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Old 31 July 2007, 18:38   #11
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They also do a Zip service for a little more, I would like to fit the cover onto the RIB first and see where thigs go. I'll make changes to the cover as I go.

Yes, anything over 200 for a 21 footer is getting expensive.

Whilst I'm at it, I have two peices of Lorry siding type tarp (real heavy stuff), in Yellow and about 3m wide and 10 meters long. Some damage to the corners, but plenty big enough for a 5-6meter RIB.

Any Takers?
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Old 01 August 2007, 04:23   #12
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Covercare made a fab cover for our sailing dinghy and it was very reasonably priced and good quality. However, and this is a big however, when I contacted them to get a quote for the Rib which was considerably less work although more material - the cost was 508.

There is another company near Chichester and their quote was so bad that I have temporary memory loss but it was nearer 1000 - ouch.

I bought the biggest one from Rib-Shop for 110 - really well made and we did have to make a slight alteration as it didn't fit the A-frame so we have made two cuts at the back that allow the A-frame to sit proud.

Otherwise - can't fault it.
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Old 02 August 2007, 07:44   #13
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Thanks for the replies guys (and gal!). It was Cover Care that I was trying to find. I want a made to measure cover as I want it to cover the 'A' frame and be easy to get on and off. I've had enough of struggling with heavy duty covers that especially in the winter are a pain. Also, where mine is parked on its trailer I want it to look as inconspicuous as possible, hence covering the whole of the 'A' frame, and a good part of the hull as well. So as to blend in it is to be green, and so hopefully passing towrags will not get interested.
God, I'm difficult to please
If there is anyone out there cheaper than Cover Care ...........................
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I thought that the grey silver was pretty inconspicous unless you have loads of foliage in the front garden of course.
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Old 05 August 2007, 10:00   #16
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Thanks for the replies guys (and gal!). It was Cover Care that I was trying to find. I want a made to measure cover as I want it to cover the 'A' frame and be easy to get on and off. I've had enough of struggling with heavy duty covers that especially in the winter are a pain. Also, where mine is parked on its trailer I want it to look as inconspicuous as possible, hence covering the whole of the 'A' frame, and a good part of the hull as well. So as to blend in it is to be green, and so hopefully passing towrags will not get interested.
God, I'm difficult to please
If there is anyone out there cheaper than Cover Care ...........................
My 5.8 vipermax is at mastertrim having a cover made to measure, with ratchet strap fastening as i have asked for, the cover will go right under the tubes, and allso cover the engine, 350.00.+vat probably to far to travel though
from down south,picture of my last cover on a 6.2 shakespear.
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Old 11 August 2007, 19:48   #17
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I did actually buy the Bembridge Outboards Cover. 155 for a blue elasticated Cover that looks really good quality. Comes with it's own tie down kit too.

The Grey covers that they also sell are being replaced with the better quality blue ones.

When I get my RIB I'll show you some pics.
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Can't be long now Andy?
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new cover for 5.8, perfect fit.
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Can't be long now Andy?
This week probably, to collect next week though
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