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 Post subject: Foam Thing
PostPosted: Tue Mar 05, 2013 2:25 pm 
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I have this foam thing under my seat. Is this needed or can I take it out?Image


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 Post subject: Re: Foam Thing
PostPosted: Tue Mar 05, 2013 3:58 pm 
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I was wondering the same thing, mine moved and its kind of rolling around in the back. I just left it there as its not really in the way of anything.


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 Post subject: Re: Foam Thing
PostPosted: Tue Mar 05, 2013 4:01 pm 
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It's extra flotation to meet a standard. It's meant to be there, but you could take it out if it's in the way. A little safer with it in as shipped.

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 Post subject: Re: Foam Thing
PostPosted: Tue Mar 05, 2013 6:16 pm 
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In some cases they are also placed there to add a bit of additional support for the deck and hull. It should fit snugly between those pieces.

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 Post subject: Re: Foam Thing
PostPosted: Wed Mar 20, 2013 9:16 pm 
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I bought my Revolution used... either it never came with any additional foam or the previous owner took it out... in any event I would like to add some to my kayak. Does anyone know what type of foam Hobie uses and where I might get some blocks of it retail?


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 Post subject: Re: Foam Thing
PostPosted: Thu Mar 21, 2013 12:49 am 
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Pool noodles are a good cheap alternative.

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 Post subject: Re: Foam Thing
PostPosted: Thu Mar 21, 2013 4:54 am 
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One 4 inch pool noodle in the front will keep an Adventure afloat enough to bail or pump it out.

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