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Old 20 May 2013, 10:44   #1
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Ribeye retube in Hypalon

Finally replaced my PVC tubes in Hypalon. Although to be fair, the nine year old tubes were sound, just the seam on the rear tapered section to the cone was difficult to repair. A lot of messing around later and the fact that all baffles had gone - made up my mind.

Have gone for a complete change in colour scheme. Anthracite grey with grey fendering with grey wear patches. No ropes, trying to keep it as plain as possible.

Work carried out by Ribbit Ltd., in Portchester. Fair price and good workmanship so far - finished next week and hopefully back in the water.

So, if any PVC ribeye owners having same problems, this may be the way to go.
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Old 20 May 2013, 11:11   #2
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Forgot to take before pictures
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Old 20 May 2013, 11:23   #3
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looks a good job, nice colour scheme
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I like that. It looks more purposeful than the normal Ribeye colours.
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Old 20 May 2013, 12:18   #5
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Thanks chaps.
I agree, the ribeye colours are a bit girlie, I guess it helps to get the other half into boating.

My mind was tuned when I was sat over in Cowes last year, when two large Army ribs turned up, all dark grey and black - looked fantastic. They tied up to mine and made me feel a little limp wristed as I handed them my stern line Still not quite 'land rover of the sea' but hoping this choice of colour will help
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Very nice, would you share the approximate cost with us all ?
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Job done! Now got to do the seats, but for now, that will just have to wait



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That is a great job and excellent look. Did you do it or have someone to do it for you
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Chap at Ribit used to work for Ribtec (now Ribeye) I believe. Forget his name.
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