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Old 25 July 2011, 08:15   #1
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3d Xpro Defender 590

Any good ?

Seems pretty cheap to me which would normally send alarm bells ringing but has anyone got one or tested one of these Chinese (I believe) boats ?
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Old 26 August 2011, 06:22   #2
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I'm thinking of getting a 3D Tender XPRO 360. Did you get your 590 or did the alarm bells ring true?
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Been a while since this post.. anyone got any feedback/ experience of the 590 version of these ribs?
Bit of a vid on youtube, big tubes, looks good in black, but that is the observation of a complete rib novice.
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If it's any help I purchased a 3D Xpro Tender 535 in July and it has been brilliant as a family RIB we have already used for 4 weeks down on the south coast.
If you want any further info/ feedback feel free to reply with your queries.
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If it's any help I purchased a 3D Xpro Tender 535 in July and it has been brilliant as a family RIB we have already used for 4 weeks down on the south coast.
If you want any further info/ feedback feel free to reply with your queries.
Cheers, the guys there are very helpful and obviously have a lot of faith in their product, just wondering about finish/ quality and sea ability.
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Who are you talking to?

I bought mine from SeaSwift Boats and I am in regular contact with them. Their aftersales service is brilliant but I have had no problems with the quality and it is well built. The cost savings are achieved through functionality rather than fancy detailing you find on more expensive brands. The deep V hull is great in waves and it is really stable. Its a bit of a head turner on the pontoon and beach!
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Cheers Iain, i am in email contact with Steve @ seaswift, good to hear you have had a good experience and you are loving your boat.

They seem extremely good value, and yes they do look pretty awesome.

That 590 looks like it could go anywhere!

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Stu,
Steve will give you my contact details if you want to call me to discuss further.
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Have you bitten the bullet yet??!!
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Have you bitten the bullet yet??!!
Not yet, i wont have the cash flow until the end of January but it is definately on my shortlist.
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