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Old 12 August 2010, 06:02   #1
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hello all ive just bought a 2 year old honwave 3.8 and plan to use a 25hp 2 stroke mariner on it.wot will this be like.
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well used the honwave for the first time last night airfloorwas a bit scary as ive all ways had the tradiditionl boards in all my other sibs.the floor rolls about like a slithering snake motion.is this normal?also about the bravo pump that everyone raves about mine packed up on the first use.shoddy made italion rubbish.so im now scratching my head how to get the air floor up to pressure.
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well used the honwave for the first time last night airfloorwas a bit scary as ive all ways had the tradiditionl boards in all my other sibs.the floor rolls about like a slithering snake motion.is this normal?also about the bravo pump that everyone raves about mine packed up on the first use.shoddy made italion rubbish.so im now scratching my head how to get the air floor up to pressure.
Best pump is a 240v from argos ,plug it into a gennie and away you go,ive burnt one bravo out,cost me a fiver at the boat jumble,the other one im carefull with,just gets on ya wick keep giving it a rest to cool down, crap on my 4m sib,i think Bravo are hyped up crap as well.not worth 150.00 that i have seen in places,no way i would pay that,would nt pay any where near that price
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Best pump is a 240v from argos ,plug it into a gennie and away you go,ive burnt one bravo out,cost me a fiver at the boat jumble,the other one im carefull with,just gets on ya wick keep giving it a rest to cool down, crap on my 4m sib,i think Bravo are hyped up crap as well.not worth 150.00 that i have seen in places,no way i would pay that,would nt pay any where near that price
Do you want to sell it?

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jake is yr honwave an airfloor if so how does it perform?

mine rolls about like hell!
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jake is yr honwave an airfloor if so how does it perform?

mine rolls about like hell!
Hi There, Yes I have a 3.8m IE (inflatable floor) and to be honest I had similar problems to you regarding the floor, basically it wasn't upto the right pressure so I got one of the bravo pumps. At first that too didn't quite get it up all the way (ooh her missus) but a friend of a friend who works with pumps said the calibration was all wrong and after him having a tinker with it , it now does the job brilliantly.

I suspect that your pump needs adjustment, and by the sounds of it Thornbackflounds pump too, his seems that it isn't changing to the second stage at the right pressure and is therefore overheating.

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PS mine is so much better and more stable cos of the correst pressure
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Hi There, Yes I have a 3.8m IE (inflatable floor) and to be honest I had similar problems to you regarding the floor, basically it wasn't upto the right pressure so I got one of the bravo pumps. At first that too didn't quite get it up all the way (ooh her missus) but a friend of a friend who works with pumps said the calibration was all wrong and after him having a tinker with it , it now does the job brilliantly.

I suspect that your pump needs adjustment, and by the sounds of it Thornbackflounds pump too, his seems that it isn't changing to the second stage at the right pressure and is therefore overheating.

Jake

PS mine is so much better and more stable cos of the correst pressure
thanks jake can u have a word with yr mate and find out wot is in volved with adjusting the pump ill rip it apart and have a go nothing to lose lol
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1, undo the securing screws and remove top casing

2, inside you will see the red selector switch secured by a tiny philips screw to a white plastic wheel. Remove this screw and wheel. Using a screwdriver now turn clockwise the plastic spindle that the wheel was attached to.

3, test and adjust further as necessary

Please note that the info above was given to me over the phone and is based on his memory, like a lot of things its easier when its there in front of you.

please let me know how you get on

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