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Old 14 September 2012, 18:05   #1
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Rib Cover

Going to have to purchase cover but whats best way to calculate size i would need, im guessing extra needed so cover goes over tubes etc, cheaper the better although may not be best, views & help sourcing would be great,

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Old 14 September 2012, 19:30   #2
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I use a heavy duty nylon tarp from Home Depot (B&Q). They are very cheap compared to a "proper" boat cover. I get one that is big enough to wrap over the tubes. I then trim it to fit better and add additional grommets for tie downs. The cover is good for storage. I don't use it when towing the boat.

In my area one of these will last about a year. In the UK it'll probably last longer.

Even at one per year, I can go for over ten years of this type of tarp before I get near the cost of a properly fitted "boat" cover.
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i bought a ducks back from ebay.
made in standard sizes so u should get one to fit.
i bought the biggest which was too big but sorted it out with a pair of sissors and sewing machine.
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Old 15 September 2012, 03:46   #4
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Can anyone send me a link to these Ducks Back Ebay covers please?

Nothing on their website except their size calculator.................
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I think you will find they have stopped selling them as they had quality problems, pity as I have one & they are very good for the money!
Try sending them an email or call.
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Old 15 September 2012, 11:35   #6
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Try sending them an email
Delivery to the following recipient failed permanently:

info@ducksback.co.uk

Technical details of permanent failure:
Google tried to deliver your message, but it was rejected by the recipient domain. We recommend contacting the other email provider for further information about the cause of this error. The error that the other server returned was: 550 550 unknown user (state 13).

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Old 15 September 2012, 12:01   #7
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Delivery to the following recipient failed permanently:

info@ducksback.co.uk

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Google tried to deliver your message, but it was rejected by the recipient domain. We recommend contacting the other email provider for further information about the cause of this error. The error that the other server returned was: 550 550 unknown user (state 13).

You could try through Ebay Pet Beds, Mobility Scooter Accessories items in Ducksback UK store on eBay!
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I bought a Ducks Back cover and this one isn't the same quality as before. Big shame IMHO
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I bought a Ducks Back cover and this one isn't the same quality as before. Big shame IMHO
If you want one to LAST it has to be custom job in my experiance.
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