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Cutting down your SUP paddle / Reuben shows us how

In this SUPboarder video Reuben talks you through the simplest way to successfully cut down and glue your SUP paddle. Cutting the end off your expensive new paddle is always a bit nerve racking, but with some careful planning and the right equipment it can be pretty straight forward. Remember, you can always cut more off, but you can’t stick it back on! So if you’re unsure on the correct height, using an adjustable paddle first is a great way to find your perfect paddle length before you start cutting down your pricey fixed paddle.

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seanross
seanross
4 months ago

good one especially how you taped and cut the paddle while rotating. Something I didn’t do. I also use a heat gun to warm up the shaft and paddle before I do it which gives me a bit more time to twist it about.

Beau Nixon
Editor
4 months ago
Reply to  seanross

Good point about heating it up earlier before you put the handle in!

realb
realb
3 months ago

thanks, very useful video, I cut my new carbon paddle this way

Beau Nixon
Editor
3 months ago
Reply to  realb

Glad you found this video useful. Thanks for the comment

Jordan-na
Jordan-na
21 days ago

Great video! Very easy to follow. I would suggest using painters tape (instead of masking tape) as a guide for cutting, as it’s super-easy to remove when you’re done.

Reuben Ellis
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18 days ago
Reply to  Jordan-na

Thanks Jordon

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