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SirUlf
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I need to find a reliable hose maker, does anyone have any recommendations? Need some sorted rather soonish.

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Christine Carnie she trades as the sempster, shes made all my kit and its like a second skin. I believe she learned from sarah thursfield. If your looking for the real good fit they need to be made for you not off the peg

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Unless you get an off the peg-maker who really knows what they are doing. Historic Enterprises are they, rate them incredibly highly, have many pairs. They have an outlet/stock pile in the UK so don't be put off by their USA base.
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What sort of hose are you after? Single leg hose are pretty simple to make yourself.

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Mark Griffin wrote:Unless you get an off the peg-maker who really knows what they are doing. Historic Enterprises are they, rate them incredibly highly, have many pairs. They have an outlet/stock pile in the UK so don't be put off by their USA base.
Mark, can you provide their UK outlet contact? It would be a lot less expensive ordering from the UK then from the US, due to customs taxes mainly.

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You need to talk to them in the US, ask for Gwen or Francena. They will know what they have, then they will sort the rest. its what i do. I put an order in for something urgent a couple of years back whilst on site at an event, got it in 2 days.
http://www.griffinhistorical.com. A delicious decadent historical trifle. Thick performance jelly topped with lashings of imaginative creamy custard. You may also get a soggy event management sponge finger but it won't cost you hundreds and thousands.

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Oh and they have a UK bank account etc so no annoying customs etc.
http://www.griffinhistorical.com. A delicious decadent historical trifle. Thick performance jelly topped with lashings of imaginative creamy custard. You may also get a soggy event management sponge finger but it won't cost you hundreds and thousands.

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They should advertise that better. I've certainly been put off buying from there more than once simply due to the additional costs.

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Well they do come over and trade at several markets too. But I suspect its a supply and demand thing plus the complications of keeping stock in the UK. This stock is simply what is going to or coming from the markets so don;t expect anywhere near the full range by a long way. I'm rarely shopping personally, more of a case of i need to quickly cloth a member of staff, what have you got in? and take it from there. I'm certainly not window shopping.
http://www.griffinhistorical.com. A delicious decadent historical trifle. Thick performance jelly topped with lashings of imaginative creamy custard. You may also get a soggy event management sponge finger but it won't cost you hundreds and thousands.

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Mark Griffin wrote:You need to talk to them in the US, ask for Gwen or Francena. They will know what they have, then they will sort the rest. its what i do. I put an order in for something urgent a couple of years back whilst on site at an event, got it in 2 days.
Thanks, Mark. That's quite helpful, along with them having an UK bank account.

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