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Advanced Elements Backbone Advanced Frame - AF1
MSRP:  $75.99
$69.99
 
Advanced Elements Backbone Advanced Frame - AF1
MSRP:  $75.99
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 Product Description and Specs

The Advanced Elements BackBone is a bow-to-stern frame for the Advanced Elements Advanced Frame inflatable kayak. It enhances both rigidity and tracking performance. The BackBone is designed to be positioned under the inflatable floor and installed prior to inflation of your kayak. Made of high strength anodized aluminum alloy and impact resistant plastic for durable and light weight performance.

• AF1 Backbone works specifically with the Advanced Frame Solo Inflatable Kayak #AE1012
• Enhances rigidity and tracking performance
• Fits under the inflatable floor
• Strong aluminum alloy and impact resistant plastic for durable light-weight performance
• See video for installation instructions
Item #: 987
Part Number UPC
AE2023-AF1 0832994000441
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By: richard  Date: Sep 25, 2008 
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Essential for the Advanced Frame. End of story.

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By: LKG  Date: Oct 07, 2009 
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Honestly, there's no noticeable difference with the Backbone on flat lake or slow river water. It may be that the biggest benefit is in ripple or white water, which I haven't tried since buying the Backbone. If you are using your inflatable just on flat water, you can probably save your money.

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By: Chris  Date: May 13, 2013 
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Does what it claims to. Easy to install or remove. Do not install if you will be going over rocks, it does increase hull vulnerability to abrasion. I just wish they shipped the boat with a storage bag big enough to hold the backbone.

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By: geezboyz  Date: May 04, 2013 
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A backbone is absolutely essential, to make your inflatable act more like a hardshell. Helps slice through the water.

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