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Here is some good info 4 U -
Posted by Brian Richardson on May 30 2005
Older style twin tube design...

Boats are good - kinda depends on how old the model is.  Date made will be located on the mid inside of both tubes.  More than likely it has twin tubes that are flat in footprint profile to the water (not continuous curve) & has up-turned ends.

Handling will not be near as good as newer continuous curve boats.

The utility type Panther is just fine fitting your needs posted.

I would look over the boat inside and out including unzipping to see the bladders.

Bring a little citrus cleaner to get a clue of how the outer skin is holding up and to see how she'll clean up.  Also bring some liquid JOY soap for lubing the zippers before unzipping, and if you have a 12" piece of para-cord or bow-hunting Knock plyers it'll make unzipping/re-zipping a whole lot easier.

Good luck -

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