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Measurements (TDY/HHM)

Perhaps the only advantage of a folding kayak is that I can compare the bare frame against the complete kayak any time. Although the applied loads seem to have been too small to generate the results I would have expected, I can assure you the flex of the assembled folding baidarka is adequate for good paddling characteristics; so, if you should ever repeat these measurements with your frame, if you end up with what I got, it is no guarantee for success, but at least a hint that you are not completely off the ballpark.

Contributors to this page: Thomas Yost (TDY), Patrick Poirier (PPR), Gerald Maroske (GUM) and Hendrik Maroske (HHM)