Your #1 source for kayaking and canoeing information.               FREE Newsletter!
my Profile
 





 
Advice, Suggestions and General Help New Topic Printer Friendly Version

  no need....
  Posted by: bowler1 on Dec-16-12 5:43 PM (EST)
 

there probably is no need to replace the rope. Only exception being if it is frayed where it engages the cleat, thus causing it not to hold securely.

if that is the case you can also cut the rope down and then tie a larger diameter piece of cord onto the end so that the beefier cord is what engages the cleat. This works well.

If the skeg is lacking "oompf" in deploying then you will want to shorten the bungees that come through the deck in order to increase their tension, or you can replace the bungee. The bungee is what causes the skeg to work...or not work in the event it is over stretched or worn out.

Matt

 Great Products from the Buyers' Guide:

Kong Cable

Kayalite

Boat Loader

Kayak Sak

ParkerMount

Table of Contents

Google
 
Web Paddling.net


Follow us on:
Free Newsletter | About Us | Site Map | Advertising Info | Contact Us

©2014 Paddling.net Inc.
Sweepstakes Banjo Shirt