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Old 17 February 2014, 11:28   #1
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Looking for recomendation

Ive been let down by a company who i got to repair my boat damage. The new a frame that was custom built to replace old one is an abortion. Badly built lots of issues with things not being straight where they should be, mounting tubes at wrong angles, even a plate for fixiing nav light to is so bent that it damaged the backing of the nav light when fitted. Other plates one cm higher, different gap on top of a frame on one side. Etc etc
The company who built it recon they did a good job. ! Hence i have no desire for them to do anything more.

So any recomendations for any company in poole area that can do a good job and take pride in their work. To get a proper a frame built to original standards.
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Old 17 February 2014, 11:55   #2
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The only place I would take it is to Biffer at custom ribs, he's a one stop shop and ideal for your situation.
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Old 17 February 2014, 12:09   #3
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Ive been let down by a company who i got to repair my boat damage. The new a frame that was custom built to replace old one is an abortion. Badly built lots of issues with things not being straight where they should be, mounting tubes at wrong angles, even a plate for fixiing nav light to is so bent that it damaged the backing of the nav light when fitted. Other plates one cm higher, different gap on top of a frame on one side. Etc etc
The company who built it recon they did a good job. ! Hence i have no desire for them to do anything more.

So any recomendations for any company in poole area that can do a good job and take pride in their work. To get a proper a frame built to original standards.
Mark,

Just wondered if you have been in touch with Cobra in Christchurch. They might have one knocking around, and would certainly know who made the original. They have always been very helpful when I first had my boat and was asking loads of questions... I have also picked up some off cuts of hypalon when passing. Might be worth a try if you haven't already spoken to them.
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Old 17 February 2014, 12:12   #4
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Yes i have, more to say on that some other time.
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The only place I would take it is to Biffer at custom ribs, he's a one stop shop and ideal for your situation.
other than Biffer, my only other recommendation would be Marine Fabrications in Cannock, they made an excellent job of the stainless on my SR4, give Mark or Graeme a call on 01543670033
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May as well name the company that made the A frame so badly....
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Got to agree, take to Biff
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