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Old 15 August 2019, 17:58   #1
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North ,East ,South or West for a Retube ?

Hav,nt read a good retube thread on here for a while so needing to ask for help understanding ,possible costs and also who and where to get a nice job for a good price . i am unaware of anybody particularly close to me in east anglia ,east coast ,so i know i am traveling ,but how far and which direction ? or maybe self fit (is that a viable option ? ) ,tubes are not awful but not really wanting to travel hundreds of miles for a makeover ,and liking things to be right ,would rather go for a full retube ,boat is 5.85 metre at 26" diameter ,maybe there are some operators on the forum
Any help appreciated ,any recent nice jobs would be really appreciated
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Old 16 August 2019, 08:39   #2
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Do Suffolk Marine Safety do re-tubing? Or just repairs.
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Old 16 August 2019, 11:43   #3
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Thanks W/F, jogged my memory ,had a little job done earlier in the year at sms ,and did speak then about retube ,Dave suggested not doing retubes at present but was hoping to maybe start ,reckon i need to ask the question again.,, may well be prepared to fit tubes made elseware templated from mine , Have had a few quotes last year but never seem to get a good price which is why i was after peoples preferd options anywhere in the uk ,thankyou ,
Dedicated rib forum and nobody wants to quote me for a retube ,bit strange ,maybe all the real ribsters have left the room !
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Old 16 August 2019, 12:55   #4
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I've had work done from NWRI in Chorley and found them fair with pricing and very good work. Not a retube on mine but I'm sure they would be happy to quote you.
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Cost wise a very rough rule of thumb for a re-tube is £1k per metre, ribshop have done some work for me in past and I’d not hesitate to recommend Rib repair services from Rib Shop Ltd - Rib tube repair - Hypalon and PVC
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I've had work done from NWRI in Chorley and found them fair with pricing and very good work. Not a retube on mine but I'm sure they would be happy to quote you.
Dave Cowal who posts on here is the owner of NWRI
if he cant do it try SIT in preston
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Old 16 August 2019, 14:56   #7
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Have had a few quotes last year but never seem to get a good price .......
Dedicated rib forum and nobody wants to quote me for a retube ,bit strange ,maybe.....
....they still think you're squeeky?
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Old 16 August 2019, 15:15   #8
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My only experience was Henshaws, probably the best experience I’ve had with a marine company over 30 years of boat ownership.
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Cost wise a very rough rule of thumb for a re-tube is £1k per metre,

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My only experience was Henshaws, probably the best experience I’ve had with a marine company over 30 years of boat ownership.
Another vote for Henshaws...I've been involved with 4 jobs (complete re-tubes on different makes of RIBs) they have done and can't fault any of them
Autumn/Winter is always a good time to get a competitive quote
A visit and chat with Chris would definatly pay dividends.
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