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Old 21 June 2004, 18:12   #1
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Perusing the Scorpion website it appears the MkII range doesn't feature a 6.5m model. Assuming this is not an oversight, does anyone know why it's been dropped from the line-up, if indeed it has? Given the limited production volumes and buoyant demand for their products I presume it's simply a case of Scorpion concentrating on the higher margin RIB sectors?
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Thanks for that carefully considered insight, Kathleen. May I remind you that you list your occupation as 'Writing Helpful Posts'
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Graham stopped making a 6.5m RIB about three years ago - a friend has the last 6.5 made.
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Thanks for that carefully considered insight, Kathleen. May I remind you that you list your occupation as 'Writing Helpful Posts'
In all seriousness Phil Paul did have a look at the workshop and was also surprised to find Scorps are now only focussed on the top end...

He is thinking about 6.5 .

I did mean to write all that but I was suddenly tired

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No need to apologise, I was only winding you up - you know what I'm like!

That's a shame, a 'baby' 6.5m Scorp with a 200 Evinrude Ficht would have done very nicely
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I know...

Nice quiet Yammy 4 stroke 150 or Honda tho'

Nice boats...but they're in a commanding position and very expensive IMVHO

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Did you test ride the Revenger at Ribex with the Honda 150? Remarkably quiet and smooth, although I understand it's quite heavy compared to other 150s and the 7m Revenger certainly felt as though it needed a few more horses.
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C'mon now, Phil, you know it has to be Scorp. It's the only one that'd look right behind your gorgeous motor.
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No...didn't get a chance...too busy yapping.

Wouldn't say no if I won the lottery tho'

Paul sez he doesn't like their seating arrangements...

Are you thinking of changing ? (quick off the mark, me )

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