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Old 27 July 2012, 01:28   #1
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I am looking at buying one of these , http://image.made-in-china.com/4f0j0...60-with-CE.jpg , has anyone had any experience with these Chinese boats , the one I am looking at is PVC , is there anything I should be looking for that would indicate inferior quality .

Importing boats into Cambodia is a costly exercise , these are already in the country and are US$18,000 .00 each .

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Old 27 July 2012, 04:14   #2
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Unfortunately I can't comment on these particular boats, but if you do a search for "PVC grade" or "PVC quality" you will get some good general discussion.

To summarise at a high level, the quality of a PVC boat is down to a combination of the quality of the PVC material and the welding. Think of a child's inflatable toy dinghy for one end of that scale!
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Think of a child's inflatable toy dinghy for one end of that scale!
The Chinese RIB will be somewhere below that
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