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by reubs53715
Wed Jul 25, 2007 9:50 am
Forum: Repairs, Cleaning & Maintainance
Topic: boat maintenance
Replies: 4
Views: 8782

Salt water makes for destructive salt crystals

Don't forget that as salt water evaporates it forms salt crystals. Some of these crystals will be visible, and others microscopic. However, it doesn't matter how large or small these crystals are, the important thing to remember is that as the crystals form, their sharp edges will slice through the ...
by reubs53715
Wed Jul 25, 2007 9:36 am
Forum: Issues/Problems
Topic: A kinky left rear main tube!
Replies: 3
Views: 11442

Avoiding tube kinks

After cleaning my kayak from a paddling trip, I dust the main tube with baby powder, then reassemble the kayak, fold it, & stow it for the next trip. When that next trip comes, and I unpack & inflate the kayak, there are very few kinks, and the main tube takes on a very nice shape within the canvas ...
by reubs53715
Wed Jul 25, 2007 9:24 am
Forum: Misc.
Topic: a place for a lock?
Replies: 1
Views: 5959

Locking up your kayak in camp

Mi wife & I use something called a "cable lock" that we purchased at Home Depot. The lock's cable is about 10 feet long. With the kayak fully inflated and in operational condition, we simply run the cable around one side of the kayak's tube-shaped main air chamber (you'll have to run the cable under...