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Old 27 January 2012, 14:18   #1
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Got a bit carried away on eBay...

and bought this

eBay - The UK's Online Marketplace

Think its worth the money OK but will certainly be a project, possibly not recoverable but worth trying! Any tips on fixing those floors? I presume Hypalon adhesive should work OK for sticking the tubes to the transum? Just bought some for a patch on my boat so would be handy if it worked.

Also includes the non running yam 3.5hp outboard, should be fun tinkering with it. Assuming the buyer sells it OK at that price and I dont see why not I will hopefully pick it up some evening next week.
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Old 27 January 2012, 14:56   #2
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Now that is a project. Don't get too high on the glue.
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Old 27 January 2012, 15:03   #3
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That's a Zodiac Cadet... and a steal at 62 with the little Yammie. Is it air-cooled?

Regards the tube material - I suspect it's PVC (Strongan Duotex), not Hypalon. Use Polymarine's 2-part adhesive. Link here: 3026 PVC Adhesive, 2 Part, 250ml Tin
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Old 27 January 2012, 15:03   #4
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here we have a zodiac 10ft inflatable boat pluss engine

the rib has a small tear in the deck which is not inflatible and the transome has detached from the tube ive been told that to fix this it would only cost 15 for glue on e-bay

the engine is a yamaha 3.5 hp and has good compreshion and the pullchord works but also need a bit of atention

sorry i know nothing about boats or engines this was in a house clearence that i done recently these items just need a bit ov tlc and a little expence to get giong for a lot of fun at the beach
Good luck with the work, if the boat is as bad as his spelling you will need it!

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Old 27 January 2012, 15:37   #5
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The Yam looks like a 3.5A - Air cooled and uses motorcycle two stroke.


I REALLY must get mine sorted and sold soon
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Old 27 January 2012, 16:02   #6
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Old 27 January 2012, 16:04   #7
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That's a Zodiac Cadet... and a steal at 62 with the little Yammie. Is it air-cooled?

Regards the tube material - I suspect it's PVC (Strongan Duotex), not Hypalon. Use Polymarine's 2-part adhesive. Link here: 3026 PVC Adhesive, 2 Part, 250ml Tin
polymarine seem to be the boys for this alright - here's one they prepared earlier!

Zodiac Dinghy Transom Repair Polymarine Paints, Adhesives, Parts & Accessories
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Old 27 January 2012, 16:06   #8
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It's better than the last one someone put a link to.
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Good luck with the work, if the boat is as bad as his spelling you will need it!
We shouldn't put down people who may be less able than ourselves in certain areas but I think this is more a testament to the state of the UK and it's education system in particular. Seriously - it's the 21st century and people can't spell two letter words like "of"??? This reminds me of some Victorian pauper's scribbling from back in the day when only the upper classes went to school, sometimes it seems we've stepped backwards by 200 years

I find it quite funny that 20-30 years ago, many people were of the opinion that with the advent of mobile phones and computers etc. etc., grammar was no longer particularly important, "people don't write letters any more" they'd say. Kind of ironic that with text messages, emails, eBay listings etc., it's actually probably more important than ever!
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i bet you just wanted to rescue it from the previous owner
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