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Old 14 January 2003, 16:05   #41
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For price in GBP

Divide the total amount by 1.6 (before discount) and then substruct 20% (after discount)
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Old 14 January 2003, 16:47   #42
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exchange rate

1.52 would be more realistic to divide by, to get a more accurate result

sorry manos

bought some euros this morning
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Old 14 January 2003, 16:57   #43
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matiboy

the ER is 1.57 here actually
But who wants to play with the pennies??
100 pounds up or down makes no difference
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Old 14 January 2003, 18:04   #44
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If your euro to gbp rate is different over there, then I think you and I have hit on a great way of making money !!!

If I can buy lots of euros at 1.57 over there, then I'll buy some and sell them back over here at around 1.52 and make a packet

( allowing for the markets bid/offer spread should make a nice tidy profit)

alas I dont think it will be

LOL
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Old 15 January 2003, 02:16   #45
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Re: Manos

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If your euro to gbp rate is different over there, then I think you and I have hit on a great way of making money !!!
GOOD IDEA!!!

LOLOL

It has been like this for a long time. Even when we had the drahma. You use to get more pounds in Greece exchanging drahma that what you could in the UK. Isn't that strange??
But seriously the exchange rate between GBP/Euro in Greece is about what I've said yesterday (looked it up in the news paper).

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Old 15 January 2003, 04:18   #46
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Correction

First of all, Yamaha Outboards do not make a 225 HPDI !
The 200 HPDI (long shaft) is 8766.00
The 250 HPDI (long shaft) is 10213 - this has just been released.
The 4 stroke F225 (not available in long shaft) is 11064.00.

Bear in mind, buying in the Channel Islands will NOT attract VAT. Furthermore, purchasing a Yamaha engine outside the UK and for use in the UK will lead to all sorts of problems if something goes wrong. I don't care what anyone says, Yamaha UK play by a different set of rules and will not honour the warranty. I have been 'stung' with this scenario and it is still being debated today and remains unresolved. International warranty, my backside!

Hope this helps
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Old 15 January 2003, 05:29   #47
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Going back to the question of UK diesel duty, It's my understanding that the concesion is now garenteed until 2009

As for converting an outboard boat to a sterndrive, I reckon there's a 1001 reasons not to, the whole layout of the structures are possibly different, engine bearers etc, plus the transom could be too thick, for mercruiser at least as they require the transom to be 2.0-2.25 inches thick overall, even an 18 phantom for OCR has a 3 inch transom, so it's probable the Scorpion has a hefty one too! having said all that, I can't imagine having anything but diesel myself as the savings on running costs are massive, more than most petrol heads would ever want to accept or admit to! so I reckon replace with smaller O/B's or sell and get a diesel rig.
Incidentaly, I've run allong side seahound in quite nasty sea's, at speed (60 odd) when it belonged to Chris S, and It's pitch stability is remarkable! a combination of, I think: a 30 footer with loads of warp in the deadrise/ loads of power from very little weight aft, plus the weight of the fwd cabin, quite exellent! Chris tells me that the twin yanmar version was fairly quick but lolopy at lower speeds, not a lot of good to you guys!
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Old 15 January 2003, 05:35   #48
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PS. Julian, I read in one of your ealier post's that you are an ex racer, what class were you racing in and when?
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Old 15 January 2003, 05:42   #49
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Manos,
further to a conversation we had a few weeks ago (in a previous life) we touched on using refresh to update the forum page, I don't know if it's the same for other ISP's but with mine the F5 button is a shortcut for refreshing the page and seems to be the way to go!
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Old 15 January 2003, 05:49   #50
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Hi Jon

I used to race in the open class, but this was about 10 years or so ago. I loved it and raced with several different people after we gave up. The reason we stopped was due to the money involved in buying an out and out race boat and smashing it to bits through out the year. Good fun whilst it lasted.

Are you a racer then Jon.

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