The canoe is an aluminum one
The canoe was made by Richland Manufacturing Company out of Richland, Missouri. They had a line of boats called Richline Most of their boats were made around the 60's. The model number on the canoe is 17C. The serial number on the boat: RCHR1166M73D.
I am particularly interested in the weight
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Posted by: CEWilson on Mar-27-14 5:47 PM (EST)
The inaccuracy of any scale you use will pale into insignificance when compared to published weights from the 60s if any can be found.
canoe weight/weighing canoe/HID|
Posted by: ret603 on Mar-27-14 7:30 PM (EST)
One-person use of bathroom scale|
Posted by: Guideboatguy on Mar-27-14 8:09 PM (EST)
Not sure why you need the weight or |
Posted by: rpg51 on Mar-27-14 8:15 PM (EST)
how accurate you need to be. If you are looking for an estimate give us the length, beam and depth and we can estimate pretty darn closely.
Such a guess might not be all that close|
Posted by: Guideboatguy on Mar-27-14 8:26 PM (EST)
Making an estimate based on dimensions might be reasonably close or it might not be, depending on the gauge of the sheet metal and what the framing (ribs, keel, gunwales) is like. For example, look at how much difference in weight there is between a shoe-keeled Grumman and a standard Grumman. There was an even greater weight difference between the old lightweight Grumman (no longer available) and either of the first two models, yet all three were constructed on the same mold and had identical dimensions. Also, compare the weight of any 17-foot Grumman to that of a 17-foot Alumacraft, two boats which are very nearly the same in dimensions but quite different in weight.
If I had the canoe, the length,.......|
Posted by: jackl on Mar-28-14 6:08 AM (EST)
the beam, and all the rest of the particulars on hand. I WOULD SIMPLY WEIGH IT MYSELF AND WOULDN'T BE ASKING HERE
all i found|
Posted by: radiomix on Mar-27-14 8:41 PM (EST)
Posted by: rpg51 on Mar-27-14 10:15 PM (EST)
I am not looking for a guess|
Posted by: jackl on Mar-28-14 6:16 AM (EST)
I was trying to reach someone that might have the boat and get an accurate figure or close to it
Posted by: c2g on Mar-28-14 8:49 AM (EST)
This being p.net, I find it hilarious that you asked an intelligent question and expected someone to actually answer it.
Right on !|
Posted by: jackl on Mar-28-14 10:29 AM (EST)
I was going to use a sarcastic remark to a few of the posts above, but figured I would refrain.
Sleeper canoe for Superaluminum Class?|
Posted by: plaidpaddler on Mar-28-14 11:02 AM (EST)
I can't visualize portaging|
Posted by: jackl on Mar-28-14 11:48 AM (EST)
something like this with or without wheels bill
"A few of the posts" must also ...|
Posted by: Guideboatguy on Mar-28-14 11:31 AM (EST)
... include mine, since there were only three posts prior to the one in question. My post was not directed at you, Jack. It was directed at the guy who found weighing a canoe using a bathroom scale to be problematic.
Thank you |
Posted by: rpg51 on Apr-01-14 6:39 PM (EST)
for refraining. Shows good judgment.
Thanks everyone for trying|
Posted by: jackl on Mar-28-14 11:52 AM (EST)
If I were you|
Posted by: portager on Apr-01-14 1:41 PM (EST)
I would take an accurate bathroom scale outside and weigh yourself. Then step off, shoulder the boat as if to portage it, and step back on the scale. The weight you gained with the canoe should be pretty close to the canoe weight.
Please go up and read my reply ..|
Posted by: jackl on Apr-01-14 3:59 PM (EST)
above where someone else suggested that