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Old 23 January 2011, 15:42   #61
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Glad to hear the problem is sorted,it certainly sounds like Bill Higham Marine is an honest and reliable firm.
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Old 24 January 2011, 05:59   #62
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Old 27 May 2011, 09:51   #63
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Well I finally got my replacement rib the other day and it was worth the wait. The tubes are pvc "hey you can't have everything" its a lot heavier than the last one and you can see the difference in the quality of build than the Chinese one. The cosule comes in at over 40kilos and is made of marine ply covered in fiberglass, as is the deck, the hull has got cross members on the inside and seems solid, in all I'm very happy with the outcome, I am not trying to say that its as good as some of the leading names, but after the last one it will do me.

All I can say is hats off to B.H.Marine for sticking to there word. here's a few pics.

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Old 27 May 2011, 16:52   #64
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nice looking bit of kit me kerny does this mean mrs kerny wont be hitching a lift with me anymore
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Old 28 May 2011, 14:27   #65
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nice looking bit of kit me kerny does this mean mrs kerney wont be hitching a lift with me anymore
She seems a lot happier with this one Tony, looks like I'm stuck with her mate
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Old 28 May 2011, 16:27   #66
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have you tried it on the water yet?

Is the skeg and prop of your aux clear of the water when its tilted up.
I am about to fit the same aux to my boat.

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Old 28 May 2011, 19:14   #67
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Is the skeg and prop of your aux clear of the water when its tilted up.
I am about to fit the same aux to my boat.

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Yes its well clear but mine is a short shaft.
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Well just to end this thread, I had a problem with the replacement rib, the engine had been fitted wrong and the transom cracked, so I asked for my money back and was given a full refund on the boat. I will not call B.H.Marine because they have done everything expected when things have gone wrong, I think that there are a lot of sellers out there where you would have had a big fight on your hands to get your money back. So in the end it all ended well for me.

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Really sorry to hear that, but as you say - credit to the Higham clan for dealing with it well.

Onwards and upwards!
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Well just to end this thread, I had a problem with the replacement rib, the engine had been fitted wrong and the transom cracked, so I asked for my money back and was given a full refund on the boat. I will not call B.H.Marine because they have done everything expected when things have gone wrong, I think that there are a lot of sellers out there where you would have had a big fight on your hands to get your money back. So in the end it all ended well for me.

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Bummer! does that mean you are boatless for the Anglesey camping trip?
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