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post #3 of Old 05-10-2008
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I agree with most of what sailingfool said. I also have no experience with Maxxon inflatables. The main thing to look for is the material used. PVC boats are cheaper but have a shorter life. Hypalon is used in the better quality boats. I don't like leaving my outboard on the boat when towing, so I have a small 7'6" Achilles with a 2hp Yamaha that I can easily take on off. When at anchor summer before last in strong thunderstorm, I was glad I had taken my motor off when my dinghy flipped several times in the strong winds. With a larger boat and a larger engine, removing the motor is a major job.
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