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Old 10 August 2008, 19:55   #41
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Around 17,500 would be a reasonable purchase price.
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Old 11 August 2008, 02:47   #42
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Around 17,500 would be a reasonable purchase price.
Mollers has just sold a 10 year old, smaller Vipermax only a couple of grand less. Roy Bishop sold his 7 yr old Vipermax with Mercury 4 stroke for just under 20k.

This is a 2 year old boat with the latest engine on. The absolute minimum I would expect it to go for would be around 26-27k.

Its these kind of idiot comments that show just how much of a prick you really are.
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Old 11 August 2008, 02:56   #43
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Mollers has just sold a 10 year old,

Its these kind of idiot comments that show just how much of a prick you really are.

8yr old actually.

Let him wind on, it's all he has to offer.
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Old 11 August 2008, 06:23   #44
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Mollers has just sold a 10 year old, smaller Vipermax only a couple of grand less. Roy Bishop sold his 7 yr old Vipermax with Mercury 4 stroke for just under 20k.

This is a 2 year old boat with the latest engine on. The absolute minimum I would expect it to go for would be around 26-27k.

Its these kind of idiot comments that show just how much of a prick you really are.
Add to those, Humper's 7m with 250 etec sold last year for around 25k
I wonder how much timw sold his ribeye for?
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Old 11 August 2008, 06:36   #45
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I wonder how much timw sold his ribeye for?
A very substantial sum I'm pleased to report.

I won't go into numbers, but I purchased the craft as an ex-demo from Ribeye in 2002, and after a number of years of the boat being worked hard both commercially (film and TV work) as well as leisure use, I sold it for 80% of what I paid in 2002, (albeit with the trailer thrown in).

There is a good market for these superbly built, exceptionally fast and attractive boats...they virtually sell themselves! Simply superb.

I've treated myself to another one as a tender.
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....I've have considerable experience with a variety of RIBS (including the Osprey) and other craft so am well qualified to comment....
Which Ospreys have you driven?
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Which Ospreys have you driven?
A vipermax....an unremarkable and rather dull experience, but not surprising after being used to a Ribeye!
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A vipermax....
What length, motor, etc. and what conditions did you run it in?
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A vipermax....an unremarkable and rather dull experience, but not surprising after being used to a Ribeye!


Yep bet it was dull on the Thames even where it can cut up rough around Richmond with all of the cabin cruiser wakes

What layout did the Vipermax have, is the owner on here, would love to hear what he thinks and his take on your Ribeye.
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A vipermax....an unremarkable and rather dull experience, but not surprising after being used to a Ribeye!
I tell you what Tim you are absolutely spot on The great thing about the Vipermax is that it is so sure footed and handles so well that it really is a very unchallenging boat to helm. It has no vices and simply does what it is supposed to.

Clearly the Vipermax is not to your taste, thats fine by me.

Although I have to say the only boat that I have been in that gave me anything like the feeling of confidence that I get from the VMax was a Ribeye.

Go Figure !
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