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Buying foam^

Post by Ocean Addicts » Sun Nov 20, 2011 7:11 pm

Anyone know where to buy closed cell foam?

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Re: Buying foam

Post by MikeB » Sun Nov 20, 2011 7:37 pm

Knoydart. Brookbank. Stirling Canoes.

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Post by Mark R » Sun Nov 20, 2011 7:48 pm

Absolutely no idea.
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Post by PhilAyr » Sun Nov 20, 2011 8:13 pm

Not too sure on the difference between closed cell and mini - cell but this stuff is brill for padding out your boat. Just cut to size and shape. A couple of blocks will suffice...

http://www.aswatersports.co.uk/shop/pro ... cts_id=752 or the stick on version ....

http://www.aswatersports.co.uk/shop/pro ... ts_id=1061

...and the service from this company is the tops. You usually receive your order the next day !

If you want something even softer, just cut up an old camping mat. For glue I use evostick impact/contact spray or in a can. You can't go wrong :-)

Edit.. Oops.. Just found out you are from Ireland.. It may just take a liitle bit longer to receive your order.

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Post by Ocean Addicts » Sun Nov 20, 2011 8:40 pm

Cheers Chaps. AS watersports it is. Just the right size.
Its for shapping a waveski seat pad. Ive used carry mat in the past then stuck the seat on top but there is only so high you can go before it becomes to spongy.

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Post by TechnoEngineer » Sun Nov 20, 2011 10:23 pm

The stuff from Knoydart would be too stiff for that application. Just saying, like.
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Post by Mikebelluk » Tue Nov 22, 2011 12:14 pm

Peak Minicell foam block £22.50
Big enough for a seat, carve it with an angle grinder.

http://roho.co.uk/acatalog/Kayak_Outfitting.html

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Post by MikeB » Tue Nov 22, 2011 12:59 pm

Ocean Addicts wrote: Its for shapping a waveski seat pad. Ive used carry mat in the past then stuck the seat on top but there is only so high you can go before it becomes to spongy.

Marty
Before you go to all that trouble, there is a suitable "pad" readily available - certainly Knoydart used to offer them but I can't check as their website still seems to be down. It might be just what you need?

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Post by Mikebelluk » Tue Nov 22, 2011 2:50 pm

Fyne Boats in Cumbria sell a seat pad.

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Post by MikeB » Tue Nov 22, 2011 4:10 pm

Mikebelluk wrote:Fyne Boats in Cumbria sell a seat pad.
Yep, its the same one.

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Post by ropot » Wed Nov 23, 2011 9:44 pm

Try giving these guys a call. www.livedale.co.uk They'll sell you as much or as little as you like in blocks or cut to a template and cheaper than normal shops.

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Re: Buying foam

Post by MikeB » Fri Nov 25, 2011 11:26 am

Similar discussion on Inland with a link to an eBay'er. http://stores.ebay.co.uk/haymoorproducts

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