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Old 13 January 2007, 16:32   #1
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i have been trying to contact olmec tubing in dartmouth as they seem to be reasonably priced ,cheaper than henshaws ,tilley ect but cant get hold of them . according to a friend their premises are locked up all the time .can anyone help please
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Old 13 January 2007, 16:35   #2
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Try sending a private message to ribraff, thats ed from Olmec, allthough i was told they had stopped trading, but thats not confirmed.

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Old 14 January 2007, 05:57   #3
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Olmec is registered at Companies House and has gone into Liquidation walking away no doubt from his debts and warenty work.I wonder how many poeple he owes money to .
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Old 14 January 2007, 06:02   #4
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i have been trying to contact olmec tubing in dartmouth as they seem to be reasonably priced ,cheaper than henshaws ,tilley ect but cant get hold of them . according to a friend their premises are locked up all the time .can anyone help please
You may pay less at first but by having Olmec tubes on your boat you may find you get little use in the water and a devalued boat at the end you will find some postings on this matter if you do a search
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Old 14 January 2007, 11:17   #5
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abatt i think mr carter is still working although olmec tubing ltd is in liquidation ,you may be able to contact him via blaclness marine (01803722654) as i am told he is retubing a rib at their storage facillity .
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Old 16 January 2007, 04:12   #6
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Do not get near Olmec if you need a good job and warrenty!!!
In the long run, Henshaw is much better priced and you do not have to deal with all the problems on Olmec tubes and the fact that they have a very poor warrenty. We have had two boats from Olmec and we have also talked to other owners o ribs with Olmec-tubes.
The problems have been several. The worst and most dangerous was that the cone came off out in open sea with 14 people on bord, and the entire boat was flodded!
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Old 16 January 2007, 04:27   #7
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go to Henshaws, speak to Chris, (director) talk to him about what you need and also you are working to a budget, he did me proud, and a great job as well,
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You get what you pay for.

1 thumbs up vote all the way down here for Paul Tilley's quality and service
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Old 16 January 2007, 05:29   #9
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Old 16 January 2007, 06:01   #10
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Do not get near Olmec if you need a good job and warrenty!!!
This hasn't allways been the case !

Ed'd done some great work over the years. In my opinion (not really any of my business) its all been down to getting (or not getting) good staff. A guy called Will who worked there was a great tuber, since Will left (without notice one night, With a load of Ed'd patterns) things seem to have gone down hill.

Anyone who knoes Ed personally will know hes a great guy, im sure he will get thing sorted out and the best of luck to him.

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