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Old 17 August 2016, 15:17   #1
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Thanks for all the good advice.. I pick this

up on Sunday if all goes to plan. A Avon SR 5.4. Bought at the top end of my budget, and it looks a good one. Can't wait. Spotted on e bay, and it didn't sell.

Thanks for everyones help and I guess it's time to cough up as a member of this site.

new tubes, ( no patches or leakes and proper military grade. So thicker hypolon )
new transom ( as it used to have twin engines on it. So I wanted a single so had a ship Wright fit a brand new transom and stainless plate)
Console
Bow locker
Seats and console
Stainless a frame



Engine -
2007 Honda bf75 4 stroke. Very economical and quiet
Sea star hydrolic steering. New oil on last service

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Sea star hydrolic steering system
53ltr internal fuel tank and fuel gauge
Garmin 551s gps/fish finder
Icom ic m 505
Compass
Navigation lights
Radar reflector
Twin single seats (Xs ribs)
Stainless rod holders
Bulge pump
Bow locker with cushion for extra seating
Boat running stores include - flares, anchor, paddles, spare kill cord, bailer, throwing line, foot pump and more.

Bramber rollered trailer.





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Old 17 August 2016, 15:29   #2
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that looks good
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Old 17 August 2016, 16:22   #3
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Nice one!! I can pretty much say you would have ended up spending the same amount on the osprey kitting it out. Clean set up!!
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Old 17 August 2016, 16:26   #4
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Nice one!! I can pretty much say you would have ended up spending the same amount on the osprey kitting it out. Clean set up!!
That's what I thought. Budget blown though just need to sort out insurance
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Old 17 August 2016, 16:42   #5
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That does look Nice
Where are you going to Launch / use It ?
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Old 17 August 2016, 16:56   #6
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Teignmouth is the nearest place for me to launch from Polly Steps. But hoping to explore the area a bit more so with trailer will travel. Where would you recommend Fred?
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Old 17 August 2016, 17:00   #7
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is that not ben taylor from here ?
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Old 17 August 2016, 17:01   #8
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Bulge pump
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You seem to have everything covered, pretty comprehensive outfit you've got there😳


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Old 17 August 2016, 17:03   #9
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is that not ben taylor from here ?
Yes it is, seems a very nice bloke !
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Old 18 August 2016, 04:03   #10
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Tidy ! Engine looks fairly new as well. Give that Transom a good look over to make sure a good job was done.
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