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By:Shawn Baker
Date: 9/21/2001, 10:19 am
In Response To: Nice idea (Jay Babina)

: Very oficial kayakers get nervous about wet exits. I think since you're so
: close to the cockpit that the entanglement issue will never come up. good
: idea.

That's a concern of mine as well. Since they're out of the "foot traffic pattern", it's less of a risk...I've done numerous wet exits, and have never caught a foot, a toe, anything like that. I did have a diving mask in there one time, and kicked it out and lost it, so the foot does come near the bungies...

They're tight enough that they're not "hanging out" in a way to catch something, but since they're interconnected, they really stretch a long way, which would probably release anything that did get caught.

Wearing footwear that is close-fitting makes a big difference in minimizing your risk of entrapment/entanglement.


Messages In This Thread

Knee brace
David Hanson -- 9/18/2001, 4:53 pm
Re: Knee brace
BUZZ -- 9/19/2001, 6:53 am
Re: Knee brace *Pic*
Shawn Baker -- 9/18/2001, 6:45 pm
Re: Knee brace
David Hanson -- 9/20/2001, 9:13 am
Re: Knee brace
Shawn Baker -- 9/20/2001, 10:46 am
waiting for the updated stuff
David Hanson -- 9/20/2001, 11:35 am
Kneehook 2.02 *Pic*
Shawn Baker -- 9/21/2001, 11:13 am
Here is Kneehook.2.01.beta :D
Shawn Baker -- 9/20/2001, 4:09 pm
Re: Here is Kneehook.2.01.beta :D
David Hanson -- 9/20/2001, 4:21 pm
Storage thingies inside cockpit *Pic*
Shawn Baker -- 9/20/2001, 7:02 pm
nice thigh racks
mike allen ---> -- 9/21/2001, 3:12 pm
Re: nice thigh racks
Shawn Baker -- 9/21/2001, 3:27 pm
Re: Storage thingies inside cockpit
Bill Price -- 9/21/2001, 12:51 pm
Re: Port
Val Wann -- 9/21/2001, 1:57 pm
Re: Port
Rehd -- 9/21/2001, 11:57 pm
Re: Storage thingies inside cockpit
Doug K -- 9/21/2001, 10:26 am
Nice idea
Jay Babina -- 9/21/2001, 9:17 am
Shawn Baker -- 9/21/2001, 10:19 am
....and another thought:
Shawn Baker -- 9/21/2001, 11:15 am
Re: ....and another thought:
J. Lange -- 9/21/2001, 4:54 pm
Re: Entanglement: Thanks for everyone's concern
Shawn Baker -- 9/21/2001, 5:55 pm
Speaking of pump holders
Dale Frolander -- 9/21/2001, 2:19 am
Re: And another one *Pic*
Don Beale -- 9/24/2001, 12:03 pm