Posted by: Alpinbogen on Aug-25-13 4:25 PM (EST) Category: Kayaks
-- Last Updated: Aug-25-13 4:25 PM EST --
After many years, the backband on my NDK Romany Explorer is about to self-destruct. Any suggestions on a favored replacement?
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Posted by: Gromulus on Aug-25-13 7:01 PM (EST)
I really like the Immersion Research Lounge Band Back band and installed one this year in my Aquanaut after having one in my Nordkapp the past few years. About $60 on-line and can be installed various ways (as demonstrated on their website). I use the Pro straps.
IR Lounge back band!|
Posted by: PHILIPJEDLICKA on Aug-25-13 10:39 PM (EST)
I did the same as the previous person. Both on my Aquanaut and on my Etain. Simply the best back band on the market.
Posted by: trvlrerik on Aug-25-13 10:50 PM (EST)
I love the IR lounge band, very adjustable and durable. The only down side is that the lounge band may ride a little higher than most "stock" bands, and it can interfere with your spray skirt if it (the spray skirt) rides low.
Lounge away with IR! NM|
Posted by: Marshall on Aug-26-13 10:51 AM (EST)
Just another plug for IR. Most common retrofit I do to kayaks.