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Old 08-30-2004, 06:20 PM
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For what its worth

For what its worth, I own an old Alumaweld Guide model (this was made by Willie before he left to form Willies). I have spent a fair amount of time in a number of boats though. I would shy away from Hyde but that is just me. Clacks are good boats but would not make my top two. If I was going glass, I would go Lavro. Ron makes a super boat and they are slick as snot when it comes to low summer flows where you need to slide over rocks. If I was going aluminum, it would be a Willies hands down. Regardless, pay the extra money and get a good set of oars, they are worth it in teh long run.
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