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    jffdejongh reacted to Woodpuppy's post in the thread Ranting with Like Like.
    Not sure where else to put this… we just saw the Northstar delivery trailer headed south in Florence KY this morning! What a magnificent...
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    jffdejongh reacted to yknpdlr's post in the thread Ranting with Like Like.
    A dear friend and fellow wilderness guide instructor and BSA leadership contributor for the past 32 years died suddenly this past May. I...
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    jffdejongh reacted to yellowcanoe's post in the thread Ranting with Like Like.
    Particularly true of mechanical things and houses.. I have neighbors whose hobby is house and they are slaves to it. An RV forum I...
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    jffdejongh reacted to alsg's post in the thread Ranting with Like Like.
    A couple of thoughts. 1. A friend once said to me "the more stuff you own, the more it owns you." Not sure if that's an original...
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    jffdejongh reacted to stripperguy's post in the thread Ranting with Like Like.
    At 66 years old now, I fully realize that some of my hobbies/activities have to be scaled back. As such, I have been paring down my...
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    jffdejongh reacted to ErktheRed's post in the thread Ranting with Like Like.
    Scoutergriz, getting the gear or tools for others to use, I think gains a good pass. It’s easy to gain an arsenal of gear, especially in...
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    jffdejongh reacted to scoutergriz's post in the thread Ranting with Like Like.
    We have tons too much gear but with good reason, both the wife and I worked with youth groups, many of which had neither the funding or...
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    jffdejongh reacted to yellowcanoe's post in the thread Ranting with Sad Sad.
    We realize we have too much stuff too late.. My friend moved into an independent living cottage last Oct. And wanted to keep two...
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    jffdejongh reacted to ErktheRed's post in the thread Ranting with Like Like.
    I’m lounging on my couch, looking out the window sipping coffee as my dog is passed out on my legs. We have four canoes in our backyard...
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    I totally concur with SouhernKevlar and pb. As a former MR dealer I was stunned and dismayed when I saw the quality of the products...
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    Mad River Canoes; another loss from the Corporate mentality. This is a message to the small businesses out there: If you care about...
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    I guess the old pipe smoking bunny is, dieing of cancer? I've got a MR canoe hanging up in my shop. It's the heavy one, but I have no...
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    https://paddlingmag.com/boats/mad-river-canoe/?utm_source=Paddling+Magazine&utm_campaign=2558f468f0-ptw-2022-08-02&utm_medium=email&utm_t...
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    jffdejongh reacted to Rubbaboo's post in the thread Pack Weight Ratios with Like Like.
    I’d have to say in the area of 60lbs, much more starts being not fun. The food barrels usually start the trip in the 60 to 70 lbs...
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    jffdejongh reacted to billconner's post in the thread Pack Weight Ratios with Like Like.
    Different approach. Tripping with my son from 11 years, 3 packs - each 40-50 pounds - and SR17 - same. Double I do a trip with canoe...
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