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Determing the canoes condition

Discussion in 'Tips and Tricks' started by Rollin Thurlow, Nov 12, 2016.

  1. Rollin Thurlow

    Rollin Thurlow member since 1980

    Its always a crap shoot when a customer ask me whats wrong with their canoe. So many things can be hidden its hard to cover all the bases. With the proper diagnostic tools I have found its much easier to determine the real health of the canoe!
     

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  2. pklonowski

    pklonowski Unrepentant Canoeist

    OOh, looks serious...
     
  3. alick burt

    alick burt LOVES Wooden Canoes

    mm I think my decks might need a stethoscope and maybe I could hear if the woodworm are chomping away in the Gunwales!


    Very funny:D:D:D

    Alick
     
  4. Gary Willoughby

    Gary Willoughby Boat Builder

    Give it two aspirin's and put it to bed call me in the morning.
     
  5. goldencub

    goldencub Carpenter

    Rollin - get a new doctor - that one that you're using is stethoscoping the wrong end!! Al D
     
  6. Dave Wermuth

    Dave Wermuth Who hid my paddle?

    Interestingly, I was featured in the local newspaper recently in an effort to promote wooden canoes and wcha. the writer referred to me as Miracle Max of old mostly dead canoes. I apparently may have said something about an old derelict not being all dead, but just mostly dead. If it was all dead there's nothing you can do except sift through the ashes for the brass. Or something along those lines.
     

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