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Old 05 August 2015, 04:52   #1
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Hi guys I am totaly new to ribs and boats of any kind so am after a bit of advice I have bought a rib off eBay and the only info I have is that its a domino double 6 and I have been told it needs new valves but I'm not sure what type does anyone have any info about this make of rib it would be much appreciated

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Old 05 August 2015, 08:26   #2
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Where in Manchester are you? Im another northerner

Do you have the ebay link, so we can see more information.
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Old 05 August 2015, 08:45   #3
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Thanks here is the eBay item number
191646034228 not sure if it was a good buy or not because I don't know how much it will cost to get running
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Hi Colinley,
Welcome!
I'm in Stockport
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Do you have the floor boards that go with it?
Looks like it's similar to the avon rover which expected three wooden floorboards with two aluminium beams that run the length of the boat.

Until you've worked out if you're missing bits, don't spend any more money on it.

For the valves, if you don't have the replacements, I'd take it up to north west ribs and inflatables. 10 a valve if they've got them (they just screw in) or not much more if they have to remove the old and glue new ones in.

North West RIBs & Inflatables Ltd
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Oh and it's a SIB not a RIB.
SIB's don't have solid hulls and can be rolled up (normally into a car boot) for easy transport.
RIB's have solid hulls and generally require trailers, except the F-rib which is the best of both worlds.
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Thanks not sure about the floor boards like I said I'm new to this didn't know it needed them I am a joiner so is it something I would be able to make from marine ply ??? I'm going to wales next week camping I believed there is a place there that do repairs on ribs I'll ask there about the valves on one of the photos of the rib it shows some ply on the floor looks like one is a seat but could the other be for the floor
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Looks like thats a SIB not a RIB.

Have you actually got the item yet? I would get it home and try and blow it up and work out what is actually faulty.
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You could make your own but it'd be a lot easier if you can manage to find someone with another one to use as a template. You'll also need the aluminium beams...

Personally, I'd have another look on ebay, and the for sale section on here and other sites. That's for no other reason than I'm lazy and I like to buy things that just work and I don't have to do anything to them. You can pick SIBs up fairly cheaply, some around the 100 mark, others over a grand.

When you find something, post it here and we can have a look and see if it looks sensible or a death trap.

If you do choose to continue with the one you've got, I'm sure others who are more useful than I at manufacturing parts will be along soon!
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Thanks a lot for the info I am quite good at getting things working but without seeing another one so I've got an idea of what it should be like it will be guite difficult to get it right I having paid for the Sib yet so I might just cancle it

Thanks again for the help
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Sorry forgot to say I'm in withington I sent an email to the guy on eBay and he said there are 3 wooden boards but I think one of them is a seat and there is no alinium
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