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Old 01-05-2006, 08:19 PM
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Ah, OK then Pat.
Sorry, Fred. I was vague in that remark.

In Salt water the only K-planes I have seen not self-destruct have been OEM from Mercury Marine. Most commonly referred to as Kiekhafer.

I am positive the finishing process for fresh water works fine.
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Old 01-05-2006, 08:29 PM
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Sorry, Fred. I was vague in that remark.

In Salt water the only K-planes I have seen not self-destruct have been OEM from Mercury Marine. Most commonly referred to as Kiekhafer.

I am positive the finishing process for fresh water works fine.

Pat I'm confident our finish will hold up with one exception. That would be tabs ordered highly polished with a clear powdercoat finish. There's simply no way for the finish to adhere to something that smooth. Those have been the ONLY tabs returned to us for repair under warranty.

Out standard powdercoat is extremely durable and will hold up fine in salt.

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Zum -
I'm not one of the originals here, but I've been a member for a long time.
I've never met Fred, but I've spoken to hime once or twice in the past. No doubt that if I needed anything for my boat I would gladly buy from Fred.
He's the man !
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TRICK PLATINUM TABS on my next boat, CAPECH'
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Zum -
I'm not one of the originals here, but I've been a member for a long time.
I've never met Fred, but I've spoken to hime once or twice in the past. No doubt that if I needed anything for my boat I would gladly buy from Fred.
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I spoke with Fred today and ordered my new controls and gauges. Get you whatever you need at a good price. Service was top notch. Thanks again Fred.
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I spoke with Fred today and ordered my new controls and gauges. Get you whatever you need at a good price. Service was top notch. Thanks again Fred.
It was my pleasure.

Thank's for giving us the opportunity.
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trick is the way to go imo... great parts , service , support at wholesale prices...



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I orded a pair from Trick this week!! Cant wait to see them.
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Pat I'm confident our finish will hold up with one exception. That would be tabs ordered highly polished with a clear powdercoat finish. There's simply no way for the finish to adhere to something that smooth. Those have been the ONLY tabs returned to us for repair under warranty.

Out standard powdercoat is extremely durable and will hold up fine in salt.
Well, I would be interested if this is in fact true.

I didn't mean to rain on the parade but I'm 2 for 2 with failures with the clearcoat.

Can you explain to me the difference in the materials used?
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