Toggles Re-threading New Decklines

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Toggles Re-threading New Decklines

Post by kayakbiker » Sat Apr 21, 2018 5:55 pm

P&h seakayak requires new deckline's soon so I thought I'd renew toggle lines too. Maybe I'm missing something but it looks really akward to do especially the thin stretchy line. Is there an easy way to renew/thread them through?

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Re: Toggles Re-threading New Decklines

Post by Northern Blue » Sat Apr 21, 2018 8:33 pm

I found my Scorpio toggles to be the most uncomfortable things on the planet and recently replaced them with a set of Wilderness Systems toggles.
I was going to undo the knots in the Scorpio toggles and keep them as emergency spares, but I couldn’t work out how to disassemble them and ended up cutting them off and binning them.
I bought some 3mm elastic line from the internet and renewed the toggle lines, using the heavier duty rope/line that came with the new toggles to carry the weight of the kayak.

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Re: Toggles Re-threading New Decklines

Post by Robert Craig » Tue Apr 24, 2018 11:49 am

For the load-bearing function of the toggle attachment to the kayak, I use Kevlar cord. Means that the cord can be thinner than if you use nylon, and so easier to thread and easier to make the knot disappear tidily inside the toggle. Not a difficult task.

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Re: Toggles Re-threading New Decklines

Post by Mark R » Thu Apr 26, 2018 5:33 pm

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