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I'm on the lookout for a big boat (could be a "river runner" or a creeker) that will allow me to fit size 12 boots (canyoneers or such) in comfortably. and is available second hand.

So far I know the Everest and Jefe Grande will but both are too new and expensive, any other suggestions?
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The big mountain bat is quiet accomodating, and I know where you can get one for £50, although I barely think you could give this boat away these days
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Hmmm, I'll have to paddle one, I just want a comfy & disposable boat that I could slowly destroy without getting too upset or out of pocket.
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Buy my mega rocker.

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Rick Foster wrote:one carefull owner.
That'll be the day Rick!
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Hi
Howabout a Micro 240/250?

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Or an M3 243?
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One owner..

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I have a split Grande shell lying about at home, I'm sure we could agree something but it is the shell only so you'd need to outfit it yourself. PM me your email address and I can send some photos if interested.

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I have a 34" inside leg and size 12 feet and can sit quite happily all day in a LL Gus. I tried the Jefe prior to buying the Gus, and found the Gus to be a much more comfortable boat.
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TheKrikkitWars wrote:I'm on the lookout for a big boat (could be a "river runner" or a creeker) that will allow me to fit size 12 boots (canyoneers or such) in comfortably. and is available second hand.

So far I know the Everest and Jefe Grande will but both are too new and expensive, any other suggestions?
How about this.

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Hi
There is a H3 255 on ebay.

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Blisstick Mystic ?

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Jefe Grande mate i've just bought one and it's MASSSSIVE

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I could get you an AQII for a reasonable price.

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I'm considering an M3, I've tried one twice; hated it the first time, quite enjoyed it 8 months later.

I'll look at the AQII though if it's the eurokayaks one as I seem to remember, that's not a boat anyone would want.
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Oh no, it's the fully fledged Dagger one.

Playak has wonderous hype on it:
Descended from the boat that began breaking the old molds, the AQ II is still a hot paddling machine. Fully equipped with an ender button and 360 lever it can hold its own with the new hybrid rodeo boats. This is the boat-of-choice for many instructors. It's a stable learning platform for students and it's extremely comfortable for teaching too. A real original, the AQ II makes you look good in all sorts of water. Whether spinning off 360's, popping up enders or running your favorite first descent, the AQ II delivers.
Perfect really.

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Pyro wrote:Or an M3 243?
That poor boat is getting passed round like a hooker at a naval do.

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Tom_Laws wrote:
Pyro wrote:Or an M3 243?
That poor boat is getting passed round like a hooker at a naval do.
Even I've paddled it! Taken it on an expedition, no less.

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It's still in pretty good nick though!

And Owen, you still owe me a pint for that...
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Is that the M3 that I watched break a windscreen in Manchester a couple of years ago?

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David Fairweather wrote:Is that the M3 that I watched break a windscreen in Manchester a couple of years ago?
The very same. Also stars in Irn Bru.

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well, unless it's had a significant impact in past year or so, it won't fit in a Nova, no matter how hard you close the boot

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Hasn't had any significant impacts, but I never tried fitting it in a Nova to check. Fits in a Cavalier though.
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Tom_Laws wrote: That poor boat is getting passed round like a hooker at a naval do.
What a charming simile. Thank you for that.
Now young Josh -- I have the answer to your prayers.
I might just be willing to let one of our very excellent T Canyons go -- for the right price........
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Is that your tactic for the Etive River Race there Giles?

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David Fairweather wrote:Is that your tactic for the Etive River Race there Giles?
Don't think I'm not tempted.....
At the moment (and looking at how much its rained over the last few weeks) I'm wondering if my ww racer might be the way ahead for the race.
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Tom_Laws wrote:
Pyro wrote:Or an M3 243?
That poor boat is getting passed round like a hooker at a naval do.
I wondered if it was your boat, that's too bloody ironic.

Edit: Giles, I'd rather not Ta.
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