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Old 13-03-2005, 07:57   #1
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Replacing damaged rub rail on a Prout

Good day to all,

I am looking for other Prout owners who might wish to replace their rubber insert on their factory rub rail. The aluminum rail and insert are out of production but there is a place that will make new insert but they will only do it at a minimum run. In one e-mail he talked about a 100 foot run but in a subsequent e-mail after talking to the extruder folks a 500 foot run was the minimum. 500 feet is just a bit too much for my 37 snow goose. I am looking for anyone who might be interested in replacing their insert to go in with me to have a production run. The fallowing is the return I got to my original request.

Hi Gary,

I believe that insert has been out of production for years. I
had to customize a whole new rail for a Prout 45 for that reason
(although the aluminum has long been out of production & the
aluminum on that boat was badly damaged). If I could get to the
boat, I could see if I can make anything work. I'm in Florida. I
could also make a copy out of rubber. With a sample piece I can
get a price. My guess would be in the ball park of $4/ft. If I
can't find an existing die close enough, there is a $175
additional set-up charge. Minimum run is 100'. I'm in Ft.
Lauderdale but travel regularly from the Keys to Daytona, across
to Tampa/St. Pete & down that coast to back home. Thanks for
contacting rubrails.com for your extrusion solutions: Alan Ray
rubrails.com
160 Cypress Club Dr. #616
Pompano Beach, Fl 33060

Any way what ever the run I thought there must be others out there who might be interested in acquiring a new insert. If you are interested please contact me at

gs280@cox.net

Below is what Iím looking for. If any one has found something that works in place the original please contact me too. Thanks
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contact me i have a snowgoose elite and need inserts cudavll@yahoo.com
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