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How to change a rib boat air valve(AVON)

How to change a rib boat air valve(AVON)

Step 1 Deflate tube completely.
Step 2 Apply pressure with your knee or a second person before loosening valve.Maintain enough pressure to the outside of the rib valve.
Step 3 Remove Valve while someone is holding the backside valve applying pressure so it doesn’t fall into the tube.
Step 4 Screw on valve and tighten with valve tool.
Step 5 Inflate tube and apply soapy water to see if valve leaks. If valve leaks tighten some more.
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