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My apologies if this topic has been covered before, but if anyone has experience with the x10 twin troller, I would appreciate your opinions . The boat is small, but stability is a primary concern, ( ain't  getting any younger) and the makers claim that this boat is as stable as they come.

Thanks

Joe

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I don't have experience with the boat but i love the idea and the concept.  I will definitely look into it if i decide to go away from kayak fishing and get my son in the boat with me more often.

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I have seen a couple in use, never drove one. One of them I see often.

Looked over a demo very closely to see how it worked.

Looks very stable and maneuverable.

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Hello Joe - welcome to BR...

I thought we had a thread on that boat some time back but I didn't find it in a quick search. I did find one short review of it here.

It looks like a nifty boat - I would think it is as stable or more so than an equivalent size "bass raider" type boat since it's heavier.

When we discussed this boat before, I remember appreciating the engineering that went into it but I eliminated it from my consideration because it's too heavy, requires a trailer, and operating the pedal controls seems to mean you have to be seated. I fish standing 100% of the time so I wouldn't really be able to steer the boat while fishing. Another concern that I had was while the "prop tunnels" under the boat have weedguards, I'm thinking that the curly-leaf pondweed that is present in several of my lakes might make it past those guards and foul the props - requiring beaching the boat and tilting it up on it's side to clear - probably not that easy when the boat is said to weigh 175 pounds.

But, in mostly open water, and for an angler that likes to fish sitting (at least sitting when underway), it looks like a viable option.

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Thanks for all the input. Probably will go with this boat, though it is more than I want to spend. I will post a review in the future if I pull the trigger.

Unfortunately, the boat I really want, the sun dolphin 120 pro, which has everything I want, also, according to many owners, has a serious build issue. Apparently, the seam between the hull and deck are sealed with glue and staples. Over time, the glue dissolves and the staples rust, causing water to get between the double hull, making it hard, if not impossible to remove the water. The fix, according to reviews, would be to manufacture the seam using a heat weld instead. I know nothing about heat welds, but I think the 120 is an awesome boat, but I consider the water problem to be a major design flaw, and I have to consider other options.

Best regards

Joe

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I wouldn't shy away from the 120 because of the water accumulation between the hulls. That's pretty normal on all of their boats like that. It's not just rain and waves that may make it's way in, since there's a space between the two sections of boat that has air in it, when the temperature changes the moisture in the air can condense. I used to have the equivalent to the Pro 102 and there is a drain plug located in the front right above the bow eye. You would pull the plug and tilt the boat up (almost standing on end) to drain hull. You'd have to do it probably once in the summer and once in the fall before you stored it for the winter. If the 120 doesn't have it, it'd be very easy to add. It was a minor inconvenience and shouldn't deter you from buying the boat. 

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Thanks, WIGUIDE, I decided to contact their customer service, and they responded very quickly and set my fears aside. Love everything about this boat. Hayneedle seems to have the best deal. Looks like I will go with the Pro 120.

Thanks agaain

Joe

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I own a twin troller and love it. I just put a little 2 stroke mercury 2.5 hp on it to get to fishing spots a little quicker. My son and I are both 6'5 and I weigh 270 he weighs 200 and we have zero issues fishing comfortably out of it together. 

 

We go in just as shallow of water is go in my kayak. I also take it to the marsh as well. 

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