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Post  scampster on Mon Jan 02, 2012 9:56 pm

finally on the road!

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Post  lin and tony on Mon Jan 02, 2012 11:40 pm

And looking VERY good! clap
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Post  scampster on Tue Jan 03, 2012 8:20 pm

thanks has been so much fun need a cover next
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Post  muttley on Tue Jan 03, 2012 8:30 pm


Looks Great ! cheers cheers cheers cheers

More Pics are needed to show it off......

Dave


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Post  Llanigraham on Wed Jan 04, 2012 6:18 pm

scampster wrote:thanks has been so much fun need a cover next

Find a canal boat cover maker, they are normally cheaper than a car place.
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Post  lin and tony on Wed Jan 04, 2012 10:41 pm

Llanigraham wrote:
scampster wrote:thanks has been so much fun need a cover next

Find a canal boat cover maker, they are normally cheaper than a car place.

Taz's cover was done by canal boat cover makers and cost £400 - so not exactly cheap - but very well made.

Pepe is also still awaiting a roof - but, as this time,I am going to try my hand at making one. Mark tells me it's easy! Yeh right! All the same, it will hopefully cut £2-300 off the price so has to be worth a go.
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Post  muttley on Wed Jan 04, 2012 11:22 pm


Mine was £230 and was done the local Canvas, Rope & Tarpaulin Company using the same material as used on the Lorry Curtains and Tilt covers.

The material is a bit "bondage" shiny black Embarassed , but the material doesn't rip or hole when off roading.

Expenditure on a hood is likely to be a major part of the cost of a Scamp. It's a good idea to look at a few different variants of hoods, so that you can consider the various options and hopefully ensure that you get exactly what you want/need.

Dave


PS: £230 - The Guy said he would have to charge more if he did another - he didn't realise how much work was involved. Rolling Eyes
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Post  lin and tony on Fri Jan 06, 2012 8:42 pm

muttley wrote:
Mine was £230 and was done the local Canvas, Rope & Tarpaulin Company

Wow - bargain! Laughing

I guess ours was more because of the various zip bits Tony decided had to be in it. - All three windows unzip and roll up. (Well they did until Tony ripped one of the stays off off-roading the very first week we had put the cover on Taz! GRRRRRR! He had been told to take it off but would he listen...? Ok, it was just the clip and it has been replaced now so he is just about forgiven) Actually even this company said that they would charge more for a similar spec to ours for anyone else. (Tony used to work for a boat builders that dealt with them) But they probably say that to everyone.

As Dave has said, I think it is one of the more expensive bits - well all in one go anyway - which is why Pepe is still topless!
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Post  muttley on Fri Jan 06, 2012 10:03 pm


Link to a Previous "Hood" thread:

https://scamps.forumotion.co.uk/t505-i-need-my-scamp-hood-making?highlight=hood

I hope this is useful.

Cheers

Dave
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Post  SUMB on Wed Jan 11, 2012 11:35 pm

In my search for a possible newer vehicle I have come across this firm

No idea on prices or quality - http://www.allwheeltrim.co.uk/IBEX.html
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Post  scampster on Thu Jan 12, 2012 9:07 am

thanks for all your help everyone so helpfull
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Post  SUMB on Thu Jan 12, 2012 7:33 pm

scampster wrote:thanks for all your help everyone so helpfull

We try our best Smile

Much more fun stuff to be found in the club mag too - but you'll have to join to get that Hug
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