Posted by: camptowne on Apr-04-12 5:00 PM (EST) Category: unassigned
Does anyone have a good home made scupper idea that works well? Just bought a sit on top as a second kayak but would like my guests to stay dry. Thanks enjoy the water this season.
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Posted by: FrankNC on Apr-04-12 5:24 PM (EST)
As long as it is a fiberglass boat it is easy to add scuppers and the do let the boat drain a little quicker, But they don't keep you dry. For that you need a canoe.
Posted by: camptowne on Apr-04-12 9:25 PM (EST)
It is a Perception Tribe
I'd trade it|
Posted by: FrankNC on Apr-05-12 8:09 AM (EST)
Sit on tops are for being wet anyway. A modification to a plastic boat is very hard to accomplish and folks who want to stay dry will like the canoe much better.
Posted by: gnatcatcher on Apr-05-12 8:39 AM (EST)
From what I see, the Tribe already has scuppers. Do you mean scupper plugs?
Posted by: jesse59 on Apr-05-12 10:35 AM (EST)
I bet they mean scupper hole plugs.
Posted by: vipsusiek on Apr-05-12 10:15 PM (EST)
Good advice from everyone
Go to home depot|
Posted by: old_user on Apr-06-12 8:34 PM (EST)
buy rubber cane tips like you would put on the end of an elderly persons walker. Been using the same ones in my ocean kayaks for the last 10 years - best 2 bucks I ever spent (for 2 boats!)
Posted by: camptowne on Apr-07-12 8:07 AM (EST)
Awesome idea and I like that they have lasted so long. Thanks