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Old 20-11-09   #11 (permalink)
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how much is the course if you don't mind me asking?
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how much is the course if you don't mind me asking?
I think it was 165. That includes all your tools,rope and as much food and drink as you can get through
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Nice work, it's amazing how easy it is once you get your head around it, do you do the bury in one go or do you, like me, do it in four? Shame I had to miss the course after waiting all this time.
can,t believe you missed it
i expected a splicing thread monday night tbh
i did a nod course about 18 months ago and now even splice my bootlaces
i do a 16 strand in 2 burys
did nod show you double braid as well
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can,t believe you missed it
i expected a splicing thread monday night tbh
i did a nod course about 18 months ago and now even splice my bootlaces
i do a 16 strand in 2 burys
did nod show you double braid as well
I can't believe it either Bob, the perils of having children that fall ill at the worse possible time.

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I can't believe it either Bob, the perils of having children that fall ill at the worse possible time.

Still, life goes on, Saturday the 19th is my new date.
i think thats the date of mine bob, do you know the location bob?
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can,t believe you missed it
i expected a splicing thread monday night tbh
i did a nod course about 18 months ago and now even splice my bootlaces
i do a 16 strand in 2 burys
did nod show you double braid as well
Was gonna do a thread monday but been really busy what with the weather and modern warfare 2!! haha.
I actually do the bury in 2 forgot about the 2nd one....its only been 4 days.
He did show us the double braid,looks a bit more complex! Gonna try and perfect 16strand before moving on. How do you find doing the double braid?
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they look smart
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very nice mate
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Was gonna do a thread monday but been really busy what with the weather and modern warfare 2!! haha.
I actually do the bury in 2 forgot about the 2nd one....its only been 4 days.
He did show us the double braid,looks a bit more complex! Gonna try and perfect 16strand before moving on. How do you find doing the double braid?
once you have done a few it gets easy
prefere doing doublebraid
did you have sore hands after your course
when i did mine i had no skin left after first splice
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He did show us the double braid,looks a bit more complex! Gonna try and perfect 16strand before moving on. How do you find doing the double braid?
Doublebraid is a headtrip at first, but once you have the hang of it you wont want to go back to 16 strand!
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