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Carlisle Magic Plus Kayak Paddle

Carlisle Magic Plus Kayak Paddle

Description

The Carlisle Magic Plus kayak paddle is an exceptional choice for paddlers who love spending time on the water and want a lighter paddle. Its efficient and powerful blade design is perfect for touring and provides smooth yet powerful strokes. The lightweight and durable fiberglass reinforced polypropylene blades come in vibrant colors, making them both functional and appealing.

Featuring an asymmetrical and slightly curved blade shape, this paddle ensures smooth and efficient strokes. The wrapped fiberglass shaft adds to its strength and durability, while also providing a more comfortable grip, even in extreme temperatures. The ovalized shaft is specially designed to help you find the proper grip area, enhancing your overall paddling experience.

The Carlisle Magic Plus kayak paddle also offers convenient features like the no-fail push-button take down, which allows the blades to be feathered at 60-degrees or set inline for both right and left-handed control. This versatility ensures that you can paddle with ease, regardless of your preferred grip style.

Now, let's address some frequently asked questions about the Carlisle Magic Plus kayak paddle:

Q: I just got this paddle. Why does the right grip have extra cushion (larger diameter grip) than the left grip?

A: I have the same paddle, except mine has a carbon fiber handle. The extra cushion on the right grip might be due to the fact that the male end of the shaft needs to be inserted into the slightly larger female end. This design feature ensures a secure connection between the paddle and the shaft.

Q: What are the width and length of the blade?

A: According to nrs.com, the blade size is listed as 17.78cm width x 44.45cm length (7 inches x 17.5 inches).

Q: What is the size of the blade?

A: The blade is 18 inches long and 7 1/4 inches wide.

Q: Does this paddle have hand grips?

A: The Carlisle Magic Plus kayak paddle does not have specific hand grips. However, it does have rubberized areas that prevent water from splashing onto your hands while paddling. All you need to do is hold the paddle with your hands and paddle behind the rubberized part.

Frequently Asked Questions

I just got this paddle. Why is the right grip have extra cushion (larger diameter grip) then the left grip (smaller diameter grip)?

I have the same paddle except my handle is carbon fiber. It could be because the one shaft the male end has to be inserted into the female end which is just a bit larger. I would think that could be the only logical reason.

what is width and length of the blade

nrs.com has the blade size listed as 17.78cm W x 44.45cm L. (7in x 17.5in)

what is the blade size?

18” long, and 7 1/4” wide

Does this paddle have hand grips?

Not sure what you call hand grips. There are rubbers that prevents water from getting you all wet on the paddles. You just hold the paddle with your hands and paddle behind the rubber part.