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  WRC quarter sawn is more ....
  Posted by: pilotwingz on Dec-19-12 10:21 PM (EST)

-- Last Updated: Dec-19-12 10:22 PM EST --

..... resistant to denting than flat sawn . Also cost signifigently more . Quarter sawn is often called VG (vertical grain) .

Covering the blades with cloth and resin improves impact resistence to denting . Also allows for a thinner blade (maybe less weight but can't say that for certain) .

I was a skeptic about cloth and resin covering at one time , a wood must be wood only purist ... but my cloth and resin covered paddle blades have changed my purist attitude . I'm a fan now !!

 Great Products from the Buyers' Guide:

First Need Purifier

2-3 Canoe/Kayak Trailer

Kayak & Canoe Covers

Emergency Cases

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