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SmartTrack Rudder Kit - Tail Mount - Long Pin
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Rating Stars   Customer Rating: 4.6 out of 5 (14 Reviews)

Smarttrack combines fixed foot pegs with movable rudder pedals. Allows you use a rudder without giving up rigid foot braces, essential for solid bracing in a performance kayak.

Mounts on the vertical surface of the stern
Foot braces are adjustable while sitting in the cockpit
Choose rudder foil designed for Tandem/Sit-On-Top or Single (solo) kayaks
Pin measures 3 5/8"
May require optional tubing kit
What's inside?
 
Item#: 274
 
 
Reviewer: Sid Rating: 2 Date: 01/23/2014
Review: Why should I give you feedback if you are going to censor it - good system but not totally compatible with Focus 155 - drop in pin with no anchor falls out when being transported on side if not secured by bungee.

Reviewer: Dan Rating: 4 Date: 08/17/2013
Review: Installation was easy (found a youtube video that showed everything step by step). I like the idea of the way the pedals work, but I personally have a bit of an issue pressing them. Not sure if it is an ergonomic issue with the design of my kayak (crappy homemade job), bad adjustment on my part, or just a pedal design that needs some tweeking. It just seems like I can't quite rotate my foot enough to press them all the way. But like I said, that might be something going on on my part, and maybe I can figure out how to make it a bit better (though it does work OK as- is). Otherwise, this kit is great, but make sure you also order the tubing kit. For some reason it is NOT included, and word on the streets is that other brands of tubing wont work with these cables.

Reviewer: Steve Muse Rating: 5 Date: 12/14/2012
Review: This is the best system on the market! It covers a wide range of attachment syles and the kit I purchased fit my Eddyline Whisperlight tandem perfectly. I added the Vertical Adjustment kit so that my wife can use the peddles with her small feet. The cable adjustment doesn't require swadging and easily tuned for proper tension. Also, the spring tension to deploy the rudder is adjustable and easy to raise when going over rocks or landing. Worth every penny I spent on this great design.

Reviewer: Robert Lucas Rating: 4 Date: 11/22/2012
Review: ACK shipped the item very quickly, as usual. The kit installed pretty well on my Perception Search 13, but I did have to do some some minor modifications to the installation. Once installed the rudder worked perfectly and did a great job of stabilizing the kayak in the wind. I think I will order the larger blade which I think might give me even more control and manuverability.

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