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Old 18 November 2014, 16:29   #1
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Weird looking rib on eBay!

Good idea but looks abit funny...

http://pages.ebay.com/link/?nav=item...d=161489315685
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Old 18 November 2014, 16:43   #2
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That's been up before. Not my cup of tea, looks a little odd.
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Not sure how strong is it and whether it would be upto much in big seas. Looks fairly thin!
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Old 18 November 2014, 17:22   #4
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Not sure how strong is it and whether it would be upto much in big seas. Looks fairly thin!
Was going to say. Reckon it needs some pine wood panelling!
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Old 19 November 2014, 05:51   #5
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The front part reminds me of the plant monster in that film "a little shop of horrors"
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Old 19 November 2014, 08:05   #6
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Pahahahaha I was thinking exactly the same!
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Made me think of this thing:



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Wonder where they got the idea to name it 'Orca' !!
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Old 19 November 2014, 12:31   #9
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Didnt Osbrig have a fibreglass front on the earlier models, but have to say this is hideous
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Wonder where they got the idea to name it 'Orca' !!
They probably considered "Walrus" or "Seacow" but got nudged by their marketeer. I dunno what the fuss is about - a couple of portholes in there and a nice screen and it would be a lovely cabin rib...

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