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in need of an extra float tube...
this Thanksgiving week I would like to take my son in law float tubing on a local lake... my problems are :

I have one tube so would need a second one..

My budget would be around 200 for the tube..

Any suggestions for a good reliable second tube are welcome...

MacFly Cool





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Re: [macfly55] in need of an extra float tube... In reply to
109 for the full shabang, since its a spare.





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Re: [kochanut] in need of an extra float tube... In reply to
can you send me a pm with details please?

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sorry dont know why i dident add the link:

http://www.basspro.com/...00_175003000_175-3-0





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MAC...ZACH is our new little baby brother...LOL I was hoping he would chime in.





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welcome to the family zach.. and of course that would extend to our new little sister as well.. :-)

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why am i suddenly semi-frightened?





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Re: [macfly55] in need of an extra float tube... In reply to
I don't know if they still have them, but Costco was carrying the Fish Cat 4 for $140.

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Re: [macfly55] in need of an extra float tube... In reply to
There are also the WW Griggs tubes

http://www.fishinrods.com/floattube.htm

or go to the Griggs site and see if a dealer is close to you.

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Re: [kochanut] in need of an extra float tube... In reply to
dont be afeared lil brother.. Im a nice big brother... ask our sis FG... Sly

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Re: [cpierce] in need of an extra float tube... In reply to
anyone know how good/reliable the griggs tubes are.. I may of missed it but I did not see a description of materials..

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Re: [macfly55] in need of an extra float tube... In reply to
I don't really know how good they are. I know that Sportsman's Warehouse used to carry them, and I have seen them there. I would assume that they are pretty light materials-- I would treat them as "delicate". You might try phoning or emailing the company.

http://www.wwgrigg.com/wwg021.htm

Seems like I have seen them mentioned on the Float tube forum in the past. I can't remember if it was good or not.

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I would consider the Grigg v8000 tube that is more like the Fish Cat in design with an inflatable seat.

Albino Trout got a used 6000 u tube by Grigg for his nephew. I think this model doesn't have an inflatable seat and you sit lower in the water. You might contact him on the materials.
Thread was here:
http://www.bigfishtackle.com/...string=grigg;#589328

Grigg mostly makes fishing rods and from what I have heard they are good quality. Doesn't mean anything though. It is probably good for a $150 tube. Might be light enough to double as a pack or travel tube for you.

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Re: [cpierce] in need of an extra float tube... In reply to
thank you for the info cindy.. I have in my mind a quality tube that is priced above my budget.. LOL... in reality whatever I get for this Thanksgivings fishing will be left behind with me.. soooooo I was hoping to end up with a better (newer) tube than I have as the primary and the one I have as the seconddary...

but.. have not given up hope yet ... :-)... maybe I can talk tuben2 out of his h3 for 200... :-)

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Re: [macfly55] in need of an extra float tube... In reply to
Didn't Larry Tullis have an H3 for sale? I wonder if he still has it.

http://www.bigfishtackle.com/...d;page=unread#unread

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Re: [cpierce] in need of an extra float tube... In reply to
yes he did... I texted him the other day but got no response.... may have to try an actual call.. LOL..

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Re: [cpierce] in need of an extra float tube... In reply to
No, that was actually an old list, I didn't notice and catch that.
In Fact I bought that H3 and I believe Gibby has it now.
I didn't know Tubin2 bought one.





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if I am not mistaken tuben2 bought one of the ones TD had up for sale a while back... I tried to nab that one but did not have the funds (as usual) so missed out on it..

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Re: [flygoddess] in need of an extra float tube... In reply to
so are you saying Larry never had the h3 up for sale.. or did I miss something here.. LOL...

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He did, I bought it, I sold it the first of the year to Gibby.\

Oh, got the rod and reel a few minutes ago...looks great, thanks man.





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(This post was edited by flygoddess on Oct 6, 2010, 3:41 PM)

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Re: [flygoddess] in need of an extra float tube... In reply to
good... glad to know it arrived safely...

okay... now I remember... you got Larrys h3 and I almost bought it until the finance manager shot it down... :-).. this time around it is her idea.. LOL...

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a finance manager... im getting one of those, im glad i blew through the cash i had already! Cool





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Re: [kochanut] in need of an extra float tube... In reply to
does that mean you and your g/f are getting married soon?? LOL>. ... wife has been finance manager for 34 plus years.. never got into a situation of needing and not having the funds to go with... note the word.. "need"... LOL..

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