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> Just a thought here, guys, and smack me down if this seems silly, but why
> isn't anyone building the smaller whitewater sized kayaks? That's what
> they train in in the pools, and I don't find them particularly difficult
> to keep straight, but then, that's all I've ever kayaked (kayaked?) in, so
> my Georgian Bay, (just started), might seem like a truck when I'm done. I
> would think that a stripper of those dimensions would be great for tooling
> around as long as you weren't doing any class III's or something, and it
> would look great. Does that make any sense?
That's what I've been putting together for the last while. There's a link below to the archive showing my basic strongback setup which also shows what I'm doing. I've finished all the top, closed in the bottom, and have just started cutting it up again in order to do some more inserts. Having fun.
8'-9" x 24.5"
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