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      I’m trying to understand river flow data to develop “go, no-go” criteria for day trips. The data is so relative to each stream’s, each...
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      Black_Fly reacted to gumpus's post in the thread Phoenix Speed with Like Like.
      Nicely put Alan. I agree that it's good to know what you and your boat are capable of so you can get a good match to your paddling...
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      Black_Fly reacted to Alan Gage's post in the thread Phoenix Speed with Like Like.
      When I used to paddle regularly I often paddled for exercise and liked going hard and fast. I almost always carried a GPS to track my...
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      Black_Fly replied to the thread Phoenix Speed.
      No sweat here. Heck, I’m wondering if I need an outrigger canoe.😆
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      Black_Fly replied to the thread Phoenix Speed.
      I don’t advocate fast paddling, folks. It’s just part of getting to know a boat. I’m still playing with seating, paddles, ballast...
    • Black_Fly
      Do you know the blade lengths for any of the paddles? Only way to tell if they will fit.
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      Black_Fly replied to the thread SOLO opinions... again please.
      My BL Phoenix is still too new to imagine using it in a low flow situation, but some of the responses are encouraging. It would have...
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      Black_Fly replied to the thread Phoenix Speed.
      Always good to know what a boat will do if asked. My leisure trips on windless days are typically over 30 minutes per mile. It not...
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      Black_Fly posted the thread Phoenix Speed in Solo.
      No wind yesterday. Opaque water was still. Got out early to beat the heat. I decided to leave the double blade in the car, did the...
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      Single carry portaging seems like young man’s game. I never did it and couldn’t do it now because I am too old and depend on what many...
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      Black_Fly replied to the thread One last chance.
      Yeah, I can’t see a cart working in Quetico or anything but the most crowded routes in BWCA, regardless of regulations.
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      Black_Fly reacted to memaquay's post in the thread One last chance with Like Like.
      I haven't been in Quetico, but if it's anything like the usual routes up here, wheels will be a hinderance, the ports are usually goat...
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      Black_Fly reacted to wjmc's post in the thread Loadout for Upcoming 30 Day Trip with Like Like.
      Take this with a grain of salt, as all my northern experience has been on the other side of the Mackenzie Mountains, In the NWT...
    • Black_Fly
      Great idea for a thread, NF5. How about a spoon and camera? For completeness, if you have time, how about showing us your waist belt...
    • Black_Fly
      The Helinox Chair Zero is lighter than the Chair One. It’s just a little less stable. I take the sand pad too, which helps. I can’t...
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