Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
 
Old 14 July 2011, 15:35   #1
Member
 
Country: UK - England
Town: London
Boat name: Speedo
Length: 6m +
Join Date: Jun 2011
Posts: 18
Is this a good RIB?

It seems to be a nice package, many gadgets and the engine started/worked perfectly when I went to view the boat.

It was fairly clean but just wanted to know your opinion?

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.d...STRK:MESELX:IT
__________________

__________________
Rib_Humber is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 14 July 2011, 15:52   #2
Member
 
actions's Avatar
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Herne Bay
Boat name: Red May
Make: Zodiac
Length: 4m +
Engine: 40hp Honda 4 Stroke
MMSI: Is quite long
Join Date: Jun 2010
Posts: 653
Send a message via Skype™ to actions
Looks good from what can be seen on e-bay and with the video. If you look under their other videos you can see the boat being used on the Thames in February.

Of course no one can really tell what its like from the photos and if your concerned then see if you can get someone independant to have a look over it for you if your not 100%.

They say they have the service manual for the engine with each year stamped which is a bonus. Gives you a bit more piece of mind.
__________________

__________________
actions is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 14 July 2011, 15:54   #3
Member
 
Vandad's Avatar
 
Country: UK - England
Town: London
Make: Ribcraft
Length: 8m +
Engine: 250hp
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 195
If you have tested everything and they work then Yes.

The good thing about these ribs is that they have had their depreciation whilst giving a good ride.

The current bid is 4k, if I was going to buy it, I would have offered something up to 7k at max.
__________________
Vandad is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 14 July 2011, 17:21   #4
Member
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Cotswolds
Make: Avon SR4
Length: 4m +
Engine: 40hp
Join Date: Jun 2011
Posts: 118
Pretty sure that has been on ebay a couple of times in the last month or so - might have been a sale that fell through, but might be worth checking...
Alasdair
__________________
akirk is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 14 July 2011, 17:43   #5
RIBnet admin team
 
willk's Avatar
 
Country: Ireland
Make: Redbay Boats
Length: 9m +
Engine: 370hp
Join Date: Feb 2008
Posts: 12,928
RIBase
If this is a Humber Assault, then it is worth taking on board that they are very slappy in any kind of sea. Fine for the inner Estuary, not so fine in 2-3 foot waves.
__________________
willk is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 14 July 2011, 17:50   #6
Member
 
Bigmuz7's Avatar
 
Country: UK - Scotland
Town: Glasgow
Boat name: stramash
Make: Tornado
Length: 5m +
Engine: Etec 90
Join Date: Feb 2006
Posts: 5,068
Quote:
Originally Posted by willk View Post
If this is a Humber Assault, then it is worth taking on board that they are very slappy in any kind of sea. Fine for the inner Estuary, not so fine in 2-3 foot waves.
I thought as much 2 foot waves ... thats for the SIB forum that is
__________________
Bigmuz7 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 14 July 2011, 18:24   #7
Member
 
Country: UK - Scotland
Town: Exiled in England!
Make: Avon SR4
Length: 4m +
Engine: 40hp
Join Date: Jul 2010
Posts: 57
Quote:
Originally Posted by akirk View Post
Pretty sure that has been on ebay a couple of times in the last month or so - might have been a sale that fell through, but might be worth checking...
Alasdair
I'm pretty sure it's been on before, I think I remember looking at it. The blacked out faces in the pics seem familiar.
__________________
lizardland is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 14 July 2011, 18:25   #8
Member
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Cotswolds
Make: Avon SR4
Length: 4m +
Engine: 40hp
Join Date: Jun 2011
Posts: 118
Quote:
Originally Posted by lizardland View Post
I'm pretty sure it's been on before, I think I remember looking at it. The blacked out faces in the pics seem familiar.
yes, I think that I have seen it come up at least once if not twice previously - the blacked out faces - and the way the text is spaced out...

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Humber-Rib-60h...item4aabeee5f5
it was originally on as a classified ad which didn't sell at 5,500 so prob. genuine reasons...

Alasdair
__________________
akirk is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 14 July 2011, 18:35   #9
Member
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Northumberland
Boat name: Dr Doof
Make: Humber
Length: 6m +
Engine: Mercury 125hp
MMSI: 235082981
Join Date: Oct 2010
Posts: 297
I think that video has been on here before, earlier this year.
__________________
Dr Doof is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 14 July 2011, 18:51   #10
Member
 
Country: UK - England
Town: London
Boat name: Speedo
Length: 6m +
Join Date: Jun 2011
Posts: 18
The seller told me that last week's sale was cancelled as it was a classified advert on Ebay and the buyer offered him 5500, he accepted it and then the buyer emailed him that he had to buy a rib urgently.

He actually showed me the message sent by the buyer on Ebay, so I know he was prepared to give it for 5500.
__________________

__________________
Rib_Humber is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off





Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:11.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.