Re: [bolger] Toto Double Paddle Canoe (was: Trolling motor for Micro Take 3)
- Not a Toto, but very similar, with same midships cross
section is Bolger's Payson Pirogue.
It was the most fun boat I ever had - light, stable
and trouble-free. I'm sorry I ever sold it.
PS Jim Michalak once had a Payson Pirogue, and I
strongly suspect it was his starting point for
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- I'm not sure the quoting is still accurate in this thread. In any
case, I'm sure the Dynel is good if the issue is just abrasion.
However, I think at the partners, and perhaps elsewhere, localized
crushing is part of the picture. In that case I'm guessing fiberglass
would remain superior. Not that you couldn't have a bit of dynel over it.
--- In email@example.com, Harry James <welshman@...> wrote:
> One layer of dynel is 6 times as abrasion resistance as 1 layer of 6oz
> glass per some tests in Boatbuilder several years ago.
> pvanderwaart wrote:
> >> What about armoring the mast with fiberglass and epoxy at the
> > partners and other wear
> >> points? Or wrapping it with some other thing to prevent wear?