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Old 19 October 2012, 10:24   #1
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Scorpion 7.5m Rib Re-fit 2012

One of our winter projects was given the go ahead this week. It's a 7.5m Scorpion Rib full re-fit. As there is going to be a vast difference in before and after I thought it would be good to share them with Ribnet. Here is some shots as it is today. If you have any questions as we go through the re-fit just ask.
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Old 19 October 2012, 12:00   #2
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Hi Kieron

I am doing something very similar myself on a 6.5m Porters Renegade so will be watching with interest.

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Old 19 October 2012, 12:04   #3
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That's the one that's been on eBay for a while is it not Kieron?
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That's the one that's been on eBay for a while is it not Kieron?
Yes it is, I went to see it with a view to buying it, shame to see a Rib like that looking so neglected, looking forward to seeing the results of Keiron's labours
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Does need new tubes ?

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Yes it is, I went to see it with a view to buying it, shame to see a Rib like that looking so neglected, looking forward to seeing the results of Keiron's labours
I see what you mean know, pictures made it look so much better.

Have you bought it or are you restoring for us timer Kieran ?

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Old 20 October 2012, 07:22   #7
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It was listed on Ebay for quite some time; we are re-fitting it for a client who has been looking for a Scorpion but was unable to find one that fitted his needs.

It needs:
New tubes
A proper engine
Re-wire
Re-antifoul
Compound and polish
A few gel repairs
And new upholstery.

Tubes now removed.
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Old 20 October 2012, 16:25   #8
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A proper engine
What engine are you planning to fit ?
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there end up spending 15 k i say ! i rewire it when not busy if needed
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The new outboard is going to be a Honda 225hp so we have now removed the unreliable Evinrude in preparation.
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