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Old 08 March 2010, 10:57   #1
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Several Yamaha's Stolen

Several large(ish) Yamaha engines were stolen from a service centre over the weekend, ours amongst them (http://rib.net/forum/showthread.php?t=34609)

Keep your eyes peeled for deals that are 'too good to be true'.

3 weeks before Easter hols. Gutted.


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They also pinch small ones as well...... http://rib.net/forum/showthread.php?t=34608
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Gutted for you.

How do these guys lift 80HP engines? Surely they need a forklift? And where does all this knock off gear get sold?
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Gutted for you.

How do these guys lift 80HP engines? Surely they need a forklift? And where does all this knock off gear get sold?
I think the prospect of getting banged up is good motivation to shift them quickly and over seas.
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It's difficult not to use bad language when you hear about these things b-st-rds
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I know most engines have gone missing off moored boats but don't yards in general think an attack trained dog would be a good investment?
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How do these guys lift 80HP engines? Surely they need a forklift?
6 or 8 guys and brute force I'd imagine. Half a dozen or so were taken, the biggest was a 115! What I'd like to know is how they managed to get the damn things off. Apparently they were 'wrenched off', braking the mounting brackets.

Surely they'd need a vehicle or machine or a hiab or something to do that?!

He said that there is no damage to the transom, but I can't see how you can break an engine off without damaging the transom?! I'm going to look for myself tomorrow - I'm dreading it.
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They also pinch small ones as well...... http://rib.net/forum/showthread.php?t=34608

I'm not sure what's going on with Yamahas but they were specifically targeted here. They only took the Yamaha's and ignored everything else!
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I'm not sure what's going on with Yamahas but they were specifically targeted here. They only took the Yamaha's and ignored everything else!
that has happened before....
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