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Old 04 September 2011, 07:05   #1
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Cheap 4-6m ribs?

I'm looking for a cheap 4-6m rib for under 5k.

Any ideas?Anyone who has one and willing to sell? I'm new to 6-m ribbing so suggestions on engines rib make under 5k.

Also im only looking at used ribs.

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Old 04 September 2011, 07:12   #2
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Old 04 September 2011, 08:27   #3
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thanks i might look into it, seems like a deal too good to be true!!

seems slightly underpowered though?
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If it was any smaller I'd be having it to replace mine - Pete has allsorts come through.
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I've got a 5.4 m searider with Yammy 90 2 smoke on it with trailer going for 3k.

Problem is it is in the Scillies.

We are leaving in a months time.

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It's not too good to be true. Just not as "pretty" as some ribs you will find plus im cutting my losses due to the original trailer failing (now replaced). All the recovery hassle put me off it.

Not massively underpowered either goes really well. Just got it on the water today so I'll post the video soon and you can see for yourself how it goes. Very stable with the deeper hull it really digs in well. Very impressed actually.

Have spoke with Humber too and it's 5.4 ocean sea safe model which they say is a smaller version of the current ocean and attaque models. Apparently designed for rescue boat on offshore oil rigs. Sold to me as ex police...

Motor performed well. Trailer now tows well.

I'll get more pics up soon
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If it was any smaller I'd be having it to replace mine - Pete has allsorts come through.
It is now. 5.4
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It is now. 5.4


What's the maximum width of boat / trailor combination then please Pete?

If you remember I'm restricted by the box she lives in - I think the .4 bit will still make her too long to replace the 4.5 with

I'm more likely to change the 40 hp manual trim for a 40 or 50 T/T - and no the 60 won't fit
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I've got a 5.4 m searider with Yammy 90 2 smoke on it with trailer going for 3k.

Problem is it is in the Scillies.

We are leaving in a months time.

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hmm... I'm based in Berkshire so if you are willing to deliver I would think about it
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It's not too good to be true. Just not as "pretty" as some ribs you will find plus im cutting my losses due to the original trailer failing (now replaced). All the recovery hassle put me off it.

Not massively underpowered either goes really well. Just got it on the water today so I'll post the video soon and you can see for yourself how it goes. Very stable with the deeper hull it really digs in well. Very impressed actually.

Have spoke with Humber too and it's 5.4 ocean sea safe model which they say is a smaller version of the current ocean and attaque models. Apparently designed for rescue boat on offshore oil rigs. Sold to me as ex police...

Motor performed well. Trailer now tows well.

I'll get more pics up soon
speed? I would aim to cruise 25kts
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