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I just sold my fraibill ice station 100. What i am looking for is a comfortable 2 or 3 man for my son and me to go out in . Must be a sled type and may be enough room for a 3rd person. Thanks for the help

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Look at the insulated canvas craft portables. They use the otter sled (otter is also very good), but they are nice and warm, easily lit with the white inside, and made by a MN company.

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I'd look at the Otter Team Wild series, the Wild 2 would work for the occasional 3rd person, but the Wild 3 would be ideal. Price is right on these houses as well.

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Otter Lodge is a great 2-3 man shack IMO. Lots of very good options out there ... If going new, take some time to sit in the shacks on display. You'll probably know which one you want after you get first hand feel of the seats and the room inside. If a very tough sled is a priority - tough to beat the Otter sleds, nice and deep so plenty of storage room. Fishtrap X series sleds are also suppose to be very good. Not sure about Frabill's. Hear good things about the warmth of the insulated flip over portables - but they are spendy, and heavier.

If you go with a non-insulated flip over shack, definitly install reflectix on the ceiling. Makes a BIG difference for keeping warmer on the cold days, and less condensation.

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toomany - you are at least the second person trying to sell a shack on this thread. Other one was deleted, it'll be interesting to see how long yours lasts wink

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Frabill has a new 3 man Trekker out this year, the 6127 "Excursion" with a bench seat, even wider yet...like 70" by 50" fish-able front area...weight 100 lbs. Should run about $449.00.

They also have a new model 6152 "Guardian" seats and fish's 3, 66" by 56" fish-able front area, comes with 2 deluxe boat seats and room to add a third. This model is a 600 Denier cover, twice as heavy of canvas..very nice. Weight 110 lbs. Will run about $500.

My personal pick would one or the other be in the Predator line. The "Predator" has a large 53" by 66" fish-able front area, 900 Denier tent, heavy duty Roto Molded tub, and 1.25" heavy duty self lubricating support poles...deluxe seating for 2...add the third. Weight about 140 lbs. They will run about $650. The 7080 R2 Tec Insulated Predator version will run $1000..top of the line unit..very sturdy..very nice..very warm.

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Otter Mag Lodge all the way. Best houses made. No matter what you get put Hyfax on the sled. Check them out at www.otter.com

I have had 2 Ice Camo Houses and absolutely love them. I had the Cabin wich is a 2 man but better roomy 1 man. My new lodge is a better roomy 2 man and works as a 3 man when needed.

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