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View Poll Results: Which Creek boat is the best
Riot Magnum 5 55.56%
Wavesport Habitat 1 11.11%
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Old 09-27-2007   #1
Join Date: Jun 2005
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Riot Magnum

I was just curious to see what people thought of the riot magnum? good, bad, ugly? let me know what you think please. maybe compared to say the wavesport habitat, or one of the jackson creekers. let me know

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Old 10-01-2007   #2
Join Date: Oct 2006
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i like my magnum, because
it boof,
it's fast
turn easy on a dime when put on rails
it keep it line
and the nose is rock solid, it resist to pin
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Old 10-01-2007   #3
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I loved my Magnum, but it only lasted 10 months of not hard use. I bought it used, but with a new warrantied hull by the previous owner. I knew going in that it wasn't something that I could warranty if it broke -- you take your chances.

The rails are a flex point and they'll crack. Riot Warranty told me they fixed that on the new versions (I had an old version) using the outfitting on the inside to reinforce it. I was going to buy a new one, but thought I'd try something different due to durability issues. So far, I wish I'd gone with another Magnum. For my boating ability and style it was an outstanding performer, just a little too weak from a durability standpoint.
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