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Old 08 August 2015, 17:45   #1
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Ribeye T Series Aluminium Ribs

I'm thinking of getting either the TS370 or TS400 Ribeye aluminium rib as an easier to handle and maintain replacement for my 5.2m Shakespeare with 90hp Tohatsu TLDI. The price seems good and the weight is very light. Does anyone here own one of these or have any comments about their quality and/or performance?

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Old 09 August 2015, 02:03   #2
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I had a look at one at a boat show a couple of years ago and it looked solidly built and well finished. I haven't used one though so would be interested to hear how you get on.
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Old 09 August 2015, 05:01   #3
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We have a 280tl as a tender & like it.it's very light & tubes seem good it's a few years old now & no issues with it
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Thanks for the replies.
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Oops posted by mistake. Thanks for the replies. Seems like it could be a good option for me.

Hey john, I've not been around for a while, what has happened to the trade directory?
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It broke and unfortunately hasn't been fixed. I don't think it's a big priority for RIBnet's current owners.
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Anyone else have any experience of these ribs? I cannot seem to get through to anyone at Ribeye yet to ask questions and get package prices.
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I've got some bumf on them somewhere, popped into the showroom in Dartmouth last week. Very expensive though, Aerotec might be more fun....
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Hi Max, thanks for the reply. Did you get a chance to check the rib close up? The price did not seem bad at all really. Seems cheaper than most other GRP ribs of equivalent size.
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Hi Max, thanks for the reply. Did you get a chance to check the rib close up? The price did not seem bad at all really. Seems cheaper than most other GRP ribs of equivalent size.
Are the tubes Hypalon? A friend of mine looked at one at the boatshow as a tender to his yacht. The ally boats were Chinese with pvc tubes. they wanted 3grand to swap the tubes for Hypalon.
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