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Old 07 October 2010, 07:24   #1
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Deserve a mention for general excellence. I've just had them deliver a SIB to me in Northern Ireland.

Good website, good deal, good communications, good bloke, good postage charges and speedy dispatch.

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Old 07 October 2010, 07:51   #2
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Yep they repaired a tube for me. No problems with their work at all.
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Old 07 October 2010, 09:52   #3
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Deserve a mention for general excellence. I've just had them deliver a SIB to me in Northern Ireland.

Good website, good deal, good communications, good bloke, good postage charges and speedy dispatch.

Hi R did you try them for engine if so what were prices like?

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Old 07 October 2010, 12:36   #4
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Hi R did you try them for engine if so what were prices like?

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Old 07 October 2010, 13:22   #5
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Oh Gawd. I 'spose we're now gonna get Ron Hale open day dates, Ron Hale's wife's birthday reminders, Ron Hale mug special offers...........
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Blimey, Ron Hale to me are the expensive little local outboard shop in Southsea that I gave up on a few years ago as they never usually had what I wanted, and when they did it was very expensive.

Perhaps I'll have to give them a try again and have a look at their website.

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Oh Gawd. I 'spose we're now gonna get Ron Hale open day dates, Ron Hale's wife's birthday reminders, Ron Hale mug special offers...........
Feck off! There's enough whingin' and general misery on here about crap service. I thought it would be good to counterpoint the Dan Cooper thread with some better news.

FWIW, I have many product/service suppliers at work, and I'm not slow about telling them who's naughty or nice. I think that it's very important to mention the nice ones - we tend not to notice them 'cos they're so painless.

Anyone else had good/very good/excellent experiences with ribby suppliers?
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I thought it would be good to counterpoint the Dan Cooper thread with some better news.
'I paid money and I received a bit of an outboard' would be refreshing.
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Perhaps I'll have to give them a try again and have a look at their website.
Sorry to get yer hopes up mate - they're still not actually GIVING stuff away

In my case, they had it in stock, it was 20% below RRP and the postage was a bargain. Maybe I got lucky. Sometimes I do...
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'I paid money and I received a bit of an outboard' would be refreshing.
yeah, bad example - you know what I mean though

Cleaning pads at Ribshop perhaps?

Speaking of Ribshop, there's another top bloke, that Kieron. His online checkout wanted £15 to post a 300g envelope to NI. A quick PM and he sorted the madness out forthwith...
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Sorry to get yer hopes up mate - they're still not actually GIVING stuff away
Contrary to popular belief, and despite trying very hard not to, I do sometimes pay for stuff rather than blag, swap or barter them.

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Maybe I got lucky. Sometimes I do...
Would that be the luck of the Irish?
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Contrary to popular belief, and despite trying very hard not to, I do sometimes pay for stuff rather than blag, swap or barter them.

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Hugh Jardon (remember him? ) bought his 200 Opti from Ron Hale, so it must have been a bargain.
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Hugh Jardon (remember him? ) bought his 200 Opti from Ron Hale, so it must have been a bargain.
Yep I remember him, where did he go? Saw his boat fro sale a while ago by the person he sold it to...
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where did he go?
I think he went off motorhoming without a boat......
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