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Old 20 March 2005, 15:39   #1
Country: Ireland
Town: Dublin.
Boat name: Tender 2.
Make: Valiant DR 600
Length: 6m +
Engine: 150 Optimax
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Too cheap ???

A mate has seen a pulsar 7.1m rib two years old with 140hp four stroke on the back. Price 8,800 ... is this too cheap ??

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Old 20 March 2005, 17:37   #2
Country: UK - Wales
Town: Southampton
Boat name: DynaMoHumm/ SRV/deja
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Length: 8m +
Engine: Cat3126 Yam 90 &70
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depends what age and make the Outbord is but yep it seems V cheep

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Old 21 March 2005, 08:15   #3
Country: Ireland
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Boat name: XS-600
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Length: 6m +
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Is this it??

If so, then that engine is quite old so maybe the price is ok, if even a bit expensive?? Don't know much about Pulsar Ribs though. Obviously the usual applys, approach with care and check everything out, including getting a test drive in the conditions your mate will be using the rib in.
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Old 21 March 2005, 08:23   #4
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Scotty, i don't think that's a four stroke suzi on there, nice boats though and cracking tubes!
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Old 21 March 2005, 10:36   #5
Country: UK - Wales
Town: swansea
Boat name: Too Blue
Length: 8m +
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Advert mentions a yamaha but the engine in the photo is an older suzuki 140hp 2 stroke.

Still seems a good price though - just because the engine is a bit long in the tooth doesn't mean it has had much use. It won't be as cheap to run as a more modern engine but the difference in price reflects this. I bet with a modern 4 stroke on the back it would have been almost double the price!!!
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