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Old 03 October 2006, 08:07   #11
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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, 06:35   #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, 06:46   #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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