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Re: Skeg
By:John Monfoe
Date: 9/26/2001, 6:30 am
In Response To: Re: Skeg (Ray Port Angeles)

: 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.
: Ray

Ray, I like this idea. I have my present shape on a pattern if I go back to it, but I think I will just start slicing off 1/4" slivers and trying it out. Everyone without exception thinks I should go smaller or different so I need to try it at least. I am just so happy I got this boat to go straight. The only other kayak I have ever paddled was a little 9 footer that a friend let me barrow last summer and it even went straight.

As I slice down the skeg I will give a report.


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