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Classic Accessories Bighorn Float Tube

Discussion in 'Float tubing' started by inthedeep2, Mar 11, 2017.

  1. inthedeep2

    inthedeep2 Well-Known Member

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    so the wife shot down me buying a boat. lol. so I'm looking into tubing and came across the Classic Accessories Bighorn Float Tube. good pricing and features from what I can tell. does anyone have experience with this tube? pros and cons.
    also I'm not the smallest guy 6'1 235lbs.
    thanks
     
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    Never used it, but from the pictures it looks like the seat is the sling type. If I were you I would spend a few more bucks and get the Cumberland. Having a padded seat makes all the difference.
     
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    Check out the fishcat 5
     
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    A compromise?
     
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    Otherwise check out the doc 420..
     
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    I'm a big guy and I have a fishcat deluxe. Never gave me issues and I can be on the water for hours and be comfortable.
     
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    just ordered the Cumberland.
    anywhere local for waders? was thinking dicks.
     
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    I'm pretty sure I saw some at dicks sports arena...maybe turners in clairmont...and possibly hookd up tackle shop on mission gorge...
     
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    awesome thank you
     
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    Big5 has some.. Think they are junk ones tho?
     
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    got some 3mm neoprene from turners for a good price.
     
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    Your gonna want some non insulated for the summer when it gets hot. Most my tubbins done in shorts were I can.
     
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    I got a bass boat but I still tube quite a bit.
     
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    "Your gonna want some non insulated for the summer when it gets hot. Most my tubbins done in shorts were I can."

    ill hit that road later. just ready to get on the water. cant wait till I get my tube
     
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    I purchased my waders at Turner's, they were the hodgman Pipestone breathable stocking foot waders. I would recommend them. Super comfortable, think I paid a little over 100.00 for them.
     
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    Maybe Im a little late to the party but I have used the Bighorn float tube and I really liked it...That being said I did buy a Cumberland not to long ago only for the fact that it was a little more stealthier than the bighorn. What I liked about the bighorn is the high back but I like sitting up out of the water more which the Cumberland does for me

    a side note ..if you go with a classic accessories they stand behind their product 110% ..Im mean even if its the slightest thing like say a pocket zipper broke they will replace the whole tube no questions asked.
     
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    Yes, classic accessories customer service rules. Emailed them about a leaky bladder they sent 2 in the mail no questions asked.
     
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    DA CZAR thank you for the review. I went for the Cumberland should be here tomorrow. order the tube with fins for around $140 through Costco.
     
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    Killer deal!
     
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    I thought so glad I found it. next day they were gone was going to buy another for a buddy.
     
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