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Old 04 May 2008, 11:35   #31
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Old 04 May 2008, 15:16   #32
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i never quite understood why the higher output version of the same engines cost so much more . It seems you pay per HP not for the actual motor .

Doesn't make much sense, does it? I wonder if the manufacturers are subjected to significantly higher ('envioronmental') tax penalties based on the power output of each OB they produce.
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Old 04 May 2008, 16:48   #33
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Doesn't make much sense, does it? I wonder if the manufacturers are subjected to significantly higher ('envioronmental') tax penalties based on the power output of each OB they produce.
I never thought of the tax reason , good point . it seems to be the same with all vehicles though not just boats
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Hi Craig,

Here is a pic taken during the menai 480.SR test ride the other week. Have you managed to secure a test ride on the other RIBs yet?
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