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Old 11 August 2007, 14:42   #11
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Ahh you mentioned "new".

Some of the fnishing details can be scabby - the ONLY 2 things I am annoyed about on mine is the transom well - it's just an almost square hole cut through the deck - no finishing grate on it like most have - of course that's very easy to fix when I get around to it. Also the bow rope guide isn't on quite straight.

Other than that the quality is fine - I have compared it to many other RIBs and I really wouldn't change it - except for an Ocean Dynamics that costs 150,000!!!
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Old 11 August 2007, 16:20   #12
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uuummmmm....
Yes ummm - I really wouldn't swop it for a Scorpion - nothing against them but what would I gain?

All I need now is a 300hp engine!!!
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Yes ummm - I really wouldn't swop it for a Scorpion - nothing against them but what would I gain?

All I need now is a 300hp engine!!!
I ordered one on Thursday......

and I dont think you should ask a Scorpion owner what you would gain.......The list would be long..
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I ordered one on Thursday......

and I dont think you should ask a Scorpion owner what you would gain.......The list would be long..
Which one did you order? Full reports when it's been installed pleased.
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Which one did you order? Full reports when it's been installed pleased.
I have placed an order for the new Etec 300 which wil be launched at the London boat show. Mine should be available mid January. Its a standard 250 etec which is now a 3.6l giving out 300-350 hp. The main advantage being new digital everything,new exhaust system and the same weight as the 250... Price is the same as the Suzuki 300.

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I have placed an order for the new Etec 300 which wil be launched at the London boat show. Mine should be available mid January. Its a standard 250 etec which is now a 3.6l giving out 300-350 hp. The main advantage being new digital everything,new exhaust system and the same weight as the 250... Price is the same as the Suzuki 300.

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WOW - thats the engine for me!!!

Where is the news on this - can't find anything on Evirude's site.
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WOW - thats the engine for me!!!

Where is the news on this - can't find anything on Evirude's site.
I'm afraid its all word of mouth at the mo..My mechanic has had the go ahead from the UK agent. Orders need to be placed in Nov for Jan delivery.


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"Well despite the ignorant comments of some people they are fine boats"

as a very unhappy prosport owner i feel entitled to give my opinion. poor build quality, poor finish, poor moulding, poor tubes (not paul tilleys), very poor customer service/relations, no warranty, overall not good. the 8.5m measures out at 8.635m.
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