Correct Trim for Octane 91

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Correct Trim for Octane 91

Post by BillOC1 » Sat Oct 01, 2016 6:48 pm

I didn't change the trim of my Octane 91 when I got it, just cut the saddle to size.
I have been watching other Octanes on the river and some have the stern touching the water while mine is about 3 inches out of the water.
What is the trim other paddlers are using?
Is the boat drier if stern is touching the water?

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Re: Correct Trim for Octane 91

Post by Wendy » Sat Oct 01, 2016 6:59 pm

I prefer mine slightly stern heavy for stern squirts, rock smears, books when creekinq. I cut it back 1 1/2 inches. When I lean forward aggressively I'm in neutral position.

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Re: Correct Trim for Octane 91

Post by arhdc » Wed Oct 05, 2016 3:07 am

The O91 is a cheater boat, cheater for fun!!! I guess if choosing I would go stern heavy but let us be real, there is no wrong trim. Go, paddle, have fun.
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Re: Correct Trim for Octane 91

Post by hazardharry » Tue Oct 11, 2016 1:40 pm

the bow is a plow.
if its a flowin' i'm a goin' if its frozen i'm a dozin'

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