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#21 Yakity - Yak - u.k.

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Posted 14 May 2005 - 05:54 PM

Hi R-n-R,

Welcome to A.N. and the Kayak Fishing forum.
Look forward to your posts and pictures.
We are just getting started here in the U.K.
Like your site, very nice,some great pics there.
You have obviously been fishing a while, so you can give us some tips:D
Congrats on the Tournament win !!
Hope your fishin trip goes well.

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Posted 14 May 2005 - 05:58 PM

Well i've just finished filling my yaks up ad im glad to say that apart from the places where I would expect water to leak from i.e rivets etc there are no others, i was esspecially concerned about the scupper hole moulding joins because in a couple of places you can quite clearly see that they are out of alignment, but touch wood (scratches head) no problems.

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#23 Yakity - Yak - u.k.

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Posted 14 May 2005 - 06:12 PM

Glad to hear that Prowler.

Just a thought for those filling Yaks with water.
Remember they are built to withstand pressure from the outside in, dont over fill them.
Also if you have weak points like the scupper hole mouldings , you could do more damage to your Kayak, by over doing it.
As I said.......just a thought.

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Posted 15 May 2005 - 01:23 AM

Looks like I'm lucky! My Prowler is very watertight. Also the centre console is pretty strong - thick material all over. The seat is good too, even when sprinting there was no flex to speak of. Not had any ingress from anywhere - surf test still to come though.
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Posted 15 May 2005 - 03:53 AM

In touch with kayaks and paddles today have to ring them on monday to arrange replacment looks like i'm going to be yak-less for a while

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Posted 15 May 2005 - 02:59 PM

Hi Olly.

Glad they are sorting it for you. :)

The loss of a Kayak can be a traumatic experience, if things get too much for you let us all know, we will try to arrange counceling :D

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Posted 15 May 2005 - 03:20 PM

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we will try to arrange counceling

Which reminds me, how did ya get on with your hatch?? did you get it fixed?

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#28 Yakity - Yak - u.k.

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Posted 15 May 2005 - 03:33 PM

Hi Prowler.

Bit of a chore that one Mark.
Simon at B/canoes, imported one from NZ for me in the end.....guess what......yep, that didnt fit either :D
The hatch cover from Gaspatchi is a snug fit, but just will not locate on the holding rim.
So i have made up some webbing straps to secure it.
What with this blasted injuury and all, I have yet to try it out.
So.....fingers crossed.
Dont think this will fall off now......do you :D

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Posted 15 May 2005 - 07:05 PM

Olly,

The yak should not leak. If it is under warranty I suggest requesting/demading a replacement. OK is now part of Johnson Outdoors and perhaps the Bean Counters are shaving quality control? The P13 is very popular and they may be letting some out that should have been rejected.

Also, there is a product called 303, a UV protectant. Wipe the yak down every 6 weeks or so and the 303 will keep it lookin as new.

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Posted 15 May 2005 - 08:55 PM

Hi Les,

Welcome to Anglers Net, and the Kayak forum.