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Old 25 April 2008, 06:36   #1
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Lots of project boats on gov website

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Old 25 April 2008, 13:19   #2
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Man why do they always cut the holes in the tubes...
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Old 25 April 2008, 17:40   #3
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i was wondering why they do that too.

they cut a rectangle out of them.

anyone? sunrider?
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Old 26 April 2008, 23:04   #4
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I don't think they purposly destroy the tubes. These are boats that are being scraped. Most likely these are bust tubes. They put these Zodiacs in very rough conditions and with the replacement tubes costing $11,000 a pop, once the boats get to a certain age they just get rid of them. I would guess these tubes have burst seems due to being slammed against cost guard cutter hulls in heavy seas when they are launched or retrived.
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Old 27 April 2008, 07:45   #5
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I haven't heard that they cut holes in the tubes deliberately, but it could be true in some cases. The ones I've repaired have appeared to be the result of damage....but they definately mutilate some of the hard bottom go fast boats by piercing the hulls with a forklift so could be possible.
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Old 27 April 2008, 13:06   #6
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the long rectangular holes in the tubes looks like they were removing the registration number... the holes are cut in the same spot on each side.
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Old 18 July 2008, 05:46   #7
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there is a HURRICANE 733 with a Yanmar Diesel and no tubes in Portsmouth, VA.

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