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by Sir Adam
Tue Jan 31, 2017 1:26 pm
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: Gyromax seat questions.
Replies: 4
Views: 2641

Re: Gyromax seat questions.

There is actual an OK image of the seat on the Gyra Max page of the CBoats virtual boat museum: https://www.cboats.net/c_db/list.php?type=1&alpha=G&boat_id=82&name=Gyra%20Max" ...
by clt_capt
Mon Sep 15, 2014 11:14 pm
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: Boat of the Week - Perception Gyra Max
Replies: 13
Views: 15088

Re: Boat of the Week - Perception Gyra Max

Here is a link to David Benner in a Gyramax in Linville Gorge (along with a few double bladers...)

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by wildwaterc2
Tue Sep 02, 2014 6:23 pm
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: Boat of the Week - Perception Gyra Max
Replies: 13
Views: 15088

Re: Boat of the Week - Perception Gyra Max

My brother and I still paddle ours when we go cruising on whitewater. I had my 1991 red one on the Lower Yough and New Gorge a couple of weeks ago. I cracked two yellow cross-linked ones in the mid-80s until the red linear plastic one from 1991. It has a crack in the rear cockpit rim but is still vi...
by clt_capt
Tue Sep 02, 2014 2:06 am
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: Boat of the Week - Perception Gyra Max
Replies: 13
Views: 15088

Re: Boat of the Week - Perception Gyra Max

Taz pretty much had the falls nailed... I was regularly paddling a batmax in those days, but spent a bunch of days in a gyramax for bony rivers and flat out play... Obviously not nearly as responsive and the lack of real edges to carve on caught me a bunch - but it was a huge step up from the centau...
by Don Williams
Sun Aug 31, 2014 8:21 pm
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: Boat of the Week - Perception Gyra Max
Replies: 13
Views: 15088

Re: Boat of the Week - Perception Gyra Max

The GyraMax was the first boat I owned; with it I had a creeker, river runner, and play boat all in one. :D Canoe and Kayak had a review that worried that it might be too "hot" for the beginning or average boater. While it sort ...
by sbroam
Fri Aug 29, 2014 1:30 pm
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: Boat of the Week - Perception Gyra Max
Replies: 13
Views: 15088

Re: Boat of the Week - Perception Gyra Max

My father-in-law (kayaker) and Ed Caudill (C-1er) were my early paddling mentors. Ed paddled a Gyramax till he got a Magnet, but kept the Gyramax for enders in the "Pop-Up Hole" on the Saluda, which was notorious for grinding off the right side of the noses of long boats and, perhaps an apocryphal t...
by Brendan
Thu Aug 28, 2014 10:08 pm
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: Boat of the Week - Perception Gyra Max
Replies: 13
Views: 15088

Re: Boat of the Week - Perception Gyra Max

Gyramax was my first c-1. I bought it from Bob Gunst and it had some creases from when he had taken the saddle out and folded it to get it into a small plane! I almost got killed in that boat trying to surf it in the ocean. :o
by overthehill
Thu Aug 28, 2014 6:43 pm
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: Boat of the Week - Perception Gyra Max
Replies: 13
Views: 15088

Re: Boat of the Week - Perception Gyra Max

Me and a buddy paddling Gyras, left high and dry during a "flash drought" on the Locust Fork in Alabama..Spring '84
by overthehill
Thu Aug 28, 2014 6:20 pm
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: Boat of the Week - Perception Gyra Max
Replies: 13
Views: 15088

Re: Boat of the Week - Perception Gyra Max

ezwater, I remember the cook, Mervin, and his buddy Kevin Taz Riggs. Back in the mid '80s, usually late evening, those guys would throw enders until dark. The NOC used to carry a postcard with Taz's picture in a big front ender there, wearing an old Joe Brown climbing helmet. Good times.
by ezwater
Thu Aug 28, 2014 2:42 pm
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: Boat of the Week - Perception Gyra Max
Replies: 13
Views: 15088

Re: Boat of the Week - Perception Gyra Max

Interesting, it felt much "flatter" underneath than my old Phoenix C-1.
by Kelly-Rand
Thu Aug 28, 2014 2:00 am
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: Boat of the Week - Perception Gyra Max
Replies: 13
Views: 15088

Re: Boat of the Week - Perception Gyra Max

I last paddle my GyroMax in 2002 when I bought the Atom. It was my first C1 and I've never missed it. Looking back its rounded hull was not the right shape for how I fit in a canoe.
by ezwater
Wed Aug 27, 2014 7:25 pm
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: Boat of the Week - Perception Gyra Max
Replies: 13
Views: 15088

Re: Boat of the Week - Perception Gyra Max

Isn't it kinda interesting that Davey Hearn designed the Gyromax the way he did, and then Jon Lugbill turned out the Cascade for Dagger? I only paddled each one once. The Cascade was close to fishorm. The Gyramax needed more rocker, just behind the cockpit. (Same for my Phoenix Seewun, sort of simil...
by ezwater
Wed Aug 27, 2014 7:21 pm
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: Boat of the Week - Perception Gyra Max
Replies: 13
Views: 15088

Re: Boat of the Week - Perception Gyra Max

Most evenings at NOC, some cook would emerge from the kitchen, board his yellow Gyramax, and run off a million or two front and back enders at the Falls.

It was almost as much fun as watching Dick Wooten side surf his OCA, sans float bags as usual.
by Bob P
Wed Aug 27, 2014 12:48 pm
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: Boat of the Week - Perception Gyra Max
Replies: 13
Views: 15088

Re: Boat of the Week - Perception Gyra Max

Got me picher in the newspaper!

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by Sir Adam
Wed Aug 27, 2014 12:15 pm
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: Boat of the Week - Perception Gyra Max
Replies: 13
Views: 15088

Boat of the Week - Perception Gyra Max

Yes, BotW is back! I know lots of us have owned a Gyra Max, even some "newer" paddlers here that picked one up cheap to try CBoating. I've never been a ...