Simple trolley wheel lynch pin fix

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Hakamike
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Simple trolley wheel lynch pin fix

#1 Post by Hakamike » Thu Feb 25, 2016 7:54 am

Twice now the lynch pin that holds my kayak trolley wheel onto the axle has fallen out, resulting in the wheel coming off the trolley.

Using two cable ties as shown on each lynch pin resolves the problem.
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Re: Simple trolley wheel lynch pin fix

#2 Post by laneends » Thu Feb 25, 2016 8:45 am

That loose enough to still enable it to be removed rather than fixed on?

Those lynch pins are a nuisance. The sea to to summit ones are worse as they are not even a common size to carry spares.

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Re: Simple trolley wheel lynch pin fix

#3 Post by Plakkyboat » Thu Feb 25, 2016 11:31 pm

Hey Mike,

Have you thought of using a stainless steel locking split pin ?
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I used a cable tie on my Ctug because the locking mechanism Railblaza uses kept slipping into the removal position although the wheels didn't get to fall off before I noticed the issue.
It works for me because I strap the trolley in one piece on the top of my SOT ski behind me and therefore don't have to worry about disassembling and storing it inside the hull.
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