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Brand new old stock OT paddle

Discussion in 'Paddles and Paddle Making' started by Hummy, Feb 1, 2015.

  1. Hummy

    Hummy Canoe Dude

  2. Benson Gray

    Benson Gray Canoe History Enthusiast Staff Member

    That style of decal was first used in the 1970s and is still being used today. I don't know when they stopped using those plastic bags but it was probably in the 1980s or 1990s. The problem with buying something sealed in the original packaging like this is that you will loose most of the value if you ever actually use it.

  3. OP

    Hummy Canoe Dude

    Thanx for the info sir. I'm not sure why, but I'm developing a thing for paddles. I've bought five just last month...
  4. Kathryn Klos

    Kathryn Klos squirrel whisperer

    I think many of us collect paddles-- although we may not think we do. They are works of art, and it's difficult to pass up a cool one... and easier to find space for them than for canoes.
  5. Jon Bouton

    Jon Bouton Sucker for an Indian Girl

    ......And I can buy several for the price of a canoe. I expect I'll be buying and trying them out as long as I can paddle.
  6. pklonowski

    pklonowski Unrepentant Canoeist

    It gets a whole lot worse when you start making paddles... Say you make an ottertail. Then you make an ottertail, but 2" longer. Then... oh, you get the drift...

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