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Do you think the plastic hull will cause any durability problems with the Spark?

I know plastics have gone a long way in the past century but it still makes me question if it's going to be a good idea. I think Sea Doo should do some torture tests to show people.
 

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maybe, but dont you think they did torture tests during dev? It seems extremely suspect to me that any company would bring a product to market the cannot handle the rigors of normal operation? I'd be more worried about the fact that the Spark is bolted together instead of glued, whats that going to do to the water seal?
 

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I guess it would help to see a torture test. Im new to sea doo's and dont know if they show these test being done. Any video's or reports on this?
 

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There is a rubber gasket seal between the 2 halves of the hull, Leakage won't be a problem. The Hull should be fine, and much cheaper to replace than Fiberglass was.
For example , if you run head-on into a dock and need a new front end bumper piece, it will cost you like 39.00 for a replacement.
 

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There is a rubber gasket seal between the 2 halves of the hull, Leakage won't be a problem. The Hull should be fine, and much cheaper to replace than Fiberglass was.
For example , if you run head-on into a dock and need a new front end bumper piece, it will cost you like 39.00 for a replacement.
39$ for a hull?!

geez...

I'm just wondering if fiberglass is strong than the poly blend plstic.
 

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The hull is one of the main reasons that the Spark can be sold for so much less than other PWCs. So if you have a problem with it you'll be looking at spending quite a bit more money in order to get a hull made of a different material.
 

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39$ for a hull?!

geez...

I'm just wondering if fiberglass is strong than the poly blend plstic.
poly is far more forgiving, it will flex a bit, fiberglass is fiberglass.
even car guys love to use poly for their bumpers, much more than fiberglass
 

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fiberglass does have a tendency to shatter

But I feel like its more ridig than poly

Isn't poly a bit flexible?
 
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