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Lagoon 1 Main Chamber Leak

 
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k1reynolds



Joined: 16 Jun 2014
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Location: Folsom, CA

PostPosted: Mon Jun 16, 2014 11:39 am    Post subject: Lagoon 1 Main Chamber Leak Reply with quote

I bought a West Marine floor demo (Lagoon 1 model) at Christmas. Nice spring weather = got it on the water early. I've been out several times and love it! Unfortunately, yesterday as I was inflating in the p-lot, I heard a hissing on the right stern side (just to the right of the valves) and watched as the main chamber deflated. The exterior cover is intact and a quick water test indicated no air leaking through the cover, so it looks like this an internal leak.

The good news is this happened in the p-lot and not out on the water!

So my questions are how do I disassemble to access the chamber to check for and repair the leak? And given how quickly the chamber deflated, if it is a large, unrepairable leak, can the chamber be replaced for a reasonable cost or am I better off just buying a new boat?

Thanks!
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JCOOLEY
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Joined: 20 Feb 2007
Posts: 930
Location: Benicia, CA

PostPosted: Tue Jun 17, 2014 10:23 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

contact customer service
info@advancedelements.com

To access the tube, unscrew the hexagonal locking nuts that are on the two main valves. This will free it from the outer cover.
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k1reynolds



Joined: 16 Jun 2014
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Location: Folsom, CA

PostPosted: Wed Jun 18, 2014 9:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thank you, JCooley, for the info. I located the leak. It is smaller than I imagined, but it is right on the lower edge of the seam. I applied a patch this evening, so we'll see if it holds.

In the mean time, I will contact customer service to get an idea on replacement cost if the patch doesn't work.

Thanks for your assistance!
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PJohanson



Joined: 01 Jun 2007
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Location: Vancouver Island, Canada

PostPosted: Wed Jun 18, 2014 9:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

be sure to tell us how the patch works, and how it goes with Customer Service (they're very good!)
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k1reynolds



Joined: 16 Jun 2014
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Location: Folsom, CA

PostPosted: Mon Jun 23, 2014 9:36 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The patch is holding! Looks like it worked so I won't be needing to replace the chamber. Nonetheless, AE Customer Service did respond to my inquiry with a quote ($75) which I really appreciate.
Thanks again for your help.
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Arianna20



Joined: 10 Feb 2017
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Location: USA

PostPosted: Sat Feb 11, 2017 2:00 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

k1reynolds wrote:
The patch is holding! Looks like it worked so I won't be needing to replace the chamber. Nonetheless, AE Customer Service did respond to my inquiry with a quote ($75) which and i was surprised when i first read https://legalsteroids.best/ there are some legal steroids I really appreciate.
Thanks again for your help.


It works fine for me.
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