Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
 
Old 13 July 2014, 02:30   #1
Member
 
Country: Canada
Town: Vancouver
Boat name: Pylon
Make: Avon
Length: 5m +
Engine: 90 Evinrude
Join Date: Jul 2009
Posts: 9
SR 5.4m tube set

Hello all, looks like we're going to rebuild our Avon SR 5.4 this fall. Looking to purchase a new set of tubes. Any recommendations out there? Thanks, John
__________________

__________________
backstay is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 13 July 2014, 02:39   #2
Member
 
benjytaylor's Avatar
 
Country: UK - England
Town: weymouth
Boat name: Amelia
Make: Atlantic, Searider's
Length: 7m +
Engine: 225hp, 90hp
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 372
Good luck finding them. Just had a quote from henshaws for mine - £4400. He said I could have them in any colour I wanted though haha 😏
__________________

__________________
benjytaylor is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 13 July 2014, 04:02   #3
Member
 
Low Flyer's Avatar
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Portsmouth
Boat name: Cinsirrah III
Make: Oceans
Length: 8m +
Engine: Twin D3 160 Diesels
MMSI: 235089712
Join Date: Sep 2011
Posts: 462
Henshaws are First Class,Quality isn't expensive,it's Priceless.


Sent from my iPad using RIB Net
__________________
Low Flyer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 13 July 2014, 04:13   #4
Member
 
Country: UK - England
Town: great yarmouth
Boat name: fishski
Make: avon searider 5.4m
Length: 5m +
Engine: honda 90 v tech
Join Date: Oct 2013
Posts: 6
hi , what sort of engine do you run on your searider and how fast is she,anyone know if a honda 90hp v tech 4 stroke would be to big for a searider 5.4m
__________________
daleosfandango is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 13 July 2014, 09:58   #5
Member
 
benjytaylor's Avatar
 
Country: UK - England
Town: weymouth
Boat name: Amelia
Make: Atlantic, Searider's
Length: 7m +
Engine: 225hp, 90hp
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 372
Nope that would be a perfect engine for your searider. I have that on my one.
Your totally correct that henshaws are quality through and through, not sure I can justify that price for tubes on a searider
__________________
benjytaylor is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 15 July 2014, 19:22   #6
Member
 
Country: UK - England
Town: great yarmouth
Boat name: fishski
Make: avon searider 5.4m
Length: 5m +
Engine: honda 90 v tech
Join Date: Oct 2013
Posts: 6
thanks ,nice one , i was unsure of the weight , i love honda's very reliable
__________________
daleosfandango is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 17 July 2014, 05:06   #7
Member
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Dartmouth
Boat name: TIDEL III
Make: AVON SEARIDER
Join Date: Jun 2003
Posts: 823
Tilley Inflatables retube 5.4mtr searider £3732
__________________
paul tilley is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 17 July 2014, 09:35   #8
Member
 
benjytaylor's Avatar
 
Country: UK - England
Town: weymouth
Boat name: Amelia
Make: Atlantic, Searider's
Length: 7m +
Engine: 225hp, 90hp
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 372
Not bad price. Got this one retubed with all fittings for £1300 that was a one off as the tubes were old navy stock [161368576809ATTACH]96844[/ATTACH]
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	ImageUploadedByRIB Net1405604104.735275.jpg
Views:	125
Size:	81.9 KB
ID:	96844  
__________________
benjytaylor is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 18 July 2014, 12:06   #9
Member
 
Country: UK - Wales
Town: Southampton
Boat name: DynaMoHumm/ SRV/deja
Make: Avon8.4, 5.4 & 4.777
Length: 8m +
Engine: Cat3126 Yam 90 &70
MMSI: 42
Join Date: Dec 2003
Posts: 6,556
Quote:
Originally Posted by benjytaylor View Post
Nope that would be a perfect engine for your searider. I have that on my one.
163 kg seems heavy to me. What's the balance like when landing?
__________________
Here it comes again, I don't stand a chance
Soul possession, Got me in a trance
Pullin' me back to you - Deja Voodoo
Rogue Wave is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 18 July 2014, 12:11   #10
Member
 
Country: UK - Wales
Town: Southampton
Boat name: DynaMoHumm/ SRV/deja
Make: Avon8.4, 5.4 & 4.777
Length: 8m +
Engine: Cat3126 Yam 90 &70
MMSI: 42
Join Date: Dec 2003
Posts: 6,556
good tubes

Quote:
Originally Posted by paul tilley View Post
Tilley Inflatables retube 5.4mtr searider £3732
and here is a set of them. I wanted this Searider to look different to the armadillo tubes, But Paul has made me a set of Armadillo tubes in the past. Both were excellent
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	20121103_123524.jpg
Views:	95
Size:	173.0 KB
ID:	96865   Click image for larger version

Name:	20121103_123534.jpg
Views:	95
Size:	132.1 KB
ID:	96866  
__________________

__________________
Here it comes again, I don't stand a chance
Soul possession, Got me in a trance
Pullin' me back to you - Deja Voodoo
Rogue Wave is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off





Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:17.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.