In another thread there was a lively debate about hull bottom defects even though there was no mention in the OP of that thread that such a defect even existed.
Nevertheless, I am interested in words and the proper use of them. Therefore, as advice, suggestions and general help for future hull defect discussions, will you all please clarify the differential meanings of the following words as they apply to the bottom of canoe and kayak hulls:
- "negatively rockered"
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My take ....|
Posted by: clarion on Feb-28-13 4:31 PM (EST)
- "dented" -- A localized indentation caused by an impact
Is this a test?|
Posted by: kayamedic on Feb-28-13 4:37 PM (EST)
I just copied Clarion.
The Hogged Back Saint |
Posted by: dougd on Feb-28-13 5:14 PM (EST)
Would fit every term put up so far with the exception of flexing, too damn wide to flex! It is a Disco 158 for the record and famous for oil canning or hog backing. I have major dents from bouncing off canyon walls, rocks, logs and a few unexpected drops, oil canning enough so if you stomp hard enough you can launch a beverage into your hand. I consider oil canning and hogged the same. There are enough waves in the bottom of this boat to almost get seasick looking at! Brian has the definitions hitting the hammer on the head IMO.
Oil canning that would launch a beverage|
Posted by: clarion on Mar-01-13 9:25 AM (EST)
The mental image of you poling The Saint and stomping the floor to kick a beer up into your waiting hand is priceless!
Next Time We Paddle Together |
Posted by: dougd on Mar-01-13 6:38 PM (EST)
I just make myth into legend by doing just that! :-)
As far as I am concerned,|
Posted by: jackl on Feb-28-13 5:33 PM (EST)
the definitions are what the boat owner thinks them to be.
I copied too.............|
Posted by: thebob.com on Feb-28-13 6:32 PM (EST)
I write neater than Brian does too!|
Posted by: kayamedic on Feb-28-13 6:59 PM (EST)
I will defer to Brian and Kim|
Posted by: pblanc on Feb-28-13 8:15 PM (EST)
The thing with bulged sheet metal...|
Posted by: guideboatguy on Feb-28-13 8:31 PM (EST)
... in that static-wave example is that it will invariably "pop" when pushed in a direction that reverses the bend. I really don't envision warped plastic or Royalex behaving in that way, though I suppose if everything were exactly right, it could. Normally, it just bends with fairly uniform resistance per amount of displacement when a force is applied, but doesn't "snap past center" with a pop.
"Pan wave deformation"|
Posted by: Glenn_MacGrady on Feb-28-13 8:36 PM (EST)
Forgive me for I have sinned: I omitted this term from my OP. I don't have any idea at all what this one means, except I will assume Doug's boat has it.
Us hogs are rooting for you, Glenn. |
Posted by: ezwater on Feb-28-13 9:28 PM (EST)
Posted by: Mattt on Mar-01-13 8:51 AM (EST)
oh!!canoe terms - I thought you were trying to find an old girlfriend
Posted by: tktoo on Mar-02-13 11:05 AM (EST)
"Great camp boat"