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by pastorsteve
Wed Aug 26, 2009 11:16 am
Forum: Trips & Locations
Topic: I Would Love...........
Replies: 1
Views: 5709

I Would Love...........

I know there are enough members here that are taking trips, going to beauful places fishing, hitting lakes, rivers and oceans that I WOULD LOVE for this section to be full of great photos of your/our excursions. I am just getting back into kayaking and waiting for my first Advanced Elements Kayak to...
by pastorsteve
Wed Aug 26, 2009 10:47 am
Forum: Issues/Problems
Topic: Storage.
Replies: 2
Views: 7502

I would say it depends on the storage locations. If your storage location laid out flat and bagged are one in the same, then it shouldn't matter. If your laid out flat location is less desireable such as in an extremely hot dry garage and the bagged location is in a cool basement - then I would choo...
by pastorsteve
Tue Aug 25, 2009 3:41 pm
Forum: Misc.
Topic: Cup holder for Expedition
Replies: 5
Views: 12114

You could probably do what I do with my water bottle - use a caribeaner to clip it to any part of the boat. In your case, if you want coffee - use a small lunchbox type thermos and clip to the cup handle.
by pastorsteve
Tue Aug 25, 2009 3:23 pm
Forum: Misc.
Topic: Life jacket
Replies: 7
Views: 12316

To me anything is better than nothing. What he/we need depends on the waters traveled. For away from shore/deep water or places where you could be stuck in the water for a long time you might want to consider a "sturdier" vest than if you navigate shorelines. Likewise if you are on the water all the...
by pastorsteve
Tue Aug 25, 2009 3:15 pm
Forum: Misc.
Topic: Paddling gloves
Replies: 3
Views: 8093

It's been a little while since you posted this but when I'm out in the ocean or expecting to be/get wetter than others I use a pair of 2 mm scuba diving gloves. It gives you great padding for an increased grip size (if your hands are large) and blister protection - not to mention cold protection.
by pastorsteve
Tue Aug 25, 2009 1:33 pm
Forum: Compare Models
Topic: straitedge2 vs. Advanced Frame convertible
Replies: 4
Views: 14344

You haven't updated to say whether you purchased one or not. My input for you is that even though the StraitEdge is self-bailing - that will only help you in fast water (river rapids). Just carry a bilge pump because with the open-top boats like the StraitEdge or PK-1 from Sevylor you will get water...
by pastorsteve
Tue Aug 25, 2009 5:14 am
Forum: Advanced Frame Expedition & Ultralite
Topic: Yellow and red
Replies: 3
Views: 5035

airkayak.com has both colors in stock if you still need another.
by pastorsteve
Tue Aug 25, 2009 5:13 am
Forum: Advanced Frame Expedition & Ultralite
Topic: New Expedition
Replies: 5
Views: 6796

I highly recommend using an inflation gauge to make sure inflation pressures are neither too high or too low.