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Old 15 January 2014, 16:56   #11
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Appreciated the replies & advice.

2 against 4 stroke, not a problem with the weight, TBH I've got my mind set on a 4stroke.

Problem is the 2000 , but maybe in a months time, looks a nice outfit especially with the gear that comes with it. I take it the "S" is for solid floor?

I can't make it out because of the quality of the photo.

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Old 15 January 2014, 17:17   #12
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Hi used to have a honwaveT 40 with ally floor was good for fishing but a real pain to set up and dismantle every time (kept mine on a trailer), also needs a big car /estate to fit in if collapsed,my friends air floor gave a more comfortable ride on a choppy sea,

if transporting in vehicle you can lay a 2 st down ,but not a 4 st (engine oil runs out )was very pleased with the honwave build etc.
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if transporting in vehicle you can lay a 2 st down ,but not a 4 st (engine oil runs out )was very pleased with the honwave build etc.
Not true a 4 stroke can be laid down on a certain side which is usually shown on a sticker on the side of the engine.
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Hi used to have a honwaveT 40 with ally floor was good for fishing but a real pain to set up and dismantle every time (kept mine on a trailer), also needs a big car /estate to fit in if collapsed,my friends air floor gave a more comfortable ride on a choppy sea, if transporting in vehicle you can lay a 2 st down ,but not a 4 st (engine oil runs out )was very pleased with the honwave build etc.
Always layed both 4 stroke and 2 stroke engines down on their sides , read the manual it does tell you how to transport the engine.

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Old 15 January 2014, 17:38   #15
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Appologize if i have misled you regarding transporting 4 str engine,(just what iv'e always been told )
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, if transporting in vehicle you can lay a 2 st down ,but not a 4 st (engine oil runs out )was very pleased with the honwave build etc.
I often leave the trailer at home & carry the boat & 4 stroke engine in the back of my car with no problems theres usually a sticker or label on the side of the engine saying which side it can be laid down on without the oil leaking out , its even been laid down wrong side at times without any problems even after a 2 hour journey so i wouldent worry too much .
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Old 15 January 2014, 21:25   #18
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In the North East - you can go to Storrar Marine on the Coast Road in Newcastle,
or to PA Lynch in Morpeth. They will both have new stock only. I think looking further south is going to be necessary and you will find a ton more choice.
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Agree don't rush in.
Read and then read some more.
I bought my SIB and engine seperately after much reading. Both bought online but picked up in person for the final check before handing over the .
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Thanks for the replies..

The more I read, the more I cannot make my mind up..

Ebay...well, the new Sib's are not much more than the ones in the listings, I'm steering towards a Honwave ally deck 3.5m, found one on the web for 835 delivered, cheapest so far up till now.

An engine will have to come later, till I get a bit loot saved up first.

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