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Old 22 July 2018, 07:32   #1
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Bombard Aerotec Seat Screws

Hi all. I have noticed that the seat screws on my Aerotec are chaffing against the rubber. Has anyone else experienced this? Also, can anyone recommend some sort of rubber glue that I can use to patch up the scuffing?

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Old 22 July 2018, 09:59   #2
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Yes, this is common and remember it being discussed a lot in the past. Prevention is best - I cut a small double layer PVC patch and glued this 'square-oval' where the screws touch.
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Old 22 July 2018, 10:47   #3
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Yep likewise...
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Old 22 July 2018, 11:30   #4
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Well at least I know what I need to do now. Thanks chaps. Literally just got back in and noticed one of the straps that holds the deck down has torn off luckily it hasnít damaged the underneath. Got some repair work next weekend me thinks
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Where did it tear off, the flexy outer floor or the air floor?
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Linked question - if going out solo, do you need to fix in the seat i.e. does it give structural support?
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The flexy outer floor. The glued part of the strap mount is still attached to the boat. The fabric has torn from the mount where it is not glued.
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Hi Chris. We were 3 up today. I am going to add patches as mentioned but I think I’m going to look at moving the fuel tank (25L) to the rear, next to the transom and do away with the seat altogether.
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>>>going to look at moving the fuel tank (25L) to the rear

See how you go with that... I've found the Aerotec performs (handling, ability in waves) best with the tank and a seated passenger.

Boatozzy not sure if you want to keep original but you can buy the straps from a Zodiac dealer.
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