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Old 21 July 2016, 13:00   #11
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Absolutely nothing to stop you putting any engine you want onto any hull, the limiting factors are the size of your wallet, cojones, brain (inversely proportional) & the hull. As long as the hull will support the weight. I'm a big believer in maxing out the engine size on a hull, go for it👍


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Wicked! Thats what i wanted to hear, im hoping to get something around 6metres and want a 2 stroke 200 outboard, love the sound of the 2 strokes what sort of price do you think you could pick one of these up for? Not really bothered about hours or age just want the power haha and anybody know of anywhere i could pick one up
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Old 21 July 2016, 13:03   #12
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Absolutely nothing to stop you putting any engine you want onto any hull, the limiting factors are the size of your wallet, cojones, brain (inversely proportional) & the hull. As long as the hull will support the weight. I'm a big believer in maxing out the engine size on a hull, go for it👍
I guess a 200 doesnt weigh much more than like say a 90?

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I guess a 200 doesnt weigh much more than like say a 90?
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Old 21 July 2016, 13:19   #13
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HI, AFAIK Ring don't make ribs, but if you had the Ring 18 with a 200hp you would see speeds in excess of 60mph. Not for a novice but good fun.
err ring do make ribs mine 5.8 with 90, but if you want 200 on it i can build it to suit
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Old 21 July 2016, 13:26   #14
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err ring do make ribs mine 5.8 with 90, but if you want 200 on it i can build it to suit
What does yours go like with the 90 and when you say build to suit what you mean
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doing refurb atm, but transom is 110 mm thick
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Old 21 July 2016, 13:50   #16
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doing refurb atm, but transom is 110 mm thick
Ah what to take more weight
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HI, AFAIK Ring don't make ribs,
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Wicked! Thats what i wanted to hear, im hoping to get something around 6metres and want a 2 stroke 200 outboard, love the sound of the 2 strokes what sort of price do you think you could pick one of these up for? Not really bothered about hours or age just want the power haha and anybody know of anywhere i could pick one up

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Looking at getting a rib something ideally around 6m and just wondering what is the biggest outboard you could fit onto one this size, could one this size take 2 outboards. Just want something as fast as possible
Twin engines are possible smaller than 6m too, at that size it's rarely about more power though. Your questions are coming across as quite niave. What boating experience do you have? what's your budget?
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