Re: [baidarka] ribbing progress

Rich Frey (
Thu, 7 May 1998 17:49:20 -0500 (CDT)

Date: Thu, 7 May 1998 17:49:20 -0500 (CDT)
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From: (Rich Frey)
Subject: Re: [baidarka] ribbing progress

>Philip, you wrote:

A thought... includes the use of 'sono tubes' the likes of which are used
>to pour cement into in order to make cement pillars or
>foundation support columns. They are made of card board
>and 24 inch diameter should permit many kayaks to be
>inserted along with some foam rubber. Cap the ends and
>there you go. Your Kayak is safe in a tough cardboard
>envelope. You can paint mysterious cryptic markings...

>Best Regards,
>Rich Frey replies: Thanks for the suggestion. Given the profile of the car
I'll be hauling it with, (old Nission 300 zx) it may be a bit unwieldy, but
I could certainly see it on a minivan or pickup (in the budget for next
year). As to cryptic markings... I like that idea, however my short
car-and-17' kayak combination will probably be strange enough. Thanks

Thanks also to everyone who had suggestions.