Mamba 7.5 or 7.6 - Mountain Buzz

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Old 09-16-2013   #1
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Mamba 7.5 or 7.6

I am looking to buy a boat for doing harder rivers. What is the difference between each size other than volume. I weigh 125lbs. Which boat would be easier to roll? The 7.6 is a bit wider.

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Old 09-17-2013   #2
don't bogart that
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I would go larger

Gives you extra weight capacity for gear. Mamba fits the futa bags well and offers a great chance to enjoy multidays from your boat. I would get the extra tenth of a foot with the extra volume. I have an 8.6 but weigh 190
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Old 09-17-2013   #3
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Toss up between mamba or small Burn. Thoughts on that?
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