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PostPosted: Sat Jun 22, 2013 1:28 am 
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I love to fish... just always in a canoe... until now...

I was looking for a new hobby when I stumbled upon Kayak Fishing! Oh boy talk about accessories! The angler was cheap compared to the $ I'm probably gonna spend on it over the summer! Hope you enjoy the pics!

I'm new at this so if you see anything that looks funky or have any suggestions feel free to post! I'm not an electrician but I figured out the wiring and from a few pics from a member on this page I was able to build a stand! =)

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PostPosted: Sat Jun 22, 2013 5:00 am 
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Very nice set-up. What are the yellow things on the ends of your rods? Just lost one overboard and am looking at solutions that don't involve a rod leash as far as recovery goes. Well done and thanks in advance for your help. :D

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PostPosted: Sat Jun 22, 2013 7:14 am 
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Looks great!

look to be these "Cush-it" rod floats.

http://lunaseasports.com/


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 22, 2013 7:16 am 
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Thanks!

It's called a Cush-it by Luna Sea. Run ya about $15 each! Haven't Troyes em yet... They just came in the mail but they are also suppose to stop the rod from digging into your side too!


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 22, 2013 7:30 am 
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Nice work.

Just a word of caution. Not sure how waterproof that white cable/black connector in the floor is? If you get anywhere close to salt water all electrical connections will have to be hermetically sealed. Salt and any electrical current no matter how small will corrode the connections and wires really fast.

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PostPosted: Sat Jun 22, 2013 7:48 am 
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Thanks! I got all mt stuff from west marine but I will look into it further. I'm now much of a salt water fisherman but I don't want anything to compromise all the hard work I did! Thanks again!


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 22, 2013 7:50 am 
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I did use marine silicone inside the plug to protect it tho. I put it in before i Slid the boot up. =)


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 22, 2013 12:28 pm 
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ccralleo wrote:
It's called a Cush-it by Luna Sea. Run ya about $15 each! Haven't Troyes em yet... They just came in the mail but they are also suppose to stop the rod from digging into your side too!

I'm going to have to look into those. I'm finding the rod leash kind of annoying.

ccralleo wrote:
I'm new at this so if you see anything that looks funky or have any suggestions feel free to post!

My only suggestion is "Come do mine, too!!"

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 25, 2013 6:47 pm 
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Hey, cool stand - I thought it looked familiar! And it looks like you added a few features to my original - I like the cart holder!


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PostPosted: Wed Jun 26, 2013 11:12 am 
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hmm, no motor !! i was hoping to see a hobie evolve or torqeedo ulralight. :D just to make it even more desirable and maybe a hobie trailer. You dont wanna be setting all that up on tha beach.
then its time to get yourself a full wrap in some ssstunning graphics. #pimpmyyak


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 28, 2013 8:18 am 
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Thanks guys... I had a lot of fun putting everything together! I wanna get a motor but that will have to wait till next year.


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PostPosted: Sat Aug 03, 2013 11:05 pm 
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Where did you get the clamps for the gear track on the side rail? I was out today and decided the rail would be a good place for a scotty rod holder, but a gear track would be much more usable.

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PostPosted: Sun Aug 04, 2013 5:25 am 
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Yakattack has the gear track and clamps for the rails.


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PostPosted: Sun Aug 04, 2013 4:45 pm 
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Looks great, I'm jealous. I'm looking to hopefully purchase a pro 14 soon but my question is if you flip (when I flip) what happens to all that gear. Sorry if this is a rookie question but I'm a real rookie. Hoping to test drive an outback to see if this is for me. I'm really excited about it just hope it all works out. I usually fish off a friends boat but I look forward to the " being one with nature thing"


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PostPosted: Sun Aug 04, 2013 10:51 pm 
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I flipped it over the first time out... I had my mom in the back (not recommended). I was lucky I was able to recover everything. I have sense made some adjustments because if we weren't over the rock shelf I would have lost everything.

I bought the Luna Sea floats for my fishing poles
Added a leash to pretty much everything else
Bought a dry bag
Added straps to the front lid to reduce the amount of water going into the hull of the boat
Attached a softball sized buoy to all small waterproof containers that hold small electronics and tackle stuff

This way everything is either attached or floats!

Good Luck! :)


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