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Old 12 April 2011, 20:25   #1
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Avon Searider Sr6 6 meter Info

Hi all, I am the owner of an Avon Sr6, and there seems to be a lack of information about them. Plenty of info on 5.4's, but not 6's. I have pieced together a decent knowledge of these boats through my research here and various other places. I'm putting this thread together as a way to combine all of our knowledge of these awesome boats. Please feel free to add links or just chime in with any wisdom.

I'll start by telling you that I just created a 60 page .pdf of the original Avon Sr6 manual!
I got it when I purchased mine. It includes detailed schematics and other good info.

If anyone wants it, i'll send it to you via email, or if anyone knows a good way to host it online, let me know. Here is the cover page and a few others to give you an idea of what it looks like.
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Old 16 April 2011, 19:06   #2
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Sr6.0

Hello,

Let me know what kind of information you are looking for on the SR6.0. What year model do you have? How does twin 70jets work? Short or long shafts? The hull is in excess of a 10deg. deadrise and I have never found a single jet to work well, twins? The SR6.0 seems to have been discontinued and replaced with a 6.4m.

Let me know how I can help. Take care,

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Hey, ok great. I don't have specific questions as of now, but just looking for general knowledge.

My boat is a 1989. My twin 70 jets seem to work very well, although I don't have top speed info yet. They are long shaft 20''
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Old 25 April 2011, 21:35   #4
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Have emailed the manual to a good dozen people. Come on, if you own an Sr6 post here and tell us about it!




Mine:

http://www.rib.net/forum/showthread.php?t=40520
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Old 16 July 2012, 16:38   #5
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I am about to buy a SR6, of a rather ragged and tatty, but whole and original, statute.. Right down to the selfrightening boui. :-)

I would WERY much appreciate the manual pr. mail if you would still bother?

(I think I will fit a 200HP Black-Max on it :-)

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Old 10 March 2013, 16:05   #6
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I would like to get a copy of the owners manual.
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Old 26 March 2013, 21:51   #7
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you are a well of knowledge after a long search. please send me a copy of the manual via email, many thanks
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If the OP doesn't reply then I think I have a copy which he sent me when the thread was current
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Hello,
I would appreciate if you would send me a copy of your manual if it is not too much trouble. I am hard pressed to restore a 1982 6 meter Searider that was given to us as surplus from the Coast Guard and the dive season is pressing hard. I would greatly appreciate a copy so I can get some issues resolved. Thank you for your help. Steve
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I would appreciate if you would send me a copy of your manual if it is not too much trouble. I am hard pressed to restore a 1982 6 meter Searider that was given to us as surplus from the Coast Guard and the dive season is pressing hard. I would greatly appreciate a copy so I can get some issues resolved. Thank you for your help. Steve
Just found it, PM me with your email address anyone who wants it. All credit to Sean, the OP of this thread
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Thanks again for the copy of the manual and please send it to granger@gso.uri.edu.
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Old 06 September 2013, 23:08   #12
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hello, any chance i can get a manual for the avon 6.0. really looking ofr some info, thanks anyone
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if anyone knows a good way to host it online, let me know.
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Please forward a copy to marksetmayer@yahoo.com.
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I have uploaded a copy of the pdf to my website here:

Avon Searider - SR6 Manual
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Thanks for this I shall use the info in the manual when I renovat my SR^ hopefully I will be able to 'improve the breed'
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I sent it to you months ago!!
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Hi all, I am the owner of an Avon Sr6, and there seems to be a lack of information about them. Plenty of info on 5.4's, but not 6's. I have pieced together a decent knowledge of these boats through my research here and various other places. I'm putting this thread together as a way to combine all of our knowledge of these awesome boats. Please feel free to add links or just chime in with any wisdom.

I'll start by telling you that I just created a 60 page .pdf of the original Avon Sr6 manual!
I got it when I purchased mine. It includes detailed schematics and other good info.

If anyone wants it, i'll send it to you via email, or if anyone knows a good way to host it online, let me know. Here is the cover page and a few others to give you an idea of what it looks like.
Hello,
Could you please send me this Pdf of the sr6M by email to me? you would make me very happy.
Thank you very much!

Best regards,
Klaas Watze Woltjer
contact@rib4fun.nl
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