Re: Kayak Plans (Long)
golden cliff (c60clg1@CORN.CSO.NIU.EDU)
Wed, 4 Sep 1996 15:32:51 -0500
On Wed, 4 Sep 1996, Rodger Morris wrote:
> 1) The original plans came from a 1963 issue of "Popular Mechanics"
> magazine. He thinks it was the April issue, but his copy was at the
> Troop 128 Scout Hut.
I did some quick research. The kayak plans are in Popular Mechanics Vol
119 No 6 June 1963 pages 152-155; titled Folding Kayaks written by
Jess E. Rathbun.
> 5) The copies of the "Popular Mechanics" plans for these kayaks have gone
> through so many "generations" of photoreproduction that the illustrations
> are all but unreadable.
I can snail mail a legible copy of the article. Send me your address,
I'll mail it tonight.
> 6) He will talk with his Scouters about committing the kayak plans to
> paper, redoing the diagrams, and taking a few pictures of the processes
YIS, Cliff Golden
Scoutmaster Troop 33; DeKalb, Illinois
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City