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Carlisle 2-Piece Oar Shaft

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Carlisle's tough, maintenance-free, quality tempered aluminum shafts are sheathed in colorful, abrasion-resistant polyethylene tubing. Molded plastic handles are made more comfortable with foam rubber grips. Removable blades make for easy storage and transport. 8' and longer shafts have a reinforced inner shaft for maximum strength. Take apart oars are great for transporting.

Shaft size includes handle and blade.
Oars sold individually
Blade sold separately
Weight (8', ea): 4.85 lbs.
Shaft Material: Aluminum encased in polyethylene
Shaft Diameter: 1 7/8"
Includes:
    Shaft lengths measured without blade:
  • 8' - 46" long, 22 1/2" short = 68 1/2"
  • 8 1/2' - 48 3/4" long, 25 1/4" short = 74"
  • 9' - 52" long, 28 1/4" short = 80 1/4"
  • 9 1/2" - 54 3/4" long, 31 1/2" short = 86 1/4"
  • 10' - 58" long, 34 1/4" short = 92 1/4"
Features:
  • Molded plastic handles are made more comfortable with foam rubber grips
  • 8' and longer shafts have a reinforced inner shaft for maximum strength
  • Take apart oars are great for transporting
Frame Width Recommended Minimum Length
48" 7'
54" 7.5'
60" 8'-9'
66" 9'-10'
72" 10'

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  • Carlisle 2-Piece Oar Shaft

    Q:

    Does the oar come with the blade? I have a 21 foot sailboat with an eight foot beam and about 3 foot free-board where I would be rowing. I want oars that break down and can fit into the cabin. I think I need 10 foot oars. Does the oar shaft break down- It looks like it does. Then the oar with the blade would be 3 pieces?
    Asked on 5/18/2014 by John from United States

    3 answers

    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      Yes. The par and blade break down very nicely. Make sure you figure out the size for the oar lock. NRS will guide you with that.
      Sent from my pocket personal portable time wasting devise.

      Answered on 6/2/2014 by Anonymous
    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      The oar does NOT come with the blade. You have to purchase that separately.
      Dan Steiner

      Answered on 5/18/2014 by Anonymous from Alaska
    • Staff Reviewer

      A:

      John, the blades are separate, see Items # 75001.01 and 75002.01. And the shafts are sized as thought the blades are attached. If you find the 10' oars to be short, you can add 1' Oar Extenders, Item # 77258.01. You can see the lengths of the halves of the breakdown shafts in the Specs tab. The "rule of thumb" for oar length is 1/3 inboard of the oar lock and 2/3 outboard. Call us at 800.635.5202 with any questions.

      Answered on 5/18/2014 by Clyde from NRS
  • Carlisle 2-Piece Oar Shaft

    Q:

    what is the diameter of the shaft and what oar stop will fit if rope wrapped with 3/16 inch rope?
    Asked on 3/15/2014 by RPH from California

    3 answers

    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      I believe the diameter of the shaft is 1-7/8". A (Tom Grant oar right) or the two piece stop will fit with rope.
      I have not experienced long term success with keeping rope on plastic shaft oars regardless of the glue.Cold temperature seems to effect the adhesion. Glue works well with rope or the plastic but not both.I would avoid glues that disfigure the plastic as it limits other options. Eventually all rope needs redone.

      Answered on 3/19/2014 by Anonymous
    • Staff Reviewer

      A:

      The diameter of the shaft is 1 7/8". Either the Rubber Oar Stopper, Item # 77405.01 or Large Plastic Stopper, # 77406.01, will work over the rope wrap.

      Answered on 3/17/2014 by Clyde from NRS
    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      The oar shaft is 1 7/8 " in diameter. I am using it as a spare for my
      drift boat and transferred the molded oar sleeve from my spare 1 pc shaft so
      am not sure about the oar stop. Hope this helps
      flyfisch

      Answered on 3/16/2014 by Anonymous
  • Carlisle 2-Piece Oar Shaft

    Q:

    I need to get the correct oarlock for this oar, so what is the diameter of this oar?
    Asked on 6/22/2013 by jim

    5 answers

    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      1 7/8 inches

      Answered on 6/25/2013 by Anonymous
    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      NRS Superston Open Oarlocks part Item# 1408 / 77407.01 if you have NRS Oar Mounts or the
      NRS Superston™ 1/2" shank Oarlocks that fit oar mounts with a 1/2" diameter opening. These oarlocks do not fit NRS Oar Mounts.
      Item# 1408.5 / 77408.01

      Answered on 6/23/2013 by Anonymous
    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      2 sizes of oarlocks, small and regular. This is a regular shaft. I used a pin and clip setup.
      Sent from my iPhone

      Answered on 6/22/2013 by Anonymous
    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      The OD of the oar is 1-7/8" - just the same as a regular Carlisle oar.
      But wait - you want to put an molded oar sleeve on it and then possibly an
      oar right. The Sawyer Cobra Oarlocks are expensive - but worth it if you
      plan to do a lot of rowing or technical rowing. Remember to adjust your
      new oarlocks so the oar does not "fall" out of it.

      Answered on 6/22/2013 by Anonymous
    • Staff Reviewer

      A:

      Jim, the shaft is 1 7/8" in diameter.

      Answered on 6/22/2013 by Clyde from NRS
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Would definitely buy this product again

By River runner

from Arcata, CA

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy to tie down as spare
  • Quick to assemble
  • Strong

Cons

  • Doesn't match Cataracts

Best Uses

  • As a spare oar
  • Extended trips
  • Rivers

Comments about Carlisle 2-Piece Raft Oar Shaft:

We row a 13' Hyside raft with a stern frame and the full size spare oar we used previously was always in the way of bow paddlers when strapped to the side of the boat. The Carlisle breakdown oar works great because it can be strapped to the stern behind the oarsman and is compact and out of the way but within easy reach when needed. Small disadvantage is the handle grip is slightly different than the Cataract oars we use but not a big deal. I would definitely recommend this product.

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