Feedback on FishCraft Tunnel Hull?

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  1. Scottpuck

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    The fishcraft is a basically a star wonderbug. Star rafts are on the low end of the spectrum and outcast/aire on the high end.
     
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    Thanks, Shawn. That helps.
     
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    I know for a fact that the Star WonderBug is one tough raft... I can show you the rocky river and tough raft to prove it. :)
     
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    Scottpuck,

    If you want to take a look or take a float with a Rocky Mountain Raft, we have it stored sometimes in North Bend.
     
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    star rafts are good boats. You have to realize when you purchase one that I wont last more than ten years before the seams start to disintegrate.
     
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    Your opinion... do you one one?
     
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    giuded out of one on the ocoee. My 2 cents I would buy a cat or if a round boat a sotar or maravia
     
  11. Robert Engleheart

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    @ ShawnK; are any inflatables going to last much more than 10 years? Properly used, that is.
     
  12. Jerry Daschofsky

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    Well more actually. I owned an original Aire Ocelot that came off first productions of them. It was a 16' model. I beat crap out of it. Ran as cargo boat for whitewater crews on multiday trips. I sold it reluctantly at 17 years owning it and it was still going strong. So yeah they can last over 10 years.
     
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    I have seen an avon and sunrunner(hyside) and an achilles that was out of a sub that are pushing 20+ years old that are in primo shape. my friend has an aire 14 ft raft that is twenty years ols so yes I believe you can get that out of a boat.
     
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    Excellent. I'll be OK with 10 from my RMR, that's 110/year.
     
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    I have an UDISCO from 1982 that is still functional and took a whitewater trip last year.