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Large Bazooka

by Fluid Kayaks

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Wow, this is a fine boat! I purchased it directly from Fluids…

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Wow, this is a fine boat! I purchased it directly from Fluids website at $200 off the list price and it included FREE shipping! You can't beat that!

I haven't been in it but three times so far but I've been impressed with it. It's very stable and wants to remain upright. It does exactly what you tell it to do at the moment it needs to be done. A great boat to develop your whitewater paddling skills with. One can get a sense of invincibility with it, so be careful not to forget your fundamentals.

This is a BIG volume kayak with plenty of room for big feet and gear. Its outfitting is fully adjustable that provides a comfortable ride for my 6' 190lb frame. The Bazooka's 45lb. weight never felt awkward or tiring to portage due to its balance and the convenient handle designed into its pillar.

I have posted some detailed images of the Bazooka on Flickr. I thought I should do this before I put anymore scratches on it. I plan to scratch the heck out of this year.
Enjoy the kayak porn. :)
http://www.flickr.com/photos/pakkratt/sets/72157640369017813/

Greetings from J.B. in Slovenia, Europe Bazooka L is a great boat. I…

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Greetings from J.B. in Slovenia, Europe
Bazooka L is a great boat. I bought it in June 2012 and when I put it on the water for the first time I already feel enormous stability. I already paddled the rapids up to the level of 3 for the first time and I did it without swimming. It is also a very comfortable kayak and you can just sit in it for hours long without any numb feet or other problems. Bazooka L is a very fast boat for its length, tracks well and if you have only one kayak you can also paddle with it on lakes and enjoy in relaxing paddling.

Although the boat is primarily a creek boat for experts that are capable to run rapids of 4 and 5 degree or even more, I think it is also good for beginner kayakers like me, especially because of great primary stability and big volume. I only have some problems with rolling the boat, but I think there is more a problem with my bad technique of eskimo roll than the shape of the boat.

Overall, I can hardly wait to sit again in my Bazooka and paddle with it on the local river or lake. I give it 9 only because it seems a little heavy to carry (but I already bought a very efficient handcart and I can carry the boat even over very rocky paths).