Old Towne Canoe

Discussion in 'Boatbuilding' started by barthautala, Nov 19, 2007.

  1. barthautala
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    barthautala Junior Member

    Ive picked up a really old Old Towne canoe that needs some restoration. Its covered in a nasty yellow substance thats not paint and is pre-epoxy era.

    First anyone know what this might be and how I can get it off? There's glass under it which I also would like to get off.

    Second is there anywhere I can find information about these old canoes? i.e. dimensions, stats, plans blah blah blah?

    I can post pics if necessary.

  2. JEM
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    JEM Senior Member

  3. the1much
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    the1much hippie dreams

    ultra high build is usually the "yellow" stuff. and if you google it you can get all kinds of info,, http://www.oldtowncanoe.com/product_support/
    ive had 6 old towns,,,,man they are tough canoes ;)
    the high build,,,,or whatever it is can be ground off.
    that site has almost everything on them.

  4. Tumblehome32
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    Tumblehome32 Junior Member

    They ARE tough. I ran over one with a sunfish one time, didn't hurt the canoe!
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