They did a cracking repair on my mates awning and he was pleased enough that he now uses them for vinyl repairs on hot tub covers (he sells hot tubs)
Went in for a pole as one of my awning poles had bent at the How Stean Gorge camp.
They didn't have the right diameter pole but straightened the one I had and gave me a short length of tube of larger diameter to hammer over and act as a splint.
I'd seen the 3way gas vales there before so I was looking to pick up one of these.
As it happens I picked up:
Tenacious tape ......._...._... .. ..... _ ....._..... ............ ...... £5.50
Three Old Style 12V plugs and sockets ..3@ ... £2.99 ..... £9.99
One Four Way Gas Valve inc end fittings ....... ._....._... .. £5.00
Total including straightened pole and tube offcut ........ £20.00
The gas valve is the same as [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
Now there are several things I might not buy through the internet because they end up more expensive than buying locally.
Small amounts of steel for odd welding jobs being an example, perhaps gas fittings are another? I think TVS's gas fittings will be going up in price (a lot of the stuff was bought as Conway went bust) but they will still be cheaper than [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] Scroll down and you will find them for £35.99. TVS do a mail order service.
I must learn to tabulate numbers only so many full stops allowed that's why the the underscores were used to space!