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    JKA replied to the thread aluminum sectional double 1944.
    Thanks for this link, pretty sobering reading. Google shows the direct-line distance at about 190km! With the risk of being shot if...
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    JKA reacted to JohnAbercrombie's post in the thread Stellar S18R test paddle with Haha Haha.
    A solution to the dragging issue which won't use up any storage volume in your kayak: A can of gelcoat and a small bottle of hardener...
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    JKA reacted to chodups's post in the thread Stellar S18R test paddle with Like Like.
    NO POOL NOODLES!
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    JKA reacted to mick_allen's post in the thread aluminum sectional double 1944 with Like Like.
    another ww2 story: 1941- escapes from the netherlands to Britain by folders: https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-suffolk-57205877 sad...
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    JKA replied to the thread Stellar S18R test paddle.
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    JKA replied to the thread Stellar S18R test paddle.
    And here I am watching The Wire clips on YouTube!
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    JKA replied to the thread aluminum sectional double 1944.
    I hope that's destined for a museum! Fascinating piece of history.
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    JKA reacted to chodups's post in the thread Stellar S18R test paddle with Like Like.
    If useable sticks have washed up I’m down with using them but Homey don’t play no pool noodles. A man has got to have a code.
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    JKA replied to the thread New (to me) Winter Project.
    Thanks for this info. The reason I asked is that I have used Kevlar cloth for this very purpose and it seems to have held up well. I...
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    JKA replied to the thread New (to me) Winter Project.
    Great job, I'm enjoying following this project. Why are you using S-Glass for abrasion resistance? Would Kevlar be better, but I'm...
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    JKA reacted to Mowog73's post in the thread New (to me) Winter Project with Like Like.
    Heat. Use a propane torch to heat the aluminum and SS. The aluminum will expand quicker than the SS and will break the galvanic...
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    JKA replied to the thread Barracuda kayaks?.
    I haven't yet delved into the high foredeck on the Barracudas, but from my limited experience in them I have found them very loose in...
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    JKA reacted to tiagosantos's post in the thread Barracuda kayaks? with Like Like.
    If I were paddling from Australia to NZ, I'd also want the view blocked so I wouldn't realize how far from land I really was!
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    JKA replied to the thread Barracuda kayaks?.
    Hi Steve, They're one of the most common sea kayaks seen here these days. A major attraction is that they are very light, which makes...
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    JKA reacted to Tongo-Rad's post in the thread Life Paddle Partner with Like Like.
    Great pics @Swiftmanm and thanks for sharing. You two look very happy in your element. Congratulations! I count myself as super...
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