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Old 20 April 2005, 16:05   #1
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new osprey rib

Hey everybody.

Just bought another rib this afternoon.

It's a Osprey 7,4 meter rib with a hard nose.
Has a Johnson 175 hp 2 stroke behind it wich is almost new.

Don't know the type of model though. Can anybody reccognise the model ?

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Old 20 April 2005, 16:17   #2
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WOW - nice boat - bet it's quick - hurry up and post some action shots!!!
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Old 20 April 2005, 16:19   #3
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more pics

Will pick her up tommorow and clean her next weekend.
Maybe a salty testrun next sunday.
Prommise to make some fine pictures.

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Mmmm. You desperately needed ANOTHER boat!

Looks good though! Looks like it may have been used for racing? Looking forward to those piccies!
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Old 20 April 2005, 16:34   #5
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Mmmm. You desperately needed ANOTHER boat!

Looks good though! Looks like it may have been used for racing? Looking forward to those piccies!
Everything in the body loved the cruising with the Jokerboat except my back.
Now we will be able to take some more waves and still will be able to hold my beer afterwards.

The Joker will be for sale after next summer.

First want to build a new console and jockeys and take the raceconsole out.
She needs some small repairs and that will be done by a professional.
This wil take some months work and i don't want to enjoy this summer without using a boat.

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Can anybody reccognise the model ?
Looks like a Lynx. Rated to 200hp with a hull speed of 55knots.

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Old 21 April 2005, 01:09   #7
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XR24
Here is some another pic of similiar boat.
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Here is some another pic of similiar boat.
Is it a lynx, Petrov?

If anyone would know you must surely be the man.

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Hi Danny;

It`s an Osprey XR24 (maybe 26, in the UK they meassure the boats different from us)
The Lynx came after the XR range.
Here is a pic of how the Lynx bow looks like.

PS: If you look at the serialnumber you can se what model it is.
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Hi Danny;

It`s an Osprey XR24 (maybe 26, in the UK they meassure the boats different from us)
The Lynx came after the XR range.
Here is a pic of how the Lynx bow looks like.

PS: If you look at the serialnumber you can se what model it is.
Could'nt find anything on the boat.
That's what I was looking for. Thanks Petrov.
The nose is indead a bit different.
It would be a 24 I think. 7.4 meters.

Any idea when they stopped manufacturing the XR series ?

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