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Paddle Info

Brand
Werner

33415 SR 2
Sultan
WA 98294
USA

Phone: +1 360 793-9488 x631



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Paddle Environment
  • Creeks
  • Rivers
  • Whitewater
Paddle Type(s)
Kayak
Playak Review
Model Year
2003
Recommended Retail Price
Straight Shaft $340
Neutral Bent Shaft $440
Website
Available Lengths
Straight Shaft 185-206cm
Neutral Bent Shaft 188-203cm
Weight
Weight for 197cm:
Straight Shaft 1021g/36oz
Neutral Bent Shaft 1077g/38oz
Shaft Material(s)
Carbon
Blade Material(s)
  • Dynel
  • Foam Core
  • Kevlar
Available Shaft Type(s)
  • Ergo Neutral
  • Straight
The Sho-Gun is the ultimate creek and river running paddle. The large blade design is balanced to create a clean catch that is immediately powerful and smooth through out the entire stroke. * Our largest Performance Core blade design, it is light and buoyant in aerated water
• Balanced blade design is smooth and powerful from catch to release
• Impact Resistant Kevlar(tm) and a double layer of Dynel(tm) edging adds durability
• Available in straight or neutral bent; standard or small diameter
• Werner's legendary bomber strength

Full-sized River Running & Creeking Blade

• Blade design is evenly balanced so the catch is clean, immediately powerful, and smooth through out the entire stroke
• Full-sized blades catch a lot of water and are appropriate for stronger, well conditioned paddlers.

Performance Core WW Cross Section

• Water flows uninterrupted across the performance core profile creating smooth and effortless maneuvering strokes

Performance Core WW Blade Design

• Light and buoyant in aerated water
• Enhances bracing and rolling
• Impact resistant Kevlar and tough Dynel edging

Straight Shaft

• More traditional feeling and generally less expensive.
• The lightest weight option available.
• Continuous length allows for easy hand movement.

Neutral Bent Shaft

• Neutral bent shafts naturally aligns wrists to reduce fatigue
• More hand to shaft contact for increased control
• Immediate comfort and reduced strain with lighter grip
• Light weight with Werner durability
• Balanced for precise control and comfort

Standard and Small Diameter Shaft

• Two shaft sizes ensure you get a proper fit.
• A good fit allows you to use a light grip, reducing fatigue and increasing comfort and performance.
• Hands larger than 7” fit our Standard Shaft.
• Hands smaller than 6.5” fit our Small Shaft
• Hands between 6.5” and 7” - try both!

Correct Length

• Locate the closest combination of paddling style and paddler height listed.
• Add length for inflatable and sit-on-top kayaks
• Use the chart (see images) as a starting point and contact a Werner representative for more information if needed 800.275.3311.

User reviews

1 reviews

Overall rating 
 
4.5
Design 
 
5.0  (1)
Durability 
 
5.0  (1)
Performance 
 
4.0  (1)
Value / Money 
 
4.0  (1)
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Overall rating 
 
4.5
Design 
 
5.0
Durability 
 
5.0
Performance 
 
4.0
Value / Money 
 
4.0

Definetly try out the bent shaft you're going to buy in the pool or something before you drop the gobs of money that this paddle costs. I'd say that i'm pretty happy overall with my SHoGun though.

Review

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About Me
Class III-IV paddler. Mostly River running, some playboating.
Pros / The Good
The 'wing' type blade feels really good through the water. Screwing around in the pool you can really feel the difference. The ShoGun is really abrasion resistant. I've beat it off alot of rocks now and it hardly shows any wear and tear.
Cons / The Bad
I'm not sure if I'm in love with the Werner bent shaft yet... maybe with a smaller feather (i'm running 30 degrees) or something. It just doesn't feel quite 'right' to me. I really enjoyed both the Lendal and AT bent shaft paddles so I thought I'd like the Werner as well. Maybe it will improve with time?
Recommend
Yes
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