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Old 26 March 2016, 06:41   #1
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New guy to forum looking for advice on restoration

Hi guys,

I am in the process of fully restoring a Zodiac Yachtline deluxe 600Rl (1999 year) series 4069.

I am having trouble locating a replacement bow roller. Zodiac have stopped making them and offer no assistance! The bow roller bolts in to the tube so without it I can't anchor and the restoration will not be complete!!

Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.

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Hi and welcome. I'm not a restorer but there are many on here who I'm sure will be along shortly. The only help I can be is to advise you to give whisper a PM he is in the business and might help you source your part. Cheers J


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Hi guys,

I am in the process of fully restoring a Zodiac Yachtline deluxe 600Rl (1999 year) series 4069.

I am having trouble locating a replacement bow roller. Zodiac have stopped making them and offer no assistance! The bow roller bolts in to the tube so without it I can't anchor and the restoration will not be complete!!

Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.

Cheers.
Welcome. A photo might be a help - there will be a workaround if the exact part can't be found.
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There is always a way, my toy uses rubbing strake as a rollpoint instead of an actual roller. There are other makes of roller out there that'll do the job.

It may not be 'complete' but it'll work great.
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Thanks Guys, I really appreciate it. Here's some photos of it.
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Not sure why it won't let me upload more than one pic at a time!
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Thanks Andy, I can't even find an alternative because it bolts to the tube. The only alternatives I can find glue to the tube. The next option is custom I think unless I can find a second hand one.
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Not sure why people often upload screenshots these days? The resolution isn't great as a result so you can't see what's wrong with them or any detail...

What is actually wrong with the old one? Does the whole thing need replaced or just the roller?
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I think I've got a similar mould to that


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