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PostPosted: Fri Oct 26, 2018 2:53 am 
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To balance out the kayak and increase leg room. I would recommend moving the cockpit back 3 inches and putting the seat on rails with 1/4” slide notches to move the seat back and fourth on a six inch long platform. That way you could move it forward three inches or back three inches from the current fixed location. This gives more legroom and also users can get some lift in the bow to push the center of gravity further to the to the rear or decrease bow lift by pushing forward. Just a thought to consider.

I really like mine.

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 26, 2018 11:45 am 
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jsuber wrote:
To balance out the kayak and increase leg room. I would recommend moving the cockpit back 3 inches and putting the seat on rails with 1/4” slide notches to move the seat back and fourth on a six inch long platform. That way you could move it forward three inches or back three inches from the current fixed location. This gives more legroom and also users can get some lift in the bow to push the center of gravity further to the to the rear or decrease bow lift by pushing forward. Just a thought to consider.

I really like mine.


I love mine also and found an alternative (85 pound) way to shift the CG back just a bit...lol

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 26, 2018 5:54 pm 
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