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Airhead TK-2

by Airhead SUP

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I picked this boat up at the beginning of the summer off…

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I picked this boat up at the beginning of the summer off of Amazon and it was my first kayak. I have a pregnant wife and a toddler, so I wanted something stable and easy to transport with a truck full of camping gear. It's easy to set up and deflate; I've been impressed with the durability of the boat. I've paddled it on a large lake and down rivers, even over some class IIs and never had an issue. It bounces off of and slides over rocks with little trouble.

It takes some work to keep it going in a straight line on flat lakes and the wind will blow it around a bit, but it performs very well in a moving river. It's quite maneuverable and you don't notice how slow it is when it's in a little current. The seats are good, but it could use a few more d rings to make setting it up for solo paddling easier.

For the price, it's a decent boat. I fish off of it and haven't worried about punctures at all. The bright orange color is also nice, and I've had boaters on the lake comment about how easy it is for them to spot me from a distance.

Started out great. You will need a hand pump to get the…

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Started out great. You will need a hand pump to get the right psi so the kayak will not "sag" in the water. After a while, from being in the sun, the bottom rubber tape started to split. Water collects under top layer and will be holding 3-5 gallons of water at the end of a 2-3 hour trip. Does not track well at all. Good for fun on the lake or ocean, if you don't mind getting a little wet. Inflates fast. P.S., e-mailed Quik Tek about the water leakage and tape splitting, but go no reply on the warranty that came with the kayak.

I have the TK-2, which is plenty room for me and my…

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I have the TK-2, which is plenty room for me and my twin girls, age 4, plus gear in front and back. Very stable, but water collects in bladder chamber which is no fun trying to deflate it and put in vehicle at the end of the run. Inflates easily, tracks well, but seats are limited in the amount you can adjust them.