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Harmony Universal Rudder Kit
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Rating Stars   Customer Rating: 4.0 out of 5 (4 Reviews)

The Harmony Universal Rudder Kit helps you gain control and efficiency in wind or fast current. The Harmony Universal Rudder Kit is the factory rudder for the Wilderness Systems kayaks that do not have the rudder tubing already installed.

Gain control and efficiency in wind or fast current
The Universal kit is for Wilderness Systems kayaks without cable tubing pre-installed
What's inside?
 
Item#: 4561
Repair Brand: Wilderness Systems
 
Part Number UPC
8023050 0729282033109
Reviewer: paddlerATX Rating: 4 Date: 02/18/2014
Review: Good rudder, glad I have it and would recommend it. I ordered a Perception Prodigy 13.5 to bring my dog kayaking and ordered this rudder through ACK as well which was a better value than getting the kayak with the rudder from the factory - and it's the same rudder. ACK did the install so I cannot speak to that. I'm 6'3 and this is a companion kayak not tandem, all which means I had to order the $36 extension kit (Kayak Rudder Cables with Crimps) in order to move the pedals to the forward tracks on the Prodigy 13.5. In the rear position my knees were straight up and I actually forced the cable out of the crimp my first time out on the South Llano. One more thing, as other reviewers have stated, there is no back pressure on the pedals and they can easily come off the rails if you're not careful. I read a review elsewhere where a guy took shock cable and effectively bungeed the pedals towards to the bow. I've done the same and highly recommend it. Besides securing the pedals in the track from falling out, you can remove your feet and the rudder will return to the straight/neutral position.

Reviewer: joe al Rating: 4 Date: 10/10/2013
Review: The rudder kit worked fine on the Pescador 12 Angler kayak I have, and performance of the rudder is great, life is much simpler when fishing now. The only issue with installation is that the Pescador 12 (SOT) does not have a large rear storage hatch, so the first attachment for the control line cannot be bolted, only screwed onto the kayak. seems to be holding ok though. very satisfied with the rudder.

Reviewer: Garrett Rating: 5 Date: 08/29/2013
Review: Great rudder exactly as explained and came with plenty of extra parts to adapt to almost anything.

Reviewer: Tom Beck Rating: 3 Date: 08/21/2011
Review: Rudder works good when in the water. Hard to open/close with rope and tabs provided. Would not work at all after going in the ocean with them and had to take them apart and clean them out as they were stuck with sand in them. The foot stops came off completely and had to be replaced then had to install a screw to stop them from coming off again. No big deal but it cost me $40 to replace them and they really shouldn't come off at all but you can just about blow them off with your breath.

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