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Old 26 March 2010, 12:15   #1
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Ebay blue cover members update

Hi well was up at the boat last week after 5months and I have to say I was pleasantly surprised that after the winter we have had in West of Scotland the cover is 100% intact not one little tear! Absolutely brillant no damage at all. I was wondering how the others who purchased last year faired over the winter?
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Old 26 March 2010, 12:33   #2
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Had to replace mine about a month ago as it had started to rot. It lasted 2 1/2 years.

It probably would have lasted another 6 months but there was a small tear in it where it went over the outboard.
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Old 26 March 2010, 13:53   #3
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2 Winters in & I finally got round to sewing the correct shape into the back end of it last week.

I reckon good for another 2 at least - its kept on pretty tight to stop any flapping which has saved it in strong winds I reckon.

Maybe not 100% waterproof now , but not too concerned - keeps the leaves & dirt out , and any water runs off the decks anyway over winter.

As importantly stops prying eyes & birds/ animals getting on/in the boat.

Have to say its the best 80 odd quid I've spent on boaty things.

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I am after one of the famous blue covers - please can you send me a link. It is for a 6.5m rib that is in Muscat so I will let you know how the covers stand up to serious UV. If it does a year I will be happy
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Please can you post a link to the seller of the famous blue covers. I need one for a 6,5m rib that is kept in Muscat. i will let you know how they fare in the sun

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Andy, I have just done e bay search and those blue covers are not showing, perhaps they are out of stock
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Thank you very much I searched and drew a blank. I shall have a look at the 'grey' ones as I need one quickly. Thank you very much for your help.
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Thank you very much I searched and drew a blank. I shall have a look at the 'grey' ones as I need one quickly. Thank you very much for your help.
Andy
Here they are:-

http://www.coversandbags.com/product...s%20%28Blue%29


Their ebay shop has nothing in it at the mo though. May be worth ringing them before buying.

http://stores.shop.ebay.co.uk/Covers...__W0QQ_armrsZ1
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Thanks Nos have emailed the firm directly
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are they strong enough to drive around with?
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