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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Oct 2005

    hurricaned destroyed canoe

    ok, laugh away. I have this fibreglass canoe that was absolutely destroyed in a hurricane. It is so damaged that you can fold it up and carry it under your arm NO KIDDING.. People say I'm nuts that I can't fix it. This is not my question as I know I can, that I do not doubt.. I am doing it because they say it cannot be done...That's just me..... ANYWAY... You know how they put a plane back together around a wire mesh? Has anyone ever done this for a canoe...? If not, then I guess I will be the first... If you know of anyone as crazy as me who is hell bent on fixing such a destroyed canoe , any idea what approach they took? see pics!!

    C turner in nova scotia
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  2. #2
    Join Date
    Oct 2005
    Sarasota FL
    dosnt look like enough left to work with .

    could it be done ? well I suppose

    does it make sense ? no not really

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Sep 2005
    I would have to agree with skip. if you are going to put that much work in one you might as well start from scratch. If you do find the info you need and you get that wreck back together please be sure to post the pics.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Nov 2006


    Go for it and show the non-believers that it can be done. Skip and Sneakbox are right but sometimes a guy just has to do things that only he understands. Lets see the pictures when its done. Trout

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Mar 2001
    Whyyyy not? Duct tape, chicken wire, clamps or whatever else comes to mind to hold it together, then lots of mat and some cloth with poly resin. Ugly and heavy but it will probably float


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