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Old 25 October 2015, 17:32   #21
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If I already had a small plastic set on and they seemed OK at my launch locations I might not swap them until I had a problem.... but if I was buying new I'd get the ones with larger pneumatic tyres so I knew I'd only be buying/fitting once.

I launch in Essex where the plastic wheels wouldn't be easy... and on holiday in Scotland I've launched down cobble slipways and those with a drop off concrete where a rubber tyres really helps.
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Old 25 October 2015, 17:54   #22
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I'd only be buying/fitting once.
I think that is the prudent course to take. Time for me to stop being a penny pinching tight arse and get the best option as opposed to the 'they will do' option.
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Old 28 October 2015, 02:58   #23
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So now that I've decided to go for the pneumatic wheels, any recomendations (or 'stay clear of') for sealent/caulking for the bolt holes.
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Old 28 October 2015, 03:35   #24
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So now that I've decided to go for the pneumatic wheels, any recomendations (or 'stay clear of') for sealent/caulking for the bolt holes.
i use sikaflex 291 Adrian off eBay/poly marine etc.

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Old 28 October 2015, 05:20   #25
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Stay 100% clear of standard bathroom sealants.
Stay 1000000% clear of decorators caulk!
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Old 28 October 2015, 10:00   #26
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i use sikaflex 291 Adrian off eBay/poly marine etc.

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Just ordered some of fleebay, thanks.

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LOL! What about waterproof tile grout? Thanks.
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Old 28 October 2015, 12:12   #27
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Just ordered some of fleebay, thanks.



LOL! What about waterproof tile grout? Thanks.
Ah the good old days when there were nowt else
Marine flex is good and cheaper just remembered can be applied underwater

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Old 29 October 2015, 21:32   #28
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The ones from defender.com work real nice. Here is a video I made.

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Don't forget to put the wheels up when you get in the water.

"Strange, it won't plane....."

Been there.
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Thanks for all your contributions guys.

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Don't forget to put the wheels up when you get in the water.

"Strange, it won't plane....."

Been there.
LOL, not expecting to ever get it on a plane with a slatted floor and 4HP wherever the wheels are...... unless you know different, as I have just about Zero experience with watercraft of any description.
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