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Wilderness Systems Thresher 140 Kayak - Discontinued

SRP:  $1,449.00
Wilderness Systems Thresher 140 Kayak - Discontinued
SRP:  $1,449.00
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Product Description and Specs

The new Wilderness Systems Thresher 140 kayak is designed to take on big water, the efficiency and speed of the hull satisfies the need to paddle long distances. The voluminous rails that provide the stability and predictability needed for breaching ocean waves and enduring tumultuous swells while the keeled yet rockered bow and stern allow the Thresher to gracefully surf its way back to shore after a long day on the water. The Thresher 140 features the Flex Pod OS, a fully integrated, fully removable pod to store your fishfinder, battery, and cables. The transducer mount on the bottom of the pod fits through a generously sized scupper so even large transducers fit with no problem. The Thresher has an over-sized, covered bow hatch and a center pod console that can fit up to 8 foot rods. The rear tankwell is open for easy access to your gear or for a large fish bag. The Thresher is outfitted with the Phase 3 AirPro seating system and adjustable foot braces. Discontinued model.

• Flex Pod OS is a fully removable pod for your fish finder, battery, cables, and transducer
• SlideTrax accessory rail, bungee paddle holders, and molded mesh gear pockets
• New Phase 3 AirPro Seating System and adjustable footpegs offer a comfortable and customizable fit
• Large, covered bow hatch, center rectangular storage hatch, and open rear tankwell
• Discontinued model
• Colors Available:
  • Midnight Blue
• Discounts and/or coupons do not apply to this item
Item #: 15450
Length: 14 ft 3 in / 4.34 m
Width: 28.75 in / 73.03 cm
Weight: 75 lb / 34.02 kg
Capacity: 400 lb / 181.44 kg
Leg Room To Peg: 46 in / 116.8 cm
Leg Room - Total: 54 in / 137.2 cm
Number of Paddlers: 1 - Single/Solo
Type of Kayak: Sit on Top
Hatches Incl: 2
Optional Hatches: 0
Material: Polyethylene
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By: Paul M.  Date: Nov 18, 2018 
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Great saltwater kayak....

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By: Paul M.  Date: Apr 30, 2016 
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The thresher 140 is a dream kayak, it's very comfortable and spacious. Sitting side saddle makes the whole kayak accessible to the angler. On flat water and paddling up a river this kayak is excellent. I bought it for BTB all I can say is it handles 5 foot surf but do not recommend. But smaller swells no problem. It's a great kayak.

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Q: I see that there is no rudder option on the yak. Does that mean that the rudder comes built in with it? If not, do yall sell the rudder?
A: thank you for your question. the wilderness rudders are not available until late September.
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Q: The thresher comes pre-molded with a bushing to accept a rudder pin similar to the rudder for the Focus. I see that the rudder which was designed for the Thresher, the Wilderness Systems Course Control, has been discontinued due to design flaws. Since this kayak was premolded to accept a pin which locks by turning 180 degrees, there aren't any holes on the stern to mount a gudgeon. I would really prefer to avoid drilling if possible when this kayak was designed to accept a rudder without it. Before I drill, what options are available for rudder currently or in the foreseeable future to use the bushing that is already pre-molded?
A: Hi, Thank you for the question. We are not sure as to what the plans are by Wilderness systems as far as product design goes, unfortunately. There are a variety of brackets that will work specifically for WS kayaks. If you would like, you can send us a photo of the current stern configuration where you would want to mount the rudder pin or bracket and we can make a better recommendation. You can send a photo to
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