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Old 05-13-2013, 12:27 PM
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Default Where to get quality inflatables/floats/rafts?

My wife wants some new "rafts" for the season and says all the ones at the stores suck and that we need to find some quality floats elsewhere. Anybody have any links? They would be for floating around the bay this summer, not towing, just relaxing.

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Old 05-13-2013, 12:52 PM
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How much do you really want to spend?

Have you looked at http://www.overtons.com/ ?
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Old 05-13-2013, 01:27 PM
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I buy towable floats which have to be sturdier to take the pounding. Current one is about 6' diameter with a flat top made by Obrien. There are other brands.
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I still have my old Avon Redstart hypalon 8’ dinghy with an evinrude 2 that can be had for 500. This is a real boat, not some vinyl POS. no leaks or tears, and registered in MD as well. Been in the bag for ten years, and engine needs coaxing to start, but it's a good deal. Boat, engine mount, engine, rear seat, anchor, oars, storage bag, and foot pump. PM if interested.

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Old 05-13-2013, 04:47 PM
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i just picked up a zodiac typhoon 310s from costcos website for 999. almost half price to the almost equivelant zodiac cadet. good really good reviews online
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Old 05-14-2013, 07:31 AM
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The towable floats are a good idea. We just buy random floats every year and after a couple outings they get a leak and are worthless. Thinking about the foam (whatever material it is) floats that don't require inflation. I don't mind spending a lot because we use them often, but I want them to last.

Thanks for your help.
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