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Old 09-03-2013   #1
 
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Raising Oarlock Height

I'd like to thank Dan at Pro-loks for making me a custom set of oarlocks that lets me adjust the height of my oarlocks up to 2" higher than the standard NRS or Cobra. They're made out of stainless and have a 1" and a 2" bushing that can be removed as needed.

Here's a few pics taken last week on Lodore

ps they seem lighter than the brass locks and look strong
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They are lighter. Not including rope or oar rights, which add weight to the brass ones.

One thing I need to find is the right lube. Moving the oars further from the towers seems to increase the friction on my towers. Maybe I need to machine them out and go with bushings.

Has anyone done this with good effect?
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I'd like to thank Dan at Pro-loks for making me a custom set of oarlocks that lets me adjust the height of my oarlocks up to 2" higher than the standard NRS or Cobra. They're made out of stainless and have a 1" and a 2" bushing that can be removed as needed.

Here's a few pics taken last week on Lodore

ps they seem lighter than the brass locks and look strong
That's slick. I need to get a set and relegate my superstons to spare duty.
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