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  • The Backbone is inserted underneath the floor panel and runs the entire length of the kayak preventing the kayak from flexing while paddling
  • Collapsible design allows you to store the Backbone in the kayak's storage bag
  • Install the Backbone prior to inflating your kayak


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Best Use Kayaking
Material(s) Anodized aluminum/polypropylene/EVA foam sleeve
Length 126.5 inches
Width 6.5 inches
Packed Dimensions 35.25 x 6.75 x 3.5 inches
Weight 4 lbs. 6 oz.

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