Add or replace a deck handle on your kayak. sold as ONE single handle. Comfort Carry Handle common on Perception, and Wilderness Systems kayaks and many other brands. Found on bow and stern, on the sides of sit-on-top kayaks and in cockpit centers on some sit-on kayaks. Rubber grip is 5 inches long. Webbing strap is 1 inch wide. Screw Holes on webstrap are spaced at 9 inches with handle strap flat and unfolded, about 4 inches with ends tucked under (as shown). The handle can fit a wide range of screw spacing on deck, about 4 – 9 inches. Sold as a single handle, no mounting hardware. (aka 3290-0102). This is the best option for the discontinued D-Style Handle. Also available as a two pack at this link Comfort Carry Handle 2 Pack.
If you are replacing an old handle use your old screws and washers. If you should need to replace your screws and washers use the Handle Hardware Pack.
For new installations where no handle has been before use the Handle Hardware Pack if you can reach inside the kayak.
Secure new installation of a handle, where you cannot reach inside, with two rivets and two ¾ in. stainless steel washers, per handle. Rivets and washers are available in single quantity and as bulk pack packs in our Hardware department.
If installing new, as side grips on a sit-on-top kayak, carefully find the center balance point before drilling any holes. Also check the location to make sure the handle is not in the way of your paddle stroke, or presents a problem during deep-water re-entry.
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