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    Dear Flyrodde, I really hope this isn't the...

    Dear Flyrodde,

    I really hope this isn't the voice of experience speaking? ;-)

    Dogs that aren't confined to a house and coddled are incredibly adaptable creatures, unlike many of their human...
  2. Thread: orvis

    by Avalon
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    Dear Rev Bob, I can understand your concern...

    Dear Rev Bob,

    I can understand your concern about paying both taxes and shipping but unless you happen to be in the area where the Orvis store is situated wouldn't you be ahead by paying the...
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    Dear John, My math was a little fuzzy. His $...

    Dear John,

    My math was a little fuzzy. His $ 27.000 loss divided by $ 4.00 a gallon X 12 mpg equals 81,000 miles he tossed out the window because remember, and this is key, HE OWNED THE TRUCK HE...
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    Dear Bob, It's west of Shamokin almost as far...

    Dear Bob,

    It's west of Shamokin almost as far as you can go in Northumberland County and not get your feet wet.

    It's a "Hosey", but it only costs like $ 5.00 to join as a social member, so it's...
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    Dear Bad Luck Larry, You do know that...

    Dear Bad Luck Larry,

    You do know that sometimes people make their own luck, right? ;-)

    I've bought more than 95% percent of the fishing gear I own from one of 3 shops, but sometimes they just...
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    Dear Bamboozle, I can get you a 10 ounce draft...

    Dear Bamboozle,

    I can get you a 10 ounce draft for a quarter, Yuengling Premium, Bud or Coors Light it's your choice.

    It's in Northumberland County PA so you are probably pretty close too.
    ...
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    Dear Gringo, Gas is about $ 3.90 a gallon plus...

    Dear Gringo,

    Gas is about $ 3.90 a gallon plus or minus a few pennies where I live and travel.

    Diesel is a about a $ 1.00 more a gallon than gas which boggles my mind because it's the first and...
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    Why is it all the big dudes love Cabela's stuff?...

    Why is it all the big dudes love Cabela's stuff?

    Probably because it's sized true and fits well and lasts. Virtually my entire wardrobe was purchased at Cabela's either through the mail or at the...
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    Dear nighthawk, This is just an idea, and...

    Dear nighthawk,

    This is just an idea, and maybe it's an awful idea, but have you considered gluing some of those foam cylinders that kids play with in the pool along the waterline of your canoe?
    ...
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    Dear Warren, Yes, you were the person I was...

    Dear Warren,

    Yes, you were the person I was thinking about.

    Thanks for taking the time to post the comprehensive review. I'm going to keep my eyes open for a dealer that is closer to me than...
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    Somebody here posted about a NuCanoe

    Dear Board,

    I'm pretty sure I read a post or two here a month back where somebody was talking about having just picking up a NuCanoe?

    If I'm right I hope they can post back with a more detailed...
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    Dear tuber, You said well but why should we as...

    Dear tuber,

    You said well but why should we as fishermen expect things to be any different?

    I'm not trying to play the Devil's advocate here, but when people can't drive with courtesy or shop...
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    I work customer service for a large national...

    I work customer service for a large national heavy haul trucking company. I have dedicated accounts whose freight I have to watch over, but the "funnest" part of the job is trying to get backhauls...
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    Dear Board, Absolutely it has changed by...

    Dear Board,

    Absolutely it has changed by fishing habits. When I bought my truck in 2000 I could make a day trip for $ 10.00, the same trip costs more than $ 40.00 today. I could drive 1800 miles...
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    Dear DShock, Even before I opened the link you...

    Dear DShock,

    Even before I opened the link you posted I just knew it was about Leadville. I just knew.

    Has anybody else seen those huge foamy tailings ponds around the Climax Mine?

    I grew...
  16. Thread: Got my ride

    by Avalon
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    Dear bigbadwulff, I'm 4 inches and 100 plus...

    Dear bigbadwulff,

    I'm 4 inches and 100 plus pounds bigger and badder than you so I need all the boat I can manage just to keep me afloat! ;-)

    I'd like to get something besides my big boat...
  17. Thread: Got my ride

    by Avalon
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    Dear Steve, You said you have the Ultimate...

    Dear Steve,

    You said you have the Ultimate 14.5, do you fish out of it solo?

    I am considering that boat because I'm just a little too large for the 12 footer.

    How easy is the boat to handle...
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    Dear Bill and Bamboozle, I like when you PA...

    Dear Bill and Bamboozle,

    I like when you PA boy's chime in in agreement with me!

    Bam I hear you on the boots. My buddy has a pair of boots that he has had since I've known him and I know him...
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    Dear Board, Interesting reading so far, please...

    Dear Board,

    Interesting reading so far, please keep it up.

    If I can fall back to fishing for a while I've recently renewed an interest in saltwater surf fishing. Not blitz fishing where anyone...
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    Planned obsolescence - A bit of a rant

    Dear Board,

    I posted this elsewhere but I'm interested in your thoughts.


    Dear Board,
    When I was a kid my parent's moved into an apartment where they raised the 3 Murphy boys. It was 1967...
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    Dear flybinder, Dude, you are feisty! ...

    Dear flybinder,

    Dude, you are feisty!

    Feisty is good!

    Best Wishes,
    Tim Murphy as "Avalon"
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    Dear fly goddess, Getting back to the thread...

    Dear fly goddess,

    Getting back to the thread and your response about about length of tubes versus diameter I have to say it's all about displacement.

    For example Creek Company says their 1018...
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    Dear CaptainBilly, Nice rant! Did it have a...

    Dear CaptainBilly,

    Nice rant!

    Did it have a point?

    Best Wishes,
    Avalon
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    Dear Fly Goddess, Honestly, unless you are...

    Dear Fly Goddess,

    Honestly, unless you are carrying the boat on your back for 50 miles does bladderless really mean anything?

    What I would really like to know is how Scadden's boats defy the...
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    Dear Tim, Good! I didn't want anybody to...

    Dear Tim,

    Good!

    I didn't want anybody to think I was the only sane person around here! ;-)

    Regards,
    Tim Murphy
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