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Old 01-07-2009   #10
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We bought a 10 foot walker bay lasts year with inflatable hard floor. A cinch to inflate. Larger tubes than most. Built to last with 6 d rings sewn in. It was the first year WB made inflatable rigid floor, but their quality in other style dingys convinced us to buy it. Defender haad it on sale under $1000 To it we added a 4 hp 4 cycle Tahatsu which has the option of internal tank or external connection. Save your sanity and buy a high pressure Bravo inflator with rechargeable battert. Inflates the dingy in 5 minutes so its easy if you wish to store it.

This year we added Garheauer 36 inch davits ( my wife and installed them on a 100 degreee july day and used every curse word in Websters and created new ones). The best thing we added to our boat in years.

Because of the ease of using the davits we used the dingy most weekends as there was no hassel just dropping in and firing up the engine and taking a cruise in it. Beacuse of its ease we got great use of the dingy. I would highly recommend the 4 hpTahatsu (same as Nissan). The external 3 gallon tank let us really roam in the dingy without ever woprring about emptying the .59 gallon tank.

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