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Old 29 November 2011, 14:56   #1
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Once I have sold my Avon 580 I anm looking to buy either
Ribcraft 6.8 or Ribquest 7.3

I have lots of info on the Ribcraft but not so much on the Ribquest.

Can anyone help me on what the 7.3 is like to own & run.

Is the build quality as good they say ?
what is it like to tow ?

Thx
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Old 29 November 2011, 14:59   #2
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Hi Guys

Once I have sold my Avon 580 I anm looking to buy either
Ribcraft 6.8 or Ribquest 7.3

I have lots of info on the Ribcraft but not so much on the Ribquest.

Can anyone help me on what the 7.3 is like to own & run.

Is the build quality as good they say ?
what is it like to tow ?

Thx
tony t and Nitrox or your men on this one, I'm sure one of them will be along soon.
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Old 29 November 2011, 15:22   #4
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Hi Guys

Once I have sold my Avon 580 I anm looking to buy either
Ribcraft 6.8 or Ribquest 7.3

I have lots of info on the Ribcraft but not so much on the Ribquest.

Can anyone help me on what the 7.3 is like to own & run.

Is the build quality as good they say ?
what is it like to tow ?

Thx
Hi mines a 6.4 Ribquest and i have to say the build quality is 1st class its up there with the best. I don't think the new owners will let the standards slip. When Dave Rose owned the Company you could not wish to meet a more dedicated honest reliable man who was proud of the Ribs he built,and turned Ribquest into a top make
Mine is commercial spec and handles the rough superbly i don't think you will go wrong with which ever you choose Ribquest Ribcraft 2 of the best on the market
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Old 29 November 2011, 15:59   #5
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Having seen both Nitrox and TTs boats, they both look excellent quality. Was nitroxs boat done by the new owners Tony?

I'd prefer them to the rib craft. Though on resale, rib craft have a much longer and much more widely known name/history. I'd guess easier to sell and probably worth more. Something to bear in mind when forking out such a wad of cash.

Either are a large step up from the Avon adventure
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Old 29 November 2011, 16:12   #6
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Many Thx for the reply.
I have been very impressed with the ribcraft and yes the resale has to be a taken in to account.
both boats have the flexability in design that I require but the Ribquest has a wider beam which would make towing a bit of an issue in deep dark Wales.

Again many Thx.

ps have met Domino several times out of Aber but lost contact details when pc went pop
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Having seen both Nitrox and TTs boats, they both look excellent quality. Was nitroxs boat done by the new owners Tony?

I'd prefer them to the rib craft. Though on resale, rib craft have a much longer and much more widely known name/history. I'd guess easier to sell and probably worth more. Something to bear in mind when forking out such a wad of cash.

Either are a large step up from the Avon adventure
No Nitrox was built by Dave Rose
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When was this then ?
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Is this you Mark Big Blue 3 ?
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