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    Posted: 06 Dec 2018 at 11:44am
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I thought I remembered someone here having one of these.  I was looking at one and any feedback would be very welcome.
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Yip that will be me,
had mine for a few years now
[have noticed they changed design and pricing since then]
 
mines the old design, had a structural flaw,  were the tunnel meets the hull it would cause a small crack to appear from flexing.
so itaught myself plastic welding and 2 winters ago converted it to a motorized skiff.
with a 2hp honda, deck, structural bulkheads[to remove flex], hatches, engine mount, sliding seat, and cradles for trailer[ use to ty it to roofracks on my trusty camry, but no matter how fusy I was with rinsing etc, ended up with rust in the top edge of winscreen, 475,000 KLms on odo so cant really cry about it!],
 
anyways love it, can launch and retrieve anywhere, hoon all over the joint, stand up paddle and sight fish,when ya hooked to a king ya can play it out then fire up the outboard , hoon onto sand for landing and photo!
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It's the older style one I'm looking at, and I'd seen a few comments about that design flaw.  I won't be putting a motor on it, just paddling.  How did you find it for paddling, was it more comfortable than a sit on top as you have your legs down?  Will also be on a trailer, I don't think I'd get it up on top of the Bighorn on my own.
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Yip paddlings all good,
comfy as,
but id recommend making up a padded seat, the ridges in the tunnel are a bit  cumbersome.
 
your paddling speed wot be as fast as a normal yak, but being able to stand up padlle is
to me the best part.
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