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Old 07-05-2015, 01:16 PM   #2899
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Very nice kayak, will put on our list to consider in the future.
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Old 07-05-2015, 08:17 PM   #2900
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Wash and dry..with lots of grandkritter 'help'....
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Old 07-05-2015, 08:26 PM   #2901
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We finally got our dream kayak, a Jackson Big Tuna. . . . .
Sweet yak. Who is the captain?
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Old 07-05-2015, 09:49 PM   #2902
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Sweet yak. Who is the captain?
Is the captain the one who has to load/unload, paddle, bait the hook, take off (if we're lucky) the fish, load/unload, clean the fish, cook the fish and pay for said kayak?

That would be me

Spent Saturday afternoon trying to read the instructions for installing the optional rudder, written in 4 pt font, 2 pt font for parts list (only 1 bag of 3) and with postage stamp, blurry pictures unrelated to the current step. Gave up, got a libation and found it on YouTube. Much better

Spent Sunday afternoon hanging it (temporarily) from a wall in the garage, 4 straps of 1.5" nylon. That took quite a bit of time too.

So the last 2 things are what I got for the AS yesterday and today. Tomorrow I'm packing for a trip to Wisconsin (annual man-cation) but I'm taking the Ranger bass boat. I'll check out the yak when I get back.

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Old 07-06-2015, 06:34 AM   #2903
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Extra counter space

Finished this before our trip to Wyoming. Used cutting board material and cypress . Put together with Kreg joints. Three sided, rides upside down under the dinette when travelling for secure storage. We don't use the cooktop, so this works great for us.
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Old 07-06-2015, 06:54 AM   #2904
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great idea, thanks. Like your water jug too.
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Old 07-06-2015, 07:08 PM   #2905
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Segment protectors

Just finished installing segment protectors.
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Old 07-07-2015, 05:30 AM   #2906
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Are you having a hard time removing your batteries....that silly lip on the lower sill.

What I done did......


Grab strap, lift & pull...


Velcro keeps it secure...


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Old 07-07-2015, 08:01 AM   #2907
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Old 07-07-2015, 02:49 PM   #2908
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I like it!
I need to do that for my batts as well.
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Old 07-07-2015, 03:53 PM   #2909
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4 new brake caliper hoses....2" longer than OEM.
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Old 07-07-2015, 04:26 PM   #2910
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I like it!
I need to do that for my batts as well.
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Bluto,

If you do do it, use this stuff on both ends, it's stronger than doo-doo, it will replace the buckle you see in my photo no problem. (good on the 'mouse fur' too)
Great addition to the AS tool kit.

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Old 07-07-2015, 07:03 PM   #2911
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Picked up a lightly used ProPride hitch today. I can hardly wait to install it.

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Old 07-07-2015, 07:05 PM   #2912
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Picked up a lightly used ProPride hitch today. I can hardly wait to install it.

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Congrats! If you can video the installation process, I'd love to see it!!
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