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Old 16 February 2010, 11:18   #1
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northcraft ribs?

hi could anyone provide opinions or experiences with xs and northcraft ribs? been looking at a few second hand ones but dont really know much about them or their reputations!
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Old 16 February 2010, 11:43   #2
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xs or nothcraft

Go for the xs much better built rib
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Old 16 February 2010, 11:56   #3
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Go for the xs..........
Not if you want a submarine with a quick-release transom.
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Old 16 February 2010, 12:11   #4
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had one managed to keep the transom though!!!
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Old 16 February 2010, 12:41   #5
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xs?

have there been problems with xs boats in the past? thanks for the replies btw.
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Old 16 February 2010, 12:56   #6
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no, i think he was talking about the northcraft! (No bias intended btw!) there was a thread on a northcraft transom falling off or cracking a wee while back
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xs

on the subject of xs how many hours is your engine showing?
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Old 16 February 2010, 17:31   #9
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*breaks cover* Had 3 Northcrafts ..wouldnt have another one .. there are plenty better boats.. try Valliant , was very impressed with the last one I had Cant speak for XS though as I've never used one in anger
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Go for the xs much better built rib
you recon? sorry that north craft yea avoid them xs are much better from what iv heard
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