David Jensen
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Any boat parade Saturday?
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Annually there has been a float in to the McKenzie River Boat Festival.  I have not seen anything this year.  Is there a float?  Have I been excluded?Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Randy Dersham Apr 24, 2014.

 

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David Jensen replied to Gregg Maddock's discussion Does anyone know the owner of this boat?
"Don's shop was in Springfield, Oregon.  I believe he passed sometime ago.  I do not know if he sold his business.  I bet Randy Dersham and/or Greg Tatman would know."
Oct 3
David Jensen replied to Gregg Maddock's discussion Does anyone know the owner of this boat?
"From the photo, it appears to be a Keith Steele or Steve Steele.  The oar lock blocks appear different.  If it is a Steele, the Coast Guard plate on the bow will give the serial number.  If you call Steve Steele boats in Lebanon, OR,…"
Oct 3
David Jensen replied to Katie Lewis's discussion Boat advice
"Katie, This is a nice little boat, but I agree with Rick, it appears to be a sailboat.  The best bet would be a drift boat, and if it would just be you and your son, one smaller than the 16' standard would be fine.  There is, or was,…"
Aug 28
David Jensen replied to MIKE PALMER's discussion Towing on the water.
"Do not think I can tell you how it will tow, but my experience is consistent with Rick and Dorf.  Several times I have run the Owyhee River from Rome to the dam at Leslie Gulch.  That ended with long tow from the start of flat water to the…"
May 19
David Jensen replied to Randy Dersham's discussion Greg Tatman again ownes Tatman Boats
"Thanks again to Randy and Eagle Rock Lodge for another great McKenzie Wooden Boat Festival, probably the best ever.  It even featured a Greg Hatten sighting."
Apr 30
David Jensen replied to Mike Baker's discussion Boat Festival Camping
"Friday's weather update from the McKenzie.  High today of 52, low tonight of 43.  Intermittent showers today and tomorrow."
Apr 27
David Jensen replied to Mike Baker's discussion Boat Festival Camping
"Paradise or McKenzie Bridge are two Forest Service campgrounds just a little east of Blue River.  These are off the highway and quiet.  Both have great views of the McKenzie, cooking grates, tables, and vault toilets.  To see about…"
Apr 20
David Jensen replied to Kirk Miller's discussion Looking for proper sized oar stoppers
"Since my stoppers are in place, I can't measure them.  The way I have put on stoppers is to coat them in liquid detergent before pushing/pulling."
Apr 16
David Jensen replied to Brian King's discussion My 1972 Don Hill kit is done!
"Very nice.  Get it wet!"
Apr 5
David Jensen replied to Kirk Miller's discussion Keith steele boat oars
"Keith sold Smokers which came from the factory varnished.  They last a long time with minimal care.  I have just sanded them every couple of years and revarnish them.  I do not varnish over the rope.  Some people like the tip…"
Mar 7

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Hometown:
Vida, OR
About Me:
Rowing woodies on Western rivers for 4 decades
Boats I own:
2 Keith Steele 16' woodies

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