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Postby chunk9000 » 08 Sep 2018, 21:40

So after dreaming about the profisha 525 for a while I finally decided it was time. I've fished with a few of you guys with Stealths and I was sick of trying to keep up while you were cruising. Picked this one up second hand from a motivated seller in Sydney well below the advertised price. Has the usual scuffs and scratches you'd expect but in great condition overall. I took it out for the first paddle today and did a few re-entries. Apart from the sounder it's pretty much stock so I'll need to get a few of Cheaters fabrications from Eoin.
Lots of reviews around on the profisha's but the one thing that really stood out for me today was stability. I was able to move around much easier on this than my X13 and it actually took a bit of effort to tip it over. Also with the reduced primary stability it's pretty easy to do re-entries, definitely much easier than my X13.

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Re: another Stealth

Postby peatop » 08 Sep 2018, 21:53

Looks good Trent, gratz
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Re: another Stealth

Postby laneends » 08 Sep 2018, 21:57

Seems to be an infection going around :evilgrin:
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Re: another Stealth

Postby chunk9000 » 08 Sep 2018, 22:04

laneends wrote:Seems to be an infection going around :evilgrin:


Yep. I was OK till Nath talked me into it. Didn't take much convincing though. Make fishing with you easier Keith, given how far you normally paddle/peddle!
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Re: another Stealth

Postby chunk9000 » 08 Sep 2018, 22:05

peatop wrote:Looks good Trent, gratz

Thanks Pete.
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Re: another Stealth

Postby peatop » 08 Sep 2018, 22:10

When Eoin works out how to make my PA seat fit in a profisha then i will look at goin glass ;)
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Re: another Stealth

Postby Seasherpa » 08 Sep 2018, 23:06

Nice to see the purchase panned out well for you Trent, welcome to the gang :thumbsup:
There are a few bargains getting around on second-handers at the moment and more to come when the container of livewell models hits these shores and guys start trading up.
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Re: another Stealth

Postby Reeling » 09 Sep 2018, 00:35

WHAT!
I go on holiday and and this is what happens when I'm overseas. Hehe.
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Re: another Stealth

Postby Fish aholic » 09 Sep 2018, 13:33

Enjoy your new yak mate.
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Re: another Stealth

Postby Franko » 10 Sep 2018, 10:12

Well done Trent.
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