Quote Originally Posted by angrysparrow View Post
The Guardian is a well made net, but it is *very large* and heavier than needed IMO.
This may not be an issue with you since it seems you do a lot of paddling and you mentioned use with car camping, but I was debating between the two as well (or making my own). The major turn-off for me was the weight of the guardian (I wanna say it was 18 ounces).