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The seats in my canoe are broken and I need to find replacements

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  • Anonymous May 12, 2009

    My aluminum seats in my canoe are really loose, wondering how to fix.

  • Jerry May 11, 2010

    What brand/model canoe do you own?

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Check with your local canoe retailers. Most will have, or be able to order, a variety of seats to fit most canoes.

Posted on Feb 20, 2011

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