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Old 07-26-2007, 08:51 AM
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Canoe outfitting

YES! I finally managed to seal the deal on a canoe! I found someone selling a We-no-nah Aurora (versatile 16ft boat) in Baltimore. After some e-mails and a phone call, we agreed on the terms of the deal ($575 for a nearly new-looking boat) and now we're working out when and where we'll be meeting so I can pick up the boat. Looks like I'll be getting it on Saturday afternoon, so Sunday is all mine to take the boat out on the water.

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Old 07-26-2007, 09:46 AM
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haven't done a canoe trip in a few years, so maybe there's more fancy stuff now, but i just always l NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 07-26-2007, 10:19 AM
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I've always tied everything off to the yoke or thwarts in borrowed or rental boats in the past, but NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 07-26-2007, 09:34 PM
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Check out NRS (Northwest River Supplies). They’re more geared towards rafting, but they do carry flo NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 07-26-2007, 11:03 PM
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NRS is good. One of my favorites is Piragis. NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 09-22-2007, 09:01 PM
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Well, it looks like I've got some more moving water paddling trips on the schedule so I figured it w NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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I just brought home a late Christmas present - a Ouachita 17' aluminum canoe in nearly perfect condi NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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I've had several canoes over the years: aluminum tandem 13', Mad River fiberglass tandem 13', cedar NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 09-30-2010, 02:39 PM
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I'm a little late posting here but I figured I'd mention how our canoe is set up. We use a bow bag f NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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