Advice 1: How to seal a boat made of PVC

Sometimes there are punctures in my life, this also applies to inflatable boats from PVC. After all, sticking driftwood, glass and the reinforcement rods are not uncommon in the ponds. This material is fairly easy to repair and maintenance, therefore at present it is made most inflatable boats. The repair of boats is best done in the garage so the glue could dry completely, although it can be done in the field and on the water.
How to seal a boat made of PVC
You will need
  • - repair kit (comes in kit with the purchase of the boat);
  • pencil;
  • - scissors;
  • - roller;
  • - Hairdryer
  • brush;
  • - solvent "646".
Instruction
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First of all, it is necessary from the strip of material to cut a patch of the desired size and color, they are included in repair kit boats. The patch can be any shape, but preferably, that it was oval or round. In the field it is only necessary to cut corners with rectangular or square workpiece. The maximum length or diameter of the patch should be 3-5 inches bigger than the rip or a puncture.
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The boat needs to be inflated if it is inflated, the patch just wouldn't stay due to the constant air pressure. Straighten the damaged area on a flat surface and place the soles of the boat or Board. Now you need to degrease the place of gluing and clean it from dirt with a cloth dampened in solvent. You can use acetone, but in the field suitable alcohol. It is not necessary to clean the material with sandpaper, as do many - that you're only going to hurt the boat.
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Apply the prepared patch to the location of the cut and outline the future place of gluing a pencil. Next, apply to both surfaces glue with a brush and give it a little dry. After 10-15 minutes again repeat the same procedure and let the glue dry.
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After 5 minutes, you can proceed to the process of gluing. Slightly touch the glue, it needs to be dried up, but a little stick. To activate the glue, you must heat itself the patch and the damaged area. For this you can use a conventional lighter or a Hairdryer. But we must act very carefully, so as not to ignite the material, and only heat. Carry out this operation quickly so that the glue had time to dry completely during this time.
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Now gently apply the patch on the bonding surface of the damaged boats. But it should be done so under the patch are not left air bubbles. Carefully press hard with the roller. If you do not have a roller, then you can use any possible means, whether the handle of a meat grinder or a knife handle. Then try not to bend the material in the field of gluing, leave to dry for 2-3 days (minimum day).

Advice 2: How to make a boat out of PVC

Modern retail network offers boats of various materials to suit every taste, budget and request. However, many fishing enthusiasts there from time to time desire to make just such a boat, which will not be none.
How to make a boat out of PVC
You will need
  • five-layer reinforced PVC, drawing the future of the boat,
Instruction
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Correctly select material to build boats: it should be a five-layer reinforced PVC. The denser is the material, the greater the reliability will have your boat. Be sure to check the certificate – do not trust simple labels or tactile sensations.
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Determine the maximum required capacity of future boats and it calculate its size. The easiest way to stay within a small weight, but the boat needs to be big enough and safe when traveling with other family members.
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Mention possible data for the manufacture of boats from PVC. The maximum length is 2.51 m, width - 1.2 m, the lowest height is 0.35 m.
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Make a drawing of the future of the boat according to the results of your calculations, taking into account the flow of material to the seams. You can try to use a ready-made coil from PVC with a pipe – then you don't have to do the seams on the sides.
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You must first do the fusing of the bottom of the boat either with a special soldering iron or adhesive. Flat-bottomed boat will be more profitable from the point of view of ease of manufacture.
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Connect the sides of the boat (body) with a rectangular deck and join in the contours of the stern.
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Try to make the transition from the bottom to the transom rounded and not at right angle – this will provide greater ease of promotion while rowing with oars, and when attaching the motor speed increases.
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Try not to add fine details – this will facilitate the creation of the boat.
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Add the necessary and practical element to the transom of your boat - the wheels. They will facilitate her move by land, and they are easy to make removable and to remove the aft of the boat.
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Adjust the alignment afloat sliding banks.
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Manufacture of podkluchenie – preferably two pairs.
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Equip your product with a removable awning in case of rain or too hot sun.

Advice 3: How to choose inflatable boat PVC

With the onset of heat, which is accompanied by release of water from ice, a topical question of purchase of the boat. Inflatable boats from PVC are among the most common means of transportation for hunters, fishermen or tourists. Such popularity they deserve because of their availability: they provide comfort and are inexpensive.
How to choose inflatable boat PVC
You will need
  • the manufacturer's instructions to the boat;
  • - expert advice;
  • - reviews and personal experiences of other buyers.
Instruction
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Buying such a boat, select for what purposes is the acquisition. Once you decide what will be used inflatable boat from PVCto choose the model to buy will be easier. Whether you want to be extra comfort for long fishing, additional protection for the opportunity to fish in a weedy branches places the number of places for vacationers in the case of acquisition for tourism and entertainment.
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Also, decide exactly where, in what conditions you will most often use the boat. Whether it's a fast mountain river, calm lake or small pond? Terms of use impose certain requirements on materials and additional equipment of your little vessel.
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Please note the manufacturer of boats from PVC. As a rule, domestic manufacturers offer a quality product at a lower price than foreign firms. So here to bring the Russian company in the black list is impractical. Import is more expensive due to extra charges for brand brand. Among the local products you can also pick up all the required tools for fishing, recreation, hunting. The larger the manufacturer and more while working in the sales market, the better his product. Well established company in St. Petersburg. If you decide to purchase an inflatable boat, a young Chinese firm, it is best to buy only proven model.
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Be sure to ask the consultant, of a fabric whose production made boat. The best qualities of PVC fabric, made of large leading companies, such as the German company "Mehler texnologies" or South Korean "LG Chem". Find out what type of fabric made boat which technology spikes stitches used. The more layers of polyvinyl chloride are used, the stronger the boat, but the greater its weight. Modern inflatable boats are made from seven layers of tissue with a density of 0.85 to 1.3 kg/m2. Therefore, the more layers and the denser the fabric, the more durable and wear resistant are the boat. Seams can be made by gluing overlapping or using linings from the outside or from the inside, by means of curing, ultrasonic welding or conventional bonding. The more expensive technology of seams, more reliable design.
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Depending on what you purchase the boat, depends on the choice of the motor. The more requirements (power-propelled speed), the more expensive the motor. Therefore, choosing a boat for various purposes, find out the characteristics of the motor.
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Note that the size of the inflatable boats is also of great importance. Choosing a boat, make allowances for the space occupied by the equipment motor, as well as the width of the boards. The remaining area is often half a meter of free space, enough for comfortable use of the boat by one person. If you want to fish alone, choose a boat of larger size. The bigger the boat, the less it is sustainable. Therefore, choosing a boat for fishing, ask if you can use it for fishing, standing at full height.
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Pay special attention check floors inflatable boats. Floors (duckboards) is made from a marine (waterproof) plywood, the edges should be dyed and framed by an aluminium profile to provide additional rigidity and structural strength. One-piece frame is preferable. It requires more careful attention and careful operation. But for the floor frame which has a folding design, in case of jamming have to use special tools to troubleshoot that in field conditions is not always available.

Advice 4: How to seal an air mattress

To repair inflatable mattress with a patch can be glued with special glue from repair kit inflatable mattresss and boats. If such a repair kit at hand was not, fit a patch of any inflatable toy.
Inflatable mattress
You will need
  • Repair kit for inflatable mattress or inflatable old toy and the second adhesive.
Instruction
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Best results when repairing an inflatable mattressand retrieved using the special kit, for example: Intex Repair Kit. The kits are sold as accessories to the inflatable mattressof am and the boats and represent a small set of glue, patches and instructions, cost from 50 to 100 rubles.To repair a mattressand you need to cut the patch larger than the puncture in the mattresse, spread a thin layer of adhesive on the patch and press it to the damaged area of the mattress.
Repair kit for inflatable <strong>mattress</strong>s
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To fix mattress is possible without special tools. Patches for any old inflatable toy, for example: a child's round, bouncy ball or bubbles. You need to cut a patch of appropriate size and stick it on the damaged area of the mattressand with the help of instant universal glue "Moment."
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When the glue dries, you need to check the result. If stuck badly and the air from under the patch comes out, then you can retry. Not taking already pasted the patch to stick on top of another, but larger, especially paying attention to the edges of the patches were completely smeared with adhesive.
Note
Inflate the mattress before repairing to the glue, trapped inside the mattress, not glued it from the inside.
Useful advice
In order to find invisible puncture in the mattress, inflate it and submerge half the mattress under water. The puncture site will be seen by the stream of air bubbles emerging from the damaged area.

Advice 5: Just how to seal a tubeless tyre

Currently in most modern cars set tubeless tires. These tires have several advantages over chamber tires: easy installation on the rim, the relative cheapness (no camera), less the total weight of the wheels, simple repair in case of puncture. Often you can own to seal the tire without razbaltyvaniya.
Just how to seal a tubeless tyre
You will need
  • Portable compressor for pumping of wheels, pliers, knife, repair kit tubeless tire, Jack, wheel key, special wheel device for fixing the car when lifting with a Jack.
Instruction
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The car must be installed on the Parking brake to lock its position of recoil device, raise the Jack and remove the wheel.
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Carefully inspect the wheel for detecting the puncture site. Most often, the puncture pretends to be sticking out of the tread by a foreign object (nail head or screw, a piece of glass) that you want to delete with the help of packagebut.
Just how to seal a tubeless tyre
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Applied to the awl with screw tip a few drops of glue. Then the awl to dip into the puncture hole, to produce 7-10 reciprocating movements of the tool and leave it in the hole.
Just how to seal a tubeless tyre
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Insert a strip of raw rubber in the awl and needle slot, to both sides was equal parts strip and cover it with a thin layer of glue.
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Removing the awl from the screw tip from the puncture and quickly inserted in its place the tool with a strip of raw rubber so that the outside of the tire left the tails long, 1 - 1.5 cm.
Just how to seal a tubeless tyre
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Pull the awl back out of the hole. Folded double strip of rubber will remain in the hole.
Just how to seal a tubeless tyre
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Cut with a knife protruding ends of the rubber, the pump wheel to the working pressure and installed on the car.
Note
This method can be used for sealing punctures of the tire tread with a hole diameter up to 10 mm. Repair of side cuts shall be carried out by experts in workshops.
Useful advice
To detect the puncture site can be pouring protector tires inflated with water from a plastic bottle. Coming out of the hole the air will create a distinctive hiss.
For short-term repair of large damages is permissible to use simultaneously 2 strips of raw rubber.
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