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Whetstone clarification
In Response To: Re: CamanovFlatblade ()

: Carl,

: I agree, a dihedral blade should, if anything, reduce dive. Unless FBC is
: referring to a sweep during a low brace. Since a low brace uses the back
: of the blade, a dihedral blade would be more likely to 'catch an edge' and
: dive during a sweep with the back of the blade. I am a little confused as
: to why you think Whetstone's are flat? I don't know the whole product line
: but mine is definitely dihedral.

Tim, Appreciate your response and sorry for the confusion. I'm wanting to buy a WW paddle to replace the Camano which I currently use for my ocean surf boat. Looking at the picture in the kayakstore web site, their WW paddle appeared flat, and the product rep I spoke with seemed to confirm this impression. The touring paddle does look to have planes meeting at an angle.

Carl

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