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Small or DIY kayak dolly or carrier

I am having some trouble with carrying my axis 12 long distances. Is their a small kayak dolly I can fit in my hull? Or something I can make myself?

Btw, took my axis 12 on some minor rapids yesterday. It was awesome. First time on rapids on a kayak for me.
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  • DIY
    I built one with parts from Lowes. Two utility wheels, steel rod axle u-bolted to a 1x4 with a V-cradle. attached the wheels with spring pins so that i could quickly remove them to stow it in my kayak.
  • Options
    awesome
    sounds like a great idea do you have a picture I can see?

    Thanks
  • Non-DIY
    If you decide not to build one, these two by Bean are small and well-designed; the deluxe has fatter tires, which might make it harder to stow:
    Standard: http://www.llbean.com/llb/shop/48787
    Deluxe: http://www.llbean.com/llb/shop/73396
  • DIY Cart
    Someone posted this web site a while back. I didn't build it yet so I don't know how well it will work.
    http://projects.cadrefloorplans.com/
  • I've got three DIY carts on my blog
    at http://tedhamiter.blogspot.com/search/label/cart

    Cost is a big concern for me, so most of my gear is used, salvaged, re-purposed, or homemade. If you're one of those lucky bastards that still has a decent income, and don't have to turn off the heat during the winter so you'll have money to go paddling, then my blog may not be that helpful.
  • Here are some ideas
    http://outdoors.webshots.com/album/75339708CVOdDJ

    PVC is great. Use schedule 80 if you can get it.
  • kayak cart
    A lot depends on if you plan to take it apart and take it with you in a hatch. If you plan not to do so, there are many good carts out there. I finally ended up with a C-Tug just so that I can take it with me in the kayak. I have small hatches.
  • nice blog
    I liked it. Good cart ideas.
  • Options
    I bought one from LL Bean
    After borrowing a friend's on a trip - I opted to get my own. I was paddling solo with a decent portage from the road to the river and having the wheels made for a very easy portage.

    The one I got fits perfectly in the back hatch - which was the major selling point to me.

  • Options
    Nice
    I like the c-tug but cost is a factor. Thanks for the blog site. Might try one of those builds.
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