Search found 50 matches: Ultramax

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by gbaum
Fri Apr 08, 2016 2:10 am
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: Slalom C1 Comparison? Vajda MM Max, One, iScream
Replies: 12
Views: 2792

Re: Slalom C1 Comparison? Vajda MM Max, One, iScream

Thanks for this information. The last boat I raced extensively was an Ultramax, which was quite stable. I'm fine with more rounded hulls, as long as they don't require the balance demanded by my old wildwater C1. It sounds like any of the newer boats should ...
by Roy
Wed Oct 28, 2015 2:15 pm
Forum: Boats and Gear for Sale
Topic: I think it's a Batmax
Replies: 8
Views: 2800

Re: I think it's a Batmax

I don't see wings. I would guess UltraMax.

Apple made a version of the Max II and the UltraMax. The Max II was 8" deep, and the Ultra was something less than that.

Roy
by clt_capt
Tue Jun 16, 2015 1:45 pm
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: Slalom C1 for heavy paddler & relative beginner (in slalom)?
Replies: 26
Views: 7103

Re: Slalom C1 for heavy paddler & relative beginner (in slal

... contemporary design. I would stay away from the Extrabat. Pretty small all the way around. A modified cudamax would be great or even a stern cut Ultramax - wouldn't take too much to shorten either. One big difference though, most of the modern boats are "cab" forward, while the older Max boats ...
by Bob P
Mon Sep 01, 2014 1:00 pm
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: What is the most difficult CBoat you've ever paddled?
Replies: 16
Views: 7805

Re: What is the most difficult CBoat you've ever paddled?

Back in the late '80s Steve Dunlap and I modified a beat-up Ultramax by cutting 4"-5" out of the seam line. The potato chip that resulted didn't have enough volume to float Steve (at 175 lbs) without him constantly paddling forward. (I was only 145 lbs, ...
by John Coraor
Mon Mar 31, 2014 5:59 pm
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: "Machine" outfitting?
Replies: 3
Views: 843

Re: "Machine" outfitting?

... more than rigid fixed straps - somewhat of a cross between a bulkhead and straps. I had a set of aluminum machines (covered with foam) in an old ultramax. The benefit is that if you get the fit right, you lose the flex that a fabric strap has, so the boat can be more responsive. the negative ...
by clt_capt
Mon Mar 31, 2014 2:56 pm
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: "Machine" outfitting?
Replies: 3
Views: 843

Re: "Machine" outfitting?

... more than rigid fixed straps - somewhat of a cross between a bulkhead and straps. I had a set of aluminum machines (covered with foam) in an old ultramax. The benefit is that if you get the fit right, you lose the flex that a fabric strap has, so the boat can be more responsive. the negative ...
by clt_capt
Tue Apr 23, 2013 12:46 am
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: Boat of the Week - Perception Sage
Replies: 1
Views: 1438

Re: Boat of the Week - Perception Sage

... bad compared to the 17' grumman with a lake keel that I also had access to... I never made it on the river with the sage, because I bought an ultramax. :D
by John Coraor
Wed Feb 20, 2013 6:06 pm
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: Boat of the Week - Hahn
Replies: 10
Views: 2446

Re: Boat of the Week - Hahn

... II at that point), I actually missed the flat-bottom, hard chines, and edginess (all of which the Hahn didn't have) and moved quickly into an Ultramax. However, the Hahn was a reasonably forgiving C-1 to paddle.
by clt_capt
Tue Dec 04, 2012 5:03 am
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: Young Adam Clawson and others in '85 slalom Nationals.
Replies: 10
Views: 2373

Re: Young Adam Clawson and others in '85 slalom Nationals.

Adam was surprising a lot of people with his "tigermax C1" - An ultra cut down ultramax. At age 10 he was capable of things most of us only dream of...

John Sweet looks good on that run - he spent a bunch of time getting recirculated in the top hole a few days earlier - not a happy camper...
by Sir Adam
Thu Mar 22, 2012 12:10 pm
Forum: Boats and Gear for Sale
Topic: Custom Built C1 KEVLAR boat in CNY
Replies: 5
Views: 1534

Re: Custom Built C1 KEVLAR boat in CNY

Any idea what model this is? Looks a bit like a high volume Acrobat to me, but I'm assuming a cut down Ultramax or Batmax might be more correct?
by Bob P
Wed Aug 31, 2011 1:10 am
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: Lets see your boat list!
Replies: 37
Views: 13134

... (factory kayak conversion circa 1982 - awful) Perception Dancer (my conversion - better) Gyramax Aerobat Microbat, also known a The Death Machine (Ultramax with 5" taken out of the seam line) Hornet* C1 Slalom: (During my A/B slalom years, my race boat was also my cruising boat. We didn't abuse ...
by hankrankin
Mon Jun 20, 2011 6:48 pm
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: Anyone paddled both a Slasher and a Gyramax?
Replies: 5
Views: 437

http://boatertalk.com/gear/gear-detail. ... =57823[url]

here's some older c1 i found on boatertalk. this same guy has a hahn and a ultramax for sale.[/url]
by Bob P
Thu Nov 11, 2010 10:50 am
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: Raw newbie to C-1ing with several questions...
Replies: 21
Views: 2230

... pressure will do it. The Gyro was a pretty good cruiser for its time. Faster and lighter than any of the other plastic boats. I was paddling an Ultramax slalom boat at the same time, and neither was a good squirter. You really had to work at it. (Of course, I weighed less than 150lbs at the ...
by Bob P
Fri Jun 18, 2010 11:23 am
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: .... calling all slalom gurus
Replies: 18
Views: 2264

Back in the 80's, I took a junk Ultramax and cut 5" out of the seam line. Terrible boat. :o Had just enough volume to float my 145lbs. But, boy would it squirt: Bow, stern, and every other variation. Sometimes involuntary. Running water more ...
by Bob P
Sun Dec 06, 2009 1:13 am
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: OK we know what you got now but
Replies: 80
Views: 27560

... kayak with factory C1 outfitting, circa 1976 - terrible boat) Perception Dancer converted to C1 - much better Then discovered slalom! 1984 Sweet Ultramax Gyramax Sweet Batmax Aerobat Sweet Superbat Sweet Extrabat (still one of my all-time favorite boats) Got bored. Added OC1 slalom (1988-ish) ...