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Old 30-12-2020, 10:44 PM
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Lovely pair of Fish Hunters there. I must admit I do love those older (say 80’s era dinghies). They were much deeper sided- until the regulations changed and a mandatory second DIN chamber had to be included. Since then these newer dinghies just never looked quite as inviting to me, but there are a few exceptions like those yellow Intex Challengers, or those Sevylor Caravelle’s. One of my favourite 2 man’s I currently own is an mid 80’s era Campari Sport White dinghy with the Campari logo in red and blue. I managed to find one on EBay the other year
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I just got a HF250 Fish hunter - will try it soon
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I just got a HF250 Fish hunter - will try it soon
Nice! They are stiff, but in the sun they become super soft and stretchy. And of course they are perfect to heat stretch
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Lovely pair of Fish Hunters there. I must admit I do love those older (say 80ís era dinghies). They were much deeper sided- until the regulations changed and a mandatory second DIN chamber had to be included. Since then these newer dinghies just never looked quite as inviting to me, but there are a few exceptions like those yellow Intex Challengers, or those Sevylor Caravelleís. One of my favourite 2 manís I currently own is an mid 80ís era Campari Sport White dinghy with the Campari logo in red and blue. I managed to find one on EBay the other year
Thanks!
There still are Intex boats with a single chamber, or is that not your thing?

And oh yeah, I also love those Challengers and Caravelleís. I used to have a single person Seahawk
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Old 03-01-2021, 10:42 PM
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Nice! They are stiff, but in the sun they become super soft and stretchy. And of course they are perfect to heat stretch
I like stiff and hard to blow. I like the pressure.
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Old 03-01-2021, 11:32 PM
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I like stiff and hard to blow. I like the pressure.
Those boats can handle quite a lot of pressure. Have fun with it!
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Old 13-01-2021, 09:31 PM
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Mouth blown. In under 15 minutes!

Fish Hunter 250, Sevylor
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Old 13-01-2021, 10:12 PM
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Awesome! The Fish Hunter looks like new, have fun with it!
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Old 13-01-2021, 11:12 PM
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I went through my picture archive and found this old promotional image - no clue where it came from but my only thought is "why stop at 500, I'd want -at least- a 2000"

oh to dream ....
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Old 13-01-2021, 11:29 PM
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Awesome! The Fish Hunter looks like new, have fun with it!
Nearly new old stock. The guy who sold it to me inflated it once to see whether it holds air.

And my lungs were able to push it above the mark on that strip pressure marker without any problems ("it is overinflated now"). Seems they work very well!
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