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Old 15 January 2009, 18:10   #1
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Boatropes

Right well since i'll make my voice heard if i'm not happy with a service, i'll also compliment someone who gives great service.

I was looking all over the place to get some rope for the boat. I decided on 13mm Navy Dockline as it seemed to suit what I wanted. Got in touch with Boatropes ( eBay UK Shop - Yacht ropes: Anchorplait, Boat ropes, Parelli ) and asked for a quote

I wanted the following:
9m line with splice at the end
7m line with splice at the end
6m line with splice at the end

Total would be 51 including the 11 P+P airmail to Ireland. I was delighted when package arrived and see that the postage alone was 10.81 - Often been overcharged postage to Ireland with the seller nabbing a bit of extra cash from it

When the ropes arrived I was really pleased with the quality of the work carried out. See for yourself:












See the last pic, amazing hand-work IMHO. He accepts PayPal and has very good communication which is important to me.

I think he does more rope than he has on eBay so if you're after new rope, do your research and drop him an e-mail for a quote. I found him considerably cheaper than other UK outlets
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Old 15 January 2009, 18:43   #2
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Cany disagree with that .. looks like tidy work indeed those should last for many years with that work
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I agree - I bought my anchor ropes from him back in 2006 - awesome service - nice to see he is still around!!!
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Old 16 January 2009, 05:54   #4
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nice to see something positive for a change that no one can knock, very refreshing
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I'm after some heavy mooring lines/springs as a gift for my dad so thanks for posting the link.
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Don't forget to wash them every time they get salt water on them.

Codders what would you recommend? Persil, Dreft, or Fairy
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Don't forget to wash them every time they get salt water on them.

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Persil non-bio worked well on mine
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Always used Lux pure soap flakes on climbing ropes - doesn't damage the everdry coatings.
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If it were me, I wouldn't use that on my boat - I'd hang it on the wall, it is truly a work of art.
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Old 17 January 2009, 07:31   #10
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If it were me, I wouldn't use that on my boat - I'd hang it on the wall, it is truly a work of art.
That's the problem, don't wanna get them all dirty now

They won't be used until next season anyhow
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