Source for rudder replacement - Fenn Mako6

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10 years 11 months ago - 10 years 11 months ago #7330 by zitoune
Hi Folks,
I'm sure this has been discussed before.
I want to replace the stock rudder on my mako6 for a
elliptical rudder 9".
Are there any good guys for this on this forum?
I'm in San Diego, CA.

Thanks.
Last edit: 10 years 11 months ago by zitoune.

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10 years 11 months ago #7331 by rubberDuck
Contact Hein van Rooyen at Carbonology Sport.

He sometimes visits this site.

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10 years 11 months ago #7336 by zitoune
Thanks RubberDuck,
I just sent them a message through their website.

Does anybody else please have any suggestions too?

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10 years 11 months ago #7340 by garykroukamp
Orka Paddles in Cape Town make them and will ship.

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10 years 11 months ago #7341 by semdoug
I do not see any rudders listed on their website but you may want to contact Ocean Paddle Sports, they may be your closest Fenn dealer.

Huki may also be able to build you one based off a number of Jude's rudder designs.

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10 years 11 months ago #7356 by zitoune
Thanks for the answer folks.
Jude @ Huki is going to make me one.
I just have to send him the current one for correct fitting of the new one.

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10 years 10 months ago #7438 by zitoune
Hi Folks
Just got my new rudder back from Huki.
4 days between shipping my OEM rudder
for fitting and receiving it back together
with the new one + washers
I got the 9" elliptical. It's carbon over foam core
I think..sturdy and really well made.
the fitting is perfect ..no need to change anything or cut the cable etc...

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10 years 10 months ago #7440 by Rightarmbad
And when I picked up a new rudder plus a spare for my V10, I had to cut about 5mm off and only use one of the locating pins because they stuffed up in manufacture.

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