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Old 13 January 2006, 18:12   #21
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Seriously though Magnum, it may seem like a lot of dough now, but they are close to being essential and it wouldn't help the residual when you came to sell it should it not have one. Someone would end up knocking you back the price of an A Frame. There's no way I'd have a Rib without one. Mines a hefty twin tube, tow anything jobby.
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Old 13 January 2006, 18:15   #22
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Yep....even my 4m has one. Without it my vhf and navlights would be next to useless.

Stops people falling into the prop too.
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Old 13 January 2006, 18:30   #23
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http://www.fusionfabrication.fsnet.co.uk/gallery.htm

I think this is it Check out the jerry can [/QUOTE]


Some lovely kit on that site. Making an A frame should be a doddle for them.

Rogue - have they made anything for you?
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Old 13 January 2006, 18:36   #24
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I dont know what you call them, but I think frames that go over the console could be quite useful. IE:

Short cable runs for ariel, nav lights, gps, radar and something to hang on to.
Also a support for a boat cover to discourage pooling of water.

More seriously, you can mount a radar without having your brains in the line of fire, also you can use your nav lights without them lighting up your console and destroying your night vision.

A distinct advantage of an A frame on the back is your last attempt to grab something during an involuntary exit from the back of the boat.

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Old 13 January 2006, 18:36   #25
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1280+ vat does seem a hell of a lot. I think that one like mine is 700ish +vat. It's a bit awkward though,rocking up at the Revenger factory with someone else's A-Frame and asking them to fit it and all the ancillaries to it.
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Old 13 January 2006, 18:39   #26
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A distinct advantage of an A frame on the back is your last attempt to grab something during an involuntary exit from the back of the boat.

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Kinda depends on which way you're flying. It could be the last thing your knackers make contact with!!
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Old 13 January 2006, 20:35   #27
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Some rich people pee over the back as well...I've see em do it .

Everyones given examples of what A frames can or can't do, I just think they look really cool and wouldn't want a RIB without one.
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Old 13 January 2006, 20:37   #28
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Will also come in handy for mounting the 2 liferafts!!!
Please don't say CG1 has followed Magnum here.
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Old 13 January 2006, 22:51   #29
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Please don't say CG1 has followed Magnum here.
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Reason I said 2 liferafts is because will be carrying 12 people - nowhere really to put the liferaft so I thought fitted to side of A frame - one of them would look stupid and unbalance the boat - hence 2x 6 man!!!
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Apart from all the answers on here all ready my A frame has cleats and is ideal for tieing to a pontoon or mooring as the rope is higher than the tubes
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