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Re: Strip: Distance between bulkheads?

So are you using foot pegs or are you padding out the bulkhead for you footrest ? I have eliminated the foot pegs and glue 2" thick foam to the bulkhead.I am trying to keep the volume in the cockpit minimal.

I like the idea of eliminating the foot pegs - I probably don't need adjustability for sharing the kayak with other people, so could theoretically customize everything to my specifications. However, I'm not a very experienced paddler (yet) so not sure of what those specifications would be, exactly. If foot location is purely a matter of body part measurements then I could do it, but if there's a degree of preference involved then I don't know yet what my preferences would be, so might need the adjustability.