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#12711839 - 04/11/18 09:32 AM Bonafide Arrives Today!!!
Mofishin1990 Online   content
Outdoorsman

Registered: 09/27/16
Posts: 138
Loc: Gainesville, TX
My fresh new SS127 arrives today! Can't wait to get off of work and check it out. If all goes well the boss might let me take it out Saturday lol.

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#12712010 - 04/11/18 11:23 AM Re: Bonafide Arrives Today!!! [Re: Mofishin1990]
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Registered: 08/07/09
Posts: 1500
Loc: Van Alstyne
Awesome news!

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#12712150 - 04/11/18 01:13 PM Re: Bonafide Arrives Today!!! [Re: Mofishin1990]
Mofishin1990 Online   content
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Registered: 09/27/16
Posts: 138
Loc: Gainesville, TX
It has arrived! HOOOOOOO Dawgy!!!

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#12712254 - 04/11/18 02:25 PM Re: Bonafide Arrives Today!!! [Re: Mofishin1990]
Clay34 Offline
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Registered: 01/17/09
Posts: 269
Loc: Wisconsin
I can feel your enthusiasm from here. Makes me smile. Looks like a very nice boat. I stood in one at a trade show, but haven't paddled one yet. Remind me what color did you get?

What I am really interested in hearing is about the shallow water capabilities of the boat. How skinny of water can you get in? Those pontoon looking sides look crazy stable, but wondering how much water it drafts.
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#12712387 - 04/11/18 03:54 PM Re: Bonafide Arrives Today!!! [Re: Mofishin1990]
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Registered: 01/04/02
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cool boat.
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#12712446 - 04/11/18 04:37 PM Re: Bonafide Arrives Today!!! [Re: Clay34]
Mofishin1990 Online   content
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Registered: 09/27/16
Posts: 138
Loc: Gainesville, TX
"Cool Hand Blue". I'm pretty enthused haha! I'm thinking that it should be able to go over pretty shallow water from the design of the hull. But will know after some time is spent in it.

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#12713352 - 04/12/18 10:18 AM Re: Bonafide Arrives Today!!! [Re: Mofishin1990]
Mofishin1990 Online   content
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Registered: 09/27/16
Posts: 138
Loc: Gainesville, TX
Not so good news. Kayak arrived not so fresh. Must have been damaged during shipping. Gouges and scrapes in multiple areas. Few bad ones on the forward part of the keel. Have a email in to customer relations. Waiting for a response. sick






Edited by Mofishin1990 (04/12/18 10:46 AM)

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#12714053 - 04/12/18 05:40 PM Re: Bonafide Arrives Today!!! [Re: Mofishin1990]
timbertoes Online   content
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Registered: 08/07/09
Posts: 1500
Loc: Van Alstyne
Disappointing, yes. But the other "good" bad news....it will look like that anyway after a while. if they don't leak, I would not sweat it.
Your officially in the Kayak club now smile

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#12714064 - 04/12/18 05:43 PM Re: Bonafide Arrives Today!!! [Re: Mofishin1990]
timbertoes Online   content
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Registered: 08/07/09
Posts: 1500
Loc: Van Alstyne
and don't hold off from fishing out of it!! smile Heck i'd ask for a price adjustment, take that $$ towards fishing and camping!

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#12714225 - 04/12/18 07:45 PM Re: Bonafide Arrives Today!!! [Re: Mofishin1990]
Brad R Online   content
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Registered: 03/09/15
Posts: 1866
Loc: Texas
I'm not sure what I'd do. I would lean toward sending it back unless at least some cash concession is made. Not sure.

I know some of the shippers are totally insensitive to cartons and boxes labeled very clearly with all sorts of warnings. I have bad dreams any time I have picked up or shipped via YRC. Dear Lord!

Funny story about my leaking Cuda LT. Just before I dropped it off at YRC (where Jackson told me to take it), I thought, hmm?, I think I will take some photos of the condition I shipped it in. Glad I did. When it arrived at Jackson, it had a significant gouge in the side where someone had apparently jammed a forklift blade into it.

It made sending it back for "testing" moot for both me and Jackson. My guess is YRC's insurance paid Jackson and this is how I ended up with a Big Rig.

And, yes, I "sweated" getting my Big Rig shipped to me via YRC. But, it showed up without a scratch on it.

Pic below that Jackson sent to me.

Brad


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#12714397 - 04/12/18 09:45 PM Re: Bonafide Arrives Today!!! [Re: Mofishin1990]
Mofishin1990 Online   content
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Registered: 09/27/16
Posts: 138
Loc: Gainesville, TX
All the damage is purely cosmetic as far as I can tell. ACK gave me $150 in store credit so they are good by me. Timbertoes, I wasnt going to let a couple of scars on it keep me from getting out. Just kinda sad that I wasn't the one to put those battle scars on it! So i think an anchor wizard is coming my way lol. Brad, that's insane. Jacob, the customer relations guy I spoke to, said that he sees at least 1 kayak a day that's had forks through them. Absolutely ridiculous.

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#12715151 - 04/13/18 12:15 PM Re: Bonafide Arrives Today!!! [Re: Mofishin1990]
Clay34 Offline
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Registered: 01/17/09
Posts: 269
Loc: Wisconsin
Glad that they did something to make you happier. Have fun in the boat.
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#12715512 - 04/13/18 03:52 PM Re: Bonafide Arrives Today!!! [Re: Mofishin1990]
DNA Offline
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Registered: 04/19/11
Posts: 117
I am so disappointed with the shipping you got. I got my native kayak directly from the manufacturer and the packing was so good. I didn't even get a scratch.

But anyway, you will get a lot of scratch after using it.

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#12715755 - 04/13/18 06:37 PM Re: Bonafide Arrives Today!!! [Re: Mofishin1990]
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Extreme Angler

Registered: 08/07/09
Posts: 1500
Loc: Van Alstyne
so, what are your weekend 64 degrees and windy fishing plans ? smile
we can blame the weather on you, you know that right? .. that's what happens when ya get a new outdoors toy!

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#12716088 - 04/13/18 09:40 PM Re: Bonafide Arrives Today!!! [Re: timbertoes]
Mofishin1990 Online   content
Outdoorsman

Registered: 09/27/16
Posts: 138
Loc: Gainesville, TX
I've been blamed for worse haha! I'm going to try and go float this bad girl Sunday. Was hoping for tomorrow but my brother in law turned 15 so we are getting together for that instead. Hopefully for some reason this Texas weather decides to turn to prime fishing conditions.

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