Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 14 March 2008, 12:13   #11
RIBnet admin team
Nos4r2's Avatar
Country: UK - England
Town: The wilds of Wiltshire
Boat name: WhiteNoise/Dominator
Make: Ballistic 7.8/SR5.4
Length: 7m +
Engine: Opti 225/Yam 85
MMSI: 235090687/235055163
Join Date: Jul 2005
Posts: 12,545
Originally Posted by Steviebaby View Post
Just spoke to XS Ribs, they also wanted 220 for a pair of cages and bottles..... ouch!

Anyone else able to offer alternative suppliers (assuming that ashbypower are not able to help)?

Have a read of this (link) and ask the guy if he'll make you some. I haven't used him myself but they seem quite happy with the stainless gear he's making.
Need spares,consoles,consumables,hire,training or even a new boat?

Please click HERE and HERE and support our Trade Members.

Join up as a Trade member or Supporter HERE
Nos4r2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 14 March 2008, 13:37   #12
Country: UK - England
Town: Towcester
Boat name: TBA
Make: Delta
Length: 6m +
Engine: Suzuki 175
Join Date: Nov 2002
Posts: 328
pains wessex box holders

I called in on Ribshop at swanwick during the week.
They had a pains wessex type box in the sales rack- so I said thats great but there are no holders available.
I was told they will have them shortly - sample/mark1 version away for build at present, I was told.

so give them a ring - the more they produce, in the first batch, the cheaper they will be for all of us.

Paul Beaurain is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 14 March 2008, 15:19   #13
RIBnet admin team
willk's Avatar
Country: Ireland
Make: Redbay Boats
Length: 9m +
Engine: 370hp
Join Date: Feb 2008
Posts: 12,134
Closer to home, there's a workshop making these holders (and A-frames) in Cushendall, Antrim. They're just across the road from Redbay Boats and make their s-steel fittings. Redbay sell the polybottles (bit pricey).

.... And to save the lads in the Kingdom a post, I'm sure Gaelforce Ribs do exactly the same thing too, only better......

willk is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 14:47.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.