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NRS, STAR & AIRE Raft Frame Sizing Guide

NRS frames are modular and easy to customize but they are not one size fits all. For convenience, we’ve compiled this comprehensive sizing guide to help you choose which NRS raft or cataraft frame to outfit your NRS, STAR or AIRE raft or cataraft.

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Frame Sizing Guides for Rafts

NRS Livery Series (September 2005–Current)
  C to C* Flat
Area
Bighorn I Bighorn II Compact Outfitter Stern Longhorn Fishing
Otter Livery 96 Standard Floor 42.5" 50" N N N N 48" N
Otter Livery 106 Standard Floor 42.5" 63" N N N N 48" N
Otter Livery 120 Standard Floor 49" 65" 48" N N SM 48" 48"
Otter Livery 130 Standard Floor 56" 72" 60" N N SM 60" 60"
Otter Livery 140 Standard Floor 64" 82" 66" 66" 66" LG 66" 66"
NRS Otter Series (September 2005–Current)
  C to C* Flat
Area
Bighorn I Bighorn II Compact
Outfitter
Stern Longhorn Fishing
Otter 120 Self-Bailing 49" 65" 48" N N SM 48" 48"
Otter 120D Self-Bailing 57" 57" N N N SM 60" 60"
Otter 130 Self-Bailing 56" 72" 60" N N SM 60" 60"
Otter Fishing Dodger XL Self-Bailing 60" 76" 60" N 60" SM 60" 60"
Otter 140 Self-Bailing 64" 82" 66" 66" 66" LG 66" 66"
Otter 142 Self-Bailing 58" 82" 60" 60" 60" SM 60" 60"
Otter 150 Self-Bailing 64" 94" 66" 66" 66" LG 66" 66"
NRS Expedition Series (August 2005–Current)
  C to C* Flat
Area
Bighorn I Bighorn II Compact
Outfitter
Stern Longhorn Fishing
E-120 Self-Bailing 49" 65" 48" N N SM 48" 48"
E-120D Self-Bailing 57" 65" N N N SM 60" 60"
E-130 Self-Bailing 56" 72" 60" N N SM 60" 60"
E-132D Self-Bailing 57" 82" 60" 60" 60" SM 60" 60"
E-136 Self-Bailing 57.5" 73" 60" N N SM 60" 60"
E-139D Dodger XL Self-Bailing 60" 76" 60" N 60" SM 60" 60"
E-140 Self-Bailing 64" 82" 66" 66" 66" LG 66" 66"
E-142 Self-Bailing 58" 82" 60" 60" 60" SM 60" 60"
E-150 Self-Bailing 64" 94" 66" 66" 66" LG 66" 66"
E-152D Self-Bailing 64" 90" 66" 66" 66" LG 66" 66"
E-160 Self-Bailing 69" 88" 72" 72" 72" LG 72" 72"
E-161 Self-Bailing 66" 96" 66" 66" 66" LG 66" 66"
E-152D Self-Bailing 65" 96" 66" 66" 66" LG 66" 66"
E-163D 64" 88" 66" 66" 66" LG 66" 66"
E-176D Self-Bailing 69" 110" 72" 72" 72" LG 72" 72"
E-180 Self-Bailing 76" 100" N 82" 82" N N N
STAR Outlaw Series
  C to C* Flat
Area
Bighorn I Bighorn II Compact
Outfitter
Stern Longhorn Fishing
High Five Self-Bailing 46" 50" N N N SM 48" N
Outlaw 120 Self-Bailing 56" 60" N N N SM 60" 60"
Outlaw 130 Self-Bailing 56" 72" 60" N N SM 60" 60"
Outlaw 140 Self-Bailing 65" 83" 66" 66" 66" LG 66" 66"
Outlaw 142 Self-Bailing 58" 82" 60" 60" 60" SM 60" 60"
Outlaw 150 Self-Bailing 65" 94" 66" 66" 66" LG 66" 66"
Outlaw 160 Self-Bailing 71" 88" 72" 72" 72" LG 72" 72"
STAR Inflatables
  C to C* Flat
Area
Bighorn I Bighorn II Compact
Outfitter
Stern Longhorn Fishing
Starlite 10.5 Standard Floor 47" 60" N N N SM 48" N
Starlite 12 Standard Floor 54" 60" N N N SM 54" N
Starlite 13 Standard Floor 53" 72" 54" N N SM 54" 54"
Starlite 14 Standard Floor 66" 72" 66" N N LG 66" 66"
Starlite 15 Standard Floor 65.5" 76" 66" N N LG 66" 66"
Select Thunder Self-Bailing 55" 59" N N N SM 60" N
Select Eastern Star Self-Bailing 54" 70" N N N SM 54" 54"
Select Hurricane Self-Bailing 66" 71" N N N LG 66" 66"
Select Big Dipper Self-Bailing 66" 87" 66" 66" 66" LG 66" 66"
Texas Bug Standard Floor 46" 50" N N N SM 48" N
Water Bug I Standard Floor 49" 50" N N N SM 54" N
Water Bug II Standard Floor 50" 77" 54" N N SM 54" 54"
Water Bug III Standard Floor 53" 72" 54" N N SM 54" 54"
Lightning Bug Self-Bailing 45" 80" 48" N N SM 48" 48"
Wonder Bug Self-Bailing 50" 100" 54" N N SM 54" 54"
Super Bug Self-Bailing 62" 109" 66" 66" 66" LG 66" 66"
AIRE Series
  C to C* Flat
Area
Bighorn I Bighorn II Compact
Outfitter
Stern Longhorn Fishing
Puma Self-Bailing 47" 60" N N N SM 48" 48"
Super Puma Self-Bailing 50" 68" 54" N N SM 54" 54"
Super Duper Puma Self-Bailing 52" 78" 54" N N SM 54" 54"
TRIBUTARY Series
  C to C* Flat
Area
Bighorn I Bighorn II Compact
Outfitter
Stern Longhorn Fishing
9.5 HD Self-Bailing - Closeout 46" 50" N N N S Y N
12 HD Self-Bailing - Closeout 55” 65" 60" N N S 60" 60"
13 HD Self-Bailing - Closeout 60” 65" 60" N N S 60" 60"
14 HD Self-Bailing - Closeout 62" 68" 66" N N L 66" 66"
16 HD Self-Bailing - Closeout 64" 90" 66" 66" 66" L 66" 66"

Frame Sizing Guides for Catarafts

NRS Catarafts
  Length Alley Cat Fat Cat Cat Fish Top Cat Universal Frame Sport Cat Frame
14' River 132" Y Y Y Y Y N
16' River 156" Y Y Y Y Y N
16' Kodiak 120" Y Y Y Y Y N
18' Kodiak 144" Y Y Y Y Y N
NRS Outlaw Catarafts
  Length Alley Cat Fat Cat Cat Fish Top Cat Universal Frame Sport Cat Frame
13' Outlaw Cat 88" Y N N N N Y
14' Outlaw Cat 132" Y Y Y Y Y N
16' Outlaw Cat 156" Y Y Y Y Y N
STAR Catarafts
  Length Alley Cat Fat Cat Cat Fish Top Cat Universal Frame Sport Cat Frame
Kima 13 80" N N N N N N
Kima 14 92" Y N N N N Y
Kima 15 104" Y N N N N Y
Kannah 14 132" Y Y Y Y Y N
Kannah 16 156" Y Y Y Y Y N
AIRE Catarafts
  Length Alley Cat Fat Cat Cat Fish Top Cat Universal Frame Sport Cat Frame
Wave Destroyer 14 100" N N N N N Y
Lion 14' 120" Y Y Y Y Y N
Wave Destroyer 15 101" N N N N N Y
Jaguarundi 120" Y Y Y Y Y N
Lion 16' 144" Y Y Y Y Y N
Leopard 144" Y Y Y Y Y N

Frame Sizing Guides for Legacy Rafts (Pre-2005)

NRS Livery Series (Prior to September 2005)
  C to C* Flat
Area
Bighorn I Bighorn II Compact Outfitter Stern Longhorn Fishing
Otter Livery 9' 6" 42.5" 50" N N N N 48" N
Otter Livery 10' 6" 42.5" 63" N N N N 48" N
Otter Livery 11' 6" 50" 61" N N N SM 48" 48"
Otter Livery 13 55" 77" 54" N N SM 54" 54"
NRS Otter Series (Prior to September 2005)
  C to C* Flat
Area
Bighorn I Bighorn II Compact Outfitter Stern Longhorn Fishing
Otter 11' 6" 49" 61" 48" N N SM 48" 48"
Otter 13 56" 72" 60" N N SM 60" 60"
Otter 14 58" 82" 60" N 60" SM 60" 60"
NRS Sport Series (Prior to September 2005)
  C to C* Flat
Area
Bighorn I Bighorn II Compact Outfitter Stern Longhorn Fishing
12' Giant Slalom 49" 82" 48" N N SM 48" 48"
13" Sprite 53" 70" 54" N N SM 54" 54"
14' Scout 64" 82" 66" N 66" LG 66" 66"
NRS Expedition Series (Prior to August 2005)
  C to C* Flat
Area
Bighorn I Bighorn II Compact Outfitter Stern Longhorn Fishing
E-125 55" 70" 54" N N SM 54" 54"
E-135 57.5" 73" 60" N N SM 60" 60"
E-140 64" 82" 66" N 66" LG 66" 66"
E-141 64" 76" 66" N 66" LG 66" 66"
E-145 59" 88" 60" 60" 60" SM 60" 60"
E-150 64" 94" 66" 66" 66" LG 66" 66"
E-160 69" 88" 72" 72" 72" LG 72" 72"
E-161 64" 100" 66" 66" 66" LG 66" 66"
E-180 76" 100" N 82" 82" N N N

*C to C, or center-to-center, is the distance from the center of one tube to the center of the other tube.

Length of frame is limited to the flat area on top of the tubes.