home made kickup rudder system for kayak

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seakelp
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home made kickup rudder system for kayak

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hello im building the the glen l flat bottom kayak and also want to buld my own kickup rudder system for does anyone know how to do this or direct me to a web site that can help me thanks for any help
Richard

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Richard, I don't know that I can answer your question but I just got to thinking: "What would be the chances of adapting a kick-up system from another boat such as a Hobie cat 14? Hobie has been making those things for so long that there have to be oodles of them laying around boat yards in enough of a state of disrepair that parts should be available. .....I'm thinking anyway.
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Are you looking for something like this? http://www.duckworksbbs.com/hardware/cl ... /index.htm

Or more like this? http://www.oneoceankayaks.com/Wshophtm/Shop26.htm If you go to this link (he is a really nice guy) you will see my 'yak in the cutsomer pics link. http://home.comcast.net/%7Ejwentz4/kayak.htm I haven't updated that site in years, sorry. I thought it was lost with all of the recent buyouts of service providers. ;)

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