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Old 09 March 2013, 16:03   #11
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Is that a modified wooden one piece floorboard, pic 2 shows white stripes on upper left tube, are those abrassion issues ?

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The main floorboard is a single piece of plywood (not sure of exact thickness but it is > 25mm) - this is the original floorboard for this boat, not a modification.

Can't see any abrasion issues from a quick look through the photos - not sure which photo number you are referring to as pic2?

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Check posted pic, yellow parentesis. Is it some kind of abrassion or fabric peeling off on upper tube or just a pic issue ? There's another towards bow on same tube side.

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Check posted pic, yellow parentesis. Is it some kind of abrassion or fabric peeling off on upper tube or just a pic issue ? There's another towards bow on same tube side.

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Yep, a day on that with some fairy power spray and it will look great : thumbs:
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Hailstones!

Gotchi shoulda remembered those from Gordonstoun!
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Old 09 March 2013, 18:15   #16
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Does look rather nice, and I'm even sitting in the Sea Cadet Offshore training centre at Walton on the Naze just along the road right now...

Sadly not sure I can justify another boat!
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Does look rather nice, and I'm even sitting in the Sea Cadet Offshore training centre at Walton on the Naze just along the road right now...

Sadly not sure I can justify another boat!
Dude, it's a D class!
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Old 09 March 2013, 18:32   #18
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I know - I've always fancied a D-class or Y-class as well!

I was debating whether or not it could be made to fit in the back of a LWB Land Rover...

There was one for sale last year along here in Titchmarsh Marina that I did have a peek at, but at that time was really looking for a larger RIB.

I keep saying I should sell the TomKat I've got sitting in the garage anyway - that doesn't get used enough to justify another inflatable toy!
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I was debating whether or not it could be made to fit in the back of a LWB Land Rover...
As a matter of interest used to get the earlier version (Zodiac )D Class into the back of a ford sierra estate car with the main board & oars going on the roof rack ,though it was a slightly lighter build to the Later Avon type.
What you may find is if its getting deflated and rolled up regular say to go into the back of a car if your not carefull the bow recessed valve mouldings can get strained out of shape which can cause the rubber mouldings to crack causing air to start weeping out , rolling it up starting with the transom helps though ,

y boat goes with ease into the back of my Zafira along with the main board that i unbolted & seperated into 2 parts along with engine oars & full kit .
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Thanks - that is very interesting! So I could relatively easily transport it back from Frinton to Poole...

If only I could justify having another boat!
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