Return to Hobie.com
Hobie Forums
It is currently Sat Jul 31, 2021 8:10 pm

All times are UTC - 8 hours [ DST ]




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 6 posts ] 
Author Message
PostPosted: Thu Jul 08, 2021 3:53 am 
Offline
Site Rank - Deck Hand

Joined: Thu Jul 08, 2021 3:41 am
Posts: 4
Hi! I have been waiting/thinking about getting one of these boards for a few years & looks like it might finally happen this weekend, or in the next few weeks.
I am getting the 12-ft version, along with storage bag & cart. Also getting roof racks installed on my Toyota Corolla. A few questions:
Are there any other accessories/parts you would recommend? I was thinking of possibly the nose rail guard kit and/or the rail protection kit. Would getting both be redundant or recommended?
I am also curious about carrying/transporting it. Should I get a side carry handle kit? Does anyone have a picture of what that looks like? I’m a woman, 5’3, and I think I can handle carrying/lifting it in my own when it’s not on the cart, but just want to make sure.
Any other recommendations for accessories to get? Or tips for first use?
Thanks so much!!


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Thu Jul 08, 2021 11:33 am 
Offline
Site Admin

Joined: Tue May 27, 2003 12:44 pm
Posts: 14361
Location: Oceanside, California
The shiny ACX or the Dura?

_________________
Matt Miller
Director of Parts and Accessory Sales
Warranty and Technical Support
Hobie Cat USA


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Thu Jul 08, 2021 11:45 am 
Offline
Site Rank - Deck Hand

Joined: Thu Jul 08, 2021 3:41 am
Posts: 4
The shiny ACX...the dealer has the nose rail guard kit in stock so I tentatively added that to my order, but how does this (https://www.scheels.com/p/hobie-rail-pr ... 8QEALw_wcB) compare?


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Thu Jul 08, 2021 12:01 pm 
Offline
Site Admin

Joined: Tue May 27, 2003 12:44 pm
Posts: 14361
Location: Oceanside, California
Redundant and less effective than the Nose Rail Guard Kit (Newer kit).

The side handle kit is for the Dura Model that has a place to attach them that is not on the ACX.

The bottle holder is nice: 72020504 WATER BOTTLE HOLDER KIT ECLIPSE

Image

This attaches to the handlebar.

_________________
Matt Miller
Director of Parts and Accessory Sales
Warranty and Technical Support
Hobie Cat USA


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Thu Jul 08, 2021 1:06 pm 
Offline
Site Rank - Deck Hand

Joined: Thu Jul 08, 2021 3:41 am
Posts: 4
Thank you! @$50 I think I'm going to pass on the water bottle holder for now but may get it down the road.


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Thu Jul 08, 2021 2:07 pm 
Offline
Site Rank - Deck Hand

Joined: Thu Jul 08, 2021 3:41 am
Posts: 4
Another noobie question - does it go on the roof to transport with or without the bag/cover on it?


Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 6 posts ] 

All times are UTC - 8 hours [ DST ]


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum

Jump to:  
© Hobie Cat Company. All rights reserved.
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Group