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Old 24 January 2013, 09:30   #1
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Henshaw Inflatables do it again !!!!

Had Pigs Ear into Henshaw for a bit of TLC..

- Diamond Wear patches on the tubes
- Updated Lifelines using the rubber guide blocks
- Rubber cladding around the nose
- Cleaned up the tubes and stuck down a few "flappy bits" underneath.
- Fitted 5 saftey valves to tubes.

I am really chuffed its the final page of this refurb...

Thanks to Chris and the team at Henshaw.
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Old 24 January 2013, 10:25   #2
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Had Pigs Ear into Henshaw for a bit of TLC..

- Diamond Wear patches on the tubes
- Updated Lifelines using the rubber guide blocks
- Rubber cladding around the nose
- Cleaned up the tubes and stuck down a few "flappy bits" underneath.
- Fitted 5 saftey valves to tubes.

I am really chuffed its the final page of this refurb...

Thanks to Chris and the team at Henshaw.
looks like a very nice job, well done
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Old 24 January 2013, 11:08   #3
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Had Pigs Ear into Henshaw for a bit of TLC..

- Diamond Wear patches on the tubes
- Updated Lifelines using the rubber guide blocks
- Rubber cladding around the nose
- Cleaned up the tubes and stuck down a few "flappy bits" underneath.
- Fitted 5 saftey valves to tubes.

I am really chuffed its the final page of this refurb...

Thanks to Chris and the team at Henshaw.
Nice job chris i'm after some of them diamond wear patches myself for "Mr Jingles" they look great
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Old 24 January 2013, 11:12   #4
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Nice job chris i'm after some of them diamond wear patches myself for "Mr Jingles" they look great
try Euro Craft in Leyland, they did our old rib for us, excellent job and a bit closer to home for you I think
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Had Pigs Ear into Henshaw for a bit of TLC..

- Diamond Wear patches on the tubes
- Updated Lifelines using the rubber guide blocks
- Rubber cladding around the nose
- Cleaned up the tubes and stuck down a few "flappy bits" underneath.
- Fitted 5 saftey valves to tubes.

I am really chuffed its the final page of this refurb...

Thanks to Chris and the team at Henshaw.
That's good to know Chris as mine is of for some tlc
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Looking very good Chris, any more pics?
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Looks Great mate! Nice Job.... Looking Forward to seeing Mick's Re-tube!
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'Kin 'eck, looks like a new'un.

Found one like it in my garage this afternoon, buried under lots of stuff.
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Nice job..was lucky enough to spend an hour two bring given a guide round by Christopher a few years ago...just great place and top work. :-)
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Old 24 January 2013, 14:10   #10
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[QUOTE=Chris;512608]Had Pigs Ear into Henshaw for a bit of TLC..

- Diamond Wear patches on the tubes
- Updated Lifelines using the rubber guide blocks
- Rubber cladding around the nose
- Cleaned up the tubes and stuck down a few "flappy bits" underneath.
- Fitted 5 saftey valves to tubes.

I am really chuffed its the final page of this refurb.
Bang tidy job that son
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Old 25 January 2013, 01:51   #11
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looking good Chris,
i mustr admit henshaws done me proud with my Atlantic, it was not an easy task i set them, price was good to, removing old fitments from tubes and refitting, thumbs up for them..............
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Old 27 January 2013, 06:04   #12
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Collected PE yesterday and what difference, even better in the flesh !

A couple of people have asked for pictures of the rubber nose cladding. So here it is, also a picture of the Logo applied which I got laser cut by Dave at North West Ribs. Looks very professional and no chance of it rubbing off.!
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Old 27 January 2013, 06:07   #13
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try Euro Craft in Leyland, they did our old rib for us, excellent job and a bit closer to home for you I think
Regrettably Eurocraft closed down in Leyland over a year ago. The company name was transferred to new ownership and is now based in Middleton, Manchester. Eurocraft Inflatables Limited

One of the former Eurocraft directors Dave Cowell set up his own business Northwest Ribs Limited in Wigan North West RIBs & Inflatables - boat repairs

I believe Dave employs former Eurocraft staff form time to time and has done some lovely work on my Searider 5.4 project. Very pleased with quality, service and price and wouldn't hesitate to recommend.
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Old 27 January 2013, 15:46   #15
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Regrettably Eurocraft closed down in Leyland over a year ago.
With regards to Eurocraft I was not overly happy with the quality of work on a previous set of tubes that I had done on my last rib, lots of small niggles that left me feeling that the attention to detail was just not there. Henshaw have always gone the extra mile.

Dave Cowell is a great guy to deal with and in fact he got my Osprey logos done by his laser cutting contact.
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[QUOTE=Chris;513239]With regards to Eurocraft I was not overly happy with the quality of work on a previous set of tubes that I had done on my last rib, lots of small niggles that left me feeling that the attention to detail was just not there.QUOTE]

+1. It was bloody big niggles in my case, although to be fair, they did eventually replace the tubes....
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Regrettably Eurocraft closed down in Leyland over a year ago. The company name was transferred to new ownership and is now based in Middleton, Manchester. Eurocraft Inflatables Limited

One of the former Eurocraft directors Dave Cowell set up his own business Northwest Ribs Limited in Wigan North West RIBs & Inflatables - boat repairs

I believe Dave employs former Eurocraft staff form time to time and has done some lovely work on my Searider 5.4 project. Very pleased with quality, service and price and wouldn't hesitate to recommend.
oh well, live n learn eh was a good few years ago they did the work on our tubes, but we were happy at the time.
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I can add to the pro-Henshaw posts - our 1994 Arctic 22 tubes have just been back for quite a big refurb - all done in two weeks - tubes now back on and looking fantastic - well done Henshaw Inflatables.
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