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      Watching the weather forecast for a trip it occurred to me that we’ve never had it this good. I can go on-line and find an extended 5 to...
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      Mike McCrea replied to the thread Tobogganing Turtles.
      “A couple of weeks ago on the Suwannee I saw a snapper that was as large as a vehicle tire. This is not hyperbole” Common Snapper or...
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      Mike McCrea replied to the thread Just got a Mad River Monarch.
      The sides of the wood are sanded and fitted to precisely match the slight curve of the coaming edge. I staple a piece of kevlar felt...
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      Mike McCrea replied to the thread Just got a Mad River Monarch.
      The Monarch is a great find, and you must have moved quickly on it. I have seen a few for sale vastly underpriced listed just that way...
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      Mike McCrea replied to the thread Sunglasses.
      “I used to only buy cheap polarized sunglasses for the already mentioned reason of not being upset when they break. Then I tried a...
    • Mike McCrea
      Mike McCrea replied to the thread Lost (misplaced) a tool.
      “I did the spring cleanup of all my fasteners. They are in there by type and size. I had them in 3 different places” Love that 100+...
    • Mike McCrea
      Mike McCrea replied to the thread Flotation.
      Gene, if you go the Styrofoam route there is an old school trick you can use to make the Styrofoam last longer and squeak less - paint...
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      Mike McCrea replied to the thread Dreamboat Rebuild Rebuild.
      “Nicely done! How wide is it at the solo seat?” YARR is 30 ½” wide outwale edge to outwale edge at the front of the center seat. The...
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      Mike McCrea replied to the thread Lost (misplaced) a tool.
      I continued searching for my precious hard roller, a search which provided the impetus for cleaning up after bad bench habits. I put...
    • Mike McCrea
      “Yep, I guess a tarp doesn't always cut it” I have had parawing tarps up during sustained 40-50 mph winds. Unfortunately a true...
    • Mike McCrea
      Mike McCrea replied to the thread Dreamboat Rebuild Rebuild.
      Wait, YARR isn’t done yet. I needed to put the yoke back in and hang YARR from the shop scale. P6220031 by Mike McCrea, on Flickr...
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      Mike McCrea replied to the thread Wenonah vs tree repair.
      “Is there a benefit I am missing?” I was thinking the aluminum edges might be hard on roof racks when taking the canoe on and off...
    • Mike McCrea
      Mike McCrea replied to the thread Wenonah vs tree repair.
      Bob, any plans to cap the top edge of the flat bar gunwales with something? The easiest, though not the least expensive, would be...
    • Mike McCrea
      Mike McCrea replied to the thread Need info on Sawyer Oscoda..
      The Oscodas were Sawyer’s economy line of canoes, built using mostly glass mat, so heavier and less expensive. There were at least 8...
    • Mike McCrea
      Mike McCrea replied to the thread Dreamboat Rebuild Rebuild.
      The High Intensity stuff was a watersports tape available in 1” rolls. I bought a roll at an outfitter, bought another outfitter roll...
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