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Old 03-11-2015   #1
 
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paddle length?

I have a 10.5 raft that has 27" of rocker, I also have a kid that is 6'7 his arms damn near each his knee caps. What length paddle does he need? I have a 72" inch guide paddle. I need 2 others beside gorilla boys. 60 inch in general for normal human beans? What for gorilla boys?

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G-Boy should be fine with a 66
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I'm 6'6", pretty long armed. I use a 58/60ish for almost everything and can get away with 56 easily if I'm in the middle of the raftt...depending on the raft. The guide paddle is a 63.
I've got about a 36" sleeve length.
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Depends on interior cooler dimensions


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Depends on interior cooler dimensions
Good point, Tango. But the do you mean before or after it's been drained?
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I second nexbit's 58/60. Thats what we use R2ing in the minimax. Maybe 66 if guiding in the back with long arms.
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