Kayaking Kayak rack and cart

Discussion in 'Hobbies' started by Cherrie, Aug 9, 2010.

  1. Cherrie

    Cherrie Full Access Member

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    Top picture is old pads,bottom is what I'm going to try now.
    How to Make a Kayak Cart
    Parts needed.
    1-3/4x10’ pvc pipe
    4-3/4 pvc tee’s
    4-3/4 pvc caps
    4-clevis with pins 3/16 or1/4
    2-6”or8”lawn mower wheel
    2-1/4x? Bolts and lock-nuts custom length per wheels used.
    Pipe insulation or a swimming noodle
    2-straps
    I used these sizes
    Wheel leg
    4”tee 6”(2 needed)Glue 4”to tee, tee to 6”.
    Side rail
    Cap-10”tee16”-cap(2 needed)Glue cap to 10”to tee, tee to 16” to cap.
    Cross piece needs to be sized for your kayak I started with a 20” then cut it down to fit.
    A wood dowel can be added into wheel legs and custom cross piece to add strength.
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    My kayak cart made up and down this hill.
    Last picture is my friend on his frozen pond, first time out for me and kayak he thought he'd try it to.
     
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    Looks good
     
  3. Cherrie

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    I guess I used one picture twice.
     
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    Meet-up with a co-worker,his wife,brother and brother in law and went down the Boardman river. It was my second time on a river first time in my Old Towne kayak, :Dand we went through the Level 2 rapids.No one got dumped,:D,had a great time.
    Side note the 9'6" otter fits inside the KK,:cool:Im starting to like this kayak now.
     
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    Just got myself an early 50Th birthday present. And learned how to load and tie down without a ladder.
    Top pic is at dealer.Bottom is at home,about a 350 mile road trip with the KK today to pick up my Dagger Axis 10.5. Left home a little before 7 am and was home a little before 1 pm. Obeyed traffic laws down but everyone was speeding coming home.
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    That Dagger sure looks good up there Cherrie. Congrats on the new vessel.:badger_1:
     
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    Thank-you
    Now I need to use it. Only have had it out on the lake for a little while.
     
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    Hey here is my kayak DIY cart:
    Faire son propre chariot de transport – GeekFisher.ca
    The how-to is in French but I can translate if interested.

    Here it is with the kickstand:
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    And here with the 12-footer Elie on it:
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    For moving purpose, the cart should be more centered :)

    Also, I am using antiskid closed cell foams for carrying:
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    profdlp Grouchy Old Cuss

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    I almost bought a kayak five years ago for use on Lake Erie. Now that I'm heading back up there I'm going to have to reconsider doing it. I don't know where I'd put it, though. :shrug:
     
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    A 10' should fit in a shed/locker 12' would be more complicated.

    I know of someone on my fishing forum that left it on the roof of his jeep all fishing season long ;)