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Old 19 September 2016, 17:46   #21
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i have a avon s400 and a zodiac mk1 gt both at least 30 years old and both
hypalon the avon looks like new the zodiac is also still in good nick.
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Old 20 September 2016, 02:42   #22
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Looking at the valve that looks like what was used on the "Campari" range of inflatables. These were made from a lightweight type hypalon fabric.
I had a couple of these back around this era and from memory the round tail ones were hypalon and the transom dingys were neoprene.
The neoprene ones (that's what I had) were pretty fragile and I'd doubt there would be many of them still around.
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Old 25 September 2016, 17:25   #23
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I have a Carson 400 from 1983 that is still holding air just fine
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