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Old 15 September 2019, 16:37   #1
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Avon R380

A local fire department is selling an older Avon R380. Does anyone know if the floors in the rescue version of these boats was the roll up type? Do they flex a lot when underway?

I'm trying to find time to look it over but thought I'd check here also.
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Old 16 September 2019, 08:07   #2
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Online auction? AKA a link to post to some pictures?

i have an Avon rover 3.10 and my sister has an avon rover 3.15. Mine was the inflatable floor that i have since replaced with a solid piece of plywood and it will flex pretty good. Her's will also flex good since it has the rollup floor. But this is at "top speed" with 9.5hp 2 strokes.
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Old 16 September 2019, 16:50   #3
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I had an early 2000's one from memory and that had a slatted aluminium floor built into a sheet of material, well built and quick to set up but heavy and did bend a bit in waves
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Old 28 September 2019, 09:41   #4
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Avon FRB 380

Turns out it was an Avon FRB 380, not an R380, it's mine now.

Tubes and floor are in great shape, no patches. It does have pressure relief valves on the air chambers so they can inflate using a SCBA tank. One of the relief valves is stopped off because it has a slow leak, see the attached photo.

Has anyone ever taken one of these valves apart? I'm hoping there is some dirt in there that is causing the issue and once cleaned out it will be back to normal.
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Old 28 September 2019, 11:42   #5
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https://www.polymarineshop.com/valves/

It's an A3 I believe diagram shown I stripped one many years ago it worked when I'd done so not that complicated if I've done it
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