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Old 06 March 2006, 16:31   #151
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Cheers Shaggy, a lot of work has gone into it all and i am really pleased with the way it is shaping up now, colour scheme and layout may not be to everyones taste but it will be great for us. Hopefully see you in may/june when i am down.

funny thing is i have never driven an osprey vipermax so purchased it based on all the fav reviews from folks, never heard a bad or even an average word said about them.

also for anyone considering getting an osprey with the same console as mine, get it fitted 2 inchs min or go for 3 inchs over to the rhs, this means it is perfectly possible to walk past it on the lhs without climbing on or over the toob. a critism of them has been that they are very large wide consoles and some go for the outhill models so you can get round it......me i just measured it up and got mike to fit it over to the right........well pleased

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Old 06 March 2006, 17:13   #152
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i like it i like it alot would like to do similer if i to were as rich
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Fantastic great looking boat you´ve got there, soon the project comes to an end and great pleasure of enjoying the workmanship to begin

Look forward seeing her with my own eyes...... perhaps sooner than later

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Old 06 March 2006, 18:03   #154
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i like it i like it alot would like to do similer if i to were as rich
a bit skint here now! need to sell a couple of bikes i think!

thanks to you, bogi and all the others for the kind words, need to have a chat with richard to see how he captures the vids etc as they are very inspiring, and a nice memento from a great day out.

looking forward to getting out to a lot of venues around the country
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Old 06 March 2006, 18:23   #155
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....also for anyone considering getting an osprey with the same console as mine, get it fitted 2 inchs min or go for 3 inchs over to the rhs, this means it is perfectly possible to walk past it on the lhs without climbing on or over the toob. a critism of them has been that they are very large wide consoles ...
Yeh, I 'd go with that. Use the weight of the offset to counter the prop torque. Wide is definately better. Most of the consoles I've seen will leave one leg and one hand freezing. All you need to add now, Hugh, is a proper screen to prevent your eyes streaming and your teeth chattering.


If I may make an observation, especially topical because of the current MAIB report thread. You'll see b**ger all at night with all that white in front of you. My previous boat had an entirely black console and I even had to paint the stainless with matt black. Because as your night eyes develop, even small amounts of light will dazzle you. You may also need to make tinted screens for your instuments.

Anyway, if it goes as well as it looks, you'll have a cool vessel.
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Yeh, I 'd go with that. Use the weight of the offset to counter the prop torque. Wide is definately better. Most of the consoles I've seen will leave one leg and one hand freezing. All you need to add now, Hugh, is a proper screen to prevent your eyes streaming and your teeth chattering.


If I may make an observation, especially topical because of the current MAIB report thread. You'll see b**ger all at night with all that white in front of you. My previous boat had an entirely black console and I even had to paint the stainless with matt black. Because as your night eyes develop, even small amounts of light will dazzle you. You may also need to make tinted screens for your instuments.

Anyway, if it goes as well as it looks, you'll have a cool vessel.
still waiting to sort out a proper screen for it, i have my ideas sorted and a mock up made, the guy for the stainless grab rail is ready to go.

as for the all white, i know exactly what you mean, our other boat is all white and the glare from the lights is a pig at night. i have a forward bow cleat that i am going to devise a method of fitting a temporary halogen light to it for driving at night. it should make a nice steady platform hopefully and i wont get the reflections back off the white.
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...still waiting to sort out a proper screen for it, i have my ideas sorted and a mock up made, ...
I found, with an offset consol, because you don't pass on one side a permanent angled back sidescreen with the bottom edge curving over the tube was an asset. On the other side, a similar tall screen which pivots back to allow you to pass was equally useful. They give great protection from the blown back water which would otherwise soak you and they keep your legs dry and warm too. I found the best height was just below eye level so you can see over if necessary but when seated you have full protection.
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Been there. It doesn't really work because the light bounces off the water and continues on it's way. The only times it was any use was to let the seagulls know you are coming and when the waves were breaking cos the white caps can be seen...a bit.
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I found, with an offset consol, because you don't pass on one side a permanent angled back sidescreen with the bottom edge curving over the tube was an asset. On the other side, a similar tall screen which pivots back to allow you to pass was equally useful. They give great protection from the blown back water which would otherwise soak you and they keep your legs dry and warm too. I found the best height was just below eye level so you can see over if necessary but when seated you have full protection.
JW do you mean a windscreen like this on Obsession?:
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Nope, nothing like. I don't have much in the way of pictures of it but I'll see what I can find.
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A quick sketch. It's a bit taller than in reality but you'll get the idea.
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