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by Mrstratos61
Sat Feb 17, 2018 4:14 pm
Forum: Private Sales - Sea Kayaking
Topic: Dagger Stratos or Alchemy Wanted
Replies: 9
Views: 645

Re: Dagger Stratos or Alchemy Wanted

Mine cost £300 second hand and spotless. . They are out there.
by Mrstratos61
Sat Feb 17, 2018 2:32 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Companies that rock
Replies: 521
Views: 82113

Re: Companies that rock

Whitewater shepperton. Extremely helpful always give a discount. Advised me well as a newbie on paddle and clothing. Got spares posted free on my stratos and I bought it elsewhere second hand. Good old fashioned customer service.
by Mrstratos61
Sat Feb 17, 2018 2:07 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Newbie advice
Replies: 6
Views: 217

Re: Newbie advice

Check out song of the paddle. It's canoe based but has good advice and links.or grab a copy of paddle the Thames. Lock keeper gave me a map of distances and approximate paddling times between locks.
by Mrstratos61
Sat Feb 17, 2018 2:02 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Breathable or non breathable dry suit for beginner
Replies: 6
Views: 265

Re: Breathable or non breathable dry suit for beginner

Another vote for typhoon. I picked up a drysuit second hand for 300 in very good nick. I find I can regulate temp with good wicking base layers. Certainly breathes better than my previous Palm cag.No drysuit will keep you warm on it's own layering under it is what matters. I wear various technical i...
by Mrstratos61
Fri Feb 16, 2018 6:55 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Newbie advice
Replies: 6
Views: 217

Re: Newbie advice

A lot of locks will have a spot.
by Mrstratos61
Wed Feb 14, 2018 11:27 am
Forum: Private Sales - Sea Kayaking
Topic: Wanted - Sea kayak for a complete novice apr. £300
Replies: 10
Views: 402

Re: Wanted - Sea kayak for a complete novice apr. £300

Best of luck in the search sorry if I came over flippant
by Mrstratos61
Mon Feb 12, 2018 12:27 pm
Forum: Private Sales - Sea Kayaking
Topic: Wanted - Sea kayak for a complete novice apr. £300
Replies: 10
Views: 402

Re: Wanted - Sea kayak for a complete novice apr. £300

You echoed my thoughts. You may get the boat for that if you're lucky.
by Mrstratos61
Sun Feb 04, 2018 9:06 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: From rock gardens to rivers - advice please
Replies: 14
Views: 709

Re: From rock gardens to rivers - advice please

I have been happy using a stratos in sea and rivers.
by Mrstratos61
Thu Jan 11, 2018 7:26 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Short trips sea or estuary n't Puttsborough north Devon
Replies: 9
Views: 538

Re: Short trips sea or estuary n't Puttsborough north Devon

Just a quick thanks for the Hele bay recommendation. Maiden sea voyage today in lovely conditions.
by Mrstratos61
Tue Jan 09, 2018 6:03 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Sue's Canoes?
Replies: 17
Views: 1886

Re: Sue's Canoes?

A quick Google shows you're not alone.
by Mrstratos61
Thu Jan 04, 2018 8:10 pm
Forum: Surf Kayaking
Topic: car keys
Replies: 22
Views: 706

Re: car keys

Dry bag in a buoyancy aid pocket.
by Mrstratos61
Sat Dec 30, 2017 7:41 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Dagger stratos or perception essence
Replies: 6
Views: 296

Re: Dagger stratos or perception essence

I certainly don't feel hindered in my stratos. Don't know where you are but white water the canoe centre are selling the demo boat for £ 399 a bargain as it's as good as new
by Mrstratos61
Sat Dec 23, 2017 5:32 am
Forum: Sea Kayaking - Gear
Topic: Looking for watertight trousers with feet and waist seal?
Replies: 21
Views: 758

Re: Looking for watertight trousers with feet and waist seal?

It was me with atoms. I've not tried on own but expect some water would get in. It's the layering of a twin waisted cag that creates the seal.as explained earlier.
by Mrstratos61
Sun Dec 17, 2017 12:30 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Fixing a Dagger Kingpin Icons Leaks
Replies: 12
Views: 438

Re: Fixing a Dagger Kingpin Icons Leaks

Not too sure possibly an eight. I was warned by local shop to not do it at riverside.it was a pig to access blind
by Mrstratos61
Fri Dec 15, 2017 12:16 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Fixing a Dagger Kingpin Icons Leaks
Replies: 12
Views: 438

Re: Fixing a Dagger Kingpin Icons Leaks

Not sure if same but doing a repair on my stratos it took me a while . Eventually got a small socket on an extension bar inside the boat by feel and unscrewed from outside. It wasn't initially obvious the nut was there. Mine compresses rubber washer.
by Mrstratos61
Tue Dec 12, 2017 4:48 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Paddle the Thames sample
Replies: 2
Views: 471

Re: Paddle the Thames sample

Living on the river I've found this useful and informative
by Mrstratos61
Fri Dec 08, 2017 4:16 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: neoprene v latex seals
Replies: 4
Views: 318

Re: neoprene v latex seals

I've got a pair of nearly new Palm neon up for sale at £ 50 similar to zenith but single waist. Neoprene ankle. Velcro adjustable waist.
by Mrstratos61
Fri Dec 08, 2017 1:10 am
Forum: Private Sales - Sea Kayaking
Topic: Palm dry trousers 2 pairs.
Replies: 2
Views: 217

Re: Palm dry trousers 2 pairs.

Now sold ions
by Mrstratos61
Fri Dec 08, 2017 1:08 am
Forum: Gear for Private Sale - Whitewater and touring
Topic: Palm dry trousers 2 pairs.
Replies: 2
Views: 172

Re: Palm dry trousers 2 pairs.

Ions old elsewhere
by Mrstratos61
Thu Dec 07, 2017 11:38 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Rough Weather Limits?
Replies: 15
Views: 888

Re: Rough Weather Limits?

I don't know my limits and as I go solo am not going to find them out the hard way. Years as a lifeguard thought me to respect the waterl
by Mrstratos61
Wed Dec 06, 2017 3:26 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Foot seals: neoprene Vs built in feet
Replies: 15
Views: 819

Re: Foot seals: neoprene Vs built in feet

Palm zenith cag.itwas only the Thames for around 30 mins.i was practicing rolls that I've yet to perfect. so leaning boat on top of me and snapping back up. Before packing up I swam for around 10 mins .had Roanoke deck from Palm too which helps the seal. Zenith has glideskin neck and latex wrists. F...
by Mrstratos61
Wed Dec 06, 2017 2:45 pm
Forum: Private Sales - Sea Kayaking
Topic: Palm dry trousers 2 pairs.
Replies: 2
Views: 217

Re: Palm dry trousers 2 pairs.

Oops priced the ions at 70 on Facebook. That stands.
by Mrstratos61
Wed Dec 06, 2017 2:43 pm
Forum: Gear for Private Sale - Whitewater and touring
Topic: Palm dry trousers 2 pairs.
Replies: 2
Views: 172

Re: Palm dry trousers 2 pairs.

Oops priced the ions at 70 on Facebook. That stands and someone interested.
by Mrstratos61
Tue Dec 05, 2017 10:59 pm
Forum: Private Sales - Sea Kayaking
Topic: Palm dry trousers 2 pairs.
Replies: 2
Views: 217

Palm dry trousers 2 pairs.

Palm ion men's medium in grey. Excellent condition. Absolutely no leaks or wear. I always wash in grangers tech wash and did re coat with grangrrs spray recently. £80.00 posted royal mail signed for to UK. Also have lime green Palm neon semi dry. Neoprene ankle gaskets and only single waisted. Men's...
by Mrstratos61
Tue Dec 05, 2017 10:58 pm
Forum: Private Sales - Canoeing
Topic: Palm dry trousers 2 pairs.
Replies: 0
Views: 77

Palm dry trousers 2 pairs.

Palm ion men's medium in grey. Excellent condition. Absolutely no leaks or wear. I always wash in grangers tech wash and did re coat with grangrrs spray recently. £80.00 posted royal mail signed for to UK. Also have lime green Palm neon semi dry. Neoprene ankle gaskets and only single waisted. Men's...
by Mrstratos61
Tue Dec 05, 2017 10:56 pm
Forum: Gear for Private Sale - Whitewater and touring
Topic: Palm dry trousers 2 pairs.
Replies: 2
Views: 172

Palm dry trousers 2 pairs.

Palm ion men's medium in grey. Excellent condition. Absolutely no leaks or wear. I always wash in grangers tech wash and did re coat with grangrrs spray recently. £80.00 posted royal mail signed for to UK. Also have lime green Palm neon semi dry. Neoprene ankle gaskets and only single waisted. Men's...
by Mrstratos61
Fri Nov 24, 2017 8:45 pm
Forum: Products and Media
Topic: a black friday deal that could be useful
Replies: 2
Views: 290

a black friday deal that could be useful

Cotswold outdoors https://productimage003.cotswoldoutdoor ... 971210.jpg . good reductions accross the sizes of mountain equipment bags with wet and dry compartments . no more wet car. I have no affinity with the company .
by Mrstratos61
Fri Nov 24, 2017 8:35 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking - Gear
Topic: Reed Chillcheater Aquatherm Dry Trousers
Replies: 5
Views: 434

Re: Reed Chillcheater Aquatherm Dry Trousers

dont know about Read but can say my palm atom trousers combine with their cag and dont leak when i swim. I tried to get wet deliberately by swimming and didnt.
by Mrstratos61
Fri Nov 24, 2017 8:30 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: S or L Stratos
Replies: 5
Views: 384

Re: S or L Stratos

i picked up a large second hand. similar height but a few kg lighter than you. its a good fit with such flexible outfitting . hip pads thigh grips and foot pegs multi adjustable. from reviews I read i would say you need a large.