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by axeman
Mon Mar 16, 2015 7:29 pm
Forum: Wales - South
Topic: Afon Tywi - Junction Pool to Dolauhirion
Replies: 19
Views: 5428

Re: Afon Tywi - Junction Pool to Dolauhirion

I take it that this was at the bridge . below junction pool ? (copy and paste the co-ordinates into google maps) here - 52.098402, -3.793013 there is alternate (decent) access to this section of the tywi further downstream at rhandirmwyn bridge that cuts out a lot of the flat 52.077041, -3.784788 an...
by axeman
Mon Mar 02, 2015 6:32 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring Gear For Sale
Topic: desperately need a PFD & drysuit for a big guy
Replies: 9
Views: 877

Re: desperately need a PFD & drysuit for a big guy

I have a palm cascade suit in xxl (red) genuinely only used once - not even by me I'm too tall for it at 6'6+ but my mate who used it is 6'2" and very big build (rugby player) and fitted him fine . £160 posted
by axeman
Tue Nov 11, 2014 9:02 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring Gear For Sale
Topic: Palm cascade drysuit xxl
Replies: 1
Views: 273

Palm cascade drysuit xxl

Used once for less than an hour so like new Has some slight black staining on the chest panes from where i stupidly hung a new t-shirt to dry next to it .otherwise perfect condition Only selling because at 6'7 i didnt like the fit as im just too tall for it . Staining reflected in price over 50% les...
by axeman
Thu Sep 04, 2014 9:52 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Riot Fins Wanted, Plastic or Rubber
Replies: 4
Views: 613

Re: Riot Fins Wanted, Plastic or Rubber

white water consultancy have two types of riot fins in stock , - the clear red ones and the bigger black ones . I was up there yesterday welding a boat and could see them in a box in the workshop
by axeman
Thu Aug 14, 2014 9:28 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Did all Pyranha S8s break?
Replies: 2
Views: 603

Re: Did all Pyranha S8s break?

a friend of mine is selling one , hull is in great nick , outfitting still works fine . it's his fathers boat but he's hardly used it . based near carmarthen - s wales .. you can find a picture of it on the south wales kayaker's Facebook site . ignore the missing centre foam , it is there i took it ...
by axeman
Thu Mar 27, 2014 1:14 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring Gear For Sale
Topic: FS;- XXL palm spark suit
Replies: 0
Views: 270

FS;- XXL palm spark suit

for sale : XXL palm spark immersion suit just over a year old , under 50 days use on the water , green fabric has very slightly faded , sliver finish on ti neck seal same . latex wrists uncut and great condition and zip's just beginning to show some signs of wear. still just as dry as the day it was...
by axeman
Mon Mar 03, 2014 2:33 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Charging update for ct
Replies: 0
Views: 657

Charging update for ct

So there are now three levels of charging at ct ian mccue wrote, 1 - Members £7 all in 2- Non members £14 all in 3 - For those that belief in access £3 parking, Six of us travelled up to ct from south wales saturday, two vans two parking tickets,we had four runs of the top and some did the slog to b...
by axeman
Sun Mar 02, 2014 4:23 pm
Forum: Lost and Found
Topic: Broken Mitchell paddle lost on Lower Tryweryn
Replies: 1
Views: 514

Re: Broken Mitchell paddle lost on Lower Tryweryn

Hi I found your paddle (well half of it ) on the lower . drop me an email at callummccue(at)googlemail(dot)com, or if your on Facebook . Facebook.com/callum.mccue
by axeman
Fri Feb 28, 2014 9:29 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring Kayaks For Sale
Topic: Wanted - Dagger thigh braces
Replies: 0
Views: 172

Wanted - Dagger thigh braces

Hi

Im looking for a set of either the ratchet type or the older cam lock thigh braces for a dagger boat , or a axiom 9.0 specifically , but I'm sure i can make any set fit .

cheers
Callum
by axeman
Fri Feb 28, 2014 8:09 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring Kayaks For Sale
Topic: Wanted - Dagger thigh braces
Replies: 0
Views: 121

Wanted - Dagger thigh braces

Hi

Im looking for a set of either the ratchet type or the older cam lock thigh braces for a dagger boat , or a axiom 9.0 specifically , but I'm sure i can make any set fit .

cheers
Callum
by axeman
Mon Feb 03, 2014 1:06 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Open letter to CW
Replies: 36
Views: 4859

Re: Open letter to CW

cw imploding, where is the statment have been promised , ash may be right maybe the access campaign is to impotant for a govening body that is tearing itself apart and going against its policys ,
by axeman
Mon Feb 03, 2014 11:25 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Hazard on Mellte.
Replies: 4
Views: 1123

Re: Hazard on Mellte.

I should also add that I've posted about this new hazard on the south wales kayakers facebook page

Callum
by axeman
Mon Feb 03, 2014 11:23 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Hazard on Mellte.
Replies: 4
Views: 1123

Re: Hazard on Mellte.

I also came across this on saturday afternoon . from my many experiances of this rapid the river right channel is extremely well known by locals for hiding trees. Please dont take this a dig against you . Just advice for those who may not know .I find at low/medium (under 0.9 )levels you can stop on...
by axeman
Mon Jan 27, 2014 2:43 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Tryweryn pay and play
Replies: 153
Views: 16541

Re: Tryweryn pay and play

just pinched my sons id so i can post, well done CW with welsh assembly looking into acsess at the moment you come up with this, why not tell your members to jion fishing clubs instead of CW , you have just shot all those that stuck thier heads in the fireing line to get the acsess debate going in t...
by axeman
Fri Jan 17, 2014 7:07 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Moving JK Super Hero seat?
Replies: 15
Views: 1086

Re: Moving JK Super Hero seat?

Hi I have the same size legs and feet as you . Although I don't own a superhero I have paddled one a fair bit . I find moving the seat back massively improves performance in it as well as increases the foot room . i guess you've already done this but removing any foam pads of the footrests and the f...
by axeman
Thu Jan 16, 2014 7:06 pm
Forum: Products and Media
Topic: Watershoes Recommendations - Teva / 5.10 / etc...
Replies: 9
Views: 647

Re: Watershoes Recommendations - Teva / 5.10 / etc...

Only small 'dap' style shoes . or cheap neo boots like palm granite's or typhoons version (terrible grip ) .. Im currently using teva's nilch shoe . its extremely low profile so offers almost no cushioning but grip is fantastic ! . They came from escape watersports but I don't think they have any of...
by axeman
Thu Jan 16, 2014 2:41 pm
Forum: Products and Media
Topic: Watershoes Recommendations - Teva / 5.10 / etc...
Replies: 9
Views: 647

Re: Watershoes Recommendations - Teva / 5.10 / etc...

I couldn't recommend the teva gnarkosi's highly enough ... I bought mine for kayaking but at uk 13 they were too bulky to fit in my boat so Ive been using them every day on a building site for a year and they are still holding up really well ! .. excellent grip too , the best shoes I've ever had for...
by axeman
Sat Jan 11, 2014 3:28 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Stupidly big feet and drysuits
Replies: 16
Views: 1654

Re: Stupidly big feet and drysuits

I find that having big feet and long legs really limit what shoes I can use and still fit in a kayak the more difficult option . I currently paddle the big boy jackson boats (villain and karma) as these seem to be the only boats I can fit any kind of footwear in . Although I have a set of canyoneer'...
by axeman
Fri Jan 10, 2014 6:36 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Stupidly big feet and drysuits
Replies: 16
Views: 1654

Re: Stupidly big feet and drysuits

Hi . I am/was also in this position . I solved the issue by buying the palm spark suit , which doesn't have socks , and just team them with some neoprene socks inside my teva daps when its very cold out . I'm also surprised at how well the suit is lasting compared to my (many) previous experiences w...
by axeman
Mon Dec 16, 2013 8:27 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Kayak colours
Replies: 17
Views: 2470

Re: Kayak colours

I have a custom colour karma waiting to be shipped into the uk at the minute .If you want the same you will have to be prepared to wait . I had a early glance at the 2014 colours and really didn't like them .. Jackson and Aaron at squarerock have given me really fantastic customer service since day ...
by axeman
Wed Dec 11, 2013 5:21 pm
Forum: Surf Kayaking
Topic: Warning! challenging surf-newbie boat question
Replies: 3
Views: 977

Warning! challenging surf-newbie boat question

Hi .I have a possibly tough to answer challenge for you guys :) I've been getting out in the surf a lot (after a pretty long gap away) , mainly due to the lack of WW in wales this year , and fancy something a bit faster on the wave than my current playboats- JK monstar and axiom 9.0. Does anyone hap...
by axeman
Wed Dec 04, 2013 7:13 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Jackson super hero spray deck size ?
Replies: 6
Views: 858

Re: Jackson super hero spray deck size ?

I use a play boater pro-team standard-big deck on a large karma,superhero,monster and villain . it's never popped and stay's super dry .. Never had to use the bung or a sponge in the boats (when they aren't split for a change) and it is tight for the first time to put on . but fine after that ... ab...
by axeman
Wed Nov 20, 2013 7:48 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Yes, but did you catch that eddy?
Replies: 65
Views: 5002

Re: Yes, but did you catch that eddy?

I would class myself as a eddy hopping paddler . not because I want to constantly stop all the way down but more because I HATE getting out of my boat when I'm in it, so would rather eddy hop and look at rapids in sections, then get out and have a look . I'm also a pretty regular paddler at the tryw...
by axeman
Sat Nov 16, 2013 9:28 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring Kayaks For Sale
Topic: Core left blade desperately wanted !
Replies: 2
Views: 179

Re: Core left blade desperately wanted !

thanks but yes i have and they don't :(
by axeman
Fri Nov 15, 2013 6:23 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: What Paddles?
Replies: 12
Views: 1482

Re: What Paddles?

Another set of blades to throw in the mix are the Core Kirri's on an Easton Aluminium shaft. I bought a set from Rapid Kayaks. I use 30 degree feather on a 197 shaft. Brilliant blades, in my opinion, with a carbon blade for strength, and a hollow core blade for buoyancy. Have a look at the Core Pad...
by axeman
Fri Nov 15, 2013 6:17 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring Kayaks For Sale
Topic: Core left blade desperately wanted !
Replies: 2
Views: 179

Core left blade desperately wanted !

Hi I'm looking for a left side blade for a core kirri paddle . (or even a whole/broken paddle ) .

Drop me an email if you have anything please

callummccue@googlemail.com
thanks
by axeman
Mon Oct 28, 2013 6:17 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring Kayaks For Sale
Topic: Jackson Zen Kayak
Replies: 4
Views: 525

Re: Jackson Zen Kayak

Hi could you email me some pictures to the address below please .
callummccue(at)googlemail(dot)com
by axeman
Mon Sep 23, 2013 7:30 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring Kayaks For Sale
Topic: Wanted- Wavesport Project 62
Replies: 2
Views: 200

Re: Wanted- Wavesport Project 62

sent you a pm :)
by axeman
Sun Sep 22, 2013 7:26 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Old school boat changed to new school boat!!
Replies: 1
Views: 791

Re: Old school boat changed to new school boat!!

I have recently done the same with 2 boats. dagger cfs with liquid logic bad ass outfitting and backrest . whilst retaining the original seat , and no extra holes drilled in the hull http://i1177.photobucket.com/albums/x344/callummccue/dagger%20cfs/579526_10151546069769587_1405115407_n_zps5d212406.j...