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How To Repair Holes Caused By Dragging Your Kayak

In this video, the team at Austin Kayak show you how to rebuild your keel if you have created a hole from dragging the back of the kayak across the ground. With a few tools from the local hardware store and some extra plastic, you can easily complete the rebuild process in 1-2 hours on your own.

Materials Needed

  • Sandpaper - 120, 220 and 320 grit (or similar grits)
  • Cutters or dikes
  • A large & a small set of needle nose pliers
  • Steel brush or drill with steel brush attachment
  • Rasp & File
  • Assorted sizes of acrylic screwdrivers
  • A long skinny metal probe (long flat-head screwdriver works)
  • Heat-gun
  • Scrap plastic
  • Cup for water

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