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Old 08 January 2012, 13:24   #1
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5.3 Mtr Scorpion anyone?

Scorpion 5.3mtr Rigid Inflatable Boat With 70hp Johnson Outboard | eBay

I guess it's not and looks more like a Tornado to me???
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Old 09 January 2012, 07:29   #2
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It looks like cobra stripes...

Newer seen a smaller Scorpion than 6,5 m!
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Old 09 January 2012, 14:28   #3
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Looks like a Tornado console
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Old 09 January 2012, 15:19   #4
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I guess it's not and looks more like a Tornado to me???
Pretty sure you're right .. hull .. tube form at bow, stern .. made to look like something else though
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Old 10 January 2012, 11:59   #5
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oops !

hi all, watching your replys ! just bought said rib,hopefully wont regret it,but was cheap outboard rib and trailer,! trailers in good nick,tubes are well worn will last a while promised they hold ok,but do have a few repairs ! neat and tidely done so dont look bad,jhonson 70 vro with pre mix taken of and manual mix ! so ifeel better about that ! always had in board b4 so any info or advice would be happily read !!! as its mf first rib !
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Old 10 January 2012, 12:11   #6
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It looks OK for that money, are they the original Tubes painted or has it been retubed in Hypalon?
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Old 10 January 2012, 12:21   #7
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hi ribraft iv been told that they are hypalon ! how do i tell ? they feel more fabric than plastic ! looks as though the rib has been a bit abused and then nursed back to health by the last owner ! theirs no paint on them ! i think ! i guess il find out if they hold ok ! tides are rubish this wkend so im goin to try for nxt wkend !should be intresting, do you have any idea what the max hp it would take ? without goin overboard ?
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Looks like a bit of a bargain to me.

Enjoy it...
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Looks like a bit of a bargain to me.
Certainly a cheap boat. Is it a Scorpion then Barry?

I'm always wary when a sale description starts with the words "Here we have a...."
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Old 10 January 2012, 15:12   #10
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well the last owner seems to think so,but i havnt had the time yet to reserch it properly yet but will post when i know more,had a few boats but this is my first rib so im a bit green all the new learning curve as they say !!! open to all comments and advice most welcome !
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