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Re: Wooldridge boats 100 yrs.

Postby Coug » Wed Nov 07, 2018 10:40 am

Gotta love local, family run companies. Hope to get one from them very soon.
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Re: Wooldridge boats 100 yrs.

Postby Riverjohn » Wed Nov 07, 2018 11:27 am

Did Wooldridge discontinue The Classic :?: I did not see it on your website.
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Re: Wooldridge boats 100 yrs.

Postby glen wooldridge » Wed Nov 07, 2018 4:21 pm

Riverjohn wrote:Did Wooldridge discontinue The Classic :?: I did not see it on your website.


The Classic has been redesigned and renamed the Canyon Classic. The new boat has many upgrades over the old Classic but, the hull design remains virtually unchanged.
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Re: Wooldridge boats 100 yrs.

Postby Riverjohn » Wed Nov 07, 2018 8:18 pm

glen wooldridge wrote:
Riverjohn wrote:Did Wooldridge discontinue The Classic :?: I did not see it on your website.


The Classic has been redesigned and renamed the Canyon Classic. The new boat has many upgrades over the old Classic but, the hull design remains virtually unchanged.

To Bad! That makes it just another Potato Boat look alike now. :(
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Re: Wooldridge boats 100 yrs.

Postby waylon » Wed Nov 07, 2018 10:53 pm

cant beat the lines of the classic. imho.
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Re: Wooldridge boats 100 yrs.

Postby glen wooldridge » Wed Nov 14, 2018 10:47 am

Eagle1 wrote:Looking great Bob. You see Jetboating is good for the soul.

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Re: Wooldridge boats 100 yrs.

Postby glen wooldridge » Fri Nov 30, 2018 5:25 pm

Excerpt from the book The Rogue: A River to Run. Written in Glens own words, with the author filling in the story along the way. “Ruell was one of the Billings tribe down at the Agness. He was a quite sort of fellow, didn’t have too much to say, but he was a good boatman, probably the best one on the river at that time. Tom Staley went along with us to take pictures.” They trailered the boat from Grants Pass to Riggins, then drove along the dirt road that went up the river a few miles, looking the rapids over.”

Find the book on the Wooldridge Boats website. http://www.wooldridgeboats.com

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Re: Wooldridge boats 100 yrs.

Postby glen wooldridge » Wed Jan 02, 2019 11:14 am

Hope you all had a great Christmas. Happy New Year!

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Re: Wooldridge boats 100 yrs.

Postby glen wooldridge » Fri Jan 11, 2019 3:58 pm

Glen senior’s boat shop back in Grants Pass Oregon. The boats pictured are manufactured boats he was a dealer for back in the 50's.

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Re: Wooldridge boats 100 yrs.

Postby glen wooldridge » Wed Jan 30, 2019 12:15 pm

The founder, Glen Sr.

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Re: Wooldridge boats 100 yrs.

Postby glen wooldridge » Wed Feb 13, 2019 1:12 pm

Glen Sr. and Glenn Ballou with two others during the building of Glen's cabin up on the Rouge. They made many trips like this to complete the cabin at Long Gulch. Ballou had worked many years in the lumber and building industries, including being in charge of a portion of the Oregon caves Chateau project. So it was only natural that in his retirement years he would go to work for Glen at the boat shop in Grants Pass, and would do so for another 25 years.

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