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You can rely on this paddle's strength even in the most demanding whitewater. The Guide has a large (8" x 27") reinforced polyethylene blade, with a rugged 1-1/4" diameter shaft and T-grip. Oversize shipping charges apply on 60" or greater sizes. Weight: 48 oz. at 60" Sizes: 60", 66", 72"
Carlisle Guide Raft Paddle - Featuring a large blade with extra power, this one is designed for professional guides who demand exceptional performance, The Guide has an extended, heavy-duty reinforced polyethylene blade delivering great power, and the longer beefy coated shaft and T-grip will stand up to the toughest conditions. Built to withstand everyday use by demanding professionals, you can rely on this paddle's strength even in demanding whitewater.
Specs Blade Material: xenoy(TM) Shaft Material: aluminum with full length polyethylene grip Lengths: (in.) 66, 72 Weight: 48 oz. (66 in.) Blade Color: yellow Shaft Color: yellow
- River Sports Outfitters
Carlisle paddles and oars have been carefully developed, refined and tested. Made from high-quality aircraft tempered aluminum, you can rely on this paddle's strength even in demanding whitewater.
- Altrec Outdoors