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Old 06-04-2020, 09:09 PM   #1
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Lightbulb Kayak hatch DIY

So I purchased a kayak for next to nothing, but it didn't have rudder or covers..
I got the rudder for 26$ on aliexpress and here is how I made the hatches. It's a common problem. i hope this helps someone.

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Old 06-05-2020, 06:31 PM   #2
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Re: Kayak hatch DIY

Your covers came out nice! It's sturdy and light. I was planning to make a custom bucket out of fiberglass to sit in the kayak storage compartments so things don't slide to unreachable areas. I'm still thinking about the design, but you gave me good ideas.
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Old 06-07-2020, 11:25 AM   #3
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Re: Kayak hatch DIY

It's messy but what's the alternative? lol
This strange downtime is perfect for those projects.
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Old 06-09-2020, 06:53 AM   #4
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Re: Kayak hatch DIY

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It's messy but what's the alternative? lol
This strange downtime is perfect for those projects.
The alternative would be to buy PVC 3mm sheet, cut to shape and weld.

PVC welders and consumables (you could even cut strips from leftover sheet) are cheap and readily available in Aliexpress for example.

Great job!!!
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Old 06-21-2020, 04:43 PM   #5
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Never heard of pvc sheets lol. Sounds much easier!
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