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Old 12 July 2010, 12:11   #11
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Does look very smart!

Is this designed just for the Shakespeare or will it adapt to fit similar RIBs too?
It's Biffs'cabin Andy, stuck on my boat. It was a rather lucky coincidence the shape was right.
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Old 12 July 2010, 12:12   #12
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Looks like Biff could be busy over the coming months


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Old 12 July 2010, 13:50   #13
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Old 12 July 2010, 13:57   #14
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will just carry on from here when I am at home, and post the pics I have throughout progress.
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Old 12 July 2010, 14:02   #15
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Could we have some more pics please. I yearn for a cabin RIB so would be interested to see inside and out

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From seeing it the inside is still 'work in progress' , but looks like it will be nice and 'airy' when done.

Maybe a nice frame of some kind to 'balance the look' ?
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Old 12 July 2010, 14:04   #16
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1) 1st wax
2) 2nd wax (can you tell the difference?)
3) cabin bulkhead and door cutout in place
4) 1st gelcoat
5) 2 layers of matt
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Old 12 July 2010, 14:07   #17
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6) all laid up
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10) trimmed and put in position - not a bad fit considering
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Old 12 July 2010, 14:09   #18
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From seeing it the inside is still 'work in progress' , but looks like it will be nice and 'airy' when done.

Maybe a nice frame of some kind to 'balance the look' ?
the whole lot is still a "work in progress" but I had to get out on the water at the weekend

it'll be a while before I upholster the inside as well, but yep, loads of space
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couple of pic's of one i did earlier
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Old 12 July 2010, 16:31   #20
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What neither Neil or Biff has mentioned shown is the quality of the join to the tubes on top and the internal work round the tubes with access to the valves - all of which looked very good when I stuck my head in.

The infill cushions forming the backrest to the seats on Biffs boat is also a great touch (wish mine was like that!)

Oh and a photo for Trevor G showing the bags I use for small stuff in the cabin with velcro backs so they stick anywhere.
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