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Old 09 July 2012, 16:03   #1
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A fool and his money...

isn't just a saying, it seems to be my way of life. fortunately it wasn't much money. My new project...

So what's first. There's a small hole in the transom, I don't have the right fitting to put air in the tube to see what kind of shape they are in, it's got a few dings in the hull, apparently no brakes on the water, they crashed into a few things. Guess I can't ever complain about being bored. Sandpaper, expoy, and fiberglass and I have hours of fun.

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Old 09 July 2012, 16:11   #2
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Now that looks like heaven to me
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Old 09 July 2012, 16:26   #3
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yes! that's what I keep trying to explain to the Mrs. you have to look beneath the holes, gouges, dirt, missing parts, flat tubes and see what "it can be"
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Old 09 July 2012, 17:10   #4
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Old 09 July 2012, 17:19   #5
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What an awesome project!!
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Old 09 July 2012, 18:03   #6
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At least the trailer looks ok
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Old 10 July 2012, 04:59   #8
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Oh yes

That looks like a cracking boat to me! I'm hoping the engine and jet are OK. Everything else looks very sturdy so easier to fix...i.e thick hulls have dings and thin hulls get holes.

toobs are relatively easy to fix and epoxy makes for stronger repairs in grp

get some truckwash on the toobs and it will start to look a lot better also if you want to pump them up and have an air line then use one of these

Schrader Tubeless Tire Valves Tr414 For Passenger Car,Brass Stem And Sleeve - Buy Brass Stem Valve,Brass Valve Sleeve,Copper Epdm Rubber Product on Alibaba.com it fits right inside the toob valve and makes a good air seal

Here is some pics of one of our restores It's nearly finished now and the reapairs have turned out far beyond my expectations. GRP and Hypalon are two materials that really lend themselves to being repaired so good luck.

What boat is that by the way?

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It's an old zodiac 733. No engine in it. It will eventually get an outboard.
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Old 10 July 2012, 13:53   #10
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do you still have the Jet

The Zodiacs are incredibly well built by the way. I used to look after one at work
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