Deck elastics

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Deck elastics

Post by rockall »


I've got an Aquanaut LV on which the deck elastics/shockcord have got very sloppy - hadn't really noticed as boat not used for 2 years.

Anyone know the diameter of shockcord for the Valley kayaks? Hard to tell from the stringy stuff I've taken off. I'm guessing it will be either 4mm or 5mm. In fact I ordered some 4mm from fleabay, but it looks very thin, I think they sent 3mm by mistake.

Thought I would consult before re-ordering. Advice welcome.


** p.s the decklines are fine, but it might be useful to know what type of line and diameter this should be for future reference.

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Re: Deck elastics

Post by sloegin »

Both the elastic and deckline are 5mm as standard out of Valley (and Norhtshore and P&H). Though 6mm will fit if you back the screws on the RDF's off slightly to install.
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