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Old 27 November 2008, 21:24   #1
Country: Australia
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Boat name: Independent (Indy)
Make: Avon SR6
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Recommendations please - New Trunks

Hi All,

My SR6 has the orginal Trunks, and one leaks. Rather than applying patches to the hole(s) can anyone suggest replacement methodologies.

I heard some-one refitting with hypalon material. Is this a Goeer

Would Avon sell genuine replacments to fit?

Open to suggestions and techniques to replacing.


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Old 28 November 2008, 06:22   #2
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no reason why making your own from hypalon should not work.
Probably don't want the hypalon to be too thick though.
It's getting the flanges that fitt o the hull that is the trickiest bit - at least the option of making the trunks themselves exists.

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Old 28 November 2008, 06:57   #3
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Avon trunks regularly turn up on e bay complete with the big flange to bolt to the hull, but if not just make your own from an offcut. If you don't have a tube coming out of the transom then a section of next doors drain pipes will be about the right size.

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Old 01 December 2008, 00:20   #4
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I built my trunks myself, used 3" pvc for through the transom and hypalon for the outer. Easy as pie to make, works great and the cost was right.
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