Mid Pin rudder bracket. Sometimes referred to as a Gudgeon, this piece is best used for replacement of a damaged or bent rudder bracket on a Wilderness Systems kayak made before 2009. It can also be used to install some non-Wilderness Systems rudder kits and kayaks with a flat stern.
Mounting hardware included! Bolts and Lock Washers for WS rudder are enclosed to make this kit. A TopKayaker exclusive offer. Remove and discard any plastic filler screws that may be in the bolt holes of Wilderness Systems brand kayaks.
Bolt holes in the bracket are ¾ of an inch on center, one hole oval to accommodate variations. Holes for rudder pin are 3/8 inch dia., overall size is 2 ½ inches long by 2 inches high by 1 inch wide. Made of heavy bent steel bar stock, with a welded pin. (alt 7100-0302E)