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by JCOOLEY
Mon Mar 25, 2019 3:08 pm
Forum: Advanced Frame and Advanced Frame Sport
Topic: Slight list in the hull
Replies: 2
Views: 582

Re: Slight list in the hull

There could be a few different causes. Check the position of the floor and make sure it is centered and not pushing up one side compared to the other. Also, check to make sure the floor is in the correct way(believe me, many put it in upside down or backwards). The inflation tube on the floor should...
by JCOOLEY
Mon Feb 11, 2019 11:28 am
Forum: Misc.
Topic: AE Stowable Kayak Dolly - AE3010
Replies: 1
Views: 1453

Re: AE Stowable Kayak Dolly - AE3010

Thank you for your post in regards to item AE3010 Kayak Dolly. The issue had been addressed as we found the factory increased the size of the wheel hub which made it difficult for the pin to fit through the hole. Most of the carts that had this issue had the wheels swapped out with wheels that have ...
by JCOOLEY
Mon Jan 14, 2019 3:44 pm
Forum: AirFusion, AirFusion Elite, AirFusion EVO
Topic: Recovering from folded storage
Replies: 1
Views: 1259

Interesting. Not quite sure how you are folding it, but it shouldn't be folded on the Skid plate. Refer to instructions in manual for proper folding technique. https://www.advancedelements.com/client_files/pdf/AE1041_Y%20Manual%203_2017_SM.pdf To straighten it, leave exposed to sunlight to soften th...
by JCOOLEY
Thu Dec 20, 2018 10:20 am
Forum: Advanced Frame Convertible & Advanced Frame 2
Topic: Differences between early model and new AE1007
Replies: 1
Views: 797

Only differences are the following:
Seat backs are slightly taller
Floor has pressure relief valve
Hardware such as D-Rings and some buckles have been changed
Graphics may be different

That's about it. No major changes have been made since 2006. Only minor cosmetic changes.
by JCOOLEY
Tue Nov 13, 2018 3:06 pm
Forum: Backbones
Topic: 10.5 - Considering BB to Dropstitch
Replies: 3
Views: 1908

6'2" Size 13 feet and can fit fine with the DS floor.
With DS, less prone to dragging by a couple of inches.
Kayak does sit slightly higher in water because DS floor is more buoyant than the stock floor.
Using the two together stretches the cover and can cause permanent damage.
by JCOOLEY
Mon Sep 24, 2018 8:14 am
Forum: AdvancedFrame Ultralight
Topic: AF 3022--ultralite question
Replies: 8
Views: 2915

Also, adding the Drop Stitch floor takes away from the purpose of this boat. A lightweight AdvancedFrame that can be taken anywhere and performs as the AdvancedFrame series does. Adding the DS floor adds 6 lbs to the 17.5 and almost puts you at the weight of the SPORT. To each their own though.
by JCOOLEY
Fri Sep 21, 2018 2:55 pm
Forum: AdvancedFrame Ultralight
Topic: AF 3022--ultralite question
Replies: 8
Views: 2915

UPDATE

We have put the DS floor in the Ultralite and it seemed to fit ok. It is a little too wide in the stern. It obviously makes the seating area smaller but we were able to fit in with shoes off and the footbrace removed. It will be fine as an option with the note that the seating area/foot room will be...
by JCOOLEY
Thu Sep 13, 2018 9:51 am
Forum: Issues/Problems
Topic: Anchoring back of seat
Replies: 1
Views: 1047

When entering the kayak, sit forward 6-12 inches from the back of the seat.
Once in kayak, push back into the seat.
Paddle at an upright position.
If you lay back, the seat will want to slide.
by JCOOLEY
Tue Sep 04, 2018 11:40 am
Forum: AdvancedFrame Ultralight
Topic: AF 3022--ultralite question
Replies: 8
Views: 2915

https://www.advancedelementskayaks.co.uk/article.php/114/new-advancedframe-ultralight-kayak Worked perfectly - much improved on choppy water. I wouldn't use a backbone as there is a different bladder set up (just a left & right tube), rather than normal AF set tube setup. Vortex, Can you provide a ...
by JCOOLEY
Tue Sep 04, 2018 11:36 am
Forum: AirFusion, AirFusion Elite, AirFusion EVO
Topic: Packing the kayak with gear
Replies: 2
Views: 1238

There should be no issue with replacing the thwart with a sleeping bag in a dry bag. The object of the thwart is to push the side walls out to help fill out the cover. So as long as you are achieving that, you should be fine.
by JCOOLEY
Fri Aug 24, 2018 11:08 am
Forum: Inflation & Valves
Topic: Sticky and Leaky Spring Valves
Replies: 1
Views: 1097

Valves are welded to the tube from 2006 until present. They cannot be replaced without replacing the tube. Both cases sound odd. Send video of valves to info@advancedelements.com. The cap is not what prevents air from coming out of the valve, it is only to keep debris from getting inside the valve. ...
by JCOOLEY
Tue Aug 14, 2018 8:26 am
Forum: Repairs, Cleaning & Maintainance
Topic: Repair a leaking floor patch
Replies: 2
Views: 1272

Contact customer Service for better assistance.
info@advancedelements.com
Or you can buy a new floor from the replacement parts section on www.advancedelements.com
by JCOOLEY
Mon Aug 13, 2018 8:09 am
Forum: Spray Skirts, Dry Bags, Foot Braces, Seats etc.
Topic: zipper lets water through
Replies: 7
Views: 11763

I see people mentioning periodically the problem with the water getting in through zipper. AE forum moderators provide useful explanation and workarounds ( really appreciated !). I am not sure if I miss something and there a deep reasons for why this cannot be addressed by AE by change in the desig...
by JCOOLEY
Thu Aug 09, 2018 8:41 am
Forum: Repairs, Cleaning & Maintainance
Topic: Burst I-Beam in AE Convertible Standard Floor
Replies: 5
Views: 6103

Re: Stand-UP Paddle Board

My floor has the same problem. I am planning to buy an Inflatable Stand-UP Paddle Board and use it instead. It's cheaper than the $250 Floor and can have other uses. Anybody else done the same? Not quite sure how an inflatable SUP is cheaper than a dropstitch floor. They typically start at $450 and...
by JCOOLEY
Tue Aug 07, 2018 7:57 am
Forum: Repairs, Cleaning & Maintainance
Topic: Your AE Repair Kit vs. Tear-Aid
Replies: 9
Views: 13575

Type B adheres 50% immediately and continues to adhere over 24 hrs. It is specifically meant for the materials that our kayaks are made out of. Type A is not meant for the materials our kayaks are made of and will not stick as well. We have tested these and would not recommend them if we knew they d...