Just demoed an S6F 193 at Golden tonight - kudos to the Miser. I can't say much about the performance, since I was in a hurry and the hole was weak, but I can comment on comfort. I'm 6'2"/210#/34"/sz12 and I found that with the seat in the middle position, my toe knuckles were pressed hard against the inside of the bow. It was not comfortable at all. It would be nice if they would design some boats that are comfortable for tall guys who are too light to really enjoy designs like the T4 and Airhead. The SuperEgo was the last boat like that that I paddled.
Caspian- I'm the same size as you and I really enjoy my airhead. It is tough to really get a feel for this boat in flatwater, but in a hole it is pretty ill. I also can't fit into the 193 s6f. I imagine that big guys would probably sink that boat pretty good.
I like the S6F193. Im 511/ 210#/ 32/10.5, so a little less leg to cram in there, but in all I have been very impressed with the boat. I paddled the Kingpin Icon 6.3 down Westwater last weekend, but had a chance to try out the F193 at Little D. That boat floats me significantly higher than the 6.3, and sits me higher than my Airhead in a bow/stern stall. The boat is extremely well balanced & moved around the water with lots of energy. I would have been happy to switch boats with the guy that let me try the F for the rest of the day, but he didnt want to give it up.
I have always liked the S6, but was disappointed with the S6X last year. I cant put my finger on it, but the hull just didnt jive with me. I think I have this straight when I say that, simply speaking, the S6F is the S6X top on the S6 hull. Thats what I have heard & that is what it feels like. You obviously dont have the length of the S6, but it seemed faster than the 6.3 & had all of the bennies of my Airhead without the boxy ends. My $0.02.
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