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Old 15 February 2010, 15:48   #11
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30k for a 5.8m RIB must be some RIB!
For that money I would be looking larger for more capability...........
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Old 15 February 2010, 15:51   #12
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What size boat are you speccing etc.

Ok i let the cat out of the bag its a ribcraft 585 jason has done a cad drawing,I will speak to jason and see if he will let me post it on here your views will help not going for standard a frame and console
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Old 15 February 2010, 15:54   #13
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30k for a 5.8m RIB must be some RIB!
For that money I would be looking larger for more capability...........
Should have read the first post!

I think the question I would ask is a small RIB with twins or a slightly larger RIB with a big single.....
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Old 15 February 2010, 17:43   #14
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on the couple of occasions that I've had engine issues, I was glad of the other 90 sat there.
BLACKSTORM's looking at fitting Soozooks though, so he won't have these concerns.
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Old 15 February 2010, 17:51   #15
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Ok i let the cat out of the bag its a ribcraft 585 jason has done a cad drawing,I will speak to jason and see if he will let me post it on here your views will help not going for standard a frame and console
What are you going for.
If it was I'd stick a single 150 on it.
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What are you going for.
If it was I'd stick a single 150 on it.
Me too - 150 Opti.
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Old 15 February 2010, 18:01   #17
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Old 15 February 2010, 18:27   #18
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BLACKSTORM's looking at fitting Soozooks though, so he won't have these concerns.
Suzukis don't suffer from
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'cos dem wuz me trubbles...
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Suzukis don't suffer from
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'cos dem wuz me trubbles...
Did you use vaseline or tatty paste as corrision inhibitor/lube?
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Old 15 February 2010, 18:30   #20
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I like my suzi and would buy another, in saying that if you come to any scottish RIB gathering you will find for some reason the majority of us use suzis.
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