've opened A THREAD in the "Blogg" forum for trip reports regarding this trip. I've posted a couple of pics there together with a link to a photo album on MSN spaces.
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    SOTP Meet - River Wye 23 SEP-25th SEP

    SOTP River Wye trip 23 SEP-25th SEP

    Click HERE for the organisational thread about this meet.

    Well I'm a bit stuck for time at the moment, back in the rat race on a 2-10pm shift with a...
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    I don't know what you could possibly be...

    I don't know what you could possibly be suggesting SMnono I always give 110%......








    .....to thinking about my next adventure ;) :D
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    What about Ontario - Algonquin park, I've no...

    What about Ontario - Algonquin park, I've no experience apart from browsing at a few maps way back. I'm sure you'll find something with a search on google.... or maybe something up in the North...
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    I was going to do THIS...

    I was going to do THIS course with Glenmore lodge earlier this year but life just got in the way and it never came off. It might seem a long way to travel up to Scotland but the experience is well...
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    Welcome on board ! :)

    Welcome on board ! :)
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    This is all getting complicated.... and this is...

    This is all getting complicated.... and this is the second time I've written this as it disappeared into the Eather the last time I hit the send button SMbanghead <Laughs Out Loud> :D :D :D
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    Well, for some reason I no longer have an edit...

    Well, for some reason I no longer have an edit button on post #48 (perhaps because I've added to the topic since ?)

    We now have two additional boats joining us :


    Chris and Suzanna - Sunday...
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    Hopefully I haven't made any mistakes in marking...

    Hopefully I haven't made any mistakes in marking up the following images which are from a 1:25K Memory Map. I've marked up where I believe the campsites are based on the description given on the web...
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    Long Trip Participents

    OK, people opting for the long trip so far are :-

    Newdaze
    Liverpool Paddler
    Ukrols
    RoyI'll edit and update this particular post as and when (if !) further names come in. Send me a PM if...
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    Hmmmmm.... SMinnocent Our "pile of ashes"...

    Hmmmmm.... SMinnocent

    Our "pile of ashes" were amongst boulders within inches of the water line on the East end of the Island and were brushed completely away into the loch before we left. There...
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    Unfortunately in life you can't please all the...

    Unfortunately in life you can't please all the people all the time. :o I felt that the goal posts were being moved away from the original proposal to which people had already said they were...
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    I'll add my (controversial) two penneth... :eek:...

    I'll add my (controversial) two penneth... :eek: It's the river trip, being self sufficent and camping along the way that appeals to me. I'd prefer to cover as much distance as reasonably possible...
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    Well, Due to the weather at the time (windy) we...

    Well, Due to the weather at the time (windy) we didn't commit ourselves to crossing Inverpolly in the end. We did do a recee from Sionascaig across towards Suilven. There is a superb spot for camping...
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    I'm planning on coming along with my boat of 2,...

    I'm planning on coming along with my boat of 2, possibly 3 people. Will be there for all 3 days (Sat-Mon) and will almost certainly book in to the Hollybush Campsite for the Friday Night. This seems...
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    Pity you're not down there at the end of the...

    Pity you're not down there at the end of the month Roly when I hope to be down there along with my new toy (if it arrives on time). The camel estuary seems the logical place to explore the coast on a...
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    There's a link on the main site here...

    There's a link on the main site here to the outfitting I did. I used stainless steel deck lacing eyes purchased from a marine chandlers and rivited them onto the gunwhales using a special "banana...
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    I'd be up for it if you decide on Sept/Oct. The...

    I'd be up for it if you decide on Sept/Oct. The end of Aug is already booked up with family holidays for me.
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