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by TonyB
Fri Feb 13, 2009 4:15 am
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: rejuvinating an old wooden paddle
Replies: 4
Views: 1196

Ive never done glass. And Id actually like to keep the stencils on the blade. the face is in good shape. I think its an olympic commemoritive paddle. Plus it was formerly owned by a local former Olympic paddler and has her tag on it. Will glass let that show thru? If I go with West epoxy is there di...
by TonyB
Tue Feb 10, 2009 2:33 am
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: rejuvinating an old wooden paddle
Replies: 4
Views: 1196

rejuvinating an old wooden paddle

My natahala is cut and while I mull over what kind of epoxy to use on the tee grip (suggestions welcome thou I have some jpweld at hand) I have new project. Ive picked up a wooden Kober monschau that nees some love. there are some dry flakey sections that I started sanding away and the metal tip is ...
by TonyB
Tue Feb 03, 2009 11:30 pm
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: Cutting a K-1 paddle down into a OC-1 paddle??
Replies: 10
Views: 2079

My first canoe paddle was a chopped norse yak paddle, i dont use it that often as its spoon is so pronounced, but I recently took a werner yak blade I found and turned it into a break down paddle, its helping me work my roll in the pool as it has a smaller head. Havent had it on the river except lit...
by TonyB
Tue Feb 03, 2009 2:43 am
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: How to cut down a paddle
Replies: 6
Views: 1829

thanks for the input, chizel did wonders. I was thinking of weldwood epoxy to put it back in. anybody throwin their two cents.
by TonyB
Mon Feb 02, 2009 12:08 am
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: How to cut down a paddle
Replies: 6
Views: 1829

If it's as nice as it was today I hope to be out on the river, Got the film fest. Of course there is the part where I already cut down the shaft.
by TonyB
Sun Feb 01, 2009 11:34 pm
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: How to cut down a paddle
Replies: 6
Views: 1829

How to cut down a paddle

So I need to cut down my fiberglass shaft paddle which I have no problem with. My question is how to remove the excess fiberglass from the T grip so I can reattatch it.
by TonyB
Sat Jan 31, 2009 1:13 pm
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: ocoee or viper
Replies: 31
Views: 6625

Im 235 ish 6 foot, and am loving the Nitro. Havent had it on anything challenging yet, but seams to react well good speed and My roll is progressing in the pool.

We'll See how it does at A.L.F.
by TonyB
Fri Jan 30, 2009 10:51 pm
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: Need help sizing OC1 for big guy
Replies: 7
Views: 2330

The Mad River ME got me into the sport and excellerated me above my beginner counrterparts. and even tho I have purchased a Nitro, you will have to pry the ME away from my cold dead hands. um... knees. Me = 240 LBs 6 foot even plus an unpin Kit , Lunch (including small camp stove and Full change of ...
by TonyB
Tue Jan 27, 2009 2:33 am
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: tandem ME
Replies: 5
Views: 1023

tandem ME

Ive been paddling an Me solo,and just upgradedto an Esquif nitro and was wondering how the Me does tandem. I know people use it tandem but is that just for light people? Whats its efficient usable tandem weight range?
by TonyB
Thu Jan 15, 2009 2:10 pm
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: Film Fest in Pennsylvannia
Replies: 1
Views: 664

Film Fest in Pennsylvannia

Lehigh Valley Canoe Club is once again sponsoring The Paddling Film Fest up at Saucon Valley High School on Sat Feb 7th in Hellertown Pa. Tickets 10 dollars at the door. We've got the 5 hours of Films, We got Vendors. we got a special Guest Karen Knight Doing a demonstration in the pool and we will ...
by TonyB
Wed Jan 14, 2009 9:23 pm
Forum: C Videos
Topic: c-1 creekin action, bring some dramamine
Replies: 6
Views: 2610

Hiking around great falls is a one of the main things that got me into paddling and thats the best quality/veriety video Ive seen that really captivates what great falls is to me. I often wondered if anyone had run theat shoot under the walkway.

Has anyone ever ran it in an open boat?
by TonyB
Wed Jan 14, 2009 4:47 pm
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: Outrage X vs Prodigy X ---newbie needs a used boat, Help
Replies: 30
Views: 7300

If you find a deal on a used ME, buy it! Im 6'1 240lbs and my Me keeep me way high, I cram 50lbs + of gear and people use em as tandem boats. I paddle it up to class III and have seen people take theres higher. I bought a nitro to get something a little more playful and love it as well, more twitchy...
by TonyB
Sat Dec 27, 2008 1:41 am
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: removal of marks on hull
Replies: 16
Views: 2468

Thanks, Im in process of moving so Its just sitting there all taunting me while I pack and clean the real world junk. the boat will be profusly paddled on low water "this is eastern pa"while I practice my skills and attempt to move from class II-II river running in my old ME to the next level. It wa...
by TonyB
Fri Dec 26, 2008 12:03 pm
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: removal of marks on hull
Replies: 16
Views: 2468

removal of marks on hull

I just got a new to me Nitro and it comes with its own set of batttle scars.
Included are long black marks supposedly made from other boats during transport.

Soap and WD40 dont seam to work in removing the marks . Whats a good removal agent that wount destroy the roylex?