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Worst. Day. Ever. 7 years 8 months ago #1


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So I had the car all loaded up with nearly all my gear. I had the Trident 15 and the Diablo on the roof and was heading about 10 miles away to do a kayak fishing clinic.

Then the unthinkable happened.

No, I take that back. We've all had this fear before. But we shrug it off.


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Note, my kayaks are still attached to the roof rack, and that whole pile of mess is a total loss, except for the tie downs.
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Re: Worst. Day. Ever. 7 years 8 months ago #2


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That sucks Isaac. :down: Between you and Bill it's been a bad weekend for YakAnglers.
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Re: Worst. Day. Ever. 7 years 8 months ago #3


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Oouch! I hope you can save some of it.
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Re: Worst. Day. Ever. 7 years 8 months ago #4


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The Diablo is done

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8" crack in the rear. That would be fixable

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the giant hole in the bottom - no so much.


The Trident isn't much better
you can see it got pretty beat up in the first picture (check out the dent). There's also dents all the way across the other side from the cradle.

then there's the road rash...
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cracked the kayak open and sanded away a TON of material. I didn't realize how much plastic there is.

There's also a huge flat spot on the bow that I though for sure should have gone through the hull, but doesn't appear that way...
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Re: Worst. Day. Ever. 7 years 8 months ago #5


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that is heartbreaking !!! glad no one got hurt though !!!
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I hope you dont mind me asking. Did you tie the bows down? I have heard of this happening when the bow isn't tied to the front of the vehicle.
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Re: Worst. Day. Ever. 7 years 8 months ago #7


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Oh no!! I worry about stuff like this all the time when I roof-carry my kayak...so sorry for your loss.
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Re: Worst. Day. Ever. 7 years 8 months ago #8


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Man, that stinks. At least nobody was hurt.
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Re: Worst. Day. Ever. 7 years 8 months ago #9


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I'm glad you or anyone else was hurt. I feel for you man... :S
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Re: Worst. Day. Ever. 7 years 8 months ago #10


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This is the worst thread I have ever read :(
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