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  DIY scruppers
  Posted by: old_user on Apr-04-12 5:00 PM (EST)
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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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Table of Contents
  • DIY scruppers - old_user - Apr-04-12 5:00 PM
    • Sure - FrankNC - Apr-04-12 5:24 PM
    • Make - old_user - Apr-04-12 9:25 PM
    • Scuppers - gnatcatcher - Apr-05-12 8:39 AM
      • i bet - jesse59 - Apr-05-12 10:35 AM
        • Thanks - old_user - Apr-05-12 10:15 PM
    • Go to home depot - old_user - Apr-06-12 8:34 PM
      • Thanks - old_user - Apr-07-12 8:07 AM

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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: old_user 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?
  i bet
  Posted by: jesse59 on Apr-05-12 10:35 AM (EST)
I bet they mean scupper hole plugs.

DIY plugs could be cork or ethafoam or even styrofoam if they don't need to last long. Maybe you could find big rubber stoppers at mcmaster carr.

I think the real deal is only like 5 or 10 bucks though.
  Posted by: old_user 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: old_user on Apr-07-12 8:07 AM (EST)
Awesome idea and I like that they have lasted so long. Thanks


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