Built to last, the C-TUG Kayak Cart is made of non-corroding engineering polymers, with stainless steel reinforced axles, and tough puncture free rubber tires. Unlike any other cart in the paddle sport arena today the C-TUG continues to amaze sport enthusiast with its rugged appeal, incredible strength and satisfying good looks. This cart is designed for all terrains to get you paddling in places you never dreamed of. The C-TUG Kayak Cart requires no tools and assembles in seconds and also dismantles in seconds, allowing you to stow it in your canoe or kayak hatch to take to your next destination.
|Weight:||10 lb / 4.54 kg|
|Capacity:||300 lb / 136.08 kg|
The key to using the C-Tug is to watch the videos, how to put it together and how to use the straps. I put my Jackson Big Tuna on the C-Tug and it hauls the 14ft, 90-110lb kayak with no problem. I've pulled it through grass, dirt, wet and dry sand, even into the water to launch. A must have accessory for any kayak angler or someone going out solo.
Austin Kayak customer service is as always...top notch. This cart is robust and I feel will hold up well. It tracks easily and I have tested it out by jumping it over curbs....rocks and so on. The instructions for how to strap to the kayak have been upgraded on a video....one needs to watch the video or you will not be able to tighten the straps enough to keep kayak on the cart. While this cart will probably work out OK for me it does not really fit the hull of the new Big Game Prowler II. I had a friend who offered to let me try his C- Tug cart to make sure it fit. I wish I had tried it first. This is a good cart but one does need to make sure it fits the hull of the kayak you own.
I'm giving this cart a five star because I can't go 4.5. I absolutely love the way that it handles my predator 13. The -.5 would be because the kickstand snapped the first time that I used it. I chalk it up to 95% user error, but it it were made out of a different material of had a different design it wouldn't have happened. Bottom line, I love this cart and would definitely purchase again, just make sure that the kick stand is all of the way up before moving your boat.
This to me is a product the others should aspire to. Simple design. Rugged. Easy to use. Breaks down to be stored on the kayak. For years of service all: after each use take it apart and rinse with clean water. Can't ask for more!