Floating pads/mats

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Re: Floating pads/mats

Post by Table Rockin » Mon Feb 12, 2018 5:53 pm

We have a version of this called the "chillraft". Supposedly is better quality than the lilypad but I could say for sure. I can tell you the damn dog chewed up one side pretty good from his nails. Its not like it hurts the performance of it but still. We haul it on the back swim platform and yes once its there it makes getting in and out of the boat that way impossible. Since we boat at table rock touching bottom is never an option so when we roll it up my wife gets on it and does most of the rolling while I'm floating in the water holding it from the side to keep it from unraveling until we get the straps wrapped around it. There is no way to do any water sports towing unless you have a tower and use it. Usually we either boat relatively close to the dock so that we can drop off/pick up as desired or just make a decision before we go out no water sports. Or conversely, no pad play for the day.

And yes they're F'n expensive. The kids love it though :/
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Re: Floating pads/mats

Post by cmattj » Mon Feb 12, 2018 10:27 pm

If you guys have a Costco come spring they where $299.95. ( Neptunes island)

The grandkids love it as we leave on the dock mostly just tied off by the bungy.
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Re: Floating pads/mats

Post by thunder550 » Mon Feb 12, 2018 10:35 pm

Slip at the lake is in our 3-4 year plan. Probably will look at one of these at that point, we can do like you guys and either leave it on the dock or bring with us depending on what we want. Would also be able to swap it out during the day as desired.
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Re: Floating pads/mats

Post by AsLan7 » Tue Feb 13, 2018 6:39 am

If you guys have a Costco come spring they where $299.95.


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Wow!
Thx for the heads up, Matt.
We shall keep an eye out for this.

Kids look like they are having a blast too! Great pic. 👍🏻
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Re: Floating pads/mats

Post by tgrace98 » Tue Feb 13, 2018 2:32 pm

I saw these at the Sam's Club by me last spring too. I remember seeing them and thinking wow 300 bucks for a foam pad is ridiculous. Now pricing these out I realize how cheap that was. I was boat-less in 2017 (worst year of my life btw :) ) so I wasn't in the market at the time. However if I see any this year I plan to snag one
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