Chalk up a Classic14, three Snowshoe14s, a Nimrod and three Snowshoe12s completed. A Snowshoe12 under construction (frame off stations stage) and an Arrow14Message 1 of 44 , Nov 8, 2011View Source
Chalk up a Classic14, three Snowshoe14s, a Nimrod and three Snowshoe12s completed. A Snowshoe12 under construction (frame off stations stage) and an Arrow14 (modified) at stations stage. Plans for a Black Fly sometime and I’d still really like to do a Blivit…….
Peter – Tasmania , Australia
From: Airolite_Boats@yahoogroups.com [mailto:Airolite_Boats@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of jm_silverman
Sent: Wednesday, November 09, 2011 1:43 PM
Subject: [Airolite_Boats] Coming up on 5 years
I just realized that it was almost 5 years ago when I started this group. We are almost 600 members strong. I have not yet started my boat but someday soon I will have the time to get started.
As inspiration I would like to know how many in the group have completed or are currently building a GA boat.
Joel in Minneapolis
Hi Scott! The stoves are great, no question. I don t use one. They re especially good when cooking vs. cooking over an open fire. The fire was just for warmthMessage 44 of 44 , Nov 19, 2011View SourceHi Scott!
The stoves are great, no question. I don't use one. They're especially good when cooking vs. cooking over an open fire. The fire was just for warmth for me so open fire is ok.
Tent or some sort of shelter is necessary this time of year here. Its very wet with frequent rain. I use a small tent.
AaronSent from my BlackBerryFrom: 2scott@...Sender: Airolite_Boats@yahoogroups.comDate: Sat, 19 Nov 2011 17:00:22 -0000To: <Airolite_Boats@yahoogroups.com>ReplyTo: Airolite_Boats@yahoogroups.comSubject: [Airolite_Boats] Re: Recent trip in my Arrow 14
Do you burn your wood in an open fire pit or did you bring
any kind of collapsable stove ? The stoves consume much
less wood and make your wood go a lot farther.
Also, did you bring a small tent or did you sleep in the open ?
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> Subject: [Airolite_Boats] Recent trip in my Arrow 14
> Hey all!
> Just thought you all might enjoy the pics and notes from this trip I just finished. Â Since finishing my boat I've wanted to take it on a trip to see how it is to actually use compared to my other boats. Â
> This was a solo trip through a park here in Ontario named Killarney. Â 50+ kilometers total over 3 days with almost 7 km. of portaging. Â Didn't baby the boat, but brought duct tape expecting to need it. Â Ran it up on beaches, on rocks also while fully loaded (this accidentally!) and dragged over beaver dams. Â Driving with it on my car has always worried me especially when in windy conditions. Â Over 900 kilometers of driving on this trip, almost half in super windy crosswind conditions, at normal highway speeds. Â All this without any damage whatsoever beyond paint scuffs. Â The fabric (only single layer on my boat) is fine. Â I'm very impressed!!
> Pictures and comments here.
> Cheers all!
> P.S. If I get a chance I'll post a pic of the hull bottom, including the worst of the scrapes, soon.