Putting a new handle on a fiberglass Werner paddle

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Putting a new handle on a fiberglass Werner paddle

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I know there are a million epoxies out there, just looking for a recommendation on which one to use to put a laminated plywood handle back on a fiberglass Werner paddle.

I had bought a long paddle off some guy on ebay, and cut the shaft down to my liking, and turned the fiberglass off the plug end of the handle. Just ready to stick it back together and get it wet again.
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I tend to use West Systems for just about everything, in part because I have the cans and pumps and that makes it really easy.

I suspect given the materials you are working with just about any 2 part epoxy is going to work; just be sure you rough the surfaces up a bit if they are smooth and or glossy (wear a respirator when dealing with fiberglass), and make sure they are clean and dry.
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Thanks, Adam. I suspected as much. I'm just always looking for a secret thing that makes the solution more interesting than getting the obvious thing.

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I think six beautiful cars get thrown into a more beautiful river ravine. Anyone know that river?
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Are you thinking of the river banks near Bryson City NC?
Just six? There must be 100's.
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