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Old 27 September 2016, 14:21   #11
Country: Finland
Town: Helsinki
Make: Avon SR6
Length: 6m +
Engine: wip
Join Date: Feb 2009
Posts: 24
Originally Posted by C-NUMB View Post
Great news! There is some plywood in those old Avon's, so might worth doing some test drilling before painting(deck, transom). The outside of the hull would sand down to original gel coat, it might be in OK condition, guess it painted due to its service mode(coast guard, naval forces).

If You have trouble finding an engine, sell me the hull...
Well what do you know ended up replacing almost all the wood on the deck / stringers If you are interested check instagram with #avonsearider you'll see some build picturers. Planning to do a thread here also.

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Old 28 September 2016, 14:56   #12
Country: Finland
Town: Helsinki
Boat name: SR 5.4
Make: Avon
Length: 4m +
Engine: Toh1 3,5 Yam 90/2S
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 886
Hi, nice work You have done, i bet you love the angle grinder cutting in GRP.... Yes, please do a build thread, would be interesting to follow!

fun on a boat is inversely proportional to size...sort of anyway
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