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Re: Seeking: Advice for seat mods and toggle handl *PIC*

I do that on the SOF's, use CPVC pipe (gray color), alcohol will remove the writing on it, drill a hole in once side, push the line thru the hole (helps to melt the end first) then push out one end, knot the line and pull it back to the hole. Works pretty well and is both cheap and comfortable on your hand.

Bill H.

That's what all the Mariner (Seattle) kayaks had, and they work well.
If you're using a double line, just drill two holes -or one larger hole- and push one line out each end before knotting and pulling tight.

Mariner used white PVC, but most of the white stuff I see locally is thin-wall.