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 Post subject: Lynx durability
PostPosted: Thu Jun 03, 2021 7:37 am 
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I recently purchased a Lynx and have been loving it so far. What is the durability like compared to a Pro Angler? Is it easy to crack? Should I be worried about any scratches or gouges?


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 Post subject: Re: Lynx durability
PostPosted: Thu Jun 03, 2021 3:58 pm 
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The Lynx is more fragile than a rotomolded product. If you puncture the skin, you need to repair it before getting back in the water and the internal foam core could take up water.

Treat like a glass surfboard or SUP.

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 Post subject: Re: Lynx durability
PostPosted: Fri Jun 04, 2021 9:04 am 
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mmiller wrote:
The Lynx is more fragile than a rotomolded product. If you puncture the skin, you need to repair it before getting back in the water and the internal foam core could take up water.


That's where I'm fishing most of time.

There are a lot of these "limestone tables" made by a marine worm. They can be just underneath water.

So for me the Lynx don't seem appropriate Matt, no?

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 Post subject: Re: Lynx durability
PostPosted: Fri Jun 04, 2021 10:17 am 
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I would go with a rotomolded boat.

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 Post subject: Re: Lynx durability
PostPosted: Mon Jun 07, 2021 6:45 am 
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Thanks for the response.

Do you think it would be possible to install a keel guard? If there ever were any hull damage, are there any recommended epoxies to repair it?


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 Post subject: Re: Lynx durability
PostPosted: Tue Jun 08, 2021 10:46 pm 
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mmiller wrote:
and the internal foam core could take up water.


Just see it's polystyrene foam. Can't take up water as it's bubbles no? Matt?

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 Post subject: Re: Lynx durability
PostPosted: Wed Jun 09, 2021 5:18 pm 
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They say it can in gaps. Not the pellets themselves.

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 Post subject: Re: Lynx durability
PostPosted: Wed Jul 21, 2021 10:31 am 
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Has anybody used these around oyster bars? I currently have a rotomolded kayak and have a lot of scrapes on the bottom from years of use inshore in the sarasota area. Will the lynx hold up to this type of environment?


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 Post subject: Re: Lynx durability
PostPosted: Wed Jul 21, 2021 11:05 am 
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No. It is more like a surfboard or SUP...

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