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Old 25 January 2013, 01:51   #11
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looking good Chris,
i mustr admit henshaws done me proud with my Atlantic, it was not an easy task i set them, price was good to, removing old fitments from tubes and refitting, thumbs up for them..............
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Old 27 January 2013, 06:04   #12
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Collected PE yesterday and what difference, even better in the flesh !

A couple of people have asked for pictures of the rubber nose cladding. So here it is, also a picture of the Logo applied which I got laser cut by Dave at North West Ribs. Looks very professional and no chance of it rubbing off.!
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Old 27 January 2013, 06:07   #13
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She looks great!
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Old 27 January 2013, 11:09   #14
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try Euro Craft in Leyland, they did our old rib for us, excellent job and a bit closer to home for you I think
Regrettably Eurocraft closed down in Leyland over a year ago. The company name was transferred to new ownership and is now based in Middleton, Manchester. Eurocraft Inflatables Limited

One of the former Eurocraft directors Dave Cowell set up his own business Northwest Ribs Limited in Wigan North West RIBs & Inflatables - boat repairs

I believe Dave employs former Eurocraft staff form time to time and has done some lovely work on my Searider 5.4 project. Very pleased with quality, service and price and wouldn't hesitate to recommend.
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Old 27 January 2013, 15:46   #15
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Regrettably Eurocraft closed down in Leyland over a year ago.
With regards to Eurocraft I was not overly happy with the quality of work on a previous set of tubes that I had done on my last rib, lots of small niggles that left me feeling that the attention to detail was just not there. Henshaw have always gone the extra mile.

Dave Cowell is a great guy to deal with and in fact he got my Osprey logos done by his laser cutting contact.
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Old 27 January 2013, 16:13   #16
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[QUOTE=Chris;513239]With regards to Eurocraft I was not overly happy with the quality of work on a previous set of tubes that I had done on my last rib, lots of small niggles that left me feeling that the attention to detail was just not there.QUOTE]

+1. It was bloody big niggles in my case, although to be fair, they did eventually replace the tubes....
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Regrettably Eurocraft closed down in Leyland over a year ago. The company name was transferred to new ownership and is now based in Middleton, Manchester. Eurocraft Inflatables Limited

One of the former Eurocraft directors Dave Cowell set up his own business Northwest Ribs Limited in Wigan North West RIBs & Inflatables - boat repairs

I believe Dave employs former Eurocraft staff form time to time and has done some lovely work on my Searider 5.4 project. Very pleased with quality, service and price and wouldn't hesitate to recommend.
oh well, live n learn eh was a good few years ago they did the work on our tubes, but we were happy at the time.
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I can add to the pro-Henshaw posts - our 1994 Arctic 22 tubes have just been back for quite a big refurb - all done in two weeks - tubes now back on and looking fantastic - well done Henshaw Inflatables.
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