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BRYAN ASTON29/03/2016 10:19:54
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Gentlemen

In the past I have been able to buy plastic D shaped rubbing strips/ strakes for protecting the sides of model boats, despite my searching the usual sites and dealers catalogues I have been unable to locate any ,does anyone know of a supplier or are they a thing of the past, they can be either plastic or rubber I am not fussy.

Bryan

Paul T29/03/2016 12:03:33
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Hi Bryan

Try looking on fleabay for door seals.

Paul

Kev.W29/03/2016 12:15:56
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Depends on what size you require, but Model Dockyard do some ......

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David Marks 129/03/2016 13:32:52
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Squires Model Supplies in Bognor Regis list it within their catalogue (Pg. 339) which is available on-line, but you will need to phone them for the current price(s). 01243 842424 - Sizes quoted are in the range 0.75 to 6.4 mm X 250 mm/10 inches.

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BRYAN ASTON29/03/2016 17:24:58
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Greetings

Paul ,Kip. , David

Thankyou all for your links it is obvious that I was using the wrong description I should have used the word FENDER not Strakes or rubbing strips, I shall remember that in future.

Many thanks

Bryan

Gareth Jones29/03/2016 20:15:13
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Bryan,

Models by Design usually have a good selection at the shows I have been to. They still list it on their website.

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Gareth

BRYAN ASTON31/03/2016 11:15:35
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Greetings all

Thankyou to all who replied to my plea for help , I went on Model Dockyard yesterday Wednesday ordered rubber fender strip ,delivered this morning ,what a service ,by the way the strip was made in France why not here.

Thanks

Bryan

Dodgy Geezer31/03/2016 12:01:19
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Posted by BRYAN ASTON on 31/03/2016 11:15:35:

by the way the strip was made in France why not here....

Perhaps because France has the cheapest power prices in the EU, while the UK has one of the highest...?

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