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Re: Low buck projects- Let's see 'em!

Originally Posted by jimgo View Post
While contemplating how to find and patch the leak, my mind started to wander, and I remembered the pool noodles I found at the dollar store. I went back there today, and purchased $25 worth of noodles to stuff into the lockers. I figure it's better than nothing, and might just help keep the boat from sinking the first time I launch her.
I know someone that used bundled pool noodles when rebuilding a kayak. Some noodles are closed cell and others are open cell. Both are buoyant, but the closed cell is preferable because it holds onto less moisture.

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