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Old 10 September 2011, 15:45   #1
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Hello guys, I have a 5.4 avon searider, do the tubes only come in gray or can you get in black or blue. Thanks ruari
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Old 10 September 2011, 15:51   #2
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Do you mean the original tubes from Avon? (in which case I've only seen grey but there might be others). If you mean replacements then the usual suspects can supply "any" colour you want.
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Polwart, yes and yes. Ive never had to replace them until now, too many patches. Ive seen the usual gray ones for sale but fancied black or blue. Im guessing black and blue would be more expensive? Anyone replaced 5.4 avon tubes and at what cost were they gray?
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Ask "ribraff" from my last conversation I think Ed may have some tubes. Not sure if he has plans for them though.

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Any colour you like as long as it's grey.
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i have had a set of grey toobs from Ribraff and they wre gine. I also have had 2 set of 5.4 toobs from Paul Tilley one set in Orange and another in Dark blue all good toobs and really enhanced the boat.

A new set made up should cost you around 2000 of your Scottish Pounds probably another 400 to have them fitted.

My Son and I is going to fit a set of toobs on to my rib next weekend if it's sunny I'll send you some pics of the process if you want
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i have had a set of grey toobs from Ribraff and they wre gine. I also have had 2 set of 5.4 toobs from Paul Tilley one set in Orange and another in Dark blue all good toobs and really enhanced the boat.

A new set made up should cost you around 2000 of your Scottish Pounds probably another 400 to have them fitted.

My Son and I is going to fit a set of toobs on to my rib next weekend if it's sunny I'll send you some pics of the process if you want

Sounds good, look forward to the pics and thanks for the prices.

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My Son and I is going to fit a set of toobs on to my rib next weekend if it's sunny I'll send you some pics of the process if you want[/QUOTE]

I see a 'fitting thread' comin' on!!
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Yes please! Got a 4m SR I need to get retubed this winter but am debating whether to so it myself however have no idea how much work is involved.

My main concern is that with hypalon glue if you stick it in wonkey then here's very little chance to straighten it up so I may end up with wonkey tubes! It's hard enough getting small repair patches straight first time!

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