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Old 15 January 2005, 04:22   #1
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Which of these two consule's would you choose?

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I thought I had decided on my consule for my new Rib due very shortly but haveing been to the LBS now not sure I'm making the right decision. I had initially chosen the consule with the screen as you can see below. I had the other consule in my previous ribs and where it shows grey covers I had those in blue to match the tubes on the Rib. I initially chose the Screen consule as it is much larger and offers some form of protection in the rain etc.

My question is which one would you go for?
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Old 15 January 2005, 06:39   #2
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I'd go for the one with the screen. I've got a high screen on my console and it really does make a huge difference. Especially when it's raining!!
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Id go for the one without a screen because it looks wider.
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I think the two posts above sum up your dilemma! It really comes down to what your priorities are, I reckon! So it's over to you again, Nauti Buoy!
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personally i prefer the one with the screen. but it doesnt look as wide as the other one. depends what seating layout you have / are having.

Mine doesnt have a screen and its on the list of things to get sorted. it offers a very little bit of protection from the weather but its better than nothing IMHO.

As louise says, its up to you and your personal preferance!
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without screen,if its raining you will get wet anyway at some time
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I think the two posts above sum up your dilemma! It really comes down to what your priorities are, I reckon! So it's over to you again, Nauti Buoy!
What dilemma? Buy the wide one and put a screen on it.

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I ride a motorbike all the time and the definitive answer is ................................................TH E BIG SCREEN You need protection all the time.
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Another point to consider is the design of the console on the side facing the driver/passenger. Which of the two would best accommodate the 'toys' you have/want and type of throttle. Some console designs do not seem to accommodate a top mount throttle very well! Of course, this is not a problem if you are having a side mounted one! Equally so, will you be able to lay out your 'toys' in a comfortable, easy to view position on each console?
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Thanks

Thank you everyone, think I will stick with my original plan and go with the screen, both are just as wide and oddly enough same price. The seating behind this is 2 single jockeys then 2 double jockeys. Should be on the water by the end of feb, as for toys going in the console these will be Garmin 188c and Icom 601 & possibly a CD Player, plus usual.... rev, speed, trim, fuel, temp, switch panel
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