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Old 29 October 2003, 14:40   #31
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As it happens whilst I sometimes object to Dirk's personal attacks on people, I appreciate his wit, but more than that I realise that the guys knows what he is talking about,

As does that Ginger nobber that runs boat mad.! They both know quite a lot about transferring power fron the engine to the props

So his opinion although somewhat blunt, and usually provocative, is generally based in reality. Ignore the bit about Driver error Richard B cos that gives him the result he was fishing for, concentrate on his technical argument.

So I guess that makes me a member of the unnoficial fan club, I somehow feel I just lost a few buddies on Ribnet

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Old 29 October 2003, 14:45   #32
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[QUOTE]Originally posted by Richard B
[B]Dirk, be useful and tell us where they are on sale for 200.00 - more like 300 from what I've seen.

"If you take a look at their website, you'll see them advertised for 220.00 + vat. I bought one recently for 200."


And this prop was recommended to me by Steel Developments, in full knowledge of my engine spec and RIB type. They had no caveats such as "expect it to have it's limitations" or "only use at under 30kts", "don't take it cross the channel". They assured me that the Solas Titan is a top quality prop, superior to the Yamaha OEM item.

"Well now, that is suprising isn't it, especially as they are the importer of this make of prop, hardly going to reccomend something they don't sell are they."

You ought to work in a shoe shop as a Saturday job, selling shoes "for indoor use only".

"Never really fancied working at the weekends, make enough money during the week selling "quality" marine equipment to those customers who are in the know."

Then tell me why the original, brand new prop suffered the same problem?

"Maybe coz it's a cheapo prop as explained in previous post."

makes me smile to read that!

"I aim to please."

"Oh, and charles, no one answered as to why they thought you were rich... "
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Old 29 October 2003, 14:58   #33
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[QUOTE]Originally posted by Dirk Diggler
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"I aim to please."

"... "
No, you don't !
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Old 29 October 2003, 15:03   #34
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Before you admit to being a member i think you should look it up on the web
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Old 29 October 2003, 15:09   #35
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[ I bought one recently for 200.
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If you bought one as you say why slag it off earlier in the thread quote
"but what I meant was that if you buy a 200.00 prop
(current retail price of a 3 blade titan) you must expect it to have it's limitations"


Unless you are passing on cheap crap to your customers as "quality
" marine products !!!!!

I Like your style - a car with no wheels goes no where


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Old 29 October 2003, 15:14   #36
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Before you admit to being a member i think you should look it up on the web
Are we talking Boogie Nights!
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Old 29 October 2003, 15:21   #38
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If you bought one as you say why slag it off earlier in the thread quote
"but what I meant was that if you buy a 200.00 prop
(current retail price of a 3 blade titan) you must expect it to have it's limitations"


Unless you are passing on cheap crap to your customers as "quality
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I Like your style - a car with no wheels goes no where


I don't think I said they were crap, just not as good quality as a more expensive prop.

the reason I bought one was because I was asked to buy a customer who wanted a spare "get him home" prop, something that "dickie" should consider!
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Old 29 October 2003, 15:28   #39
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I don't think I said they were crap, just not as good quality as a more expensive prop.
Yes ya did

"I can't understand why anyone would buy what is a cheap prop to use in"


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what do you think of Laser 11 props Dirk?
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