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Old 30 September 2011, 08:30   #1
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New rib.- right one for the job?

Hi, I am looking at a zodiac 12 man pro with a 90 HP merc Optiplex for slalom skiing. Is this going to do the job? Thx Charles
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Is the Optiplex available yet?

ee lad, tha can't educate pork
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There's a joke about a mountain, some snow & a couple of dozen red & blue flags being a better bet hiding in there, but I shan't.....

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Not being a (water)skier myself, what's the optimum for that? No wake or big wake? That may alter the hull decision, but on a boat that size with a 90 there should be more than enough grunt to get a skier on the move. There's a load of skiers in the massive out there, so someone should be along with a half decent answer shortly.
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Is the Optiplex available yet?
Give the bloke a bit of Latitude, Pikey. He came on here looking for Inspironation, and you're Dell-eting his buzz

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ee lad, tha can't educate pork
Sorry, Optimax. Got overexcited.
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I am a vet. Optiplex is something I use at the clinic.
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No wake, good acceleration out of the hole. Thanks.
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I am a vet. Optiplex is something I use at the clinic.
I'm sure Pikey Dave could do with it
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No wake, good acceleration out of the hole. Thanks.
The Pro 12 is pretty small & relatively light. While the 90 will have plenty of umph, you may find the tail wagging the dog.
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I'm sure Pikey Dave could do with it
It's great for constipation and impotence, so I'm not sure
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