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Old 07 November 2018, 13:55   #1
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Zodiac bought these out I was told today prices come out later in the month




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Old 08 November 2018, 10:47   #2
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Which owns the brands Bombard, Zodiac, Avon, AKA-Marine.

They're commercial platforms of existing models. The majority of it is tube improvements. Heavier materials, overpressure valves, anti-wear patches, etc.
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Richard do you know anything about the new Mercury quicksilver boats coming out with speed tubes we are just hearing snippets over here.
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Richard do you know anything about the new Mercury quicksilver boats coming out with speed tubes we are just hearing snippets over here.
They had a model that was a very poor knockoff of the Futura Combat and it never sold well. I've never seen one in person.

About 95% of Mercury inflatables product comes from Bay-Lodestar in Dalian, China. The remaining 5% is the M-series, which are made in the USA at a small subcontractor.
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They had a model that was a very poor knockoff of the Futura Combat and it never sold well. I've never seen one in person.

About 95% of Mercury inflatables product comes from Bay-Lodestar in Dalian, China. The remaining 5% is the M-series, which are made in the USA at a small subcontractor.
thanks that explains it the price reduction is almost 1000 and glued PVC not welded i'm told.

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