This is a high-quality, lightly used kid-sized canoe paddle. I bought this for my paddler husband for his 50th birthday. I use this paddle with a royalex Old Town Penobscot 16, and it's capable of really propelling that boat around with the right technique. Price Historic Range: $74.99-$139.95 Reviewers Paid: $80.00-$85.00: More Product Details from Bending Branches » Reviews. I prefer the feel of wood to metal and plastic. I use them mostly for paddling in the boundary waters and the St. Croix River. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. It is light, efficient and feels good in my hands. FEATURES of the Bending Branches BB Special Paddle Extra comfortable grip Perfect for sophisticated paddlers BB Special bent shaft wood canoe paddle offers flat water cruising performance for a reasonable price The blade consists of seven laminates of basswood, maple, and red alder Most will use a bent shaft canoe paddle for cruising paddling on open waters where the angle of the blade can improve paddling efficiency. Our 11 degree bend paddles enter the water quicker and allows you to push more water and get more forward trust, translating into less strain on your body. I have had my Bending Branches Bent Shaft, paddle for about 15 years now. $139.95 Compare. The BENT SHAFT is the ONLY way to GO! Another e-mail told them I would have to pass and was very unsatisfied. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. 95. It compares to a paddle of 3-4 times the price. This paddle has a seven-laminate blade that is handcrafted of basswood, maple and red alder, and is made entirely in Osceola, Wisconsin. Bending Branches Cruiser Plus 11 Bent Canoe Paddle. I has survived and is in good condition. Bending Branches BB Special Bent Canoe Paddle. $214.95 Compare. Order 2" shorter than straight paddle sizing, Reviewed in the United States on May 21, 2019. Purchased this a few years back - two of them. Bending Branches BB Special Bent Shaft Paddle . People look at it and think I got a defective paddle! Search Keyword: Holiday Gift Guide . Bending Branches’ BB Special bent shaft paddle—our best selling wood canoe paddle—is designed for flatwater cruising. The BB Special has a bent shaft for a more efficient paddle stroke on flat water, letting you go further with less muscle fatigue. The blade consists of seven laminates of basswood, maple, and cherry. There was a problem completing your request. I too will upgrade when the finish on this one wears out. This paddle is in almost new condition and would make a great Christmas gift for someone who likes nice things. showroom closed online orders are being dispatched. Here at Bending Branches, we build all of our paddles to order (much like a fast food restaurant), so paddles do not collect dust or become dated. $175.00. I have only had to refinish one paddle. $99.95. Bending Branches straight shaft wood canoe paddle with Rockgard tip Model: BB Special Length: 54" Brand new; never used Has a few scratches along the Rockgard tip from being moved a number of times (contact with the floor), but they're so slight they're hard to see in the photos. $99.95. Previous page of related Sponsored Products, Reviewed in the United States on May 5, 2019. Made in Osceola, WI, USA. FEATURES of the Bending Branches BB Special Paddle Extra comfortable grip Perfect for sophisticated paddlers BB Special bent shaft wood canoe paddle offers flat water cruising performance for a reasonable price The blade consists of seven laminates of basswood, maple, and red alder. Reviewed in the United States on July 15, 2020. This is a must own for lake paddlers everywhere. He was a bit upset at first thinking I had people sign his 'good paddle' that cost a lot more than this one. Its NOT cold to the touch like the alum shaft paddles. For added durability, the BB Special blade also has Bending Branches’ Rockgard® edge protection. LBW SUP Paddle Board Paddle - 3 Pieces - Stand up Paddle Adjustable Floating Portab... Karltion SUP Paddle - Adjustable 3 Pieces Stand-Up Board Paddles Floating Aluminum ... Codinter Kayak Roof Rack, Folding J-Racks Rooftop Kayak Carrier Canoe Car Rack for ... wonitago SUP Paddle - Adjustable 3-Piece Stand Up Paddle Board Paddle, Fiberglass S... 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My paddling partner uses a Bending Branches straight 54" Sun Shadow when she sits in the bow, and together, these paddles make a great team. The performer has a large grip witch I really like and in my opinion is worth the extra money as is the glass coated cruiser plus for those really hard on their paddles. The seller was great with communication. I like the feel of wood. Bending Branches BB Special. I never go paddling without my BB Special paddle. Very happy. Change wall color, flooring--and furniture!--by clicking below. BB Special Description The BB Special has a bent shaft for a more efficient paddle stroke on flat water, letting you go further with less muscle fatigue. I used it for a week on the Boundary Waters. Premium Folding Kayak Rack J-Bar Car Roof Rack for Canoe Carrier SUP Paddle Surfboa... 2 Pairs Kayak Rack J-Bar Car Roof Rack for Canoe Carrier SUP Paddle Surfboard Mount... To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. It could use a fresh coat of polyurethane. This paddle has a seven-laminate blade that is handcrafted of basswood, maple and red alder, and is made entirely in Osceola, Wisconsin. Bending Branches Sunburst Bent Shaft Canoe Paddle . 52" Java bent shaft with Rock Guard tip. We don't know when or if this item will be back in stock. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. The BB Special paddle makes flatwater cruising a breeze. $249.95. Bending Branches Arrow Canoe Paddle. $110.00 Compare. Sanborn Minnesota Bent Shaft Canoe Paddle . After receiving it I found out it is the opposite! I own 2 BB Special. more information. paddles with more bends in the shaft. Bending Branches BB Special Bent Canoe Paddle PBB-48" SKU #: 04982914 UPC #: 717320100128 Blade size: 8" x 20" Blade material: Red alder, basswood & maple Weight: 1 lb. 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