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Boats?

Post by yurperjoe » Mon Oct 27, 2008 8:47 pm

Which Boat from this choice,
Medium Burn.
LL Jefe.
72 Magnum.

Please give reason for your choice, as i'm looking to purchase one or the other.
I have experience in the Burn, like it. Drives well resurfaces under control, predictable.
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Post by meatballs » Mon Oct 27, 2008 8:51 pm

The Burn, because you've tried it and liked it.
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Post by Robson » Mon Oct 27, 2008 8:54 pm

yurperjoe wrote:Which Boat from this choice?
The one you like the most after TRYING all three!
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Post by chucky-matty » Mon Oct 27, 2008 8:55 pm

You've already answered your own question. Simple!

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Post by yurperjoe » Mon Oct 27, 2008 9:01 pm

Alright,
let me put it another way if you had a choice of the three boats, which would you choose and why?
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Post by Voodoo » Mon Oct 27, 2008 9:19 pm

yurperjoe wrote:Alright,
let me put it another way if you had a choice of the three boats, which would you choose and why?
J
The problem is that most peps will answer that question on the basis that they own the one they recommend

So my advice is try all three and make your own decision since you will be the Pilot, not those that recommend a boat to you every one is after different things and you have a nice short list that will not be to hard to demo

I own one of the above and love it but that's not to say its right for you

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Post by TheKrikkitWars » Tue Oct 28, 2008 1:12 am

The Jefe, because it doesn't have really hard edges, and also carries forwards speed on the flat. totally personal choice, not to be used as advice... you should demo them all, then get a Jefe or a Knarli or a Nomad.
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Post by ChrisBainbridge » Tue Oct 28, 2008 9:28 am

Why limit yourself to just those?

Jackson Hero is another possibility which I mention as I have one and love it.

A few questions?

Is it your only boat?
If you have another boat do you want a similar feel to it on the water or a different feel?
Are you doing mainly flat water witha bit of white water? longer boat may be better.
Do you want quick manoevrability, spinning, etc? In which case go for a shorter boat.

There are so many boats out there that to only list 3 without having a valid reason to exclude the others is to limit yourself significantly.

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Post by ChrisBainbridge » Tue Oct 28, 2008 9:29 am

Why limit yourself to just those?

Jackson Hero is another possibility which I mention as I have one and love it.

A few questions?

Is it your only boat?
If you have another boat do you want a similar feel to it on the water or a different feel?
Are you doing mainly flat water witha bit of white water? longer boat may be better.
Do you want quick manoevrability, spinning, etc? In which case go for a shorter boat.

There are so many boats out there that to only list 3 without having a valid reason to exclude the others is to limit yourself significantly.

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Post by yurperjoe » Tue Oct 28, 2008 11:19 am

Hey Chris.
Most certainly NOT flat water.
Paddle 4/5 most of the time, other boat is a riot turbo.
I like a boat that handles quick and is responsive, paddled a Burn for a while and looking to have a change or get another.
Would consider the Karnali but it only comes in a large at the moment.
Also price is something to consider, although they are all around 800 quid ish.
Only paddled the Jackson play boats and not a fan.
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Post by TheKrikkitWars » Tue Oct 28, 2008 11:26 am

Just pad out a big knarli with foam, or wait for the medium which is mere weeks away now (sez pyranha). :P
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Post by TomWardill » Tue Oct 28, 2008 11:29 am

Try the Remix, I found it faster and more responsive than the Burn, while still having similar handling (minus the hard rails). I really like it, having paddled the Burn in the past, I prefer the Remix.
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Post by ChrisBainbridge » Tue Oct 28, 2008 1:04 pm

Paddle 4/5 most of the time
I am sorry at that level of paddling, I do not expect somebody to be seeking advice on which boat to buy on this forum. I assumed you were a complete beginner!
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Boats?

Post by yurperjoe » Tue Oct 28, 2008 2:09 pm

Therefore i must assume that you know everything about everything!
I have always paddled Pyranha river runners or Riot playboats.
I merely asked for peoples opinions on the other boats.
If you have no imput don't reply.

Also as an Aspiriant level 5 inland coach i am well aware of my abilities.
However i am interested in other paddlers opinions on the boat they favour and why.

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