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Old 10 April 2010, 05:33   #11
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Originally Posted by phillnjack View Post
Some very good advice here.the ply going soft and causing stress to the brackets
That's the beauty of this forum, others can learn from those that had learnt the hard way.


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Old 10 April 2010, 07:08   #12
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This forum is fantastic.

Its good for newbies and those who have been boating for ages.

Im forever seeing stuff that i had either forgotten ,or never even thought about.
And so many good saftey aspecs

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Old 10 April 2010, 13:35   #13
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I'm confused about the ply going soft bit . BHG seem to rig all the Yamaha/avon combos with ply between the engine & boat (including mine) , and nearly all sibes have ply ( with no gel) transoms.

Does the ply in these cases take some of the shock away due to 'sqidgeniess' I wonder ?

The bigger boat is mounted with nothing as with most 'bigger' ribs/engines I see?

The question I guess - does size matter ?

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