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#12452422 - 10/03/17 10:43 PM Buying a kayak on a budget
Eduardo palomo Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 09/24/17
Posts: 5
Hello

Im buying a used kayak my budget is tight
And i have 2 options

Ascend 12' old model

And

Ocean kayak drifter 12'7"

Any conment, advice are more than welcome

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#12452472 - 10/04/17 02:23 AM Re: Buying a kayak on a budget [Re: Eduardo palomo]
christian myrick Online   content
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 08/03/11
Posts: 3131
Loc: little elm
Ocean kayak. No question.
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#12452490 - 10/04/17 05:02 AM Re: Buying a kayak on a budget [Re: Eduardo palomo]
Eduardo palomo Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 09/24/17
Posts: 5
Thank you ....! eeks

I was looking for reviws about this drifter model but I couldn't find any

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#12452936 - 10/04/17 12:17 PM Re: Buying a kayak on a budget [Re: Eduardo palomo]
JJ4MEL Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 01/21/09
Posts: 1107
Loc: McKinney, TX
https://paddling.com/reviews/product/ocean-kayak-drifter-1-kayak/

Here is a link to the reviews. Only negative I see is if you are over 200 lbs, prepare for a wet ride. I owned one for a while. Easy paddle, very stable. Only negative was the wet butt and really no way to avoid it.

I would still choose the OK over the older Ascend.

Not sure on your price point, but I have seen a few retailers putting out the old stock on clearance. I just picked up a Pelican Catch 120 Angler for $377. But I saw a few Perceptions for less than $400. This was at Dicks/Field & Stream in Prosper.

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#12453125 - 10/04/17 02:36 PM Re: Buying a kayak on a budget [Re: Eduardo palomo]
Jamoke Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 09/05/07
Posts: 773
Loc: Belton, TX
I've owned both, the ocean kayak hands down!!

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#12453544 - 10/04/17 09:13 PM Re: Buying a kayak on a budget [Re: JJ4MEL]
Eduardo palomo Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 09/24/17
Posts: 5
Thank you for the link flehan

I choose the ocean kayak drifter

Thank you to all

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#12461849 - 10/11/17 10:24 AM Re: Buying a kayak on a budget [Re: Eduardo palomo]
Mrg0117 Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 11/15/16
Posts: 21
Loc: North Texas
I have an Ascend FS10 and it works fine for me, but it is the only kayak I have ever had.

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#12463335 - 10/12/17 02:41 PM Re: Buying a kayak on a budget [Re: Eduardo palomo]
jippedgenes Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 08/12/11
Posts: 692
I picked up an ocean kayak caper off craigslist for $100 it has served me for years now.

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