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RIB....yeah yet another one.


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#1 wheels

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Posted 02 December 2019 - 05:07 PM

Yet another on the market. But figured that at this price, I better pass it on to here.
Warning, I Know NOTHING about it. I am NOT promoting it. It was just sent to me via Email because I have bought something from them in the past.
https://www.tradetes..._eid=66ae5cb8a9


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#2 Island Time

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Posted 02 December 2019 - 05:22 PM

Thats cheap, and a 3yr warranty. Kind of heavy though, 50 KG. My little rib is about that with the engine on...


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Posted 02 December 2019 - 05:27 PM

I had always found the FRG ones heavy. The Ally ones tend to be light, but more expensive.


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Posted 02 December 2019 - 05:29 PM

On the subject of RIBS, I was repairing one today for a customer. An old, dirty, aquapro. They had asked how I cleaned it. Just in case anyone does not know, most of the pro repair shops use MEK solvent to clean before repair. Its also the easiest way to clean the dirty tubes as well, and softens old glue for removal, often mixed 50/50 with acetone.


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Posted 02 December 2019 - 05:29 PM

I had always found the FRG ones heavy. The Ally ones tend to be light, but more expensive.

Yep, same...


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Posted 03 December 2019 - 12:40 PM

What's the best product for restoring dirty and moldy tubes? There are a few options on the market...


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Posted 03 December 2019 - 12:43 PM

MEK or acetone. Or as above, 50/50...
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Posted 03 December 2019 - 03:19 PM

MEK is strong stuff - I'd wear a respirator 


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Posted 04 December 2019 - 07:38 AM

And gloves
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Posted 04 December 2019 - 07:39 AM

Chemical resistant gloves
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