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Day On The River With The Canoe Dredge

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Beautiful day out on the river doing some scouting and testing of new equipment.  Only got to punch one sample hole.  Little too much overburden at about 4 feet.  Got a little color, just need to find more easily worked ground.  

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Quite a rig, I'm impressed. Pump is rather high but if it works it must be OK

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I agree that it is high, but it had to be that way to be able to raise the sluice high enough for transport on the river.  It still works just have to run a little higher rpms.  Next canoe rig build will be different and it will be closer to the water.  

 

She is an awesome rig for running shallow rocky rivers that have no boat ramps and only canoe slips.  

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Interessing do you have a Motor on da canoe

 

 

Cheers

 

RR

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Yep you can see the mud motor in a few of the pictures attached to the stern of the canoe.  Ive tried to use normal boat outboards but the rivers around here are too shallow.  Mud motors are pretty cheap and will operate in about 6 inches of water.  Love them.  

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I like it, that looks like a lot of fun nice job.

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awesome. 

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Great job.....That will get you into some places others can't get to..........

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