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Re: Skeg
By:Ray Port Angeles
Date: 9/25/2001, 10:08 pm
In Response To: Skeg *Pic* (John Monfoe)

: Thanks for all of the ideas about skegs. This is the shape I came up with. I
: cut it out of styrofoam and glued it on. I just got back from the pond
: after trying it out. It is perfect. The boat tracks like an arrow and when
: I am turning and I stop paddling it immediately tracks straight out of the
: turn. Now I just have to turn it into wood.

: Thanks,
: John /
You might want to take a little off of your skeg and see if it still performs.
Take off 1/4" at a time, I ended up with 3/4" and it works great. Would lower your draft and lessen the chance of damaging it.

Messages In This Thread

Skeg *Pic*
John Monfoe -- 9/24/2001, 5:14 pm
Re: Skeg
Ray Port Angeles -- 9/25/2001, 10:08 pm
Re: Skeg
John Monfoe -- 9/26/2001, 6:30 am
Re: Skeg
!RUSS -- 9/25/2001, 7:52 am
Re: Skeg
John Monfoe -- 9/26/2001, 6:08 am
Re: Skeg/Outfitting
Steve L -- 9/25/2001, 8:40 am
Re: Skeg/Outfitting
John Monfoe -- 9/26/2001, 6:20 am
Re: Skeg
Dan Nelson -- 9/24/2001, 8:42 pm
Re: Skeg
John Monfoe -- 9/25/2001, 6:31 am
Re: Skeg
Paul G. Jacobson -- 9/24/2001, 5:53 pm