V10 oars and locks

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V10 oars and locks

Post by mainemurph » Mon Jul 13, 2009 2:51 pm

Hi all,

I'm planning to mount the oar lock ssockets per the plans - 11 inches back from the rear edge of the mid seat; and flush with the top of the gunwales. Has that proven to be good placement ? I thought I'd check around before I glue and screw these in.
Does anyone have a recommended length for the V10 oars ?


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Re: V10 oars and locks

Post by Justin Pipkorn » Mon Jul 13, 2009 8:05 pm

Those dimensions worked for me. About 11-12 inches. I liked the seat about 5 inches below the oar lock level.
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Re: V10 oars and locks

Post by gk108 » Mon Jul 13, 2009 11:17 pm

11" is the dimension I used and it works well for me. I'm 6'2" and I usually sit on a boat cushion with my toes against the rear frame, like this:
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Re: V10 oars and locks

Post by mainemurph » Tue Jul 14, 2009 3:30 pm

Thanks all.

I'll go ahead and mount the oarlocks per the plans at 11 inches back from the seat, and flush with the rails.
I'm thinking of oars of about 6'9" would be best.

GK - The picture of you holding the oars in your V10 looks good for whatever the length is for those oars. Nice looking V10 sail version !

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Re: V10 oars and locks

Post by gk108 » Tue Jul 14, 2009 4:39 pm

Thanks Ken. Those are 6½' oars. 7' would be good, too.
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