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Old 10 December 2006, 15:26   #11
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That scorpion has been for sale for going on 2 years & yes someone has said that it has some cracking on the deck!
The Osprey is owned by Ozz how posts on hear contact him by pm, very nice boat well looked after I believe. Was tempted my self by this one!
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Old 10 December 2006, 15:28   #12
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WELL IMPRESSED! 2 out of 2.

What do you think really..

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Old 10 December 2006, 16:49   #13
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As said above, contact ‘Ozz’.
Although I never got to see his boat (I would very much of liked to) I found Ozz an honest and descent guy, selling what I believe to be a very good boat.

If I was making a choice between that Scorpion and the Vipermax, then the vipermax would be my choice.

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They are both lovely looking boats - i would be tempted by the osprey but it must come down to condition - have a look at both and see which is in better nick!!!
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Old 10 December 2006, 17:13   #15
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I absolutely love that Vipermax, have seen photos of it before on here.

Love the name too
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Old 11 December 2006, 03:15   #16
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Old 11 December 2006, 03:20   #17
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The fact that the engine is 200 hours 'newer' means I too would go for the Osprey, but why not contact both and sea trial both, that way you can be sure you are making the right decision for you.

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Old 11 December 2006, 03:30   #18
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Old 11 December 2006, 03:56   #19
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Sums up just about everything that makes a RIB sexy

Even though it has tubes I'd buy it right now if I had the cash, and that is not a small concession from me at the moment
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Old 11 December 2006, 05:22   #20
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Strictly speaking the Scorpion should be a better quality build and I would expect it to be.

The only way to tell is to have a look at both boats and see which one you prefer. The issue of cracking could be a serious issue so a good look at that is in order.

If it was me I'd pick the Scorpion

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