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Old 17 March 2008, 04:57   #1
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Stop Press I am happy with my re tube

With all the bad threads on re tubing I thought I would write a quick not to say that I have just had my Scorpion 6.5 re tubed by Ribripair in lymington and they have done a stunning job.

The tubes were made by Henshaw and Ribripair fitted them it only took 5 days work to take old tubes off and fit new tubes on. I may be paying a bit more than some off the other companys mentioned on this forum but I feel it is money well spent I realy am that happy about them.

Here are contact details http://www.ribrepair.com/

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Old 17 March 2008, 10:14   #2
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any pics?!? what sort of price did you pay?
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Old 17 March 2008, 13:58   #3
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Old 17 March 2008, 16:35   #4
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Henshaws do make superb Tubes,!! Glad your ribs ready for the summer!!
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Old 19 March 2008, 14:26   #5
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I am doing a complete refirb,will tell you complete cost later when I find out. The tubes were around the 4,200 mark
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Scott Braye and Rib Repair also come highly recommended by me, he did some work on my old RIB, couldn't fault it, dropped the boat with him, went on holiday for 2 weeks and then collected it, very good price too.
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i assume that included fitting and vat
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I can't recommend Scott more highly, he did a brilliant job on my tired looking grey tubes by overlaying the topsides with a yellow decorative layer. Now looking great.
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Great to hear another recommendation for Scott. His workmanship is well known and he's always in demand.
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