All bunged up…

Losing a bung from your kayak is a real pain. Nothing is child proof – hence why the little bit on the bottom of a kayak bung designed to stop you losing it is often broken on centre boats!

Luckily, wine bottle corks can be used as a quick fix on the river bank.

If you carry a couple of corks in your boat repair kit (along with some spare ratchet strips, cable ties and hot glue sticks…) they should stay dry and ready to use. Rotten cork wouldn’t be much help! Push/twist it in to the bung hole and cover with gaffa tape to see you right to the take out.

There’s nothing in this world that can’t be fixed with gaffa tape or tea.

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3 Responses to All bunged up…

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  2. Alfred says:

    Hey! Would you mind if I share your blog with my facebook group?
    There’s a lot of folks that I think would really appreciate your content. Please let me know. Many thanks

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