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  1. Please recomend a glue for pvc to aluminum

    Whitewater Kayaking
    I got a new dry box and want to wrap a piece of foam with pvc and glue the whole thing to the box. Any suggestions?
  2. Aluminum DO, anodized or not?

    Kayaking | Gear Talk
    I would like to get an aluminum DO for trips where weight is an issue and I cant bring my cast iron. What are the pros and cons of anodized vs not anodized? Thx, Dave
  3. Phosphoric vs. Muriatic for aluminum frame coat

    Kayaking | Gear Talk
    With my bare aluminum pipe, do I need to prep the aluminum or can i just spray it straight away with the clear spray paint? The only hardware store in my small town has phosohoric acid, but its in a product called "Naval Jelly" and specifically says not to use it on Aluminum. Would the 10%...
  4. Recretec Aluminum Tunnel Frame

    Kayaking | Gear Talk
    Im looking for som info on the Recretec Tunnel Frame. Im thinking about getting this frame for my new 13' Sotar Legend. Im not sure abot the kick bar setup with the toe loops or the removable oar towers. The oar towers look like they may be a week link in the frame. Does anybody has any feed...
  5. Core Paddles, Easton Aluminum (Gear Talk)

    Kayaking | Gear Talk
    Easton Technical Products Inc. is the world's premier performance alloy tubing manufacturer. Famous for both producing high performance parts and backing them up with integrity. Easton was incorporated in 1953 and initially designed and developed high performance arrows for the archery industry...
  6. OR Video - New Core Aluminum Paddles

    Kayaking | Gear Talk
    Lots more vids up and more to come. Here is one of the new Core Paddles. One piece, bent shaft aluminum paddles with a pretty slick insert thing on the blade. Check out the vid to see how it works. OR VIDEO: Core Paddles are here! - Rapid, The Whitewater Kayaking and Canoeing Magazine Dan...
  7. Why alumiNum trailer?

    Kayaking | Gear Talk
    We are new bees with a sixteen foot Hyside that we love. Looking for an affordable used trailer and have seen many Triton aluminum trailers at diff rivers. I realize aluminum doesn'ts rust but growing uo we used steel boat trailers and I dont remember any problems...so why do rafters often buy...
  8. Frontier Play Aluminum Dry Box???

    Kayaking | Gear Talk
    I've read some of the other threads on the Frontier Play Dry Boxes but I was wondering if people are still glad they purchase one and what they think about them these days. Thanks, :)
  9. New aluminum frame mount kits at River Sombrero!

    Partner's Forum
    River Sombrero introduces Expedition Aluminum Mount Kits for attaching a Sombrero to your raft frame. These are bomber strong and contoured to perfectly fit your frame. Available in 1 5/8" (NRS) and 2" (Down River) sizes. These are really slick parts - CNC machined in Durango, CO from solid...
  10. GSI Aluminum griddle

    Kayaking | Gear Talk
    Has anyone tried one of these yet. I saw one at Cascade outfitters and the anodized finish was nice but boy, it sure was light.. And very thin. A light griddle would be nice, but not at the expense of durability.
  11. Aluminum Dutch Ovens

    Kayaking | Gear Talk
    I just bought an aluminum dutch oven. My question is does it need to be seasoned like a cast iron one? If so, how is the best way to do this. I bought one of the hard anodised ones.
  12. Whats the story with my Dory?

    Whitewater Dories
    Whats up buzzards? I got this sweet ass dory a few months ago and I am trying to find out more about it like who made it and when. I got it from a guy in Phoenix who got it from a guy in Arkansas who apparantly used to be a GC guide. It is supposedly made in the 70's and has been down the GC at...
  13. CNC Frame Fittings, Oar Towers, or anything else!

    Commercial Posts
    Due to popular demand, I ended up making some high quality raft frame parts. For everyone's convenience I put up a store on our website, from which all this stuff can be ordered directly. There have been lively discussions in the Gear Forum about this stuff, but I figured I should throw the...
  14. Dutch oven: cast iron/pre-seasoned/aluminum

    Kayaking | Gear Talk
    Any suggestions on what type of dutch oven works best? Cast iron are the least expensive, then pre-seasoned; aluminum is most expensive. I'd appreciate any thoughts...
  15. Lost 2 aluminum oars, Browns Jun/27/09

    Lost & Found
    Lost 2 oars and a AAA inflatable blue and yellow paddle at Seidels. Also wondering if anyone got a photo of a our Green Cat flipping there?
  16. Aluminum vs. Steel

    Kayaking | Gear Talk
    I'm going through the struggle I go through every time I order tubing for a frame. Since there are some savvy engineer-types hovering, I thought I'd throw it open. It's a superlight play frame: 1 rower, no huge load down Lava Falls. Basic spec is for 3/4" IPS, 1.05" OD tubing & SpeedRail...
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