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I have no choice but to store my canoe outside for the next 6 months or so. I just bought a new canoe and brought it home. What are the do's and do not's about storing a canoe out side?
I was going to put some "L" brackets on the side of my shed and store it upside down on those, kind of like sitting on sawhorses. Will that be ok?
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yeah that will be fine ........|
Posted by: pilotwingz on Jul-03-13 10:14 PM (EST)
Posted by: luv2fly on Jul-03-13 10:28 PM (EST)
I've got poly boats outside|
Posted by: pirateoverforty on Jul-03-13 11:43 PM (EST)
I still throw a tarp over them to keep tree sap and bird poop off.
how about a zippered cover|
Posted by: sapien on Jul-03-13 10:58 PM (EST)
the ones from Dallas Manufacturing (see Amazon or Sportsman's Guide) are inexpensive and made of a breathable material, not vinyl. Cheap way to keep your boat looking new, clean and critter-free. There's a 16 ft size available that should fit your canoe perfectly.
I would wrap it in a tarp|
Posted by: JackL on Jul-04-13 5:44 AM (EST)
To keep the spiders and squirrels out.
Posted by: vic on Jul-04-13 9:33 AM (EST)
Sometimes I have to leave a canoe outside for a while. I cover it with a tarp, but don't let the tarp touch the canoe (built a temporary tarp shelter for it.)
curious about your "L" brackets ....|
Posted by: pilotwingz on Jul-04-13 10:50 AM (EST)
Posted by: pgeorg on Jul-05-13 7:13 AM (EST)
is what I use to keep the tarp off the boat and allow for airflow.