Dale S. Nelson1 (Street Articles Author)
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Aluminum Ski Poles
The majority of ski poles manufactured today are made of aluminum, so is there a difference in the basic composition of these poles? Yes there is. There are three different aluminum alloys used in their manufacture. One of the advantages of using aluminum is it’s light-weight, relative ease of workability…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports   Dec 27, 2011  
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Building the Half Moon Kayak
Dec. 20, 2011 Building the Half Moon When I was ten years old I had to do a project for my grammar school class. I always wanted to build a boat, so the plans for my first kayak took form in my imagination. There were several criteria that this project…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports   Dec 27, 2011  
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Origin Of the Kayak
Opinions are fairly consistent that the kayak was invented by the Arctic people living along the coast of North America and possibly even Siberia. There have been archeological traces of kayaks dating as far back as 4000 years ago. There is little dispute that the native peoples of both these…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports   Dec 27, 2011  
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Ski Poles, the Workhorse Of Skiing
Ski Poles Ski Poles tend to be the unglamorous, somewhat neglected item in a skier’s equipment package, often abused, lost or considered merely something to be tolerated. Colorful skis, boots, jackets, and pants are a lot sexier and get a lot more attention at point of purchase. However, ski poles…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Skiing   Dec 21, 2011  
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