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Kayak Welding

Postby box2k2 » Sat May 07, 2011 4:24 pm

Get some welding sticks, as they're easier to use than hacking up your cockpit rim (£2 Kayaks North West/Pyranha):


And one of these (£20-40 Amazon). This one's got digital temperature control, so I set it to 350 degrees:


Using this as a guide:

Surprisingly easy to get decent looking results:



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Postby DanW » Fri May 13, 2011 4:11 pm

Ring up about the welding strips as they aren't on the website.
They only charged me for the postage.
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Postby peterH » Sat May 14, 2011 11:47 am

Buying a sive and cutting theis up streaching the mesh out and melting this into the plastic can be good way of making your boat a bit stronger.
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