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  Linseed oil
  Posted by: mrmannerz on Oct-19-12 2:39 PM (EST)
 

I use straight boiled linseed oil on my paddles - not just the grips, but the whole thing (I make my paddles). The first coat is applied hot and kept wet for 2 hours. After that it is wipe on. Repairing nicks and scratches is much easier than with a varnished paddle - since you don't actually do much of a repair, you just wipe oil on it.
There's lots of recipes out there for tung/linseed combos...seems to all work.
Your paddle will also "wear" every trip you make...they do acquire some character.

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