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Red Tail paddles

Discussion in 'Paddles and Paddle Making' started by Rod Tait (Orca Boats), Sep 18, 2009.

  1. OP
    Rod Tait (Orca Boats)

    Rod Tait (Orca Boats) Designer/Builder

    Must have been a one piece. All mine are laminated shafts (up to four pieces). Unlikely to break due to run out.
  2. pklonowski

    pklonowski Unrepentant Canoeist

    Nope, it was laminated -- cedar outsides, something darker in the middle. One of the cedar outer parts had the runout problem.

    They seem like nice paddles, but I'd be careful about picking one.... that piece of wood should never have been built into a paddle shaft.

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