Foot Pegs for Advanced Frame Convertible

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kozan
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Foot Pegs for Advanced Frame Convertible

Post by kozan » Wed Feb 26, 2014 1:14 am

Hi guys,
i’m a proud owner of an Advanced Frame Convertible model AE1007,i’m very satisfied of this product and i enjoy myself very much with it.

I’have a question: i buyed a pair of ADJUSTABLE FOOT PEGS AE4003 but i’m not shure to have installed them correctly when i use the kayak in the tandem version.

I want to install the foot pags in the front part of the kayak for the front paddeler.

The problem is that when i cinch down the webbing straps, the strap fixed more ahead wraps the main tube and the “deck lift chambersâ€￾ too.

I’m not shure if it is right, do you think that there is the possibility to damage the "deck lift chambers"?
Do you know if there is a better system to fixed the foot pegs?

Thank you for help.

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Post by JCOOLEY » Wed Feb 26, 2014 11:07 am

Unfortunately if you are using it in the tandem mode and placing it towards the front, it will wrap around the deck lift. It should not damage it. To still utilize the deck lifts, inflate them first and then clip on the Foot Pegs followed by inflating the tube and then cinching down the foot pegs.
The Foot Pegs are more intended for when paddling the Convertible solo so that you have something to brace against since your feet will not reach the front of the kayak.

kozan
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Post by kozan » Wed Feb 26, 2014 3:38 pm

JCOOLEY wrote:Unfortunately if you are using it in the tandem mode and placing it towards the front, it will wrap around the deck lift. It should not damage it. To still utilize the deck lifts, inflate them first and then clip on the Foot Pegs followed by inflating the tube and then cinching down the foot pegs.
The Foot Pegs are more intended for when paddling the Convertible solo so that you have something to brace against since your feet will not reach the front of the kayak.
Thanks for you reply.
please tell me if is correct:
first i wrap the webbing straps around the tube partially inflated (not cinch down),then i inflate the chambers(main chamber and deck lifts) to proper pressure and finally i cinch down the webbing straps making attention not to tighten too much the front strap.

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Post by JCOOLEY » Wed Feb 26, 2014 3:52 pm

kozan wrote:
JCOOLEY wrote:Unfortunately if you are using it in the tandem mode and placing it towards the front, it will wrap around the deck lift. It should not damage it. To still utilize the deck lifts, inflate them first and then clip on the Foot Pegs followed by inflating the tube and then cinching down the foot pegs.
The Foot Pegs are more intended for when paddling the Convertible solo so that you have something to brace against since your feet will not reach the front of the kayak.
Thanks for you reply.
please tell me if is correct:
first i wrap the webbing straps around the tube partially inflated (not cinch down),then i inflate the chambers(main chamber and deck lifts) to proper pressure and finally i cinch down the webbing straps.
That'll work.

kozan
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Post by kozan » Thu Feb 27, 2014 2:04 am

jcooley thanks for your reply.

Here you can see some pictures about front installation for the AE4003.

I prefer it rather than the "inflatable foot brace" because the adjustable fooot pegs allow free space in the bow of the kayak,when we paddle in tandem this is an important detail.

The important thing of this solution (correct to me if it is wrong) is not over tighten the front strap and tighten more the posterior strap.

The second important thing is not to inflate completely the deck lift so to avoid over pressure risk.

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Foot Brace

Post by Suza » Mon Jan 09, 2017 1:57 pm

I realize the inflatable foot brace placed in the front of the AF Convertible )15') will not work as a foot support when paddling with the seat in the center solo position.

However, will it work in the DS-XLC (10'10") or would adjustable foot pegs be necessary?

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Post by JCOOLEY » Mon Jan 09, 2017 2:07 pm

It will work in the XLC. It just wedges into the front and creates a flat surface to push feet up against.

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