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Forum: Rafting | Gear Talk 09-05-2018
Replies: 70
Views: 10,783
Posted By EZ
What is the Can Cooker?

What is the Can Cooker?
Forum: Rafting | Trip Planner 10-24-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 1,337
Posted By EZ
Buy a stove and fuel in Chile

You may consider buying a stove (or two, as needed) when you get down there. Single burner small stoves that could easily work for camping are very common in Chile, as people use them to make coffee,...
Forum: Whitewater Rafting 06-15-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 1,406
Posted By EZ
Sailing Frame to Make Raft a Sailboat?

I have been toying with the idea of building a small wooden sailboat to sail on a small lake near me. I thought it would be fun to build it and also learn a new skill (I dont know how to sail). Then,...
Forum: Rafting | Trip Planner 01-04-2016
Replies: 76
Views: 13,366
Posted By EZ
Glennville

I remember Glenville from guiding down there for DV in 97 and MW in 98. Glenn was hilarious; my best memory of him was his hysterical screaming at a paying customer for briefly parking in the wrong...
Forum: Boaters Forum | General Boating Topics 04-17-2015
Replies: 176
Views: 20,867
Posted By EZ
Water quality downstream of Phantom Ranch

There is a noticeable change in the amount of algae growing on the river banks just downstream of Phantom Ranch. It seems to me that this sudden change in conditions is likely related to effluent...
Forum: Boaters Forum | General Boating Topics 03-20-2015
Replies: 327
Views: 62,409
Posted By EZ
The info you seek is out there for the finding

If you want the source, a very few minutes of Googling returned this:

Source of the annotated drought plot:

Spot the portion of California drought caused by ‘climate change’ | Watts Up With...
Forum: Kayaking | Gear Talk 11-18-2014
Replies: 184
Views: 91,521
Posted By EZ
Post link to this science project results?

Chip: can you post any links you have that details the science your team is doing up on the Snake? Do the researchers have a website either for themselves or this project? Just curious about the...
Forum: Rafting | Gear Talk 10-22-2014
Replies: 39
Views: 8,292
Posted By EZ
Vanguard Experience

I dont have any input on RMR rafts or what size is best for fishing, but I can add my experience with my 14' Vanguard. I bought mine slightly used in 2006 (for a good deal) and it has been down...
Forum: Rafting | Gear Talk 08-15-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 6,723
Posted By EZ
Create Bimini Side Walls?

I am looking at building/sewing some sort of walls to add to my bimini to create a "tent" for storm shelter and sleeping on the boat. I dont think it would be really bomber for a windy storm or some...
Forum: SUP | Stand Up Paddleboarding 11-03-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 8,401
Posted By EZ
NRS inflatable SUP boards?

Hi All,

Are there any observations or thoughts on the NRS inflatable boards? I am looking at the Earl 4 for San Fran Bay paddling (choppy) and WW up to class 3.

15 yr...
Forum: Kayaking | Gear Talk 04-05-2013
Replies: 94
Views: 27,925
Posted By EZ
The slotted pieces are a friction fit into the...

The slotted pieces are a friction fit into the box lengthwise, and then there are shorter cross pieces of the same material (1x6 or 1x4 common lumber) that are really friction fitted to hold the...
Forum: Kayaking | Gear Talk 04-05-2013
Replies: 94
Views: 27,925
Posted By EZ
Here you go, Bill. Slotted, but not quite...

Here you go, Bill. Slotted, but not quite interlocking.

Masonite aint so bad. Especially if you get some for free somewhere. No splinters like 1/4" plywood. I find it to be a weird combination...
Forum: Kayaking | Gear Talk 02-19-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 1,517
Posted By EZ
Sugru is pretty cool stuff. I have used it for a...

Sugru is pretty cool stuff. I have used it for a few different things.

I dont think it would work for boat patching as it is not very adhesive to whatever substrate it is on and it is not very...
Forum: Whitewater Kayaking 11-12-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 9,500
Posted By EZ
I like that groover spot! Basically makes a 6th...

I like that groover spot! Basically makes a 6th bay for The Goodness.

Hell, why even derig it? Just bring a shower curtain type setup to shield the beach from the crescent moon view as the user...
Forum: Kayaking | Gear Talk 11-08-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 5,421
Posted By EZ
Youngpadler- Man, I like the lines of that...

Youngpadler-

Man, I like the lines of that boat. Do you know what design it is and who made it? Just daydreamin about building one someday...

Thanks
Forum: Boaters Forum | General Boating Topics 02-22-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 11,351
Posted By EZ
Hose storage made easier

One thing I like to do with my Partner stove is to rotate the burner/grill assemblies 180 degrees so that the gas tubes leading to the burners are pointed towards the stove hinge when breaking down...
Forum: Whitewater Kayaking 01-08-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 3,215
Posted By EZ
I Cannot imagine why they are grumpy...

I Cannot imagine why they are grumpy...
Forum: Whitewater Kayaking 09-12-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 2,527
Posted By EZ
I laid over once at South Canyon. It was a nice...

I laid over once at South Canyon. It was a nice break after the hectic travel to put in, rigging, etc.

The downside was that it backed us up into the trip launching the day after us and for...
Forum: Whitewater Kayaking 06-11-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2,660
Posted By EZ
Tie up your boat

In terms of Browns Canyon Ghost Boating, make sure to tie up your raft. Especially when you don't think it's necessary, such as lunchtime. Also, remember that your boat floats much higher when you...
Forum: Whitewater Kayaking 04-08-2011
Replies: 28
Views: 5,613
Posted By EZ
Brady at Moenkopi will get all my future business...

Brady at Moenkopi will get all my future business and my recommendations to friends. I've been down with REO junk, and then with Moenkopi, and will always choose the excellent customer service and...
Forum: The Eddy 01-19-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,563
Posted By EZ
Cat Clamp

I put one of these things on my Toyota Taco when I moved out to California recently:

Catalytic Converter Theft Prevention Lock (http://www.catclamp.com/)

It's a bit pricey (~$180), but cheaper...
Forum: Whitewater Kayaking 11-02-2010
Replies: 26
Views: 6,121
Posted By EZ
Beer on self support?

Case of PBR? Stuffed in your boat? And a bottle of Beam? For how many days?

You may be able to snug another bottle in there, right up next to your jewels. Maybe even two if said jewels are in...
Forum: Rafting | Gear Talk 10-22-2010
Replies: 25
Views: 10,478
Posted By EZ
Is there a mail order/shipping option for this...

Is there a mail order/shipping option for this half price deal?
Forum: Kayaking | Gear Talk 10-06-2010
Replies: 39
Views: 10,909
Posted By EZ
I wouldn't heat them up, might screw them up. ...

I wouldn't heat them up, might screw them up.

The Cobras are designed to be shaped like a "V" and the oar rides down in the V and just touches two little spots on either side of the V before...
Forum: Kayaking | Gear Talk 09-23-2010
Replies: 39
Views: 10,909
Posted By EZ
Panic Snap

Anybody have any thoughts on using a panic snap as the releasable mechanism for connecting the oar to the frame or boat?

Panic snaps are used in horse tack and can release under tension fairly...
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