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by ronk
Sat Jan 29, 2011 12:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New stuff for 2011 from Alpacka!
Replies: 26
Views: 40810

Re: New stuff for 2011 from Alpacka!

Will the new floorless fishing raft also have the pointed and larger stern (you say its being added to all your boats)? It seems like the tracking, bouyancy, and somewhat better hull speed would be a real plus for that rowable model. If not, can that feature be ordered as a modification? I understoo...
by ronk
Tue Nov 16, 2010 10:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Open Floor comparable to Watermaster?
Replies: 9
Views: 3141

Re: Open Floor comparable to Watermaster?

Alpacka:
That's good news and based on that timeline, I'll wait to see the result. Any general info you can release now, e.g. approximate length, width, tube size, weight etc?
by ronk
Mon Nov 15, 2010 12:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Open Floor comparable to Watermaster?
Replies: 9
Views: 3141

Re: Open Floor comparable to Watermaster?

I recently posted some ideas and questions about coverting an FE into a floorless kick boat on the DIY/Design (DIY Raft) section of the Board. I think an "Alpackaized" version of a floorless kick boat for fishing floats would be a great addition to the fleet. I have some thoughts on the design detai...
by ronk
Mon Nov 15, 2010 10:12 am
Forum: Design & Do-It-Yourself
Topic: DIY raft
Replies: 35
Views: 25694

Re: DIY raft

Hig: Just noodling it out, it seems the frame mod + retaining 16" or so of raised but attached floor at the rear and 8" at the front (maybe with a couple of sewn in cross webs for lateral strength) would be enough support for the tubes. That would leave a floor opening of about 28" x 15" which is a ...
by ronk
Sat Nov 13, 2010 9:59 pm
Forum: Design & Do-It-Yourself
Topic: DIY raft
Replies: 35
Views: 25694

Re: DIY raft

Shaggy: What result for your floorless ventures? I'm toying with the idea of trying to do that with an Explorer with the goal of getting something along the lines of the water master and water strider rafts, but with less weight. (I would like to keep it under 15 lbs). Thought is to remove the FE fl...
by ronk
Fri Nov 12, 2010 3:54 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: 2009 Explorer and older Yak for sale
Replies: 3
Views: 1352

Re: 2009 Explorer and older Yak for sale

Might be interested in the FE. Any pictures?