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Sam’s Special

Sanborn Canoe

  • $ 135.00

Made to order (6-8 wks)

Sam's Special takes the stress out of paddling with its slightly narrower blade and lightweight handling.

Straight Shaft
Wood: Western Red Cedar & Aspen
Finish: Blade is Fiberglassed
           Shaft and blade are epoxied and varnished
           Grip is bare

Avg. Weight: 19-20oz.
Blade Dimensions: 7.5" x 20"

Paddle Durability:
Wilderness Class I: The defining feature of this class is that all the paddles are extremely lightweight. Every paddle in this class is made entirely of Western Red Cedar. Each blade is fiber-glassed and attached with an epoxy blade tip to ward off inadvertent rock swipes. While these are cream-of-the-crop in the weight department, they are mid-level wilderness paddles as far as durability goes. While hearty enough for any wilderness trip, some care while prying/twisting on rocks is recommended. And cedar is a soft wood so keep rubbing along the gunwales to a minimum. The moral of the story is this - lightweight and quite durable, but some care while paddling is required.

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