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Old 24 January 2013, 08:18   #1
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What's me old rib worth?

Trying to decide whether to sell my 1990 tornado 4.5m rib or trade it in against a new boat.

The hull and console are ok, (been kept off the water in a garage for the past 20 years, was originally antifouled) but the original tubes have definitely gone and it needs a retube.

So I guess I'm looking for a value of the bare hull and console, steering and possibly including a 2 year old roller coaster swing trailer.

Have no photos at the moment. Rough ideas needed really.
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Old 24 January 2013, 13:47   #2
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Not much I'm afraid. Excluding the trailer a couple of hundred tops, probably less. I got a bare 4m Searider hull on eBay for 99p once!
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Old 24 January 2013, 14:47   #3
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With the trailer, what would you like to achieve? What colour is the RIB/TUBE?
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Old 24 January 2013, 15:28   #4
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the problem is re tube be 2500 and you buy alot for that money
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Old 24 January 2013, 15:42   #5
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With the trailer, what would you like to achieve? What colour is the RIB/TUBE?
Rib and tubes orange.
With trailer guess I'm aiming for 900 quid
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Old 24 January 2013, 15:53   #6
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Rib and tubes orange.
With trailer guess I'm aiming for 900 quid
I'm not sure you will get that, have you tried asking the re-tube companies to see if they want it?

But you never know ebay can be a good place with the right advert etc..
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Old 24 January 2013, 16:49   #7
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Old 24 January 2013, 18:35   #8
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How dead are the tubes? Your idea of dead and an ebay buyer's might be different.
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Old 25 January 2013, 01:48   #9
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How dead are the tubes? Your idea of dead and an ebay buyer's might be different.
They need topping up every 3 hours. They totally deflate over 3 days, baffles are gone and there are over 20 small patches on them... dead
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They need topping up every 3 hours. They totally deflate over 3 days, baffles are gone and there are over 20 small patches on them... dead
"Serviceable" then in eBay speak...
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