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Post Kraken mod
The kraken has a large transducer scupper and a live bait tank pump scupper . As I am using neither of these and thinking they may add uneeded drag .The pump recess in the deck is under and behind the raised seat, anything dropped could roll down into there and drop through so.. I filled them in. Expanding foam and Bondo caps. Done.


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Sun Mar 19, 2017 6:31 pm
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Bondo cap in place


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Sun Mar 19, 2017 6:33 pm
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And the pump well. Both the expanding foam and the Bog break away easily from the hull. The caps may need All Clear to keep them in place later, and will be easy to cut/machine a slot for the transducer when I eventually get one.


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Sun Mar 19, 2017 6:34 pm
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Swapped out the strap and buckle which needs two hands to close, for a one handed bungy ( scruffy for now, I'll redo it more neatly now it works out ok) also added saddles for leashes. Through bolted and backing washers.


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Mon Mar 20, 2017 9:05 am
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Removable bait board with " wet" hook keeper


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Mon Mar 20, 2017 9:06 am
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One of these I don't want to lose any fish. And makes bleeding easy


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Mon Mar 20, 2017 3:23 pm
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And this; because size does matter!


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Mon Mar 20, 2017 3:24 pm
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D rifle spotlight battery in a warehouse yoga block


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Sat Apr 01, 2017 12:36 pm
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And in place


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Sat Apr 01, 2017 12:37 pm
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You sure have been busy dedant! :y:


Phoenix Kayaks - Hornet
Stealth - Evolution 465
Stealth - BFS
Jackson Kayak - Kraken
Kawasaki - STX 1100 My FAST kayak! SOLD!
Ramco - Fishmaster 580 My BIG kayak!
...and countless other kayaks I've owned


Sun Apr 02, 2017 11:50 pm
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More like bored! I think I have sold my still and brewing gear , FF next :y: I NEED to get this thing on the water...one week away :)


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Mon Apr 03, 2017 7:24 am
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:y: Mark 2 chopping board and extra tackle storage ( as if I need it :lol: )


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File comment: I used the old board off my previous yak. Hopefully the mojo transfers over
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