NRS Otter 130 Self-Bailing Rafts
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- NRS Otter Series Rafts provide outfitter-grade performance that the private boater can afford.
- With 18" tubes and a 6'2" width, the Otter 130 is quick and agile without sacrificing stability.
- Will seat up to 8 paddlers with optional third thwart.
- Heavy-duty Pennel Orca® material is super abrasion, chemical and UV-resistant for unmatched durability.
- HD40 floor armor on the bottoms of the tubes guards your boat from the wear and tear of boulders and beaches.
- 12 stainless steel 2" D-rings give plenty of tiedown points for frame and gear.
- Four comfortable EasyCarry™ handles make carrying it to the water a breeze.
- Three main tube air chambers to keep you afloat in the event of an accident.
- Self-bailing floor with quick-draining holes allows you to leave the bucket at home.
- Trouble-free Leafield™ C7 Valves ensure easy inflation/deflation of the tubes, thwarts and floor, and the Leafield A6 Pressure Relief Valve protects the floor.
- The NRS BAT™ (Batten Attachment Thwart system) lets you easily add or remove thwarts to accommodate paddlers or a rowing frame.
- 5-year retail warranty, 3-year commercial.
|Number of Thwarts:||2|
|Number of Air Chambers:||6|
|Valve Type:||Leafield - C7|
|Type of Material:||Pennel Orca|
|Weight/Denier of Tube Material:||41/1100|
|Weight/Denier of Floor Material:||41/1100|
|Number of D-rings:||12|
|Number of Handles:||4|
|Center Compartment Width:||37"|
|Suggested NRS Frame Width:||60"|
|Maximum Frame Length:||72"|
|Warranty:||5 Years Retail, 3 Years Commercial|
You've invested in a good boat; you want to make sure it lasts a long time. Proper inflation techniques go a long way toward protecting the raft's seams and the baffles between chambers from strain and damage. In this video, Josh Gile, NRS Repairs, goes over steps for pumping up to recommended levels while keeping equal air pressure on both sides of each internal baffle. It's simple stuff, but doing it right is important boat longevity insurance.
One of the great things about inflatable rafts, catarafts, kayaks and SUP boards is that when not in use they can be deflated, taking up very little storage space. In this video the NRS Repairs crew gives you the tips and techniques to minimize stress on seams and material while they're being folded and tucked away.
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- NRS Otter 130 Self-Bailing Rafts
Q:Help! On the Otter 13 foot (130)...which end is the bow? the end with two valves...or one?Asked on 4/26/2013 by zendavid
A:Hello, the boat is Symetrical, thus doesn't really matter. I use the
end with the floor valve as the stern so ppl up front aren't stepping
on it and relief valve. Also is direction of logo to have two front
Sent from my iPhoneAnswered on 4/29/2013 by Anonymous
A:The 130 is symmetrical, so you can run it either way. However, most people think of the end with the floor valves as being the stern, so with that said, the two perimeter tube valves are in the bow. Since I usually do multiday trips, I run my raft with the floor valves in the front so I can get to them when the back is loaded.Answered on 4/26/2013 by Clyde from NRS
- NRS Otter 130 Self-Bailing Rafts
Q:does this price include oars and frameAsked on 9/12/2012 by looking...
A:The price is for the boat alone. You do receive a 10% discount on any items you purchase with the boat. And if you buy before the end of the year, you'll get Boater's Bucks - http://www.nrsweb.com/shop/boatersbucks.aspAnswered on 9/12/2012 by Clyde from NRS
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Comments about NRS Otter 130 Self-Bailing Rafts:
I purchased this raft as a graduation gift for myself. I am very pleased with its performance. I purchased the raft while living in the southeast and immeadiately got a ton of use out of it on the Chattooga and Ocoee river. Handled the technical rapids of low water Chattooga river very well with 2-7 passengers. Also did great on high water days. Recently moved to Seattle area and have played with it on the Tieton river and low water Salmon (Riggins @ 4,000). It worked perfectly on these runs as well. Thus far it has only been used as a paddle raft, but I will put a frame on it in the spring and see how it handles on multi-day trips with 2-3 people on board. As a paddle raft I would definately reccomend putting a third thwart on it.
Service and delivery comments:
When the raft showed up I thought for sure that I was sent an I.K., but sure enough it was a raft in the tiny box. Delivery was right on time, and good thing as I had a trip planned for it the next day!
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