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Raymarine Dragonfly 4PRO

The Raymarine Dragonfly 4PRO is the latest generation of affordable fish finders. Improvements in the new series include clearly marked zoom in/out, back and power buttons along with a simpler 4-way direction and enter button. 443 more words



This will be a short post! In the past I focussed too much on having dual monitors, hi spec equipment etc when in reality in the beginning you don’t really need it. 238 more words

A Geeks Toy

Olympus 35RC

I’ve owned a few cameras in the category of small 35mm fixed-lens rangefinders or scale focus, such as the Olympus XA and XA2, Olympus 35ECR, Olympus Trip, and Konica C35, but I think I’ve now found my favourite camera of this type in the form of the Olympus 35RC. 532 more words


Great early start for Beinn Eighe - bitter cold and a lost IPhone!

It was an early start up at 0500 up at 0800 and Rachel  was ready to go at my door on the dot. It was bitter cold and the forecast was great but with winds 30 knots plus  and a wind chill of minus 15, it would be an interesting day.   1,465 more words


Vintage vs. New

The very first camper we ever owned was a 1973 Argosy. I purchased it from a relative who had it sitting in a field being used as storage.   837 more words

New Campers

In search of the Ultimate Kayak Rod

I have about a dozen rods. They all do fine and catch many fish. However, I have been on a quest for lucky 13. That one special rod that fits just perfectly. 316 more words