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Postby Arborexplora » Mon Jan 09, 2017 11:39 am

Apologies it this is a repeat thread. I have used the search function and other threads and comments appear quite elderly.
I am looking to order some new panels (full floor, sills both sides, boot floor repair etc) and have been on several supplier sites. Bull Motif are cheaper than others by quite a bit. My question is are their panels up to scratch?
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Re: Panels

Postby woodywoodchipper » Mon Jan 09, 2017 6:50 pm

as there all pattern panels you get what you pay for,
never used BM for panels so cannot comment

ESM panels most fit some need tweaking some are the old Henric design which were the best,

try to get them made in uk and not far east

be prepared for some modifying

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Re: Panels

Postby ruairidh » Mon Jan 09, 2017 7:20 pm

Cheapest does not always mean best. I would go with ESM as that's the one's I used on Molly-Gail. :)
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Re: Panels

Postby volrod544 » Mon Jan 09, 2017 8:31 pm

i bought some bull panels (due to price) and wished i hadnt ! as has been said-pattern panels generally need some tweaking -some more than others ! i tend to get my panels from esm now or anyone who sell the same brand
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Re: Panels

Postby old english white » Tue Jan 10, 2017 7:29 am

I bought all the panels for my restoration from Bull Motif. Very pleased with them. All fitted pretty well, UK made and at a good price. I would use them again. They were superior to the imported panels sold by a famous supplier in the south west anyway......
Are the panels sold by ESM actually different panels? They seemed exactly the same to me?
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