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      canoeao reacted to SouthernKevlar's post in the thread Just got a Mad River Monarch with Like Like.
      I have now added a Mad River Monarch to my stable of boats. I had seen an ad on Craigslist for a “Mad River Canoe Kayak” and looked...
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      canoeao reacted to Black_Fly's post in the thread Knots with Like Like.
      Naw, lashing stuff down. I can lash a canoe to the roof of a VW beetle with no rack using a packer’s hitch, and go 70 mph without...
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      canoeao reacted to pblanc's post in the thread Knots with Like Like.
      The highwayman's hitch (aka getaway hitch, bank robber's hitch) previously mentioned by cheeseandbeans is a pretty neat hitch that...
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      canoeao reacted to pblanc's post in the thread Knots with Like Like.
      If you want a friction hitch for guy lines that is extremely easy to undo, the Farrimond friction hitch is worth knowing. It is a...
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      canoeao reacted to pblanc's post in the thread Knots with Like Like.
      No, I do not climb. But I have found that the asymmetrical friction hitches used by arborists and climbers tied with eye to eye Prusik...
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      canoeao reacted to Black_Fly's post in the thread Knots with Like Like.
      Slick packer's hitch, bowline, sliding loop knot, double sheet bend, figure 8, daisy chain, uni-knot for fishing.
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      canoeao reacted to Glenn MacGrady's post in the thread The Dark has Arrived with Like Like.
      We're not going to have debates about kayaks. This remains an open canoe site. That doesn't mean we can't have an occasional picture or...
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      canoeao reacted to Robin's post in the thread The Dark has Arrived with Like Like.
      Not judging you, if you want to paddle kayaks tell them over at PNett…when I saved this site from going under I made it clear, canoes...
    • canoeao
      I started on drums and I tried stringed instruments but they never stuck. Alas, I can’t exactly bring a drum set with me while I’m...
    • canoeao
      Carbon fiber!? I had no idea. The neck too? I guess that solves the drastic humidity changes that keep me from bringing anything of...
    • canoeao
      Who else brings a guitar or other musical instrument on your canoe trips? I have a Rainsong carbon fiber parlor guitar that I will...
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      canoeao reacted to Sweetfancymoses's post in the thread Knots with Like Like.
      This adds a nice twist to the hitch. I did it as shown by animatedknots.com for years. Thank you for posting. That is a very good point.
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      canoeao reacted to pblanc's post in the thread Knots with Like Like.
      There are a ton of cool knots, some of which have very specialized applications. Among the knots I use most often are the good, old...
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      canoeao reacted to Tsuga8's post in the thread Knots with Like Like.
      I use a bowline and a Blake's hitch every time I put my boat on my car, for the bow lines. I rely on the Blake's hitch instead of a...
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      Any avid knot-tiers out there? I’m a burgeoning one myself, hoping to expand my knowledge. So, I’m curious - what are your go-to knots...
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