How to fix sticky iakos or tight fitting iako in your canoe or ama

If you are having a difficult time rigging your iako, you could have build-up of dirt or salt that is causing the iako to stick or not fit smoothly.

A simple fix is to clean your iako and iako inserts, as well as apply Waterless Car Wash or Meguiars Quik Wax, which will also help to slow down the build-up of dirt and salt.

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