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Old 05 October 2006, 07:21   #21
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Go on phil go for the nearly new scorp.

But then again if the 8.5 has been more than kind to you this year in some big seas which I know you have been out in. Why not keep her and put the beast of a suzuki on the back or twin 200's.

Its a clean boat you have there, shame to sell her & its a heck of a lot more money to put up as you say for the nearly new one!

I would go the twin 200 suzuki option.

Scorp have come back to us now so maybe getting closer to owning one too!

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Old 06 October 2006, 12:11   #22
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Don't buy a big Suzuki. Mine went bang :-(((
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Old 06 October 2006, 14:03   #23
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That's sort of my feeling because the Law of Sod indicates the main fan will stop at the worst possible moment (bit like the same law applied to a single engined aeroplane which indicates it will stop over water....).

I don't know much about balancing a boat when its airborne but like most things I think you can see when it's been done right. The video link somebody posted of a Zodiac CZ7 a few days back was awesome, I couldn't believe the way that thing just whistled across a rolling swell with literally just the props in the water for half the time, every landing was perfect, the balance to do that must have been perfect, and it had twins. If I ever get an obscene amount of money from anywhere I am going to buy one of those. No question
Which thread was this on Stephen, would be interested to watch that?
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Old 06 October 2006, 16:13   #24
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Which thread was this on Stephen, would be interested to watch that?
From this thread which had nothing to do with the CZ7 until people started fighting

video can be found here about 8mb well worth a look as it is awesome
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Old 08 October 2006, 09:17   #25
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I already have 2x everything on fuel and 2x batteries

Codders, it makes sense - you already have:

2 eyes
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why indeed not 2 motors???

I told you that were underpowered with that hunk.Believe you me - people think that you are stinking rich when they see 2*250's on your back pack.
Obviousely, it is more secure than a single.Went up the backside of a superferrry outside Oostende the other day- bloody hell they are huge when
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I found this lovely scorp (bit dear though) but what the hell!!!!
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I found this lovely scorp (bit dear though) but what the hell!!!!
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For 85,000 it should be lovely!!!!
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Old 08 October 2006, 18:14   #28
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For 85,000 it should be lovely!!!!
At 280 litres per hour WOT, the fuel bills will be lovelly too
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Ouch!!!

Suddenly mine seems quite economical
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How easy is it to go 2 engines?

Nick: you're right nearly new Scorp is the way to go, but the pot of gold won't run to it. I like you're idea of twin Suzuki 200s which would equate to roughly 300, and would be a nice economical rig, with a good turn of speed, but what would it mean in practice? Presumably, the transom would need to be completely replaced to take the new engines?
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