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I just got a Otter Lodge. Looked at the x2 also. Not much difference between them when you get right down to it. G.M has x2 for under $500.

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I think you will be happy with either. Just find the best deal and get it. Lucky for you there are alot of deals going on right now, you just need to look for them!

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I agree, both are nice units, I own houses from both companies. But one thing really separates them.... Sled strength. Clam Corp Fish Traps are very nice units. But when I am going to hit big water or plan on really covering some ground, my Otter houses are the only way I go. Behind my snowmobile or my ATV without even consideration it will be my Otter. On my ATV rack I can carry my Fish Trap Pro's or Scout, but I will not pull them behind from expierience. I have never EVER had a strength compromise on an Otter Sled with hyfax. Sturdy, Reliable, Roomy, and the best for rugged conditions.

Again, I own multiple portable houses, many will confirm this, and I have no issues with either, as a matter of fact, these two companies I mention are all of my fleet.... But like I said above, it is hard to beat an Otter, especially on a multiple man unit!!!

Good luck on your purchase and enjoy your time on ice!

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they r basically the same thing just different brands...

Not the same. Totally different canvas, seating, pole design, sizes, and durability. Strongest and longest lasting there is on the market

Not to mention Customer Service. Which is rarely needed. And if they are located in Maple Lake

x2 muc33

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Why do the Otters poles always seem to be drooping in the stores? Every store I go to it is the same thing. I really like them but that is another reason I went with the X2.

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Originally Posted By: pdk511
they r basically the same thing just different brands...

Not the same. Totally different canvas, seating, pole design, sizes, and durability. Strongest and longest lasting there is on the market

Not to mention Customer Service. Which is rarely needed. And if they are located in Maple Lake

x2 muc33

Both use a 900 deneer fabric, both use 1 1/4" dia. poles one Sqr. one round, Both have nylon slides on the poles. Seats are the same, X2 sled is about an exact copy of the Otter. Didn't like the light color on the inside of the x2 and it's not quite as high, otherwise it looks to me like a copy of the Otter Lodge.

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Why do the Otters poles always seem to be drooping in the stores? Every store I go to it is the same thing. I really like them but that is another reason I went with the X2.

I have never seen any droop. Could you please explain in further detail.

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When I see them in the stores set up. They are leaning one way or the other. I will have to take a closer look in the store next time and see if I can describe it better.

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