Dagger Outlaw or gt

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Dagger Outlaw or gt

Post by Mini2 » Mon Apr 16, 2018 5:33 pm

Hi does anyone have an opinion ,
Is the dagger gt similar to the old outlaw,
I have an outlaw which I love I use it for general river use and mucking around in the surf ,
After my lesson at CIWW I fancy getting a river runner to use there as a newbie a bit nervous of using my outlaw until I get more experience
Noticed the gt range are reasonably priced,
Or anyone recommend a kayak that's good for a newbie to use at CIWW
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Re: Dagger Outlaw or gt

Post by Adrian Cooper » Tue Apr 17, 2018 9:41 am

I think when the Outlaw was produced it was designed more as a playboat than the GT was so I think you will find the Outlaw has less volume both front and back and the GT has a little more front rocker to keep the nose higher for river running. I don't think there is a huge difference between the two.

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Re: Dagger Outlaw or gt

Post by Mini2 » Tue Apr 17, 2018 3:14 pm

Adrian Cooper wrote:I think when the Outlaw was produced it was designed more as a playboat than the GT was so I think you will find the Outlaw has less volume both front and back and the GT has a little more front rocker to keep the nose higher for river running. I don't think there is a huge difference between the two.
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I was thinking of a gt , thought there wasn't much difference,
I've decided on a second hand burn 2 for river running and CIWW ,
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Re: Dagger Outlaw or gt

Post by Franky » Tue Apr 17, 2018 5:09 pm

Mini2 wrote:
Tue Apr 17, 2018 3:14 pm
I've decided on a second hand burn 2 for river running and CIWW ,
Probably a good move. If you are a newbie, a GT might have you capsizing rather a lot. It's a nice responsive boat, but it's low-volume and not very forgiving.

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Re: Dagger Outlaw or gt

Post by gp.girl » Tue Apr 17, 2018 8:30 pm

Franky wrote:
Tue Apr 17, 2018 5:09 pm
Mini2 wrote:
Tue Apr 17, 2018 3:14 pm
I've decided on a second hand burn 2 for river running and CIWW ,
Probably a good move. If you are a newbie, a GT might have you capsizing rather a lot. It's a nice responsive boat, but it's low-volume and not very forgiving.
Yep very unforgiving but if you are confident and a quick learner the GT is fine. Demo the burn first it's a marmite boat and very possible you'll be horribly uncomfortable or hate the way it paddles.
Can roll ;)

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Re: Dagger Outlaw or gt

Post by Mini2 » Sun Apr 22, 2018 1:47 pm

gp.girl wrote:
Franky wrote:
Tue Apr 17, 2018 5:09 pm
Mini2 wrote:
Tue Apr 17, 2018 3:14 pm
I've decided on a second hand burn 2 for river running and CIWW ,
Probably a good move. If you are a newbie, a GT might have you capsizing rather a lot. It's a nice responsive boat, but it's low-volume and not very forgiving.
Yep very unforgiving but if you are confident and a quick learner the GT is fine. Demo the burn first it's a marmite boat and very possible you'll be horribly uncomfortable or hate the way it paddles.
Thanks
Got the Burn
Took it out at my local beach newton Porthcawl , loved it found it really responsive , yet to try it at CIWW ,


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