New Pyranha Creeker

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The Bliss Stick Scud is an odd boat. A bit slow, but I found it really nice to paddle when I gave it a go, and the guys I know who own one say they love it. So there's always room for boats like the Nano. Especially in the boot of a car, which isn't so easy with a full size creeker!

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More news on the elite spec outfitting here:

http://blog.whitewaterthecanoecentre.co ... other-bits

All of my boats are pyranha. No affiliation, so happy to tell it how it is... For a while I've thought that the boats are first class, but the connect 30 needs tweaking. It's good to see that they're taking feedback on board about the thigh braces. The third screw should hopefully spread the load better and make them last longer. I've not seen one break yet, but mine are completely mangled when I took them off to change the position, because of the stress that the back rest puts on them. Also, it's good to see that they're making them so that they wrap around the leg better, something that I think they needed. This was more noticeable in my Burn than in my Molan. It'll be interesting to see how the new rack and pinion style seat adjustment works out as well - just less hassle I hope. Finally the hips pads - personally I've always got on well with them, but had to use sticky back velcro to get them to sit higher in my Molan. If they've found a better way of doing that, then happy days.

It would be nice to see these new improvements rolled out across the range as standard, rather than optional outfitting specs.

This post made me realise quite how dull my friday nights have become, but I'm genuinely excited about all of this...
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Nano reminds me of the Riot sniper and looks ideal for UK creeking.

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Looking forward to the Elite Spec outfitting, anything that makes it quicker & easier & involves glueing less foam to the boat has to be an advantage.

Looking at the cost difference between Rapid & Connect 30 I hope the Elite doesn't follow the same curve or it'll cost more than the boat!

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I don't understand this. If you don't need/want a proper creeker, then why not just get a Loki/Axiom/etc. Fast enough to do anything that you don't need a creeker for, probably better on big volume, and you get the added fun of tail squirting the shit out of stuff.

Unless it turns out to be like the Topo, which is awesome fun 'cos you get spanked in every hole it can sniff out. But then why spend ~£900 on this, when you get a Topo for under £200? Especially when that's a pretty specialised quiver niche...

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clarky999 wrote:Unless it turns out to be like the Topo, which is awesome fun 'cos you get spanked in every hole it can sniff out. But then why spend ~£900 on this, when you get a Topo for under £200? Especially when that's a pretty specialised quiver niche...
Aha, someone on my wavelength!

We have a £20 topo at home, fully watertight still, makes a great 'guest boat' and an entertaining playboat for my dad.
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TheKrikkitWars wrote:
clarky999 wrote:Unless it turns out to be like the Topo, which is awesome fun 'cos you get spanked in every hole it can sniff out. But then why spend ~£900 on this, when you get a Topo for under £200? Especially when that's a pretty specialised quiver niche...
Aha, someone on my wavelength!

We have a £20 topo at home, fully watertight still, makes a great 'guest boat' and an entertaining playboat for my dad.
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Adjustable hooker thigh grips, rack and pinion seat adjustment.

Sounds exactly like my S6 and I3!

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Mike A wrote:Adjustable hooker thigh grips, rack and pinion seat adjustment.

Sounds exactly like my S6 and I3!

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Had a quick look at one the last week. Blog here

Can't tell a huge amount from just a quick paddle on the flat but it did seem quite fast for the size. The boat I tried was a S/M which was a bit small for me - I would go for the M/L. Certainly look forward to giving one a good thrashing on some white water.

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Also features in this video:
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I really liek the Jed and the Shiva, hopefulyl this will succedd where the ammo failed!
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