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Old 21 May 2011, 13:20   #1
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Looking on EBay and general for a cheap boat cover, for 5.5 Humber destroyer seems that the length is no problem but the width beam is usually about 107 inches max, when i measure mine by the wheel in the region of 140 inches. Anyone had a cover for a Humber 5.5 that fits ok ,Help welcome .
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Old 21 May 2011, 13:36   #2
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Hi Stuart

I bought one for my Ribcraft 585, which has a fairly high consol with windscreen plus the high backs of the pod seats and it is a very 'neat' fit that does not go over the tubes a midships. But that is not a problem for me. I did do a bit of re-designing at the stern to ensure the 'A' frame was 'cut out' and the engine covered so they are easy to re-vamp. I am very pleased with mine and |I think that is the general opinion of most that bought from ebay.
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Old 22 May 2011, 06:20   #3
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I went for a couple of sizes larger just to make sure the tubes were covered. You can always lose the length under the bow or do what I do and cover the winch post too.
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I went for a couple of sizes larger just to make sure the tubes were covered.
I went for a larger size also and it fits very well. No way to go over the A tube but snuggles in the engine nicely.
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Old 25 May 2011, 05:58   #5
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I went for a larger one also.
It completely covers the tubes and is ling enought to go over the engine and round the A frame.

Looks fine and is water/weather proof. Its tough enought not to let the radio mount cut through it also.

I would recomend one not having had a cover for 20 years lol
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Old 25 May 2011, 06:15   #6
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anyone have an ebay link for these?
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anyone have an ebay link for these?
Cheaper on Covers and Bags dot com and it's the same company
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Old 25 May 2011, 14:19   #8
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Cheaper on Covers and Bags dot com and it's the same company
And as an extra bonus,, theyre just up the road from me at halesowen ..lol
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Old 29 May 2011, 08:12   #9
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ebay Rib covers ?

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thanks for info,I unfortanually bought the Ebay covers 22ft in lenght for 19.6 ft boat,lenght is good but very disapointed in the width ,will have to make one good one using my old one as well.dont recomend anyone else buying these for a rib they dont fit,Panic buy on my part
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Old 29 May 2011, 14:50   #10
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thanks for info,I unfortanually bought the Ebay covers 22ft in lenght for 19.6 ft boat,lenght is good but very disapointed in the width ,will have to make one good one using my old one as well.dont recomend anyone else buying these for a rib they dont fit,Panic buy on my part
Did you buy the RIB one or the boat one....
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