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Old 27 May 2020, 23:05   #1
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Wow !

Not the best news for some i imagine

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Old 28 May 2020, 03:06   #2
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Sad day. I know they were the engine everyone loved to hate however having had them on multiple ribs since I bought my first Osprey in 2006 I love them. Still got a 300G2 on the current RIB and no intention of letting it go !
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Old 28 May 2020, 03:55   #4
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Sad day. I know they were the engine everyone loved to hate however having had them on multiple ribs since I bought my first Osprey in 2006 I love them. Still got a 300G2 on the current RIB and no intention of letting it go !


Not surprising really, they were under an onslaught from the rest of the 4stroke centric industry.
I wish I still had mine.....
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late 90s stuff was total junk IMO. compare that to the Yamaha 2 strokes of that time its hard to believe they made it through to now
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Never owned one so no first hand experience - however you do see mixed reviews regarding reliability & ongoing faults
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will it affect spares availablity ?
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will it affect spares availablity ?
'We will continue to supply customers and our dealer network service parts and will honour our manufacturer limited warranties, plus offer select programs to manage inventory. '
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'We will continue to supply customers and our dealer network service parts and will honour our manufacturer limited warranties, plus offer select programs to manage inventory. '



Iím guessing thereís a massive inventory of stock & parts kicking around in depots across the world.
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Old 29 May 2020, 03:39   #10
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will it affect spares availablity ?
Dont they have a duty to keep spares available for a specified period? Something like 10 years springs to mind.
That said I'd hate to be a dealer sitting with a large stock of engines as I'd imagine their sale value just took a nose dive.
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I really liked the look of those engines, its a shame, I wonder how it might effect used sales of boats with these engines, will it make people avoid buying on the used market boats with these on, maybe some bargains coming up in the future.
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Love my 2008 250HO. Pushes my 8.1m rib to 70mph.

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Love my 2008 250HO. Pushes my 8.1m rib to 70mph.
70MPH !!!!!!!!!!! Now wonder this thread is entitled - WOW !
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"We will continue to supply customers and our dealer network service parts"

Filters, pump impellers and gearbox oil ...? not replacement parts...?


....."plus offer select programs to manage inventory."..

Translated....Parts will be rationed and unless you buy an extended warranty
you can whistle for them.....

Maybe I'm just a cynic.
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