Pack Raft

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  1. Pontiac787

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    My $50 2-man Sevylor Collusus finally gave up the ghost. I used the raft to pack in to a mountain top pond for some trout fishing. It served its purpose well except for being very difficult to get into and out of and its durability was questionable. I feel like I had to add one or two patches after every use.

    Does anyone know of a decent raft between the $50 Amazon special and the $600+ NRS/Alpacka versions? My requirements are that is has to fit in a frameless backpack and weigh in at 10 lbs. or less. I'm interested to hear what other folks have found. I'm not interested in a float tubes. I'm looking to be up and out of the water.

    Thanks!
     
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    Search eBay for lru 16 p life raft. The card rare as hens teeth. But there's one there right now. They come in at about 4 pounds. Super rugged. I've been tunning one for a couple years now with out issue. IMG_20180607_114818_968.jpg

    The one I just looked at wad 129.00 A fair price
     
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    Thanks! I’ll check it out.
     
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