Eskimo Xeno as C1?

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Eskimo Xeno as C1?

Post by Smurfwarrior » Tue Apr 05, 2011 4:18 pm

Anyone have knowledge about how well an Eskimo Xeno converts to C1? I'm about 180# and 5'7". I saw the one posted in the library of boats here but looking for actual info on weight ranges and such. Thanks!

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Post by PAC » Tue Apr 05, 2011 4:30 pm

Paddle a proto of one years ago - Only for a short time and then gave it away to a "in need" boater... it was okay.
Don't remember too much of it and how it handled ...so it was not a stand out C1.
I think unless its really a deal you do better with something else. My $.01. Hopefully someone with more experience can chime in.
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Post by fez » Tue Apr 05, 2011 5:06 pm

a friend of mine converted one. He has 80 kg and thinks about the Xeno to be a a nice stable and forgiving riverrunner.

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Post by Smurfwarrior » Tue Apr 05, 2011 5:43 pm

Excellent input, thanks!

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Post by TheKrikkitWars » Tue Apr 05, 2011 7:18 pm

It's a pretty fit convertion (fit, as in: "exactly what I want in a boat for X") I'm about 10-15 lb heavier than you, and liked the one i used, not as good as an LL Session+ or a Dagger Medieval, but more forgiving than either.
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Post by Smurfwarrior » Fri Apr 08, 2011 9:29 pm

Just got one handed to me from the local Eskimo Rep the other night and I outfitted it with the Wheelboy saddle I got from Larry. Should be interesting!!

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