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Old 26 November 2009, 21:23   #1
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1992 470 Pro System

I recently bought a 1992 Zodiac Pro System hull for $500.00. I had Klem from Inflatable Boat Solitions inspect it for me. He said it was like new. Klem is going to make hyplon tubes for it. Any thoughts from anyone, I thought it was agood deal. I need to get a seat and console. Plan to have it done by summer.
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Old 26 November 2009, 21:42   #2
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Sounds like a fantastic deal! What is the situation with the original PVC tubes? I'd recommend specifying that the tubes be made with heavy hypalon fabric of 1670 decitex (or 1880 decitex if you can get it) rather than the more common 1100 decitex hypalon.


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Old 26 November 2009, 23:05   #3
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Sounds like a fantastic deal! What is the situation with the original PVC tubes? I'd recommend specifying that the tubes be made with heavy hypalon fabric of 1670 decitex (or 1880 decitex if you can get it) rather than the more common 1100 decitex hypalon.


http://www.pennel.fr/Pages/orca_fab_prod_spec.htm
It had no tubes or console. I have Futura Mark II now with 40 Merc. Looking forward to RIB. Thanks for the input, I thought it was a good deal too.
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Old 28 November 2009, 12:49   #4
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When engine are you planning to fit? The Pro 9-man or 470 is rated for 70hp, but the ones I've seen are usually teamed up with a Yamaha F60.
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Old 28 November 2009, 20:16   #5
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When engine are you planning to fit? The Pro 9-man or 470 is rated for 70hp, but the ones I've seen are usually teamed up with a Yamaha F60.
I have a 40 HP mercury so I will probably use that at first. I was going to look into changing the prop to get the most speed out of it.
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My Boat is done

I got my boat back in Sept. and here are some pictures. Let me know what you think.
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Few more Pictures

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This it the 470 i'm currently running, I reconfigured the layout when I got it, and have to say, its really good fun!!
The Merc 60 pushes it superbly thanks to DD's prop swap.i put an inbuilt 60 litre fuel tank at the front of the consol for balance and reckon its nearly spot on, just need some decent waves oh and a tow bar!!
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Your boat looks amazing

Your boat looks amazing what year is it? Did you get new tubes for?
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