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Old 24 June 2013, 08:01   #1
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Rib wanted, Kintyre

Hi folks, looking for a rib and can pay up to about five grand.

It needs to be in, or willing to deliver to, Kintyre.

Not too stuck on spec but it does have to be seaworthy and at least 5 metres long. Would also consider a cat rib.

I know I have not given much to go on but it's just for pootling about, if a seven meter twin Honda turned up for five/six grand I would have it, if a 25hp old thing turned up for one and half grand I would have that.
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Old 24 June 2013, 08:46   #2
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Hi folks, looking for a rib and can pay up to about five grand.

It needs to be in, or willing to deliver to, Kintyre.

Not too stuck on spec but it does have to be seaworthy and at least 5 metres long. Would also consider a cat rib.

I know I have not given much to go on but it's just for pootling about, if a seven meter twin Honda turned up for five/six grand I would have it, if a 25hp old thing turned up for one and half grand I would have that.
Won't get a lot for 5k, maybe, old engined,old tubed rib, knackered trailer, think you might need to push yourself a bit on price, hope this helps
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Old 24 June 2013, 09:25   #3
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You may get a shallow V hull with an older engine on. Look for valiant or Humber assaults. Possible. Not easy. It's going to get more achievable sub 5m though.
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Old 24 June 2013, 09:45   #4
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How about a mid 90's 5.3m Humber Attaque (which is the same as the Current Humber ocean pro 2m beam currently produced) Tubes Hold Air , with a Good Strong Clean 1995 Mariner 2 stroke 75Hp power tilt trim , with a Good well maintained 2006 Gavlanised Roller coaster Trailer, Very Good Reliable sea keeping Boat ?

Brand New Ultraflex Steering System This week.
Brand New jockey wheel & Breakaway Cable
New Wheel Bearings and ALKO Stainles Steel Brake Cables This Week
Brand New Brake Rod System This Week.
2 * 22 Litre Fuel Cans.
Boat Needs little bits but Nothing Major.Has been used for diving in its past , But I have owned it for the last 3 years for pleasure cruising.
It will do 36 knots +

I have Lowrance Chart Plotter and Lowrance DSI sounder , NOT Included but available extra.

Boat Currently in Lancashire , But Will be in Argyll Next week.

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Old 24 June 2013, 09:54   #5
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How about a mid 90's 5.3m Humber Attaque (which is the same as the Current Humber ocean pro 2m beam currently produced) Tubes Hold Air , with a Good Strong Clean 1995 Mariner 2 stroke 75Hp power tilt trim , with a Good well maintained 2006 Gavlanised Roller coaster Trailer, Very Good Reliable sea keeping Boat ?

Brand New Ultraflex Steering System This week.
Brand New jockey wheel & Breakaway Cable
New Wheel Bearings and ALKO Stainles Steel Brake Cables This Week
Brand New Brake Rod System This Week.
2 * 22 Litre Fuel Cans.
Boat Needs little bits but Nothing Major.Has been used for diving in its past , But I have owned it for the last 3 years for pleasure cruising.
It will do 36 knots +

I have Lowrance Chart Plotter and Lowrance DSI sounder , NOT Included but available extra.

Boat Currently in Lancashire , But Will be in Argyll Next week.

Alan.


Can E-mail Pics & Price (Less than your Budget),
Sure i'd be interested in that, thanks.
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Old 24 June 2013, 09:59   #6
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You may get a shallow V hull with an older engine on. Look for valiant or Humber assaults. Possible. Not easy. It's going to get more achievable sub 5m though.
I know I will be lucky to get anything fancy for that money.

I have been trying to message this person Avon 5.4m Rib Honda BF75 4 Stroke in Kilmelford, Argyll and Bute | Boats, Kayaks & Jet Skis for Sale | Gumtree.com but keep getting no reply so is probably a scam
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Old 24 June 2013, 10:02   #7
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Same basic spec as:-

http://www.humberinflatables.co.uk/oceanpro20.html

I just added 1 pic as an attachment (Van not included)

Forgot to add,

All Console Rewired , New Fusebox, All Electrics 100% working.

Radio ,Nav lights etc.

Engine just serviced,all fluids changed. power trim reconditioned last year.

New Fuel Lines.

All work was done as I had planned a trip to St Kilda- Now Cancelled.
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Old 24 June 2013, 10:48   #8
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That's the sort of chap I have been looking for, how much?
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Old 24 June 2013, 12:12   #9
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Old 25 June 2013, 08:45   #10
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Can anyone tell me if this is a good deal?

Rib Speedboat in Clydebank, Glasgow | Boats, Kayaks & Jet Skis for Sale | Gumtree.com
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