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Forum: RIBs & ribbing 29 October 2010, 05:04
Replies: 40
Views: 7,864
Posted By mrgrumpy
Alf.... Does your layout still retain the aft...

Alf.... Does your layout still retain the aft bench or has all the seating been switched to jockey seats...I've been looking at buying a 755 but I'm still concerned that the bench seat is only...
Forum: RIBnet Europe 04 January 2009, 14:12
Replies: 21
Views: 8,105
Posted By mrgrumpy
Its good to see that at least Polwart and...

Its good to see that at least Polwart and Chris123 have the ability to read and understand the written word. ..........
For the record Brian I'm not asking nor expecting anyone to do anything for...
Forum: RIBnet Europe 04 January 2009, 04:11
Replies: 21
Views: 8,105
Posted By mrgrumpy
I'm thinking more along the lines of flying to...

I'm thinking more along the lines of flying to Europe somewhere, being collected at the airport, transported to a villa which will be your base for a few days and then during the next 3 days (or so)...
Forum: RIBnet Europe 01 January 2009, 05:24
Replies: 21
Views: 8,105
Posted By mrgrumpy
Rib holidays......

A few years back I went on an organised off road motorcyle trip lasting 3 days. I was thinking about doing the same again but wondered if there are any similar type vacations arranged for ribs......
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 22 July 2008, 06:41
Replies: 4
Views: 1,031
Posted By mrgrumpy
What would be your preference??

Having spent the weekend on a 6.5 meter Solent (intermediate powerboat training) I've decided to sell the sportscruiser and buy a 6.5/7.0 Rib. I've narrowed my search to either a Solent or a Vipermax...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 29 December 2007, 06:00
Replies: 8
Views: 1,394
Posted By mrgrumpy
Members in Essex ??

I'm just wondering if there are many members of Ribnet that are Essex based, and if there are so where you do most of your ribbing. Is there a regular meeting for all those living in this neck of the...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 24 December 2007, 14:54
Replies: 28
Views: 4,023
Posted By mrgrumpy
I'd like to thank you all for your time, guidance...

I'd like to thank you all for your time, guidance and extensive knowledge....much appreciated by this rib virgin.
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 24 December 2007, 14:51
Replies: 28
Views: 4,023
Posted By mrgrumpy
I intend to.....It never hurts to have the list...

I intend to.....It never hurts to have the list shortened by people who have a great deal more knowledge and experience than I do though. Salesmen can make you believe all sorts of garbage.
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 21 December 2007, 10:42
Replies: 28
Views: 4,023
Posted By mrgrumpy
Mollers.....is there a reason why you have...

Mollers.....is there a reason why you have discounted the Avon and the Ocean Pro?
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 21 December 2007, 10:39
Replies: 28
Views: 4,023
Posted By mrgrumpy
Used is my preference.....the budget is 20k...

Used is my preference.....the budget is 20k (ish).....
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 21 December 2007, 09:00
Replies: 28
Views: 4,023
Posted By mrgrumpy
Impossible question.....

I realise that there is no definitive answer to the question I pose but I would value your opinions as one brand appears much like any other to me. In the New Year I will be purchasing a 6.5-7.0...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 29 October 2007, 06:07
Replies: 7
Views: 1,344
Posted By mrgrumpy
Thanks very much for all your input.....Much...

Thanks very much for all your input.....Much appreciated.
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 28 October 2007, 12:07
Replies: 7
Views: 1,344
Posted By mrgrumpy
Is this enough HP???

I'm thinking about buying a used 6.8 metre rib which comes with a two stroke 150 hp outboard. Do you think that a 150 hp outboard on a rib that size is man enough to make the ride both responsive and...
Forum: Engines & props 12 September 2007, 04:13
Replies: 13
Views: 2,779
Posted By mrgrumpy
Thanks very much for your input.......I am now...

Thanks very much for your input.......I am now leaning towards a 7.5 cobra with a 300 Suzuki. The loss of passenger space with the inboard is a real concern.
Forum: Engines & props 10 September 2007, 06:26
Replies: 13
Views: 2,779
Posted By mrgrumpy
Inboard or Outboard ??

I'm moving down from a sportscruiser to either a 7.5+ rib or possibly a large bowrider (wash my mouth!!). What are the pros and cons of running with either an inboard engine or an ourboard...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 22 August 2007, 09:07
Replies: 9
Views: 1,508
Posted By mrgrumpy
The seats on the Cobra appear quite clever as...

The seats on the Cobra appear quite clever as they somehow hinge to become leaning posts for the first two rows.

I totally agree with the need to be on your feet in choppy conditions.
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 22 August 2007, 06:19
Replies: 9
Views: 1,508
Posted By mrgrumpy
Question regarding Rib Seating.....

I am considering making the switch from a 30' sports cruiser to a 7.5+ metre rib. There is slight restance from the family as they are concerned that riding Jockey seats will not be paricularly...
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