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Old 10 November 2004, 10:49   #11
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Yeah can you just image it with all the experts on here throwing there oar into the melting pot, for Gods sake we cant even agree on a colour let alone, engines, seats, consoul etc we'd be fighting from day one, MeMe would want his sun deck and Lord Davies his gun rack, TD5 would want a fridge freezer and Richard B a drinks cabinet, before you know it we'd be building a cabin boat....God forbid
Would be great to watch unfold though


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Old 10 November 2004, 11:20   #12
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before you know it we'd be building a cabin boat
Now there's an idea..............
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Old 10 November 2004, 11:30   #13
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ecksellent idea.

and build it out of ally...
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Old 10 November 2004, 16:11   #14
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Tony Lee-Elliott has been trying to sell the Flatacraft moulds etc for about 3 years. Looks like the price has come down to something realistic now, although unfortunatly the company has been out of the limelight for too long, and all the newer RIB owners aren't aware of the amazing amount of effort and development Tony put in years ago as a pioneer of our sport.

There has been a line of Flatacraft force 4's in my family for the last 26 years.
But sadly when I needed a bigger boat, there was no Flatacraft suitable around, and I've moved on.
Web sites flatacraft.com and flatacraft.co.uk are available from me, now my Force 4 has been sold.

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Old 10 November 2004, 16:22   #15
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If every member of Ribnet put in 49.18 we could buy it.
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Old 10 November 2004, 16:24   #16
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Where do I send the cheque?
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Old 11 November 2004, 04:28   #17
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We could call it a Camel Rib - the boat that was built by committeee
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Old 11 November 2004, 04:35   #18
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That's my next project to turn a camel RIB into a desirable craft!
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Old 11 November 2004, 04:44   #19
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It don't matter wot we call it, Stuart will only break it!


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Old 11 November 2004, 06:45   #20
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I thought the dec/jan issue was out on the 17th? A couple of my pics are supposed to be in it....

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