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  Perception Carolina 12/Conduit 13
  Posted by: xwhiteswan on Oct-02-13 8:25 AM (EST)
   Category: Kayaks 

The Perception Conduit 13 is a few hundred dollars less than the Perception Carolina 12. Is anyone experienced with both? What are the differences?

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  Outfitting, design
  Posted by: Fred_Randall on Oct-02-13 10:17 AM (EST)
The Carolina has perimeter lines, the Conduit does not. I also believe the seat is a slight upgrade, and I personally prefer the footbraces in the Carolina over the Conduit. Other than that, you're right, not a huge difference.

A bunch of people are about to post that you should spend the same money on a better quality used boat. While they could be right, I'd say to do what you want.
 
 
  Where do you plan to paddle?
  Posted by: celia on Oct-02-13 1:05 PM (EST)
Things like perimeter lines make a difference in self-rescue, so where you plan to paddle matters.
 

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