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    Grip finish restoration on vintage paddles

    Hi folks - I just bought a couple "vintage" Old Town paddles off Craigslist. The one with the guide grip has a spine not only at the top of the blade but also where the shaft meets the grip - hadn't seen that before. I'd like to use them, at least occasionally. It looks like they were...
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    Lumber choice for durable solid-wood paddles

    I've read a fair bit about different woods and their characteristics, which for the most common seem to range from most durable/heaviest/harder-to-work to lighter/easier-to-work/less durable with something like: ash > maple > cherry > sassafras > spruce > western cedar, at least among the more...
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    Sawyer paddle reviews?

    I am considering purchasing a Sawyer Northwood solid ash paddle and was wondering if anyone who has experience with Sawyer paddles (particularly with the ash northwood) could give me a quick review. Thanks Johnny