RIVER AVON (Saltford Weir)

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RIVER AVON (Saltford Weir)

Post by Mark R » Sat Sep 13, 2008 9:40 am

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Post by Dr Kayak » Fri Sep 19, 2008 3:30 pm

The planks are in the slot, and a narrow fast hole enabling spins, cartwheels and loops has been formed. The waves were also formed on the sides of the weir.


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Post by Coracle » Fri Sep 19, 2008 10:19 pm

Glad the planks are holding out:


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Post by meatballs » Sat Nov 29, 2008 8:31 pm

29 Nov -> The planks were found both out of place, we had the planks at their highest position which at the current water level allowed for blasts and spins in the hole.

They have been replaced at their lowest position incase something came along and chomped them off but this doesn't create much of a feature.

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Re: RIVER AVON (Saltford Weir)

Post by northcave » Fri Aug 30, 2013 4:14 pm

Usually the EA Rivers Level gauge below the weir can make a playable hole as low as 0.5. Planks can be adjusted but are usually in the best place when you find them. Can't imagine it gets deep enough for loops but would be keen to see someone try. Find for spins and other stuff.Pub does good grub afterwards.

http://www.environment-agency.gov.uk/ho ... ionId=3043

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