Anybody know if OT is using Polylink3, their great 3-layer construction in anything? Everything I see in their kayaks in our Oregon stores
lately is the cheap milk bottle junk.
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Posted by: pblanc on Dec-08-13 7:34 AM (EST)
I seem to recall that Old Town has called their three layer roto-molded construction by various names over the years but they still use it in many of their boats. You can check out which ones here:
Old Town Polylink3|
Posted by: oregonpaddler on Dec-19-13 9:29 PM (EST)
Thanks, pblanc for the info. I wanted an informative reply to a simple question and yours was the only one. My question concerned OT rec. kayaks, and I guess I should've made that clearer. The 3-layer OT boats I have may be a bit heavy, which only matters when loading, but the built-in flotation and the stiffness of the hull outweighs any other negatives for calm water paddling. As for one responders comment about Polylink being junk, I guess one man's junk is another man's treasure. Thanks again for your response, and happy paddling.
Have you noticed that *no* maker of |
Posted by: ezwater on Dec-08-13 6:07 PM (EST)
whitewater kayaks uses 3 layer poly? That might tell you something.
I don't consider them junk|
Posted by: pblanc on Dec-08-13 7:17 PM (EST)
Well, for composting, I guess they're OK|
Posted by: ezwater on Dec-09-13 2:06 AM (EST)
So, you find them becoming. |
Posted by: ezwater on Dec-20-13 12:33 AM (EST)
Slowly becoming junk.
The recycle circle|
Posted by: willi_h2o on Dec-08-13 7:16 PM (EST)
Some manufacturers switched "materials" simply because
If you are looking for a kayak in poly|
Posted by: ezwater on Dec-20-13 12:43 AM (EST)
but are concerned that single layer poly kayaks are "junk", consider buying one of the growing spectrum of "crossover" kayaks by LL, Jackson, Dagger, Pyranha, and Wave Sport.