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Old 23 November 2007, 09:42   #21
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Thanks for all the suggestions, the parker console is closest to what I want but at 1100mm wide its not going to allow enough space to pass at the side.
The console I want has to have a forward seat for two albeit slim teenagers.
Are you sure about this? I have a 1100mm wide console on my 6.2m Vipermax and is a narrower beam than te 6.5 and 7m versions, I can just about slide my legs down either side, it is a tight fit mind you but the wide beam that the longer vipers offer might be OK, The other thing is anything narrower than a 1100mm wide console won't offer you and you passenger the same level of wind protection/shelter, worth thinking about!
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Old 23 November 2007, 12:16   #22
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Personally, I think that the Osprey Discovery consol is by far and away the best looking. I realise that it does have it's limitations in terms of protection. I'd rather put a decent pair of wrap-around sunglasses on and a jacket than have a 'dog house' of a consol.
So, what colours are you going for this time? My samples arrived this am.
'Which' colours? To correct my dodgy Cornish grammar.
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what colours? well Mollers I really did like my old colour scheme so............
ive gone for mid-grey from front back with possibly the last 3ft or so in dark blue no colour patches or stripes. Its a colour scheme that I saw on a scorpion and although its very simple its a case of less being more.All on white hull. Are you still going for the grey gelcoat?
I partly agree about the Discovery console but we stand alot rather than sit and it does`nt offer much protection around the head plus you can`t walk around it.
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As far as the width goes I talked it over with Mike and he thought that 1100mm was too wide given that I wanted my children to be able to walk around it rather than walking along the tubes.I like the look of the console that ribraff put on but depends on how high it is.Can you put me in touch with who ever makes it? I also like that leaning post.
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what colours? well Mollers I really did like my old colour scheme so............
ive gone for mid-grey from front back with possibly the last 3ft or so in dark blue no colour patches or stripes. Its a colour scheme that I saw on a scorpion and although its very simple its a case of less being more.All on white hull. Are you still going for the grey gelcoat?
I partly agree about the Discovery console but we stand alot rather than sit and it does`nt offer much protection around the head plus you can`t walk around it.
No turquoise?!
Yeah, I stand unless it's flat water. It'll take a fence of a thing to keep you fully protected whilst standing. I agree, running along the tubes to get f'ward is a bit if a bind.
Grey is looking favourite.
Are you going for a 300Etec?
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No turquoise!this time but don`t knock it I used to race (cars) and the best sponsors colour ever? you guest it turqoise,purple and white...you could`nt miss us!!
I don`t think i`ll wait for the 300 as ive heard it won`t be over here till at least April and I have first hand experience of a 7.5m with the 250 and it`s totally adequate so hoping to get a good deal.What engine are you going for?
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How about this.

1000mm long X 1200 wide X 1100mm high. Comes with a reveal for your legs or without if you want. No forward seat though, just a gaping big hole to access all your wiring, batteries and gear.


This is the first Osprey with the Winsor console, I know of one other definate 6.5m and 1 other possible Osprey that have been ordered with this type of console.

Good on price too.
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Keith, how much room do you have to walk around the console on your 6.5 Vipermax? OK for kids etc?

I picked up my seat base today from the upholsteres, walked in and saw a load of seat bases for a RIB in my colour scheme. Apparently someone saw my seat cushions and liked the colour combo, so everyones copying my Idea's, might be interesting to see how long it takes for someone to come up with the same seating layout as mine.
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Keith, how much room do you have to walk around the console on your 6.5 Vipermax? OK for kids etc?
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Are you taking her back by Sea or will you be comming though Portsmouth? Perhaps we could meet up this time?
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