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So I'm installing a new transducer into the hull of my Stealth kayak. The previous unit was epoxied into place ( and is therefore a permanent fixture) Initial research and a short test run suggests silicon is not suitable. I tried Sikaflex 11f3 because some sites claimed it worked ok, but I get zero...
- Tue Dec 10, 2019 6:41 pm
- Forum: General
- Topic: Newbie - auckland - what helped when starting out?
- Replies: 23
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Leash it or buy a new one. Leash everything.and only take half of what you put out on the bench. Except safety stuff. Dont scrimp on safety stuff.
- Wed Dec 04, 2019 7:26 pm
- Forum: Trip Reports
- Topic: 26/11 Army Bay - Finally! Back out there, and fish to boot.
- Replies: 6
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Nice work. Didnt know about the free fish heads app. Sounds like a damn fine idea. Have downloaded and will give it a burst after tomorrows outing.
Make a greenland paddle. Cape Falcon Kayaks have a good ( as in easy to follow for non-carpenters) vid and a plan on pdf you can buy. They are in the U S of A but I found them very easy to talk with, they responded to all my questions with workable answers overnight Wouldnt go back to anything else ...
Wow, not sure my butt could handle that . The most I've done is 5 hours and 25km without a break. Usually when I head out from here, there's nowhere to park up and stretch your legs unless I go back to where I launched from. Guess I'll just have to come up to the B.O.I
I cannot lie, I am impressed and intrigued by the thought of a 50km paddle. Did you fish or was it just a cruise? How long did it take? I would love to join you although I have never paddled that far in one go.
I know this to be true. As a school boy I cycled every day and the Wellington wind conspired to be a southerly in the morning and a northerly in the evening. A head wind both ways. I'm beginning to think it's not worth the candle to be honest. I enjoy kayak fishing because of the simplicity so why a...
Thanks for the advice. The Action Pacific guy recommended the 1.5 sq meter sail for the 525. I think he assumed because it's longer it's also heavier. The issue I have with that is the mast height is 1.8m. I think that would interfere with the work space as they would come almost back to the seat ar...
Has anyone ever fitted a Pacific Action sail to a Stealth ( specifically 525) ? It looks like it should work but I have some concerns regarding how much room they take up when folded and ofcourse stability.
I have a 400 lite with all extras.Tackle pod, Chill pod, anchor pulley system, fish stringer, rudder kit, railblaza up the waazoo, c-tug, light and flag pole, seat and paddle, Garmon fishfinder. I want $1500 ish.
Exactly. Apart from my very first few fish I mostly find them ok to handle. The Stealth makes it simple cause I can drop them into the center hatch. Still, the lipgripper looks so dam useful I just can't leave it behind.
Thanks for all your suggestions, have basically gone through and super simplified. Made a workable iki from an old screw driver ( it has a very good handle), a bait knife that straps on my leg and a small pair of long nosed pliers that also cut braid very well. The next thing on the evaluation list ...
NIce work, we were off Waipu cove at the same time, stayed out around the 12-15 meter mark. Was okay but patchy. Had a little exitement when a gannet grabbed my livey. Fortunatley it was a decent size and I was able to get it off him before he got hooked. Thought about fishing the rocks but was expe...