Best C1 boat for conversion?

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Best C1 boat for conversion?

Post by Sir Adam » Tue Feb 18, 2003 7:08 pm

Best C1 boat for conversion?
by Kevin Kevin

OK- here I am on the darkside's forum (don't tell my boats!) I'm sure that you get this question pretty frquently but...

I'd like to get into C1 but am pretty confused with what a decent boat to convert would be. I've paddled oc1 (Viper 12), c1 forplay and c1 z and really like the challenge. I want a boat that I can play with and push my skills not a boat that is "stable and easy to learn in." Preferably something that I can pick up reletively cheap and then modify. What are some good options? Are there specific traits that I should look for?

Thanks!

Kevin in DC

My stats:
6'2", 175 10.5 feet (skinny legs)
aggressive, experienced paddler but neophite C-boater

Posted on Sep 20, 2002, 11:14 AM

In my price (about $400) range I'm finding...
by Kevin

Sessions
Doms
Amps
Egos
LUV
Delirious
Prozone
SubSeven 2 ball
Slice
Trickster
Prankster
Old Disco
Spin
Forplay
X
Z
Beat to heck 1st gen Big EZ
Shock

Any thoughts? Straight out eliminations?

Right now I paddle K1: Big EZ, Big Gun, Mutant, Wildwater

Posted on Sep 20, 2002, 12:19 PM

I like the AMP/Shock
by Brandon Brandon

They have some speed and throw ends really easily. I have a shock that is comp. weight and an AMP that I could sell you for 500. Both boats are in great condition and will push you. The shock was used in the world free syal champs by Luke Hopkins, so you shouldn't find anything much more aggressive.

Posted on Sep 20, 2002, 3:14 PM
Keep the C!
Adam

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