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Old 25 January 2014, 15:52   #11
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Forget sibs. Buy a 4.7 searider. You'll get a stunner for 8k. You won't regret it.
+1 Searider is a great choice. 4k will buy you a great SR4 and as Mollers says 8k will get you a great SR4.7. Easy to tow, store, launch, and great fun.

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Old 25 January 2014, 15:57   #12
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+1 Searider is a great choice. 4k will buy you a great SR4 and as Mollers says 8k will get you a great SR4.7. Easy to tow, store, launch, and great fun.

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+1 the seariders are great.
Except how much???!! 4K for an SR4 is it gold plated?? :-)
My last one was 1800 and did 5 years or so, almost faultless!!
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1800 will buy you a decent SR4 that you can have loads of fun in, but it will be by no means mint condition. I can think of two ribnet members that have SR4's that are worth between 7k and 8k, maybe more.

You pays your money and takes your choice. There is an SR4 to suit all budgets.

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1800 will buy you a decent SR4 that you can have loads of fun in, but it will be by no means mint condition. I can think of two ribnet members that have SR4's that are worth between 7k and 8k, maybe more.

You pays your money and takes your choice. There is an SR4 to suit all budgets.

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Totally agreed Chris.

But mine was spotless. Even had the yarmouth harbour master say how lovely it looked for its age.
Shame about the seat bolts damaging the hull really, would prob still have it otherwise.

Mind you the 1800 I paid was in the early 1990's. So would prob be 2500 now.
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SRs can be from 1000 up to as much as you want :-) .

Engine, toys etc all add to the cost, but I think the best thing is the pure fun factor....any sr4 with any engine from 30 to 50 hp , two or four stroke is just like an old mini Cooper.....just fun :-)
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srs can be from 1000 up to as much as you want :-) .

Engine, toys etc all add to the cost, but i think the best thing is the pure fun factor....any sr4 with any engine from 30 to 50 hp , two or four stroke is just like an old mini cooper.....just fun :-)
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1800 will buy you a decent SR4 that you can have loads of fun in, but it will be by no means mint condition. I can think of two ribnet members that have SR4's that are worth between 7k and 8k, maybe more.

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Trailer is too big! :-) lol
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A tidy SR4 would start at 2.5k South of that your heading towards sheds. A half decent O/B is 1k+, so if you try adding a boat, trailer and bits and bobs to that, your in real scrap territory.

3-4k and you'll buy a little bobby dazzler.
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A tidy SR4 would start at 2.5k South of that your heading towards sheds. A half decent O/B is 1k+, so if you try adding a boat, trailer and bits and bobs to that, your in real scrap territory.

3-4k and you'll buy a little bobby dazzler.
If you bought all the bits separate, engine, trailer, boat etc.
Yeah it would cost a fortune.

Last time I changed engines and trailer on a boat, I bought another outfit. Swapped the bits I wanted and sold the doner outfit for the same price I paid for it!

I'm just poor and used to watching every penny but often more reasonable priced boats are fine. Just need to do a bit of hunting about! :-)
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