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    So drawn to a logical conclusion, it is going to be a crime to die. Anyone dying will be given a sentence with no remission i.e. buried...
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    Mac50L replied to the thread metal zipper.
    Maybe this thread should veer towards how to get older zips to work again. Please, anyone with the best fix?
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    In the next long harbour round the peninsula from John I ran into a rock on the swell and had great difficulty getting off it. The swell...
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    Mac50L replied to the thread Carrying signal gear requirement.
    We were out for a couple of hours yesterday. The wind got up, possibly to 5 knots and the waves were enormous, at least 3 finger width...
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    Mac50L replied to the thread Carrying signal gear requirement.
    And life goes on here as normal while the rest of the world has medical problems... REAL yachts, Yes? All my life of sailing has been...
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    Mac50L replied to the thread Carrying signal gear requirement.
    What a marvelous set of instructions - mad. Previously mentioned, new law in Washington State - has it been passed yet? What is a VDS...
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    Mac50L replied to the thread Replacing footpeg rail stud.
    Paul Caffyn gave a talk on his trip round Alaska and ending up in Inuvik. There were about 35+ people at the talk. This is in New...
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    Mac50L replied to the thread Replacing footpeg rail stud.
    Commercial !!!! Side mount !!!! NO. I like good design, as do a few other paddlers, especially if they (not me) are going to paddle...
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    Mac50L replied to the thread Replacing footpeg rail stud.
    Stress holes through the hull - Yuk.... Maybe I say that because mine are not, ever, fixed by through hull bolts.
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    Mac50L replied to the thread Portage system suggestions?.
    A good Easter weekend but we weren't on the water, too busy at a Folk Music Festival, Oh well.... guitars and ukuleles would have got...
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    Mac50L replied to the thread Portage system suggestions?.
    Yes, Ts glued to the tubing. From the top of a T to the bottom of the vertical is 7" on my usual ones so they should go in at an angle...
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    Mac50L replied to the thread Portage system suggestions?.
    Mick Allen's questions about T trolleys and strength are totally justified IF anyone builds a trolley from one of the many websites...
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    Mac50L replied to the thread Portage system suggestions?.
    And thank you for your acknowledgement of a very close to 80 year old's real world of seafaring. About 75 years of seafaring, off and...
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    Mac50L replied to the thread Portage system suggestions?.
    Why Trolleys Break There are comments about breaking trolleys. I'm not surprised if people build weak trolleys as shown on the web...
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    Considering my kayak is very tippy and I've not capsized it except because the paddle jammed in the sand in a small bit of knee deep...
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