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Old 17 July 2013, 18:18   #1
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Hi all you scotch ribbers, has anyone used Mitchell outboards Services Ltd in Renfrew for servicing there outboards can anyone recommend them ? they are evinrude dealers i,m heading up scotland for a holiday next year & thinking of dropping the rib off there to do a service before heading up to Oban
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Old 17 July 2013, 18:26   #2
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Hi all you scotch ribbers, has anyone used Mitchell outboards Services Ltd in Renfrew for servicing there outboards can anyone recommend them ? they are evinrude dealers i,m heading up scotland for a holiday next year & thinking of dropping the rib off there to do a service before heading up to Oban
Hi Andy they have been in the game for many many years used to be based in Glasgow. Never used them but have had a few mates that have over the the years and hey never complained. They are always very helpful. Hope that helps.

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Old 17 July 2013, 18:49   #3
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I've posted about them before mixed emotions about my dealings ... Time was the big problem
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Old 17 July 2013, 19:12   #4
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Thumbs up for Mitchell outboards. Alex is very knowledgeable and will definitely help you out. Good guy to keep on hand for advice too.
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Used them last year for a service. No complaints. Seem to know what they are doing.
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Old 18 July 2013, 01:59   #6
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I would recommend Liverpool power boats L20 4HN and get it serviced out of season They are also far more local to you and if it does not get finished on the same day its not a problem picking it up later.
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Old 18 July 2013, 05:34   #7
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I've only ever twice used them for actual servcing and in both cases time wasn't a constraint so I can't comment re. Muz' comment about time. I guess time of year may be a factor?

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If you are heading for Oban, Clyde (above) isn't exactly a huge diversion (time or distance wise) when compared to driving up from Liverpool.
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not sure it makes sense to drop it off in the middle of your journey. I've no personal experience of Mitchell's but haven't heard anything alarming, and they certainly seemed busy when they were in Glasgow; there's not many places will be able to accurately book you a specific slot for servicing so you can drop the boat off and collect a few hours later. As Dave (Clyde) says if they don't manage to do it there and then it would be a major pain - a seized bolt, another customer job that overruns, or some part that the need unexpectedly could easily add a day. So with plenty of time to plan get it done locally before you head north! Having said that I was in a similar boat last week and needed to leave the boat somewhere near oban for a week and the engine was due a service so I left it with Ardoran Marine (not etec dealers I am afraid) and was pleased with service and price - but I did give him a week to fit it in, because I didn't need the boat until our second week.
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I would recommend Liverpool power boats L20 4HN and get it serviced out of season They are also far more local to you and if it does not get finished on the same day its not a problem picking it up later.
I've used LPB before that why I'm looking else where
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Old 18 July 2013, 05:59   #10
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I also think Dave & Cameron at Clyde Outboards can be recommended as I've had nothing but excellent service there but you'd have to speak to them about a specific time slot....!
Out of the two of them Cameron's the looker..
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