hi first post a4 valves
hello, my first post , i bought an old avon s300 over winter, ive run fiberglass boats previously but i fancy the inflatable for just picking a waterway and exploring ....
my dinghy has 4 valves, but needs to have the plugs in two of the chambers to stay up! ive done some reading and see that the plug is described as the "secondary" seal? i dont fancy trying to replace these valves much so wondered what if any tricks folk have for restoring them ? i did use the dinghy back in december on my local river and had no problems so aren't too worryed but .....
oh and as a ps ! on my test run i borrowed a 5hp longshaft 4 stroke but have bought and old 7.5 hp s/s honda to use on her, what sort of speeds will i get with this? i ask this as with using the longshaft the boat didnt really like i !
cheers in advance kev