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Old 18 September 2006, 13:54   #1
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Building in aluminium,

Building in aluminium,

We have now got are drawings for a new 10m twin diesel Rib she will start commission in November as we are still playing with a few final touches. the rib will be made from aluminium and will be made for the purpose of adventure ribing. The rib will have seating for 14 plus 2 crew, we are putting two Hamilton Jet HJ213 so she should be one hell of a rib .

I hope to post pics of all of the ups and downs of are build so all advice and opinions will be much appreciated.

Is anyone building with aliminum on here?

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Old 18 September 2006, 15:31   #2
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What engines is she haveing Volvo D6's 370's or Yanmar 440's or are u looking more power.

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Old 18 September 2006, 16:05   #3
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Dont know yet waiting to here back from ham on what they recommend, Volvo is out of the question to expensive to repair and to buy. engine bay is the full width of the rib so we should get what we want in there, do you have any experience with hams ?
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Old 19 September 2006, 14:24   #4
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Yes we service a boat up in london on Hams jets with perkins on the back its about 30foot dose 30knots. the jets are very reliable. all the boats we do in london are on jets of some make.

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Building in aluminium,


Is anyone building with aliminum on here?

thanks
Frank McLean at A&M Fabrications (Isle of Wight) is building a stepped hulled RIB to my design. Hull is mostly complete but it has been on hold for some time which is very disappointing.

She will be a demo boat- but customer orders keep getting in the way of her being finished!
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They build in aluminium. Talk to them... 5-6 years agoe they had smaller "real" rib boats in size 7,5m. But they have people working in many companys and they also build http://www.km-stockholm.se/cinderella_batarna.htm one of these if i remember right. And they are very good at waterjet.

Maybe they have people today in uk? or visit them in oregrund 80 km north of stockholm.

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Old 19 September 2006, 16:06   #9
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Thanks for all the replys Adam younger looks like a nice hull is that the first ali boat they made? where is the work shop i would be intreasted in looking at your rib, any channce of having a look?

are mind is set on the hamiltons now, so its good to hear that everyone who has used one says they are good

anyone come across away of haveing a enclosed part at the front that can be dismantled easily for over night crashing . i was thinking along the line of a small boat cover?
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have both Aluminuim hull and hamilton water jet and can recommend both
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