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17014Re: Toto question

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  • grafxmangrafxman
    Mar 1, 2008
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      Thanks a lot Bill. That's what I was hoping to hear.

      Roger


      --- In Michalak@yahoogroups.com, "Bill Turnbull" <BillTurnbull@...>
      wrote:
      >
      > I weigh 180 and often take my daughter along, for a total of about
      235 lb.,
      > at that weight it is fine.
      >
      > Bill
      >
      >
      > On Sat, Mar 1, 2008 at 6:44 PM, grafxmangrafxman <grafxman@...>
      > wrote:
      >
      > > Actually the quote is "180 pounds of buoyancy volume if the hatch
      cover
      > > stays watertight" so I'm not sure exactly what that means when the
      > > description also says it will paddle two adults. Are those 90 pound
      > > adults? I was hoping that someone who has actually built one, who
      > > perhaps weighs 200 pounds or thereabouts would respond and say yes
      it
      > > has 6 inches of freeboard or no it only has 1 inch of freeboard.
      Thanks
      > > anyway Nels.
      > >
      > > Roger
      > >
      > >
      > > --- In Michalak@yahoogroups.com <Michalak%40yahoogroups.com>,
      "Nels"
      > > <arvent@> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > --- In Michalak@yahoogroups.com <Michalak%40yahoogroups.com>,
      > > "grafxmangrafxman" <grafxman@> wrote:
      > > > >
      > > > > Is the Toto too small for a 250 pounder?
      > > > >
      > > > Toto as designed has 180 lb floatation. Michalak claims, "In good
      > > > conditions she will paddle two adults" Larsboat has a "30" plug
      added
      > > > in the middle to gain capacity."
      > > >
      > > > So the preferred choice might be to decide if you might have a
      second
      > > > person with you some of time, and are not concerned about the
      added
      > > > hull weight with Larsboat.
      > > >
      > > > Nels
      > > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      >
      >
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      >
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