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  • Tsuga8
    Tsuga8 replied to the thread Knots.
    Attaching a line like a bow painter to an object (post/tree?)? Or attaching two objects together like lashing two poles? Both?
  • Black_Fly
    Black_Fly replied to the thread Most hull abusive trips?.
    Man, you’ve gone and peaked my interest.
  • Black_Fly
    Black_Fly replied to the thread Knots.
    About everything I want tight. Works like a trucker’s hitch…but faster, comes out clean. Just a leftover from my muleskinning days.
  • Tsuga8
    Tsuga8 replied to the thread Knots.
    @Black_Fly what do you use the slick packer's hitch for?
  • P
    pblanc replied to the thread Spirit II vs. Prospector 17.
    It has also been my impression that as the three-layer polyethylene canoes age, the material becomes softer.
  • A
    Alan Gage replied to the thread Spirit II vs. Prospector 17.
    My question is did he not leave pieces of his boat behind because it was tougher material or because he didn't hit the same rocks...
  • TXRiverRunner
    I appreciate all the feedback. My thought on the poly verses T-Formex was that the poly is much softer and would wear through much...
  • P
    pblanc replied to the thread Spirit II vs. Prospector 17.
    My gut feeling is that polyethylene is probably a bit more abrasion resistant than T-formex. I have never owned a T-formex boat but I...
  • Cruiser
    For the transitions (handle to shaft and back to shaft) I would just sand the "corner" area a bit to create a rounded transition. Then...
  • Clint
    Clint replied to the thread Gear storage and trip packing.
    @ErktheRed What type of hangers do you have for the sleeping bags? Just regular clothes hangers? Looking for something that will stand...
  • Clint
    Clint reacted to recped's post in the thread Gear storage and trip packing with Like Like.
    I use the chaos method for my gear, it gets dumped in a pile in the front hall, sometimes cleaned up before being added to the pile and...
  • Brightraven
    Happy to meet up…most weeks I’ve been at the north end of Lake Lillinonah, but also plan on heading out to Black Creek up in New Paltz...
  • Roybrew
    Roybrew reacted to kona's post in the thread Canoe paddle collectors with Like Like.
    Here are two Puddicombe paddles I sold recently. I bought four of them a couple of years ago. I still have one that fits me well, though...
  • V
    VA paddler replied to the thread Most hull abusive trips?.
    Tried the upper stretches of the Big South Fork of the Cumberland (in Tennessee) in loaded trippers. Beautiful river. Mean rocks. In...
  • Roybrew
    You ain't kidding. The price of lumber has gone thru the roof. I need to get back to the sawmill and get some more lumber. It's been a...
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