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Old 11 December 2008, 10:51   #41
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I guess they are worrying about more than the 'police' patches at the moment. Anyone know the damage or if its repairable ? Shame to see whats clearly a quality bit of kit go to waste.

Is it a case of - 'couple of hyplalon patches be good as new mate ' -or 'lets sell any bits that aren't bent & leave the hull in the yard for the next 20 years '
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Old 12 December 2008, 19:16   #42
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Superb Water Machine, just the "Police" patch, kills the sight of the whole set-up.
My Hurricane was decorated like that... a nice slab of hypalon covered it and gave me some extra protection when dragging twin tanks up the side...

What's the latest on boat? As Ricky Ricardo used to say. "Somebody's got some 'splainin' to do...!"
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Old 21 December 2008, 08:05   #43
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MST Video

This is a vid I found on YouTube. It has clips of that POLICE Rib aswell...

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Old 21 December 2008, 09:46   #44
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That's a very cool video.
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Old 21 December 2008, 10:28   #45
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clucking bell, awesome!!
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Old 21 December 2008, 11:33   #46
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Great video - can't see properly but at 3:18 did that RIB have the tubes on???
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Old 21 December 2008, 11:58   #47
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No, They were probably doin compression tests on the tubes prior to putting on the hulls
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Old 16 January 2009, 11:17   #48
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Thanks for all the nice replies - the boat is great. I work with the guys that are being trained to drive it and yes it is a top bit of kit.

The funding came from the home office and the boat is to be use by several different departments (inc the dive unit) to make it as cost effective as possible.

We have a responsibility to cover the whole of the coast upto 12 miles offshore! This include counter terrorism - protection of our powerstations, supporting customs etc...

This is the first large RIB the force has owned and the crews are still training on the boat. If you see it afloat please go over and say hello,

If anyone has any questions about the boat or the crews then please ask away,


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Counter terrorism? Not going to pick on the Taffia are you???
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Old 16 January 2009, 16:53   #50
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Thanks for all the nice replies - the boat is great. I work with the guys that are being trained to drive it and yes it is a top bit of kit.

The funding came from the home office and the boat is to be use by several different departments (inc the dive unit) to make it as cost effective as possible.

We have a responsibility to cover the whole of the coast upto 12 miles offshore! This include counter terrorism - protection of our powerstations, supporting customs etc...

This is the first large RIB the force has owned and the crews are still training on the boat. If you see it afloat please go over and say hello,

If anyone has any questions about the boat or the crews then please ask away,


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Is it still in one piece then?

Have I missed somethin here I thought the last time it was seen was upside down on the M5?
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