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Old 12 March 2016, 07:22   #1
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Are my expectations too great ?

Hi All

Just received a second Aerotec today (rejected the first due to what looked like glue over a scuff) and this one has a small hole.

Also has anyone else received one with patches under the grab handles ?
All the pictures I can see the handles attach directly to the tube.

Am I just being too fussy ?
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Old 12 March 2016, 07:28   #2
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There's something very wrong here... that blue stripe is from an old Aerotec!

And those patches totally unacceptable!

Was that boxed and packed as new?
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If it has a hole it has to go - a small hole now equals a big hole later.

Not sure on how they are attaching handles but per it does allow a wider spread of any load so personally don't see that bit as an issue, however they aren't even central to the patch.

But a hole.............................
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No it had been out of the box clearly, bits of packaging missing (like the foam around the metal handle at the front.
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Is it being sold as new?
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Sean could you pop off the alloy outboard clamp plate... see if the serial number printed into the timber agrees with the alloy plate on the transom.... and I assume this shows a 16 at the end for build date.

How about the floor fit?
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Sean could you pop off the alloy outboard clamp plate... see if the serial number printed into the timber agrees with the alloy plate on the transom.... and I assume this shows a 16 at the end for build date.

How about the floor fit?
Plate shows J516, same as the other one.

I've just spoken to another dealer who said that these do sometimes come with small marks and defects. I also asked him about the white and blue, he said he thinks this is current. He said he didn't know about the grab handle fixing and I should contact Bombard direct about this.

Haven't tried the floor yet.
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And people think Chinese cheap sibs are crap .......
I see the French are much the same ...
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Is it being sold as new?
Yes, apparently brand new, there are marks on the transom from where a motor has been attached but I'm really not bothered about that as guessed it could just have been in the show room etc
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No way would i accept that sean. Thats been used and returned. Mine was out of the box and damaged. 2015
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