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Old 29-09-2009, 13:37   #1
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Cannot Find Leak in Inflatable

have a apex 12' and the foward tube which wraps around the bow compartment leaks somewhere and after 2 days most air is gone but I am unable to locate this leak.........any tips?
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Have you tried putting soapy water on the tube and looking for bubbles?

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The leak might be very low on the inside, where the tube is attached to the figlass bottom (assuming it's a RIB). To see this fill the dink with water and watch for bubbles.
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Well thanks........i did not think of filling the boat with water, duh,,,,I did use sopy water on the outside to no avail and it is a rib.
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Yup - filling the boat with water is the trick... Vasco beat me to it.
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Check the valve for a slight hissing sound when you take the cap off.
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