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Old 25 March 2003, 01:46   #11
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45K!!!! YOU MUST BE MAD

Some one got fleesed and someone else must be rubbing his hands making a fortune (and I mean the sellers)!!!

20K still think that is too much for a 2nd hand RIB:
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Old 25 March 2003, 03:10   #12
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I must say that when I buy a boat I dont expect to loose money on it,But I expect it to stay at the same price, if at all possible,Certanly not 50% over 4yrs.Thats Bad boat buying if thats the depreciation you will get.
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Old 25 March 2003, 03:20   #13
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"Scorpion owner rises to taunt"

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Thanks Charles,Alan ,Manos,Pepper,H20 for all being predictable...
- I'm intrigued that my reply was predictable! Esp. as I can't remember commenting on used Scorpions or posting "www.boatsandoutboards.co.uk" links.
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Old 25 March 2003, 05:54   #14
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Re: "Scorpion owner rises to taunt"

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- I'm intrigued that my reply was predictable!
Me too I was merely asking if anyone knew anything about this rib as Scorpion were not responding to any of my questions. H20 - thanks for the offer, she has been sold.
Manos, please let's not go down that road again - I have owned numerous ribs from SA - NOTHING compares to a Scorpion. The Scorpion Ribs are expensive, no qualms there, but they sell because people are prepared to pay for them - ripped off or not.
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Interestingly enough

A 7.8m (7.5m) Scorpion built by RIBCO under licence in Greece is 58,000 Euro with 250 Yam HPDI. Plus VAT. Not including trailer. By my maths thats 40k odd. Plus VAT. Plus trailer. Not so cheap in Greece eh? (http://www.ribcomarine.com). They also have a second hand 7.5m on their books for Euro 27k = 18k which sounds about right for a 97 boat and EFi engine.

All comes down to you get what you pay for. Scorpion seem to find enough people willing to pay the price and the product is truly excellent. Even the old ones like mine. I tried other RIBS and am very happy where I ended up. And I'd rather have my one overpriced second hand Scorpion than two new 10k boats thanks.

BTW Crazyhorse, new boat in 97 would have been what 25-30k? (not the 45k price of today of course). 30% or less depreciation over 5 years? Not unreasonable for a RIB IMHO.
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Old 25 March 2003, 06:54   #16
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Am told that a well-looked after Scorpion should depreciate by around 6% to 9% pa. As it was so long ago now I went to school I cant possibly vouch for my arithmetic. But if you take:
20k add 6% for 4 years you get just over 25k
with 9% it comes out at just over 28k
No comment from me, just thought I would throw in some more data.

BTW
Checked my sib this morning. It says Cat "Y".
What does that mean?
Suitable only for the swimming pool?
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Old 25 March 2003, 07:17   #17
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A 7.8m (7.5m) Scorpion built by RIBCO under licence in Greece is 58,000 Euro with 250 Yam HPDI. Plus VAT. Not including trailer. By my maths thats 40k odd. Plus VAT. Plus trailer. Not so cheap in Greece eh?
who said that Scorpion are cheper in Greece than the UK?? Have asked SCORPION in Greece if they have sold any RIBs yet???

NOT MANY I DON'T THINK!!
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Well I imagine they do manage to sell one or two otherwise presumably they wouldn't be in business?
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Old 25 March 2003, 09:12   #19
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Well Alan if you know something more than I do then I rest my case.
However, I do not know how you can know better than me since you are 3000 miles away from here and I am only about 5/6 kms away from Scorpion's tube gluing factory in Lavrion.

Furthermore, I have heard a rumor that because the 7.50 is VERY expenssive in Greece they are not producing it for the Greek market any more.
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Old 25 March 2003, 09:54   #20
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I Know that Scorpion are launching later this year the Greece model of the 10mtr Rib, I think they do quite well out there on sales with about 20 being made last year. Be interesting to see how they do with the bigger models etc.

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