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#10850560 - 05/17/15 11:52 AM Slayer Propel 10?
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Registered: 09/16/09
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Loc: College Station, TX
Do any of you guys own this boat or have experience with it? Relatively few reviews online. Thanks.

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#10851035 - 05/17/15 05:26 PM Re: Slayer Propel 10? [Re: Bug-e]
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#10851138 - 05/17/15 06:19 PM Re: Slayer Propel 10? [Re: Jimbo]
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Thanks. I saw this video earlier. There are a few short videos out there and a few short written reviews, but not much. I'm hoping someone on the forum has fished a good bit from the kayak and can provide some more insight. Thanks again.

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#10851570 - 05/17/15 09:21 PM Re: Slayer Propel 10? [Re: Bug-e]
The Ninja Offline
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Registered: 03/27/12
Posts: 2017
Loc: N. Fort Worth
This is my go to boat. I prefer it over the Slayer Propel 13. This is the first boat that defied my at least 12' rule.

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#10851632 - 05/17/15 09:35 PM Re: Slayer Propel 10? [Re: Bug-e]
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Registered: 04/11/08
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Loc: Grand Prairie
I was waiting for Ninja to post... LOL. This is my next boat. Trying to clean out my garage to make room when I get a chance...

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#10851709 - 05/17/15 10:05 PM Re: Slayer Propel 10? [Re: Bug-e]
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Loc: College Station, TX
Had any problems with thin plastic? Some early user reviews said the boat dented and scuffed more frequently than 13.

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#10852460 - 05/18/15 10:01 AM Re: Slayer Propel 10? [Re: Bug-e]
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I was kind of interested until I looked at the specs......94# OUCH!
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#10852531 - 05/18/15 10:29 AM Re: Slayer Propel 10? [Re: Bug-e]
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The slayer 10 is about 54-59lbs. I have a buddy that can carry it under his arm down a steep bank. Austin Kayak's site has the wrong weight of the Slayer 10. The Slayer Propel 13 is about 95-100 lbs.

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#10852676 - 05/18/15 11:27 AM Re: Slayer Propel 10? [Re: Bug-e]
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I'm thinking Jerry got one. He might chime in here.
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#10853114 - 05/18/15 02:16 PM Re: Slayer Propel 10? [Re: Todd™]
Jerry Hamon Offline
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Registered: 12/31/06
Posts: 7340
Loc: Van Alstyne, TX USA
I have the 13. I have pedaled the 10 and really like it. I've not heard anything about thinner plastic. Everybody I know that has one loves it. Ninja is talking about buying a second one he like it so much.

Here are the specs: http://nativewatercraft.com/boat.cfm?id=54

Fitted Weight: 59 lbs


Edited by Jerry Hamon (05/18/15 02:18 PM)

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#10853145 - 05/18/15 02:26 PM Re: Slayer Propel 10? [Re: The Black Hammer]
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Originally Posted By: The Black Hammer
The slayer 10 is about 54-59lbs. I have a buddy that can carry it under his arm down a steep bank. Austin Kayak's site has the wrong weight of the Slayer 10. The Slayer Propel 13 is about 95-100 lbs.


Yep, that was Austin Canoe and Kayaks website that has it listed at over 90+ pounds. loco The price is also listed at around $200 more than the 13 footer! huh
I guess I need to look at the Native website. I sure would put it at the top of my list if it's under 60#. thumb
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#10853349 - 05/18/15 04:07 PM Re: Slayer Propel 10? [Re: Bug-e]
YakRider Offline
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Registered: 04/09/07
Posts: 463
Loc: TX
I own an SP13 and I think it tracks better than SP10. However, SP10 is really nice. SP13 has a much longer well tank at the back however, when you are on the water it's hard to reach to the far end of the tank since it's so further away from the seat. I tried it once and got scared. smile




Edited by YakRider (05/18/15 04:07 PM)

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#10858619 - 05/20/15 01:43 PM Re: Slayer Propel 10? [Re: Bug-e]
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Registered: 09/16/09
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Loc: College Station, TX
Thanks for the info. I'm very intrigued by the boat.

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#10858872 - 05/20/15 03:00 PM Re: Slayer Propel 10? [Re: Bug-e]
Nathan "Bull" Montgomery Offline
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Registered: 02/23/11
Posts: 5801
Loc: Fort Worth, Tx.
Im almost kind of wishing I would have went with the 10 like i originally planned but instead got the 13. Since I mainly fish rivers a lighter boat should have been a no brainer for me especially since I had been fishing out of a 10' Ascend sit in up until this point as well. Oh well I still love my 13 and im sure the 10 is great!

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#10862362 - 05/21/15 07:02 PM Re: Slayer Propel 10? [Re: YakRider]
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Registered: 12/07/11
Posts: 4619
Loc: Texas
Originally Posted By: YakRider
I own an SP13 and I think it tracks better than SP10. However, SP10 is really nice. SP13 has a much longer well tank at the back however, when you are on the water it's hard to reach to the far end of the tank since it's so further away from the seat. I tried it once and got scared. smile




Can you expand on your comment of "tracking"? I've never had an issue with tracking in a peddle kayak. Curious what you mean.


Edited by N.Tex_paddler (05/21/15 07:02 PM)

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