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Old 03 October 2006, 07:07   #11
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Originally Posted by 1978SeaRider
I heard that too Mike ! something about EU regs... f****ng belguim brigade !!

Apprently... the 200hp is approved... and as such i should still be able to get one... there is only 1 left in the holland depot apprently !!?? but not sure if thats a cunning sales pitch...

and it is the VMax HPDI 200hp that i am refering to Richard B....

if anyone has any alternatives... or one sitting in their stock room then please let me know... Although i hear the Dealer meeting is in 3 weeks which may or may not reduce the price of the 06 models... should there be any left... and prices... the best i've got so far is £9,950... then another 600ish for controls ect... getting it fitted on to the 7.2M Leeway - and no, i don't want your opinion on the boat !
I'm 100% sure you could get a 200 opti for a lot less money
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Old 04 October 2006, 05:35   #12
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the opti is over 2k cheaper... but i plan to have the rib for 10+ years (i've had this one for 28 years with only 2 mercury outboards - a blue band 40hp - classic bit of kit... and a 1995 50hp ept) and i use it twice a week... so i'd rather fork out a few grand more and be happy with it i reckon

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Old 04 October 2006, 05:46   #13
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Why go with an Opti then? Surely the more modern technology of an Etec would more "future proof"!

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