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Manufacturer's Description

Visit Werner's Sho-Gun page.

Retailers' Descriptions

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Werner Paddles Sho-Gun Carbon Core Whitewater Kayak Paddle - The Werner Sho-Gun Carbon Whitewater Kayak Paddle is the ultimate creek and river running paddle. Featuring Werner's largest Performance Core design, the blades are buoyant, light and balanced in aerated rapids. They create a clean catch that is powerful and smooth throughout the entire stroke.

- Outdoorplay

It takes more than experience to keep you in the right line on a big red river. The Werner Sho-Gun Straight Shaft Carbon Paddle provides the power and smooth, river-slicing performance you need to accelerate out of eddies and shoot tight narrows with precision. The large, buoyant blade and straight shaft yield efficient strokes for demanding trips down any volume of water, while the fiberglass shaft and lightweight carbon blade keeps the Sho-Gun stiff, responsive, and powerful. Best of all, Werner reinforced the edges with a combination of Dynel and KEVLAR to protect the carbon blade from wear and tear intrinsic to whitewater kayaking.

- Backcountry.com

The Werner Sho-Gun 1 PC Straight Shaft Paddle is a river running kayak paddle for navigating challenging rivers. At either end of the single piece fiberglass shaft is a large carbon blade, built large and powerful for the bigger, stronger paddler. Get the most out of each power stroke on raging river sections. The two blades have been reinforced with Dynel edges and Kevlar; because you never know what may lie beneath the white waters. An ultimate piece of equipment for the experienced paddler. Features of the Werner Sho-Gun 1 PC Straight Shaft Paddle Ultimate Performance brings together all of our most advanced designs The volume of the buoyant, full carbon, blade gives confidence for rolling and bracing, especially in aerated rapids Dihedral allows for smooth and stable forward paddling, a core philosophy for Werner With white water specific reinforcement channels, our low-profile back face design allows for a quieter catch and effortless exit of the stroke while maintaining strength Dynel edges and Kevlar reinforcement protect the paddle from the rigors of the whitewater environment Full sized blades Are and ideal Fit for larger, well-conditioned paddlers or those looking for more powerful strokes on shorter steeper rapids Optimized flex and strength Ultimate Performance paddles Are far and away our best paddling Feather Angle: 1-piece options- unfeathered, Right hand control or left hand control, up to 90 degrees, in 5 degree increments

- Moosejaw

The Werner Sho-Gun Paddle is the ultimate creek and river running stick. The large blade design is balanced to create a clean catch that's immediately powerful and smooth throughout the entire stroke. 30 degree blade offset balances solid bracing with reduced wind resistance. Werner's largest blade design, the Sho-Gun offers ultimate performance with an exceptionally light, buoyant and quiet feel on the water. Impact Resistant Kevlar(TM) and a double layer of Dynel(TM) edging adds durability. Large blades are ideal for well-conditioned boaters who love running big rivers and creeks. Balanced blade design is smooth and powerful from catch to release.