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      I was about 1 for 10 running small water falls. Ran the 5' falls on Muddy Creek 3 or 4 times and ended up swimming every time. The other...
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      Chip posted the thread Defacing money vs Fender Washer in DIY.
      Stainless fender washers priced at $0.99 came to $1.04 at my local hardware store. So, my question is, should I just drill a hole in a...
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      Chip replied to the thread Sizing on fiberglass cloth – age?.
      I never heard of fiberglass sizing, so I looked it up. Turns out, it’s a thick patch of weeds Into which Mike invites us...
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      Sorry, I don't have much useful to add, only a quip from guidebook author Roger Corbett that I found amusing. When I knew him, Corbett...
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      Chip replied to the thread How to post "unfurling links".
      I like the link integrated in the sentence when it makes sense to do so. I think that makes the post more readable. Your brain can just...
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      Chip replied to the thread Michigan Canoeing.
      I've encountered a couple health issues, one which will involve surgery in late May that comes with a "no lifting more than 10 pounds"...
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      Chip replied to the thread Telegraph Creek, south Florida.
      Thanks for the contribution, E. I enjoy “poke around” trips and may try to find Telegraph Creek next time I’m around there.
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      I’ve never seen a boat with this problem. You spoke of paint and gel coat. Is the boat made from fiber glass? I can’t see any...
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      Chip replied to the thread Strap Yoke Variation.
      The high rise yoke started off as a yoke that had a sculpted, foam pad glued onto the wooden yoke. In the photo, you can see there are...
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      Chip replied to the thread 5 or 7-Gallon Bucket Mess Kit.
      If I’m going to be carrying, I pack far differently, and the bucket or it’s replacement in my kit, the Action Packer tub, is left...
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      Chip replied to the thread 5 or 7-Gallon Bucket Mess Kit.
      My first river trip was with some friends from Maine, and they brought the cook kit. There were a bunch of pots and pans we carried in a...
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      Chip replied to the thread The Lowly Whistle: Critical Gear.
      Not sure it was what I intended when I made the original post, but I learned way more about whistles than I expected. Thanks, all. Re...
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      Chip replied to the thread Michigan Canoeing.
      My buddy and I often go 7 hours, but believe me, we aren't paddling hard when we do that. In fact, we actively seek ways to slow down...
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      Chip replied to the thread Michigan Canoeing.
      Thanks everyone! You have given me plenty to chew on. My initial question was "when to go." I think Foxy O indicates early in the...
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      Chip replied to the thread Why Are You Here?.
      I checked out CT after McCrae told me about it. I keep coming back because the content appeals to me, and it is a source of information...
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