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Old 07-01-2013, 09:22 AM   #301
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Old 07-01-2013, 09:42 AM   #302
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I'm enjoying this trip up the river. I've only had my boat in saltwater and I don't think it has ever been in freshwater before. I see the meandering and the actual miles you are going vs the distance as the crow flies and up stream as well. Thanks for sharing.
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Dave, you have some really snotty weather coming this way from Wed thru Sat. You may want to find a nice place to hold up down stream from Chat!
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Old 07-01-2013, 04:48 PM   #304
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This will be lock three today I think I'll make it four. My friends in the 70 Hatteras are waiting ahead of us. This is the Amory lock.
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Old 07-01-2013, 04:51 PM   #305
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I was planning on making yellow creek tomorrow. Then heading east. I'd like to be somewhere four fireworks. Any suggestions.
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Old 07-01-2013, 04:56 PM   #306
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I'm enjoying this trip up the river. I've only had my boat in saltwater and I don't think it has ever been in freshwater before. I see the meandering and the actual miles you are going vs the distance as the crow flies and up stream as well. Thanks for sharing.
Ya have ta get her up there a long ways ta find swimming water it's been dirty water so far. It looks fine but I hear tell its not to good for swimming. Although I think where iam now is much better, I did see kids skiing today. It is very nice and peaceful. I have no regrets so far. I can't wait for the Tennessee and the clear water.
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Your way up there.

Did you find any help for the locks?
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I'm in a section now where there are 7 locks in 70 miles. You can get caught up in bardge traffic and spend alot of time waiting. When its such a short distance you don't have time to get far enough ahead of them for the lock to go up and back down for them So they make you wait for him to come up then go up and back down. And by then another one could be in range and you can get bumped again. I think this is w hats going to happen now.
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I was planning on making yellow creek tomorrow. Then heading east. I'd like to be somewhere four fireworks. Any suggestions.
David, can you make Florence, AL by the 4th?

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I'm in a section now where there are 7 locks in 70 miles. You can get caught up in bardge traffic and spend alot of time waiting. When its such a short distance you don't have time to get far enough ahead of them for the lock to go up and back down for them So they make you wait for him to come up then go up and back down. And by then another one could be in range and you can get bumped again. I think this is w hats going to happen now.
I have to keep reminding myself that it's the journey, not the destination.
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Old 07-01-2013, 06:03 PM   #311
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Moonstruck correct re Florence. Our boat at Florence Harbor, and I can check with our Harbor Master re availability if you would like. I know 125' houseboat coming in, which takes 3 of the transit docks for accommodation, uses 3 50 amp plugs. Big festival and great fireworks, but crowed like all free 4th events.

Might consider watching fireworks, locking thru Wilson only 1 mile away, and dropping hook in Wilson, much quieter.

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Moonstruck correct re Florence. Our boat at Florence Harbor, and I can check with our Harbor Master re availability if you would like. I know 125' houseboat coming in, which takes 3 of the transit docks for accommodation, uses 3 50 amp plugs. Big festival and great fireworks, but crowed like all free 4th events.

Might consider watching fireworks, locking thru Wilson only 1 mile away, and dropping hook in Wilson, much quieter.

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Maybe you can dinghy him onshore for the festivities?
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The second picture is the same but 32ft up.
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And what a site when you go threw the doors at Wilkins lock. Breath taking
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Wow. Hatteras in front?

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Unfortunately will not be at boat. Grandchildren can't swim, and adult party. Trust me, I ' m sad. But we will be at our house on Wilson and get him by ski boat if he would like some AL BBQ pork, ribs, chicken, etc.
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Can go help lock thru Wilson, etc.
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Can go help lock thru Wilson, etc.

That and Wheeler are both big lifts. Isn't Wilson about 90'?
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