This mode weight in at two pounds, which is almost a full pound heavier. Anyway, the nylon blade and alloy shaft are durable and withstood an onslaught of abuse when subjected to choppy and whitewater waves. This model specs a TwinPin adjustment system, which is intuitive, versatile and simple to use.
The Own the Valve model was not an all-star performer, but it gets the work done. With a big teardrop-shaped paddle, testers found that they were capable to manipulate their course with the paddle, but its heft made it hard to enact fast movement and tight turns.
This product was one of the heavier board paddles, weighing in at two pounds. This should not be an issue for users who do not target heavily on performance, but if you are looking for a top-shelf paddle, this is not the best choice for you.
Ease of adjustment
With a TwinPin locking structure, this model is simple and intuitive to adjust. Plus, the own valve has a number marking each adjustment space, so when you are changing the paddle between many users, you can bear in mind which height worked best for you and just adjust the paddle to that height. With an eighteen-inch adjustment range, this paddle represented one of the widest adjustment ranges.
This model specs a TwinPin adjustment system. While not as simple to adjust as the LeverLock system found on the top-tier models, this adjustment was straightforward and intuitive. Even excellent, it does not need a screwdriver to set the clamping force.
This system runs by pushing out a C shaped collar clamp that releases linked stainless steel from its adjustment hole and permits the shaft to be adjusted down or up. When you have reached your wanted length, you push the clamp back in towards the shaft and pin goes into the closest hole.
In terms of looks, the Own the value is about as plain as they appear. This paddle is far from the most visually remarkable adjustable SUP paddle. Its generic silver and black look cannot truly match the futuristic carbon, natural wood veneer, or decorative graphics of other products.
This is an affordable paddle. If you are looking to get out on the water and do not mind a bit of extra bulk and lower work, then this paddle will job perfect for your needs.
This paddleboard is powerful and durable while being lightweight due to its aluminum alloy shaft and nylon composite blade. It is light, at 2.2 pounds making it relax for most paddlers at all levels of experience.
The paddle handle specs a relax ergonomic design that can be adjusted from 71 to 83. The adjusting mechanism is a pin that slides into spaces, rather than a twist-off, which will stop loosening in the water with continuous use. No doubt, a heavy paddle, the own the wave adjustable has the lowest retail price in the market.