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by Mental
Thu Sep 21, 2017 9:33 am
Forum: General
Topic: buying fish finder/ chartplottrt from Ebay
Replies: 8
Views: 417

Re: buying fish finder/ chartplottrt from Ebay

I've purchased both overseas and locally over the years, as long as you go in with your eyes open then yes you can save money importing yourself but as others have said normally they the geo locked to the local measurement system , i.e. US models are locked to feet and fahrenheit and you can kiss go...
by Mental
Tue Sep 19, 2017 7:25 am
Forum: Competitions and Events
Topic: Kayak Fishing SNAPPER Softbait Challenge 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 404

Re: Kayak Fishing SNAPPER Softbait Challenge 2017

Haven't entered yet, keen but will make the call closer to the time :y:
by Mental
Mon Sep 18, 2017 2:50 pm
Forum: General
Topic: What did Mike buy?
Replies: 10
Views: 608

Re: What did Mike buy?

and only two scuppers...? There goes my Jackson Cuda LT guess |(
by Mental
Mon Sep 18, 2017 2:39 pm
Forum: General
Topic: What did Mike buy?
Replies: 10
Views: 608

Re: What did Mike buy?

Yea looks thermo formed - past that I'm at a loss, I want to say Pelican but I didn't think there were any in NZ..?
by Mental
Fri Sep 15, 2017 7:05 pm
Forum: General
Topic: FPV-Power Kayak Battery! Wow!
Replies: 8
Views: 581

Re: FPV-Power Kayak Battery! Wow!

Any chance of seeing what's inside the box..?
by Mental
Fri Sep 15, 2017 7:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Ideal kids kayak
Replies: 3
Views: 277

Re: Ideal kids kayak

Yep what the other guys said and I have sent you a PM regards Phoenix as we have supplied a few other sea scout groups over the years as I'm sure Viking have too, and I did with Ocean Kayak when they were still in NZ, another brand to look at would be Mission too as they have some good small sit on ...
by Mental
Mon Sep 04, 2017 2:58 pm
Forum: Electrical and Electronics
Topic: Cable and Clam Glands
Replies: 14
Views: 738

Re: Cable and Clam Glands

Nice work!

Thanks for sharing :y:
by Mental
Fri Sep 01, 2017 2:43 pm
Forum: Electrical and Electronics
Topic: Cable and Clam Glands
Replies: 14
Views: 738

Re: Cable and Clam Glands

I've been using the Scanstrut ones for a while, you can pick them up from Burnsco > https://www.burnsco.co.nz/shop/shop-all ... deck-seals
by Mental
Thu Aug 31, 2017 11:03 am
Forum: General
Topic: Weather This Week
Replies: 37
Views: 1962

Re: Weather This Week

Looks like you had a good birthday there Kerry - Nice catch!
by Mental
Tue Aug 29, 2017 1:10 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Transport kayak on ute
Replies: 9
Views: 719

Re: Transport kayak on ute

Upside down is the way to go if you can :y: I can't with my Stealth so I use a T-Loader from Rhino I've been using mine with the Stealth for a few years now and no problems, easy on your own, easy with a heavy kayak (used it for both my Stealth and the Jackson Kraken), and I use it with a cradle too...
by Mental
Wed Aug 23, 2017 9:01 am
Forum: General
Topic: Are we loosing the "brotherhood "??
Replies: 21
Views: 1585

Re: Are we loosing the "brotherhood "??

Here's my overly long reply :lol: Why did you get into the hobby? I'm a fisherman through and through, since my Grandfather put a split cane rod in my hand I've been hooked. Fast forward 20 years and I had a 5.4m boat sat in my drive way never getting wet that I owned 50:50 with a mate who never rea...
by Mental
Sun Aug 13, 2017 5:54 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: Wanted- Name of the guy that builds trailers
Replies: 2
Views: 272

Re: Wanted- Name of the guy that builds trailers

You're after Stray Dog he works at Compass Trailers :y:
by Mental
Sat Aug 12, 2017 8:24 am
Forum: Electrical and Electronics
Topic: Raymarine Dragonfly 5 Pro install (a few questions)
Replies: 1
Views: 183

Re: Raymarine Dragonfly 5 Pro install (a few questions)

Have a look here, the only difference is for the DF transducer you are going to need to do an internal install > http://www.vikingkayaks.co.nz/kayaking+ ... rofish+400
by Mental
Wed Aug 09, 2017 12:04 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Heavy kayak loading systems
Replies: 24
Views: 1684

Re: Heavy kayak loading systems

This one is pretty sketchy but it goes to prove there is more than one way to skin a cat...

by Mental
Wed Aug 09, 2017 11:50 am
Forum: General
Topic: Heavy kayak loading systems
Replies: 24
Views: 1684

Re: Heavy kayak loading systems

I'm a bit late to the party but have you looked at the Rhino T Loader? I've been using mine with the Stealth for a few years now and no problems, easy on your own, easy with a heavy kayak (used it for both my Stealth and the Jackson Kraken), and I use it with a cradle too. Not my video but it gives ...
by Mental
Thu Aug 03, 2017 1:22 pm
Forum: Members
Topic: New member
Replies: 3
Views: 300

Re: New member

Welcome along Typhoon :y:
by Mental
Wed Aug 02, 2017 9:49 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Leather Jacket spawning ground
Replies: 10
Views: 806

Re: Leather Jacket spawning ground

Cool adventure if nothing else!
by Mental
Tue Aug 01, 2017 7:24 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Switchsport Wingman Kayak
Replies: 6
Views: 453

Re: Switchsport Wingman Kayak

Did you see these auctions on Trademe too?

Sail version
http://www.trademe.co.nz/sports/kayaks- ... 413477.htm

With motor and trailer too!
http://www.trademe.co.nz/sports/kayaks- ... 499499.htm
by Mental
Tue Aug 01, 2017 2:38 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Switchsport Wingman Kayak
Replies: 6
Views: 453

Re: Switchsport Wingman Kayak

Not my video but this does make it look bloody cool!

by Mental
Tue Aug 01, 2017 2:36 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Switchsport Wingman Kayak
Replies: 6
Views: 453

Re: Switchsport Wingman Kayak

In my opinion this concept was great, being able to quickly link two kayaks using simple materials then the ability to add a motor or sail made for great options. Unfortunately and for reasons I don't know it never took off and not that long ago I'm pretty sure the moulds/company were for sale on Tr...