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Old 12 October 2005, 18:19   #1
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Wount this float up side down?

Ere hav a look at this... wount it float up side down?

Or is it better to have the tubes fully submerged?

http://www.boatsandoutboards.co.uk/view/ZGL029/

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Old 12 October 2005, 18:35   #2
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That just HAS to be a joke!!!

"This is a very stable versitile rib you can use it for any purpose ,I recently sold the outboard on the photo so here it is nice and cheap ,this is ideal for divers as it has loads of space,more photos available,the galvanised trailer alone is worth half of the asking price.you can reach me on 01900 813697"

Nice and cheap??? He's asking 1400!!!! - Maybe it should be 140???
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Old 12 October 2005, 19:01   #3
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If the outboard fits upside down too, you could call it a Florida Everglades Air Boat.... er Rib!
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Old 12 October 2005, 20:03   #4
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Not sure I'd want to give him 700 quid for the trailer either.

What's more alarming is that he's some sort of dealer. He might come a cropper on the Trades Description Act when he says that it's "very stable"!

The last thing I built for a raft race was more stable that that.

Sea trial anyone?
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Old 12 October 2005, 22:20   #5
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He's really hoping-that was on ebay for 150ish a couple of months back and no-one bid.
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Old 12 October 2005, 23:23   #6
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must be 140 then!!!!
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Old 13 October 2005, 03:53   #7
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It's on ebay now

definitely an interesting proposition

I'll do the sea trials if you all chip in for the insurance policy

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/5-metre-rib-sk...QQcmdZViewItem
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Old 13 October 2005, 04:03   #8
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what a pile of poo that thing is, cant beleive the price he is asking, looks like it is just waiting to leak with that hull structure.
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Old 13 October 2005, 04:37   #9
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Steady Guys! I think you're being a bit unfair. Just think of the fun you'd have on a boating lake with it! Slightly less stable than a peddelo, but a lot quicker. You might even catch a duck or two with it.
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Old 13 October 2005, 04:55   #10
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I've seen that boat on and off the net for a good few months now. Not the first time its been on ebay along with that caravan boat!!!!

Must be well dodgy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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