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Old 05 July 2011, 06:57   #1
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cheap SR4/Yam 50

Looks good value at 1600:

inflatable rib boat | eBay UK
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Old 05 July 2011, 08:44   #2
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I spotted that one, waiting for a reply from the seller. Looks a bit to good to be true.
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Old 05 July 2011, 08:53   #3
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There was another nice original one came up last night too - be interesting to see what it makes:

Avon Searider 4m RIB with Mariner 40 Outboard Sea Rider on eBay (end time 14-Jul-11 20:02:07 BST)
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Old 05 July 2011, 09:40   #4
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There was another nice original one came up last night too - be interesting to see what it makes:

Avon Searider 4m RIB with Mariner 40 Outboard Sea Rider on eBay (end time 14-Jul-11 20:02:07 BST)

That was on ebay a couple of weeks ago as I looked at buying it:
Avon Searider 4m RIB with Mariner 40 Outboard Sea Rider | eBay UK
presumably something went wrong with the sale...

I bought a different one partly because it was closer and easier to collect!
the first one looks very similar to mine - but in better condition and cheaper

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Old 05 July 2011, 11:02   #5
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I had a 4.7 - had to sell it last year and now I'm a SIB'ber but one day I am sure I will have to buy a 4m SR - a classic/cult RIB if ever there was one...
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Old 05 July 2011, 13:22   #6
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Went to view it today. Looks nice, 1990 package in fair condition. Worth it for you, waiting on my customer to come back but it will sell before he does. Too much niggles to take it there n then, homemade trailer being the biggest issue but all in good to go order. Ideal for the right buyer. I'd need to block the hull off, trunk the transom, sort the trailer and service the motor. That's the only reason I did not take it there n then regardless of my customer. Like I said though for a private buyer it's well worth the asking price. Nice guy too I've dealt with him before and would again

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Old 07 July 2011, 03:50   #7
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Well after a quick dash across the border this one found its way down to Cornwall!

Looks like an honest boat, the hull and tubes could do with a good clean. I know what you mean about the trailer Peter it looks sturdy enough but I think I'll be on the look out for a proper galvanized one or make one over the winter.

Get ready for lots of SR4 related questions. First thing will probably be putting on an arch for nav lights, not sure if I'm going to block off the flooding hull or not.

Should be a good first step into rib ownership.

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Old 07 July 2011, 04:27   #8
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congrats - looks great - as a recent SR4 purchaser I understand the excitement...

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Old 07 July 2011, 04:56   #9
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Awesome Ross, looks very clean - in terms of VFM and capability that is 1600 (maybe less ) very well spent. Loads of topics on here about blocking off the hull, most do it and don't go back.
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Old 07 July 2011, 06:56   #10
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Looks good value at 1600:

inflatable rib boat | eBay UK
Some nice shots of the mighty borough in the distance.
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