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by longJohnThePirate
Sat Mar 16, 2019 11:20 am
Forum: Lost and Found
Topic: Lost Werner Paddle Salt River AZ
Replies: 0
Views: 1083

Lost Werner Paddle Salt River AZ

Hello All!

I negelected to properly bombproof on the Salt last week, and lost a four piece Werner Sherpa in the rising waters. Considering the river went from 2500 cfs to about 30000 I'm guessing it's gone for good.

Be smarter than I was, bombproof your camps.
by longJohnThePirate
Mon Mar 04, 2019 1:24 pm
Forum: Packrafting Gear
Topic: Best Boats for Rental Shop to Carry
Replies: 2
Views: 1437

Re: Best Boats for Rental Shop to Carry

Sorry to take so long to reply. Part of it was communication challenges between our staff and customers. Especially the first season, when we were out of inflatable kayaks people would take a packraft, and our staff failed to impress upon them how fragile the boats are compared to a raft or inflatab...
by longJohnThePirate
Mon Feb 04, 2019 9:16 am
Forum: Packrafting Gear
Topic: Best Boats for Rental Shop to Carry
Replies: 2
Views: 1437

Best Boats for Rental Shop to Carry

Good morning, all! I work in a university rental shop. Two seasons ago, we bought a fleet of Kokopelli Nirvanas, and after two seasons, they're in rough shape and haven't paid for themselves. We want to keep renting boats, but only if we can, at the very least, break even on them. So, a few question...
by longJohnThePirate
Mon Feb 04, 2019 9:09 am
Forum: Packrafting Gear
Topic: Fire Pan for Canyonlands, etc
Replies: 4
Views: 2383

Re: Fire Pan for Canyonlands, etc

For a $10 option, I bought a cake pan at wal-mart. Heavier than I like, the titanium ones sound nice, but if you're only carrying it to satisfy the permit, it also makes a hell of a frying pan. Not too different than the ranger's suggestion.