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Old 02 July 2007, 04:10   #11
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just about to retube a 2 yr old gemini tubed rib !!!! tubes have been shot for 1 year
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Old 02 July 2007, 10:24   #12
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just about to retube a 2 yr old gemini tubed rib !!!! tubes have been shot for 1 year

OUCH!!!

I'm assuming you are referring to the Gemini Industries that offers the "kit boats" & slip-in tube sausage inserts, and not the Gemini Inflatables that manufactures zapcats and waveriders.

Is this RIB one of Gemini Industries' "kit boats", or are these shot tubes a replacement of the original tubes of another company's RIB?
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gemini industries tubes on what was a new grp hull
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I'm sure the replacement tubes will offer a completely different experience of inflateableness

Haven't been able to use mine much since it has been fixed, too darned cold at the moment!
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Old 02 July 2007, 13:05   #15
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Hmm...

This isn't the 1st tale of a seriously dissatisfied GI customer I've heard.
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Old 02 July 2007, 13:58   #16
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I'm sure the replacement tubes will offer a completely different experience of inflateableness

Haven't been able to use mine much since it has been fixed, too darned cold at the moment!
Huh? If the water is open it's boating weather
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new tubes

hey guys , great, but does anyone have an idea of cost for my 5m Humber
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Ask Paul Tilley - probably not the cheapest but certainly not the dearest - just one of the best!!! And no I am not on commision - but I should be by now............
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just about to retube a 2 yr old gemini tubed rib !!!! tubes have been shot for 1 year
I recently saw a RIB fitted with GI toobs. It was shocking and I wouldn't recommend anyone go down this route. The joints in the outer material were stitched together and inflation is via butyl rubber inner tubes. They were an irregular shape and there was a huge gap where the toobs joined the hull at the bow
Whatever these cost was not worth it.
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