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Old 28 January 2012, 08:16   #1
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Looking for 6.0-6.5 m rib, thoughts

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i'm looking for a 6-6.5 m used trib for a friend. I've sort of boxed in Ribcraft, Ballistic, Ribquest and Ribeye in that range. Would much appreciate any thoughts on these vessels, what to look out for and any do's or don'ts.

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Old 28 January 2012, 08:34   #2
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Hi,
i'm looking for a 6-6.5 m used trib for a friend. I've sort of boxed in Ribcraft, Ballistic, Ribquest and Ribeye in that range. Would much appreciate any thoughts on these vessels, what to look out for and any do's or don'ts.

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Old 28 January 2012, 09:27   #3
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Wouldn't do such a thing! The Red Bays in range of budget he finds a bit too rough and "workmanlike" though. Any tips on Humbers for sale?
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Old 28 January 2012, 09:51   #4
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Wouldn't do such a thing! The Red Bays in range of budget he finds a bit too rough and "workmanlike" though. Any tips on Humbers for sale?
If your friend is a discerning chap then he will want an Osprey Vipermax 6.5. If he is not then any of the above will do
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The Red Bays in range of budget he finds a bit too rough and "workmanlike" though.
Maybe he's not looking hard enough...
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No, I doubt this one is within budget but if it fits under 21K we have an option!
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Still not as pretty as this though
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If your friend is a discerning chap then he will want an Osprey Vipermax 6.5. If he is not then any of the above will do
I've actually had one myself, wasn't too impressed with quality or I should say assembly. Also had a 225 Honda but she wobbled a bit so I put a 175 Suz on her instead, but I reckon the 225 was to short in the leg.
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Still not as pretty as this though
She's a beauty! However, I'm looking for bench seat for small kids.
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This picture was taken before the rear seets were fitted. I had a bolt pattern in the deck so that I could have either a pair of Jockey seats or a bench seat bolted.

Or leave the seats out to have loads of deck space for fishing or diving.
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