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Old 14 July 2011, 10:28   #1
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Honda Honwave Material and towing and BEST PRICE

Hi Guys

Looking to buy a Honwave T38 ie, thats the one with the inflatable V floor. Just been to my local dealer and he told me that the material was hypalon. Can any one confirm this as it looks like PVC.

Also can you tow a ringo and kneeboard with this with the 20 hp engine as the dealer said not to.

Any one got one of these, need info if they are any good.

Any dealers what to give me a good deal?

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Old 14 July 2011, 10:37   #2
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I have one and im pretty sure they're PVC, but dont quote me on it and a lot of people say dont tow with the outboard on, due to the strain it puts on the transom, but it should be fine for short distances, wouldnt do it on long trips though.
A 20hp would be plenty to tow with i should think, although it may depend on how manys in the boat.
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Old 14 July 2011, 10:49   #3
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if you can afford the extra outlay, become a member of the bombard owners club i have towed adult skier off the back of my 420 no problem also used to use large ringo , if i can find the vids i will post them and add a link later
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Old 14 July 2011, 11:06   #4
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All Honwaves are PVC.
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Old 14 July 2011, 12:20   #5
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Thaks for the replies,

Shows how good these so called Honda authorised dealers are if they don't even know what material they are!

Are bombard good sibs?

What make of engine are good and a decent price, what size should i go for

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i am biased but bombard are very good ,do a bit orf reading on here they are very popular but more expensive new but there are a few bargains around second hand on boats and outboards and ebay
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Steve, saw you started another topic (Prowave vs Honwave) but I'll post here to keep it in one place - some thoughts here as we all go through this 'which boat' process:

Transom on a Quicksilver 380HD

edit - just realised that was another topic you started too!
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I have a YAM 380 with a 15hp 4s on the tail - with me (14 st) and a couple of kids aboard, we can easily tow a ringo or knee board - we tried a very light wakeboard with a good little fella atop it however, we couldn't get him out of the hole.
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Old 17 July 2011, 09:23   #9
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i have a howave 40 with ally floor and twatsu 40 hoss if youre intrested fella ,, boat 2011,, motor 2006 just serviced
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Are you calling it a day on the water then Timo or upgrading?
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