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Purchased 9/2017 thru Walmart $215 free ship to store, came a day early, in fine condition, all extras present. I'm right at 250 lbs and I would say is about the practical limit. I bought for solo trips to the lake as my canoe is is bit much for loading by myself and for this the kayak is perfect. Plenty stable, however compared to my 14.6' Guide canoe, it felt like a pool toy...at first.. but once acclimated and accepting what it is (a 10ft kayak with a 250lb dude in it) it is all good. I feel comfortable to cross a fair size lake with powerboat traffic to get to the fishing coves... Pretty comfortable for a few hours, I added a foam Walmart pad and the the foam golf ball-scupper plugs are a must and work well. BTW, the kayak fits INSIDE my 100 series Land Cruiser.. no power lift and strap to the rack..but at 52lbs vs. 80 for the canoe it shouldn't be an issue...in all, I'm happy with it. If planning an all day/weekend trip I would likely take the canoe, but for a half day outing solo, for me it's ideal.
I seen reviews on the Tamarack 120 and a lot of the people where saying it was very slow. Not sure why it was slow for them but this thing was fats for me. No you're not going to win any kayak marathons with it but it does the job. My only complaint would be, I wish they had storage bags in the storage bins. The storage just goes into the kayak itself. so if you put a water bottle it will just roll to the back or front of the kayak. Easy fix though, I'm just going to buy dry storage bags and mount them into the storage holes. It is very comfortable and my back never hurt once.
All in all it's a great kayak for a newbie like me. It gets me out on the water to do some fishing, swimming, relaxing, sunbathing all the while feeling safe.