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by heybaz
Mon Jan 31, 2005 7:07 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Win a creek boat!
Replies: 27
Views: 3373

has to be - "dip-stick" as in "Rodney, you plonker" surely?
by heybaz
Sun Jan 30, 2005 4:40 pm
Forum: Everywhere else
Topic: Strainer on the Greta (Lakes)
Replies: 2
Views: 1129

Strainer on the Greta (Lakes)

Spotted a near river-wide stainer just below the "Magnetic Rock" rapid from the cyclepath next to the river today. It might just be on to squeeze into the small eddy on river right below the rapid, but miss it & you will be into a birch tree with about 4 main trunks which has fallen across the river...
by heybaz
Mon Jan 24, 2005 8:29 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Tying Sponge into Boat?
Replies: 30
Views: 3911

What about modifying on of those sponge based lever-type floor mops? The sponge is firmly attached to the handle (so it couldn't attack you even if it was rehydrated), no need for string (dis-assemble & reassemble inside the boat; the 5' long pole will prevent loss through the cockpit) and, best of ...
by heybaz
Mon Jan 24, 2005 8:08 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring Kayaks For Sale
Topic: Micro 230 for sale...
Replies: 5
Views: 733

MICRO NOW SOLD....

THANKS FOR THE ENQUIRIES, BUT THIS BOAT HAS NOW BEEN SOLD
by heybaz
Mon Jan 24, 2005 3:18 pm
Forum: Paddling Partners
Topic: Know the lakes, how about joining us for Easter ?
Replies: 2
Views: 1283

Hi Mike
Drop me a line @ bazc55(at)hotmail.com; I'm based in West Cumbria, likely be out & about at Easter & looking to paddle myself...What sort of thing are you looking to paddle? There is always the possibility of surf if the rivers are low....
by heybaz
Mon Jan 24, 2005 2:41 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Tying Sponge into Boat?
Replies: 30
Views: 3911

All the above methods / techniques sound feasible in practice. However, given the inherent dangers involved in drilling / handling frozen materials / use of higher energy radiation sources (laser), it would be interesting to see a well thought out risk assesment.....
by heybaz
Sat Jan 22, 2005 6:27 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring Kayaks For Sale
Topic: Micro 230 for sale...
Replies: 5
Views: 733

Sold now

Thanks for your enquiries
by heybaz
Sat Jan 22, 2005 10:25 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Levels Oop North
Replies: 12
Views: 1608

hard frost in the Lakes....

Really hard frost! The Ehen is very low this morning, as is the Calder - given that we've had no rain in the Western Lakes since Thursday plus this frost, anything not lake fed will be seriously low - that will almost certainly include the Greta : (
by heybaz
Fri Jan 21, 2005 3:45 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring Kayaks For Sale
Topic: Micro 230 for sale...
Replies: 5
Views: 733

I'm looking for £250 given the condition the boat is in
by heybaz
Thu Jan 20, 2005 10:41 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Levels Oop North
Replies: 12
Views: 1608

West Lakes - still peeing down but....

a quick look in passing at the Crake & Duddon this afternoon about 3 - 3:30; both were surprisingly low given the heavy rain that I was driving through. The Ehen (at the bottom of the road I live on) was definitely dry looking. It's raining now, but unless it carries on tomorrow I'd think that the r...
by heybaz
Tue Jan 11, 2005 10:33 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: water levels for the upper/middle Esk tomorow (wed)
Replies: 2
Views: 438

Cumbria Esk...

Things are not that high believe it or not; the Ehen (bottom of my garden almost) is not much above usual levels. I was hoping to have a look at the Esk myself tomorrow if we get some rain tonight... how are you fixed for a shuttle?
by heybaz
Tue Jan 11, 2005 2:22 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring Kayaks For Sale
Topic: Micro 230 for sale...
Replies: 5
Views: 733

Micro 230 for sale...

Black & blue (colour, not bruised!) Micro 230; very solid condition, front & 1 rear air bag, full plate footrest, adjustable seat, backrest & thigh braces. Mail me for photos / meet / paddle etc? barrycurley at (use @) tiscali.co.uk Boat located in Cumbria, transport around the NW not a problem