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by YoungOldMan
Thu Apr 28, 2022 9:57 am
Forum: Boats and Gear for Sale
Topic: 20/20 reviews for 230# please
Replies: 3
Views: 316

Re: 20/20 reviews for 230# please

I am 6'2 210lbs +- I feel the 20/20 would float you fine at 230lbs. It is a buoyant ... too small for me even though the L'edge is just one foot shorter and very similar design. The Viper ... anything but feels like overkill on all but fast big water. She's happy in the Ocoee. That said, condor ...
by Wendy
Fri Mar 04, 2022 1:06 am
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: French Broad Near Hot Springs
Replies: 2
Views: 583

Re: French Broad Near Hot Springs

Hot Springs is the take out for section 9. Its nature changes with the ... 500 to 5,000 for most boaters or higher. When the Big Laurel is running it empty below an alternate take ... Hot Springs the river is mostly class 1/2 with one harder rapid. https://www.americanwhitewater.org/content/River/view/river-detail/1074/main
by Alanboc1
Sat Feb 05, 2022 2:51 am
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: Time for a New Boat
Replies: 9
Views: 2080

Re: Time for a New Boat

Time for a new/another shout out to my favorite boat builder, Empty Canoes ... I have tried many of the brands and models mentioned in this discussion and think they have their place. ... closed. It was open... I did not bring a pump or big float bags, just little end bags. The boat only weighs ...
by CosmikDebris
Tue Jun 01, 2021 5:51 pm
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: The Hype is Real: A Review of the Waka Sneeze
Replies: 1
Views: 3444

The Hype is Real: A Review of the Waka Sneeze

Old habits die hard, or they don’t die at all. They lurk in the primordial ooze ... bros have them. I was skeptical at first, as anyone who is skeptical enough about trends to find themselves ... Remix 79, Pyranha Everest, and Necky Blunt in the big boat categories. Along comes the Sneeze, I mean ...
by wildwaterc2
Mon Apr 19, 2021 5:37 pm
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: Long Lost C-Boater wondering: what to paddle?
Replies: 8
Views: 6293

Re: Long Lost C-Boater wondering: what to paddle?

... not fast. Great construction and a fun boat. One of few boats I bought new. 2. The Millbrook Hornet that I bought used is as fast as my ... find these around used. Decent comfort if you get a big enough cockpit rim as the Cudamax hull shape is wide ...
by River Elf C1s
Sat Apr 10, 2021 6:39 am
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: Long Lost C-Boater wondering: what to paddle?
Replies: 8
Views: 6293

Re: Long Lost C-Boater wondering: what to paddle?

Hey Scott, as Adam mentioned, the Storm Chaser would be a very different experience than what ... designed by Robin Bell for the Sydney Olympics - he's a big guy - not sure how it compares to the Zealot though. Sorry ...
by swriverstone
Fri Apr 09, 2021 3:03 am
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: Long Lost C-Boater wondering: what to paddle?
Replies: 8
Views: 6293

Long Lost C-Boater wondering: what to paddle?

... me from ages ago when I lived and paddled in the Mid-Atlantic region. I live in Eugene, Oregon ... XL C-1, and seriously thinking of getting one. I'm sure it would fit me really well and be ... (and I don't mind paddling in the ocean or on big open, windy flatwater like the Columbia River). ...
by waterwill
Wed Mar 10, 2021 4:34 pm
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: C1 conversion bulkhead questions
Replies: 7
Views: 3897

C1 conversion bulkhead questions

... does not have a plastic or minicell pillar in the bow. I am thinking about a minicell bulkhead ... to fall out of the saddle when I try to roll. One of the variables that seems to be important ... However, in a C1, there isn't room for my big feet to straighten and flex as much. Thanks ...
by pblanc
Sun Feb 28, 2021 8:45 pm
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: Repair Questions- for cracks in hull
Replies: 2
Views: 2415

Re: Repair Questions- for cracks in hull

... than conventional epoxy. I would only wet out one layer of cloth at a time and I generally don't ... looked great for several years only to have the entire repair "flake off" in one big piece later. G Flex epoxy when cured has a compliance ...
by Wendy
Sun Oct 11, 2020 1:43 am
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: Ion VS "mid-length" modern boats
Replies: 1
Views: 2992

Re: Ion VS "mid-length" modern boats

I have owned ll of these boats and the 1st and 2nd generation Ion. The ... carries more momentum than the first but either one has much, much less momentum than your Outrage or ... through holes but both do well creeking and in big SE water. If you don't mind spending more energy ...
by BAD paddle
Thu Sep 03, 2020 1:15 am
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: In praise of the Blackfly Condor
Replies: 1
Views: 3691

In praise of the Blackfly Condor

... here. 'Been meaning to post something on the Condor for a couple of months now. I don't own ... started about 8 years ago, and had been on one self-support trip ever. This summer at the start ... so he says. Yep, I wanna, but I just sold my big canoe and the put in date is less than 2 weeks ...
by Bear River
Sun Aug 09, 2020 11:32 pm
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: Advice on removing glued plastic D rings
Replies: 4
Views: 2442

Re: Advice on removing glued plastic D rings

... for those suggestions! I tried a few things in the end: deadly toluene, scraping, a bit of a dremel. ... and although it took a while and made a big mess, it did the least damage to the rubber/vinyl ... everything up but its always hard to find the one boat that rules them all... Thanks again ...
by clt_capt
Thu Apr 16, 2020 11:42 pm
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: Under rated boats...
Replies: 12
Views: 10070

Re: Under rated boats...

The Gemini C2 is definitely one of those under-rated boats - one of the first center hole C2s. ... foot off each end, they made great river runners. I was also a big fan of the Triumph C2 (Fritz and Lecky Haller) - it was a follow-on ...
by Roy
Wed Jan 29, 2020 3:03 pm
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: Self Support canoe trip on the GRAND?
Replies: 9
Views: 6506

Re: Self Support canoe trip on the GRAND?

Yes, they ran everything. Partly, because they did not bring ... backcountry 10-ton crane required to pick up one of those boats. They put in somewhere way upstream...like, Glenwood Springs, CO. So, they did manage some big front-country portages. I have to think there have been ...
by BAD paddle
Fri Oct 04, 2019 11:21 pm
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: What are you nifty water bottle carrier setups for a small solo canoe with bulkhead?
Replies: 17
Views: 12116

Re: What are you nifty water bottle carrier setups for a small solo canoe with bulkhead?

... Nalgene "Cantene" water bladder just stern of the back of the seat and have the bite tube on top of the rear bag, tucked under one of the air-bag lines. Works fine and have to guess ... options. Since a roll attempt, swim, or even big curling waves put river water in my nose/ eyes/ ...