NRS MaverIK Kayak Foot Braces

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Add these foot braces to your Pennel Orca® IK for added stability and balance. Comes with 4 Pennel Orca® patches for installation.

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  • NRS MaverIK Kayak Foot Braces

    Q:

    Will these work with the new Outlaw boat using the same glue used for d-ring patches?
    Asked on 7/9/2013 by Chris from Louisville

    1 answer

    • Staff Reviewer

      A:

      Chris, you can glue these to the Outlaws, using Stabond Adhesive, Item # 1903.

      Answered on 7/9/2013 by Clyde from NRS
  • NRS MaverIK Kayak Foot Braces

    Q:

    Can I glue the NRS Maverik Kayak foot braces to an ABS canoe?
    Asked on 7/7/2013 by Ducati guy from Butte, MT

    1 answer

    • Staff Reviewer

      A:

      Please see my answer to the question on this product where the boater is asking if it can be glued to an HDPE plastic boat. The answer is the same. G/flex Epoxy is great stuff.

      Answered on 7/8/2013 by Clyde from NRS
  • NRS MaverIK Kayak Foot Braces

    Q:

    Can this be installed on HDPE (High Density Polyethylene)? Also, can you slide the brace on and off if the user does not want it in the way or is it captive?
    Asked on 7/2/2013 by Curious

    3 answers

    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      I don't know about HDPE. I've only tried inflatables. (We don't roll) The patch and tabs would stay attached to the boat, out of the way, and the brace with foot peg comes off. I love them and put them in all my kayaks.

      Answered on 7/5/2013 by Anonymous
    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      Hi!
      You can slide the brace on and off. It is held in place by pieces of webbing. When you push them forward with your feet they are kept firmly in place. But if you pull them backwads you can get them easily off the webbing. As far as I know the glue used to hold together pieces of plastic (as HDPE or PVC) is quite different from the one used on synthetic rubber (like hypalon or the new Orca material NRS is using now). NRS offers these braces with patches made of both types of materials. Be sure you order the right one for your boat. Hope that this helps.

      Answered on 7/3/2013 by Anonymous
    • Staff Reviewer

      A:

      Yes, they can be glued to an HDPE boat, using G/flex Epoxy Adhesive, Item # 2272. You'll find a link to "D-rings and G/flex Epoxy" in this article - http://www.nrsweb.com/tech_talk/GflexEpoxy.asp - This was a test we asked the company to do with our D-rings. Follow the G/flex instructions and you'll be successful. The rigid foot brace pieces slip out of the Pennel Orca patches when you don't need them.

      Answered on 7/3/2013 by Clyde from NRS
  • NRS MaverIK Kayak Foot Braces

    Q:

    Could these be used for a fiberglass kayak?
    Asked on 3/9/2013 by Sue from Lake Worth, FL

    1 answer

    • Staff Reviewer

      A:

      Yes, you could glue the Pennel Orca patches to the boat with G/flex Epoxy, Item # 2272. You should also consider the Werner Kayak Footbraces, Item # WFB W.

      Answered on 3/10/2013 by Clyde from NRS
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5.0

Great Control

By Surf Dog

from Chantilly, VA

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Pros

  • Easy to Use
  • Removeable For Storage
  • Well designed

Cons

  • A Little Too Short

Best Uses

  • Inflatable Kayaks
  • Outdoor
  • River Running
  • Rolling
  • Tripping
  • Whitewater

Comments about NRS MaverIK Kayak Foot Braces:

We just installed these Foot Braces on one of our Thrill Seekers. When combined with the NRS Thigh Straps they provide great control. They are even removable for storage. With this setup I can even roll the Thrill Seeker.

They could have been a few notches longer to accommodate a wider range of paddler height but we haven't needed that yet.

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5.0

Very good product

By leeandski

from glenwood springs,co

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Pros

  • Easy to Install
  • Helps with control
  • Well made

Cons

    Best Uses

    • White water

    Comments about NRS MaverIK Kayak Foot Braces:

    With epic run off in colorado this year, they have really come in very handy. great control.

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