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    Fix or repair 2.0

    I have a 15' Old Town that was built in 1949/50. It was used regularly from the 50's until late 70's by my uncle, but had not been in the water at all since the early 1980's. This past summer, we took it for a test trip. After an hour in the lake, there was a half inch of water sloshing around...
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    Two wood canoes (Old Town?) in Allendale, NJ in need of rescue $125 each

    There is a guy in Allendale, NJ that has Old Town Canoes posted for $125 each. I AM NOT THE PERSON SELLING THESE. He had 3, I bought a 1937 Carleton from him that was so badly rotted that I salvaged the bolts, seats, thwarts and inner gunwales and burned the rest. Yes, it was that bad, and...
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    Old Town Wooden canoe refinnishing, recanvasing etc.

    Just given an old town canoe, wood, Canvas cover has been removed and need to redo Wood is in good shape,although very dry almost powdery. Needs to be refinnished. All original parts appear to be present although removed when canvas was removed. Questions, ( I am getting ID Information...
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    What model "Chestnut" do I have?

    My canoe is canvas covered, dimensions are 15' long, 34" wide, 13 1/2" deep. All ribs are 1 1/2" x 5/16" and spaced at 1 1/2" apart. The decks are rounded and the gunwales are open. The serial number is 15-71621. I am the second owner & I have owned it for approx. 40 years and I restored it...
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