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Thinking of getting a one man, I already have the x2. i am wanting something i can put in the car and go after work in.

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I have a clam kenia, its decent. Not sure what kind of car you have but mine won't fit in my Mazda. I would buy a hub house if I buy another one.

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i have an uninsulated frabill commando. its a nice one man shelter. no sliding poles just flip it over. i really like it because you can fish long rods inside the shelter. it sits on a big sled too. lots of room for gear.

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I have the Clam Kodiak. Great one man shelter. Its uninsulated, but a little Reflectix fixes that. I can stand up in it, its 6 feet tall inside. It also has a nice deep sled. I looked at all of them and this one is the best IMO. Flip it and go, no poles to collapse...

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A Kodiak is too big for a car. Look at the Clam Trapper. You can them at Dick's and if you use a happenings book coupon you can get $20 off.

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I am in the same boat, looking for the best one man. I was thinking about the Otter Cottage. I sat in them at a local store. However I want something I can lift in and out of the truck easily. It is a tad heavy and bulky for that. I am leaning towards the Clam Pro TC or Jason Mitchel Pro Thermal. I just don't know which way to go, pro thermal or Thermal Cap.

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not sure if they make them anymore or not i used a HT polar escape fit in my car perfectly, otherwise i would look at hubs quick fish is very room and fits in a car.

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I just picked up the Clam Kenai for a good price at FF under 200 dollars. Haven't checked yet if it fits in a car.

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I moved from an older Fish Trap 1 man without a door to the new Eskimo Wide 1 and I love it so far.

Seems to be designed and built very well. Since its wider in front I can have heater/marcum and fish 2 holes while still able to walk out of the ice house.

Let me know if you have any questions about it.

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I just picked up the Clam Kenai for a good price at FF under 200 dollars. Haven't checked yet if it fits in a car.

I've looked the Kenai, higher tub than the Trapper and reviews say it pulls hard in the snow.

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I have a Taurus wagon, sorry forgot to say that. I was looking online at the jason mitchel houses. Need to get to to store and check them out, along with some of the others mentioned.

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I am in the same boat, looking for the best one man. I was thinking about the Otter Cottage. I sat in them at a local store. However I want something I can lift in and out of the truck easily. It is a tad heavy and bulky for that. I am leaning towards the Clam Pro TC or Jason Mitchel Pro Thermal. I just don't know which way to go, pro thermal or Thermal Cap.

Cottage is more of a 2 man, I have the wild 1 (same size) and use it for two people more often than not. I also have a clam scout and really like it for hiking if I have to manually pull it. Wish it was a bit wider though, and will probably get rid of it for a clam pro tc or something similar sized. Scout is tough to fish 2 holes in

Also ive noticed on my scout thermal doesn't matter as much since its such a small area, as long as its a newer one with a door that you can bank. I have an old one with no door and most of the time my lantern heats it

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