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by councildog
Tue Apr 16, 2013 12:28 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Wavesport Super EZ opinions
Replies: 6
Views: 499

Re: Wavesport Super EZ opinions

I had one for many a year and they are great boats very tail happy on pushy 4's or 5's But then again its not a creek boat they are great surfing boats sea and river and as for rolling they can be a bit of a pain at times because they are so wide but as i said there not creekers so you know what you...
by councildog
Sun Jan 27, 2013 11:23 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Boats you owned, sort of loved, but just had to get rid of
Replies: 20
Views: 1761

Re: Boats you owned, sort of loved, but just had to get rid

For me the boat a sold but wish id kept Was my wavesport superEz a great boat most of the time with really nice edges on it but that killer tail back looped me just to many times on the grade 5's on the orchy etc so it had to go to be replaced by a habitat 74 Life just wasn't as much fun after that ...
by councildog
Sat Dec 08, 2012 10:00 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Aysgarth Falls / big Gd 5s in Britain
Replies: 98
Views: 7149

Re: Aysgarth Falls / big Gd 5s in Britain

Lol ive never seen that youtube clip before
ive run that G5 three times and
Stayed in the boat twice
And everytime ive done it ive totally crapped myself before hand
But thats why we do it for that buzz and that great feeling afterwards.
(much better than any drug on the market)

wullie g
by councildog
Mon Nov 05, 2012 12:24 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Best Skullcap for kayaking!?
Replies: 13
Views: 1663

Re: Best Skullcap for kayaking!?

I'd go for the black full face chillcheater cap
makes you look like some sort of sex pervert
but it does what it says on the tin and keeps
you warm even in winter.

Wullie
by councildog
Tue Jul 24, 2012 11:05 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Spean Gorge latest July 2012 - Adviser
Replies: 4
Views: 845

Re: Spean Gorge latest July 2012 - Adviser

A group of us from stirling cleared away the logs at the bottom of the
fairy steps back in may Chris with chainsaws and brute force
it took quite a few hours but was well worth it and great for
team building.
by councildog
Mon Apr 16, 2012 11:09 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: To the Scottish guys we paddled the Etive with on Wednesday.
Replies: 4
Views: 1341

Re: To the Scottish guys we paddled the Etive with on Wednes

if one of the guys was driving a red audi and called Ryan
well you right their top lads that you can trust on river.

wullie
by councildog
Mon Apr 16, 2012 10:57 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Small van recommendations please.
Replies: 15
Views: 2263

Re: Small van recommendations please.

what about a Mazda bongo their quite small
cheap to buy and great for camping in
by councildog
Mon Apr 16, 2012 10:30 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Spean Gorge Access Policy
Replies: 8
Views: 1059

Re: Spean Gorge Access Policy

a group of us were abused by this old boy with his poor suffering wife by his side a few weeks ago at the get out on the spean our crime was daring to fill up a lay by about 150 yards from his house and lets just his language was rather fruity we didn't say a word a just smiled sometimes its better ...
by councildog
Sat Mar 10, 2012 10:43 pm
Forum: Scotland - West Highlands
Topic: Spean Gorge - River Wide Strainer
Replies: 4
Views: 2039

Re: Spean Gorge - River Wide Strainer

I went up with last weekend
other troops from stirling canoe club
and chopped up the tree lying over the river
at the fairy steps with a chainsaw
problem sorted
by councildog
Sun Mar 04, 2012 9:40 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Bunkhouses in Scotland
Replies: 17
Views: 934

Re: Bunkhouses in Scotland

Try the grey corries bunk house at Roybridge nice clean hostel if its not fully booked plus theres a nice pub next door
by councildog
Sun Dec 18, 2011 9:48 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Best Helmet on a budget
Replies: 16
Views: 1313

Re: Best Helmet on a budget

im a great lover of sweet helmets you get what you pay for
and what price do you put in you life

but if i was going for a cheap budget helmet
the one id go for would be the wrsi
cracking value for money.
by councildog
Wed Aug 03, 2011 2:03 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Warning: Ticks
Replies: 22
Views: 3326

Re: Warning: Ticks

Just back from the tummel
and 6 out of 7 of us got bitten with ticks quite badly
one of the group I was with got bitten 18 times
so just a wee warning to cover up legs etc when in the area

ps the wee buggers are as itchy as hell

Wullie
by councildog
Sun Apr 03, 2011 10:56 pm
Forum: Kayaks for Private Sale - Whitewater and touring
Topic: Astra Roof Bars Wanted
Replies: 3
Views: 93

Re: Astra Roof Bars Wanted

Anybody :-(
by councildog
Mon Mar 28, 2011 2:21 pm
Forum: Kayaks for Private Sale - Whitewater and touring
Topic: Astra Roof Bars Wanted
Replies: 3
Views: 93

Astra Roof Bars Wanted

Hi Guys

Im after a a set of roof bars for my Vauxhall Astra 1998-2005 (not estate)
im based in scotland
so if anyone's got a set for sale give me a shout on 0752 757 4809

Cheers
by councildog
Thu Apr 08, 2010 1:07 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Another Kayaking Tragedy in Scotland
Replies: 17
Views: 10501

Re: Another Kayaking Tragedy in Scotland

Very sad Times In the Kayaking World Just My Thoughts Go Out To Everyone involved.
by councildog
Sat Feb 20, 2010 1:10 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Plastic Welding - Livingston
Replies: 8
Views: 689

Re: Plastic Welding - Livingston

Here's Techsure's Number 01506 434812

Top Guys And Good Repairs

But it Can Take Quite a Few Weeks To Get Your Boat Back.
by councildog
Sun Nov 29, 2009 6:27 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Big yourself up - dramatic photos
Replies: 45
Views: 4637

Re: Big yourself up - dramatic photos

River Orchy
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by councildog
Sun Nov 22, 2009 5:01 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: River Dart tragedy 21/11/9
Replies: 199
Views: 36979

Re: River Dart tragedy 21/11/9 - PLEASE READ BEFORE POSTING

A Very Sad Story
My Thoughts Go out To His family And friends
by councildog
Wed Nov 11, 2009 5:52 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Van insurance
Replies: 14
Views: 2363

Re: Van insurance

My Insurance Company Also Let Me take It Over From Car To Van

But Then After 3 Years Just Refused Point Blank To Let Me Take My NCB From Van To Car

So watch out And Get It Writing
by councildog
Wed Nov 11, 2009 1:54 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Van insurance
Replies: 14
Views: 2363

Re: Van insurance

Another thing To remember When Going Back From Van to Car Insurance

Most Companys Wont Let you Take Any No Claims Bonus That You've earned Whist Owning a van
Back Over to a Car policy
I've learnt this the hardway losing 12 years NCB... expensive mistake
by councildog
Tue Nov 10, 2009 12:27 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Roof Bars Tested
Replies: 0
Views: 471

Roof Bars Tested

I Noticed This On the Auto Express Web Site So If Your Buying New Bars Check it out.


http://www.autoexpress.co.uk/products/p ... ested.html

http://www.autoexpress.co.uk/products/p ... _bars.html
by councildog
Wed Nov 04, 2009 11:48 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: What Courier Service to use
Replies: 5
Views: 250

What Courier Service to use

Hi There

With All This Carry on With The Post Strikes Ect
Can Anyone Reconmmend Me A Good/Cheap Courier Service

That Will Pick Up My Dry Suit From My House In Scotland

And Take It Down To Rubberman in Sunny Wales
Without it going missing Half Way Down.

Cheers

Wullie
by councildog
Mon Nov 02, 2009 2:18 am
Forum: Dates and Events
Topic: Halloween Masked Paddle on the Nith
Replies: 14
Views: 1099

Re: Halloween Masked Paddle on the Nith

Top Day Image
by councildog
Wed Oct 21, 2009 12:37 pm
Forum: Dates and Events
Topic: Halloween Masked Paddle on the Nith
Replies: 14
Views: 1099

Re: Halloween Masked Paddle on the Nith

Looking Forward To This Should Be a Good Laugh.
by councildog
Tue Oct 13, 2009 11:12 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Bike-yaking in Scotland...
Replies: 30
Views: 1105

Re: Bike-yaking in Scotland...

Mark R wrote:
Water is a soft landing*
But The Rocks Are Just As Hard Mark
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by councildog
Mon Oct 12, 2009 11:34 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: I did it...
Replies: 7
Views: 1172

Re: I did it...

Where's The Pictures And Movie Of This Event James
by councildog
Mon Oct 12, 2009 3:03 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: I did it...
Replies: 7
Views: 1172

Re: I did it...

WELL DONE OLD YIN
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by councildog
Fri Oct 09, 2009 4:16 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Palm Dry-Suit Plastic Zip
Replies: 5
Views: 361

Palm Dry-Suit Plastic Zip

The Zip On My Sidewinder Suit is Getting Very Stiff to pull

So Does Anyone Know of anything i can use to Make my zip slide Better

Could i Use Something Like Vaseline ?
by councildog
Sat Oct 03, 2009 12:05 am
Forum: Competition
Topic: Etive River Race 2009
Replies: 136
Views: 9019

Re: Etive River Race 2009

Quite A Good Report Ian
Here's The Backward Shot You Talked About
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by councildog
Fri Oct 02, 2009 1:24 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: The Planet - I'm so confused!
Replies: 71
Views: 1934

Re: The Planet - I'm so confused!

Ryan You Got To Much Time On Your hands Mate.