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Offline Ranger22

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Re: Who fishes in a flip over?
« Reply #30 on: January 01, 2016, 08:20:02 AM »
Thanks FM! Happy New Years!!  !<>!
If you don't want to know what a 67 year old
man fom the backwoods of louisiana thinks you
probably shouldn't ask him!

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Re: Who fishes in a flip over?
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Offline Spider1

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Re: Who fishes in a flip over?
« Reply #31 on: January 02, 2016, 06:34:37 AM »
Congrats Ranger! Thanks again FM!!!
When Hell freezes over, I'll ice fish there too!

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Re: Who fishes in a flip over?
« Reply #32 on: January 07, 2019, 02:52:28 PM »
I HAVE A ONE MAN FRABILL.  IM 6' 2"---320 LBS.  JUST NOT ENOUGH ROOM TO FISH COMFORTABLY.  I NEED A BIGGER UNIT WITH MORE HEADROOM.  A TWO MAN MIGHT BE THE ANSWER.   ANY IDEAS ?

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Re: Who fishes in a flip over?
« Reply #33 on: January 07, 2019, 03:20:59 PM »
You need to upscale. I have a Clam Kenai solo unit. I'm 180 and just under 6 feet. I wish I had a bit more room but then I'd have to load and unload it alone too. At 65 years old I'm not going to be a spring chicken forever so I'm sticking with what I have. Go for it and sell the one you are in now. We have a classifieds section for you
 to list it on.
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« Last Edit: January 08, 2019, 10:08:32 PM by fishin_musician »
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Offline Jiggerman

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Re: Who fishes in a flip over?
« Reply #34 on: January 08, 2019, 08:45:57 PM »
I just got a shapell f150 and its plenty big enough for me and just at 6 foot and 225.  I could fit one of my daughters sitting with mmme also if im helping her fish.  It's also 68 inches tall so I can almost stand straight up in it.  The only draw I have with it is that it has a bench seat instead of a high back, but if your used to buckets like me it probably won't be an issue.

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Re: Who fishes in a flip over?
« Reply #35 on: January 08, 2019, 11:35:41 PM »
my 8 year old really wants to fish/hang out but can't handle the cold so i picked up an otter xt x-over cottage w/a buddy heater.  looking forward to getting it out, not looking forward to lugging it around lol

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Re: Who fishes in a flip over?
« Reply #36 on: January 09, 2019, 01:53:53 PM »
my 8 year old really wants to fish/hang out but can't handle the cold so i picked up an otter xt x-over cottage w/a buddy heater.  looking forward to getting it out, not looking forward to lugging it around lol

That looks nice post some pics when you get it out.
FM
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Re: Who fishes in a flip over?
« Reply #37 on: January 10, 2019, 12:46:50 AM »
I have a kenia pro thermal , had it now 3 years ,
 Overall decent unit but , put a smitty under it they are a snow plow ,
  My other is an old 2008 X2 clam and it very well made tons of room , but needs a machine ,
I also  installed  hyfax runner kits on my clams I used otter kits not clam kits , price and thickness of the otter made it a no braine
You guys looking for a bit more room the shappell 150 fits that bill
But they are a bit heavier being 1 1/2 man ,far as the bench install  a stadium seat ,
 If money isn’t an issue the otters are well built but also heavier and pricey

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« Last Edit: January 10, 2019, 12:51:02 AM by Filetandrelease »

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Re: Who fishes in a flip over?
« Reply #38 on: January 10, 2019, 10:49:52 AM »
Frabill one man, best investment in years.  Added Hyfax runners which make it easier to pull in the snow.

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Re: Who fishes in a flip over?
« Reply #39 on: January 11, 2019, 05:50:41 PM »
If you want to go lighter with heavier material 450 denier  , the clam blazer at 34#s or heavy material at 900 denier , at 42 lbs blazer stealth , , I put the hyfax on do to dragging across bare ground and ice which is abrasive , they don’t help with deep snow we average 143 inches of snow fall a year which at times makes dragging anything a bear other than a jet sled with gear , but we all have different types of winters , it’s all about what works for each 1 of us in each situation
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Offline gee-dub

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Re: Who fishes in a flip over?
« Reply #40 on: January 29, 2019, 01:37:38 AM »
That looks nice post some pics when you get it out.
FM

This thing is a beast but did it's job - with the Buddy Heater inside, it was balmy.  The child stayed out for 3 hours of slow fishing, can't ask for much more than that.  Took a long time to assemble but seems rugged.  Probably should have only gotten a 1-man, but I'm happy with this for now.



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