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Old 10 June 2007, 14:54   #1
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Picked up the new project from pbs on friday and cant wait to start the build.
will go for the basics at first so that i can get it on the water
some pics so far. cut out and fitted front hatch, fitted fuel filler and breather, cut out for seat bases, fitted trunk, drain bung, backrests and
hydraulic steering. hopefully engine will be delivered this week.
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Old 10 June 2007, 14:56   #2
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Old 10 June 2007, 15:32   #3
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Old 10 June 2007, 18:16   #4
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Have to agree - those Vipermax are cracking looking boats. Have to say that if budget permitted I'd be looking to go the same way.

Have fun putting her together. Which egg whisk have to opted for on the back?

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Old 10 June 2007, 18:40   #5
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Nice looking boat, hope the build goes well.
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Old 10 June 2007, 19:18   #6
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I also happen to be a fan - still a bit confused who builds them etc - what is the correct website?
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Old 11 June 2007, 01:29   #7
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Lovely Steve, must feel nice having her at home after a long wait.

What shade of blue tubes did you go for?

How long do you think it'll take you to get her Sea ready?
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Old 11 June 2007, 05:06   #8
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I also happen to be a fan - still a bit confused who builds them etc - what is the correct website?
still built by Osprey laminators up north, roy bishop is the Osprey uk dealer which Jono is now involved with to some extent, jono has took them forward leaps and bounds for sure,
infact all osprey hulls are built in uk as they have allways been and should bar a few be tubed by eurocraft,
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Old 11 June 2007, 08:38   #9
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I hope to be going up to Osprey Laminators on Friday, I'll take a few photos of the set-up if you like?
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Old 11 June 2007, 08:42   #10
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I hope to be going up to Osprey Laminators on Friday, I'll take a few photos of the set-up if you like?
the pics of Mike and his location are on my build thread, is a facinating place, have a little walk round the back of the sheds next to the field with tractors in to look at the old moulds etc if mike doesn't mind

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