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Old 13 December 2009, 15:12   #31
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what model would people buy second hand with up to 3k?
My mates just brought a mint 2004 fx160, low hrs for 3,500 next year it should fetch 4,000. or you should easily find a good fx140 around the 3,000 mark.

I brought a 2008 fx 160 as a stop gap,but will definatally be hanging on to it
And i mean that litterally,superb hull on the 140 160.
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Old 13 December 2009, 15:24   #32
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3k for 140fx is about the norm been a few on flee bay
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Old 13 December 2009, 19:41   #33
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If you buy a jetski,and are proud owner,why hide behind a rib profile,why not declare i now own a souped up eggwisk pedalo,they must be good remember Del boy having a go on one,on that program FOOLS and Horse Power or something like that
On serious note,Yes a back rest,an abilty to carry up to large family or an dive gear ,makes me use it quite often through the summer
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Old 14 December 2009, 02:01   #34
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I had a couple of skis, a few of my mates have skis and yes they are great. Funny thing is they all beg me to bring the rib out when they go so they have some-where to put their stuff and so they don't get so bored so quickly... Mind you performance per they win hands down.

Also going back to a previous post, it is the actions of the few that affect the many...

Sell the RIB and buy a jetski, have both if you can
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Old 14 December 2009, 05:34   #35
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Myself and a few friend have Yamaha Superjet's as well as our ribs, can't beat them for cheap fun about 20 fuel for and afternoon and ease of launching etc is great.

Picture below was taken at the front of Culzean castle in Ayrshire.
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Old 14 December 2009, 08:25   #36
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looks awesome location!!
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