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It seems the inside of one of pontoons on my Raider 10E bass boat has shifted. It is warped, and I'm not too sure how to go about getting it to straighten up. Any ideas on how to solve this problem?

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  • Bill Landrum Sep 26, 2013

    I have one too, mine is squatting in the rear, and has folds in the plastic on either side where it's integrity is failing. Length wise it is hump backed a bit. There may be no way to fix any of these problems, my problems arose a month after I bought it. Couldn't return to store, called Pelican to make them responsable for a ill-designed product and they gave me BS excuses. Name of the game, don't buy Pelican boats, only buy plastic boats that are composite with bonded foam inside. These boats have a placed in styrafoam bocks.

  • Bill Landrum Sep 26, 2013

    I will use my $550 Pelican POS until something fails on it and then it's off to the dump with it. Look into a Freedom Electric Marine "Twin Troller X10", pricey, but you get what you pay for.

  • Bill Landrum Sep 26, 2013

    Pelican also told me they have been making that boat with that same design for many years, lie, with no problems, lie.

  • Bill Landrum Sep 26, 2013

    Another thing, these boats do not do well with any HP of longtail mud motor on them, there are cavitation problems with the hull design. Probably doesn't do well with a conventional outboard either, considering pontoon boats of many sizes have cavitation issues.

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