C1 Remix conversion

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Re: C1 Remix conversion

Post by bearboater » Fri Dec 18, 2015 6:09 pm

Interesting double strap method, curious why not a bulkhead with single strap set up?

Do you plan to use the boat for extended trips?
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Re: C1 Remix conversion

Post by Pea Pod » Fri Dec 18, 2015 8:32 pm

It is my first conversion and the absence of a bulkhead seemed like a good way to keep the space under the bow deck easily accessible for trips.

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Re: C1 Remix conversion

Post by bearboater » Fri Dec 18, 2015 8:49 pm

[quote="Pea Pod"]It is my first conversion and the absence of a bulkhead seemed like a good way to keep the space under the bow deck easily accessible for trips.[/quote]

Nice, Yeah it certainly gives that advantage. I've had set ups previously with the bulkhead fit in with force-to allow ease of access to storage. Both ways work, always just curious about others configurations.
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Re: C1 Remix conversion

Post by Pea Pod » Sat Dec 19, 2015 1:43 am

I'd like to see one of those bulkhead conversions in the flesh. Prior to this, I've only paddled OCs with bulkheads.

An attraction for using kneestraps over a bulkhead is the adjustability. Plus, the kneestraps maintain their shape so that the paddler can slide their knees in, upon entering the boat, just like a bulkhead.

Kneestraps meant drilling two holes in the hull, but i'm yet to see a downside to that, despite the theoretical undesirability.

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Re: C1 Remix conversion

Post by Paddle Power » Mon Dec 21, 2015 1:33 am

I really like the adjustable seat/saddle set up, super sweet!
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Re: C1 Remix conversion

Post by sbroam » Fri Jan 08, 2016 7:03 pm

Starting about here is a series of pictures from my Remix conversion with snow board knee straps and a snap shackle based quick release. it evolved from the original install sitting on a PE plate held in place by friction and pressure with no bolts - I relented and did drill some holes :-) Of my various conversions, this is the one I'm happiest with. Secure enough to play, adjustable, yet no exit anxiety. I have a variation of this in my playboat - bulkhead + straps with a snapshackle.

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