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Old 30 November 2013, 18:20   #1
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Main tube issue

My mates thundercat isnt losing air but the baffle between the right side must have a whole because when he fills up the back the front fills aswell. Is this an issue or is he best just too leave it as it is?
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Old 01 December 2013, 04:50   #2
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it is obviously useable as it is, but you have to remember that the baffles are fitted for saftey - burst one chamber and the others will keep you afloat. having this problem means you will lose air in two chambers. i personally would get it fixed.
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Old 01 December 2013, 19:16   #3
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Baffle repairs are high cost repairs - be prepared.
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Do a search on here - I am sure it has been discussed before.

I think my boat might be the same: I am effectively relying on the probability of a puncture/failure being very low.

There may be a very clever way of fixing it but I cant think of one. Maybe some clever circular umbrella that would go in through the valve.
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Does it fill the front section from being completely deflated?
There is always a certain amount of movement in the baffle which will increase the pressure in the chamber next to the one you are inflating.
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Time to persuade the local cavity wall guys to blow polystyrene chips through the valve!
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