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Old 21 August 2014, 14:55   #1
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Where can i buy a small bit of marine grade stainless perforated sheet from, enough to cover bilge pump area on my RIB? i need it to be about 3mm thick strong enough to stand on, loads of thin metal on ebay but it needs to be thicker
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Old 21 August 2014, 15:11   #2
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Where can i buy a small bit of marine grade stainless perforated sheet from, enough to cover bilge pump area on my RIB? i need it to be about 3mm thick strong enough to stand on, loads of thin metal on ebay but it needs to be thicker

Tell me the exact size you want & I might be able to help as long as you're not in a rush.
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great thanks I would need a bit around 830mmx400mm from which to cut a non square shape to cover bilge area , no great rush just a project i have to protect the bilge pump, thanks for your help regards Paul
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great thanks I would need a bit around 830mmx400mm from which to cut a non square shape to cover bilge area , no great rush just a project i have to protect the bilge pump, thanks for your help regards Paul
That's a big lump, are you sure? The best I will be able to do is 200 wide Our stock is 200 x various lengths.
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I will measure again tomorrow in daylight as I might be able to do it in two bits as the cables from the outboard might get in the way, the plan was to cover the rear bilge area in between the uprights to the transom so quite a large area really, thanks
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There should be a metal supply yard somewhere near you. You want 316 stainless steel. I buy stainless from a vineyard supplier. We have a lot of vineyards though in Sonoma County so that might not be an option if you live in say beer country. Oh we have a lot of breweries too. What does that say about where I live?
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Oh we have a lot of breweries too. What does that say about where I live?
It means that you keep all the good beer for yourselves, All I can ever find is wind & p1ss in the States. Where do you keep it hidden? Anchor Steam is about the only stuff I can find that's worth drinking.
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If you're still stuck I think I hid some at work the other month. If you're still looking in a weeks time PM me as I'm on my holiday for the next week.
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It means that you keep all the good beer for yourselves, All I can ever find is wind & p1ss in the States. Where do you keep it hidden? Anchor Steam is about the only stuff I can find that's worth drinking.
Here is a short list.
Russian River Brewing Co.
Pliny The Younger

Bear Republic Brewing Company - Sonoma County, CA
Racer 5 India Pale Ale


Lagunitas Brewing Company
A Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale

North Coast Brewing Co.
Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout

The Legend Collection

Lost Coast Brewery | Beers | Great White

Home | www.sierranevada.com

Along with a ton of others...Those are just the ones we visit. Of course we have hundreds of wineries all over the place. Many of my friends work in the wine industry.
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Where can i buy a small bit of marine grade stainless perforated sheet from, enough to cover bilge pump area on my RIB? i need it to be about 3mm thick strong enough to stand on, loads of thin metal on ebay but it needs to be thicker
Try these guys Metals4u™- Metal, Aluminium & Steel UK Online Suppliers - sell 'cut to order' sizes. As earlier post - you need grade 316, not 321.
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