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Forum: Whitewater Kayaking 06-21-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 300
Posted By suzpollon
Lake fork Gunnison to the gate

Hi
Iíve read about this stretch, sounds lovely and easy.
At this flow ~1500 at Gateview, will there be some pretty easy eddies for beginners to catch? Or is it going to be fast and pushy?
...
Forum: Boaters Forum | General Boating Topics 06-14-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 462
Posted By suzpollon
Awesome info! Thanks everyone. We have kayaks...

Awesome info!
Thanks everyone.
We have kayaks so it’s great hearing about the additional potential takeouts.
Forum: Boaters Forum | General Boating Topics 06-12-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 462
Posted By suzpollon
Yep!

Yep!
Forum: Boaters Forum | General Boating Topics 06-11-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 462
Posted By suzpollon
West Fork San Juan below WF campground

Hello -

I was wondering if anyone has any information about the West Fork of the San Juan between the WF campground and the confluence with the East Fork.

Google earth scouting makes it look...
Forum: Rafting | Gear Talk 04-09-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 2,047
Posted By suzpollon
Sorry to ask the obvious - but I've just never...

Sorry to ask the obvious - but I've just never been clear on this:

An ammo can covers the reusable? (Even if it doesn't have a cleanout other than opening it?)

An ammo can covers the double...
Forum: Rafting | Trip Planner 04-04-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 1,538
Posted By suzpollon
I talked with Bull Frog Marina. They will do a...

I talked with Bull Frog Marina.
They will do a pick up and take you back to Bull Frog. Need to pre arrange. It's about $600 and they said they can take up to 6 people.
Forum: Rafting | Gear Talk 02-11-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 9,842
Posted By suzpollon
Has anybody tried adapting a spray bucket (the...

Has anybody tried adapting a spray bucket (the kind you use with weed killer)? Where you would just prime it once and then use an on-off valve of some sort? Seems like it would work and be less...
Forum: Whitewater Rafting 02-07-2019
Replies: 38
Views: 3,481
Posted By suzpollon
"And then . . . one by one . . . they will crush...

"And then . . . one by one . . . they will crush my dreams."

I can relate.
Forum: Rafting | Gear Talk 02-03-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1,749
Posted By suzpollon
Mattman thanks for those thoughts. I ordered a...

Mattman thanks for those thoughts. I ordered a 16Ē dia, but I think I could still go up too a 19Ē. May be a good idea.

Bgillespe that makes sense. I suspect my fea days are so far in the past . ....
Forum: Rafting | Gear Talk 02-03-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1,749
Posted By suzpollon
A few answers- And just to be clear, don’t...

A few answers-
And just to be clear, don’t have a clue.
Was hoping for some amount of adjustments. 90% of trips it will be the gear hauler don’t care about weight of any of it. (Gear hauler on...
Forum: Rafting | Gear Talk 02-02-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1,749
Posted By suzpollon
Iím pretty sure good old statics and dynamics is...

Iím pretty sure good old statics and dynamics is sufficient. But Iím struggling wanting examples when peopleís frames have failed them, so I can put those forces in.
Forum: Rafting | Gear Talk 02-01-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1,749
Posted By suzpollon
No solidworks but I do have acad 3d Interesting...

No solidworks but I do have acad 3d
Interesting idea. Makes sense.
Forum: Rafting | Gear Talk 02-01-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1,749
Posted By suzpollon
I have definitely been poking around the Buzz to...

I have definitely been poking around the Buzz to see what people think about different manufacturers. Have 100% decided what route I'll go.
Forum: Rafting | Gear Talk 02-01-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1,749
Posted By suzpollon
Oops - Yes, I agree larger tubes. Thinner wall. ...

Oops - Yes, I agree larger tubes. Thinner wall.

I meant that only JPW seems to make cataraft tubes that are 16 or 19". Everyone else makes 22" and up. So even though it's PVC, it's less weight...
Forum: Rafting | Gear Talk 02-01-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1,749
Posted By suzpollon
Great advice. Yes - over thinking it. I might...

Great advice. Yes - over thinking it. I might be making up for not having river trips to plan right now.

I do have one question regarding tubes . . . I've spent a lot of time looking at tube...
Forum: Rafting | Gear Talk 02-01-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1,749
Posted By suzpollon
Frame Strength

I've been tinkering with the idea of making my own cataraft frame for hiking into runs. (I'm getting some cutthroat tubes).

I've been reading lots of threads regarding pipe/tube sizing and...
Forum: Boaters Forum | General Boating Topics 12-12-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 1,233
Posted By suzpollon
I work on fish passage projects for a living. ...

I work on fish passage projects for a living. (Engineer).

It is true that fish ladders can be added/incorporated into artificial river features. But - it's not entirely straightforward and is...
Forum: Whitewater Kayaking 12-03-2018
Replies: 28
Views: 3,580
Posted By suzpollon
Siletz? Saliche?

Siletz? Saliche?
Forum: Rafting | Gear Talk 04-16-2018
Replies: 67
Views: 12,416
Posted By suzpollon
Is there any difference between a fire pan and a...

Is there any difference between a fire pan and a bbq grill for charcoal? Can you use a bbq grill as your fire pan? (Non GC)
Forum: Whitewater Rafting 04-10-2018
Replies: 3
Views: 752
Posted By suzpollon
Bring an SUP

Hi -

I'm more of a kayaker than a rafter - so sorry.

My friend wants to bring along 2 SUPs on a Ruby Horsethief raft trip we are doing soon. But they would only be in use about 1/3 of the...
Forum: Rafting | Gear Talk 03-28-2018
Replies: 67
Views: 12,416
Posted By suzpollon
I've been eyeing this and thinking about building...

I've been eyeing this and thinking about building my own - same question - would others accept?

...
Forum: Rafting | Gear Talk 03-23-2018
Replies: 67
Views: 12,416
Posted By suzpollon
Probably a dumb question (cause yes, there are...

Probably a dumb question (cause yes, there are dumb questions).
Are there materials/times when you CAN NOT use wood in a fire pan - other than when it's sticking over the sides? Some specifically...
Forum: Rafting | Trip Planner 03-05-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 2,095
Posted By suzpollon
Thanks so much everyone! Another question...

Thanks so much everyone!

Another question or two -

We have a couple who may want to join us, but . . . let's say the chances of them actually getting there for an early launch are . . . you...
Forum: Rafting | Trip Planner 03-04-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 2,095
Posted By suzpollon
Ruby Horsethief Two Days?

It appears most people do Ruby-Horsethief in 3 days.

I'm going to be in the area in mid-May and thinking about picking up a permit (it looks like flows are typically ~6k at that time of year). ...
Forum: Rafting | Gear Talk 03-28-2017
Replies: 29
Views: 4,881
Posted By suzpollon
That question was to the boat that Bighorn shows.

That question was to the boat that Bighorn shows.
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