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Old 13 March 2005, 17:42   #1
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How repairable does this look?

Saw this on ebay and hoped it might make an inexpensive shore-diving shuttle for this summer:
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...sPageName=WDVW

Anyone with idea's on how expensive & easy it might be for a newbie to repair it? I'll settle for no looks too.
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Old 13 March 2005, 17:53   #2
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The back of the tubes looks pretty broken to me so you might need some new toobs ask ribraff on this forum for a quote ! the hull looks fine.

If yu buy it I'll tell you how to clean it up!
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Old 13 March 2005, 17:54   #3
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looks like lots of work & money
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Old 13 March 2005, 17:56   #4
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New tubes

Just put new tubes on my Humber , excellent job done by RIBRAFF (olmec) if the hull is sound its worth doing .
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Old 13 March 2005, 19:08   #5
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Old 13 March 2005, 19:47   #6
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These ex us military boats are generally sold by www.govliquidation.com . If you are in the USA it is worth keeping an eye on the site - they have sold many 5.4 avons too. Generally for no more than 1000usd with console etc. Sometimes they even have new tubes for sale in the same sales. Not much use for us brits though!

As for the one that you see on ebay, it isnt worth much. The tube repair will be the problem, and for a 4 metre boat that probably isnt going to be worth that much money at the end of the day. If you are going to bid on it, make sure you check to see if there are any other cuts on the tubes as it could then turn in to a real challenge when you get it home! Good luck!
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If you can't inspect the boat in person, I would not buy it.
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