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 Post subject: Wisper xp sea sock
PostPosted: Sat Jul 22, 2017 11:53 am 
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New boat, needed sea sock, Wisper xp. HELP ... let me know if you wish to sell your sock. thanks


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 Post subject: Re: Wisper xp sea sock
PostPosted: Tue Aug 01, 2017 2:59 pm 
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I have two sea socks, that both have fit on my Feathercraft coamings -- one is FC and the other is home made. I have not used either in a while and don't actually need two -- the homemade one came with a boat I bought used. If you are still looking for one I can take them out and check them to see if they are still functional. I know the sprayskirt that I got along with the FC kayak and sea sock is no longer effectively waterproof -- the coating has failed. So that may be the case with the sock.

Let me know if you are still in the market for one and I will inspect and test these to see if they are still functional before offering them for sale.

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 Post subject: Re: Wisper xp sea sock
PostPosted: Sun Aug 06, 2017 4:05 pm 
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HOwdy, #1, thank you for your response.
The cockpit on my Wisper is 37.5" long. fyi
Been out on a 5 day backpack, just returned to find your message.

Yes, please look at your sea-sock, then let me know yea/ney.

Rusty


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 Post subject: Re: Wisper xp sea sock
PostPosted: Mon Aug 07, 2017 6:10 pm 
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I guess I was not specific enough -- the Feathercraft seasock I have came with my Wisper. The other is a well constructed homemade one that came with my skin on frame Greenland replica. The replica has a keyhole cockpit that is the identical size to the Wisper -- I know this because the Feathercraft spray skirt that came with it fits the Greenland exactly. So either one would fit your Wisper.

I did dig them out of their storage containers in the basement on the weekend and have to inspect them -- might fill them up with the hose to check for leakage (both have taped and coated seams). Raining out there today (Monday) and I am going out of town early Tuesday until Friday. I will let you know next weekend if either is still functional.

By the way, if neither of the ones I have is usable, Black Dog Kayaks sells several sizes of sea socks for $130. The large size should fit yours (I think the Wisper circumference is around 90" and it fits up to 92" -- my Wisper is not set up at the moment so I can't check it for sure):

http://www.blackdogkayaks.com/seasock.html

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 Post subject: Re: Wisper xp sea sock
PostPosted: Mon Aug 07, 2017 8:55 pm 
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Okay, got it. I'll go measure my cockpit. Thanks for the feedback. Look forward to a future chat.
Rusty


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