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Forum: RIBs & ribbing 07 August 2017, 18:02
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Posted By macattack101
If it is the same as the 6.2 it will have a self...

If it is the same as the 6.2 it will have a self draining deck which goes directly out the transom via tubing either side of the bilge compartment. Hope that helps
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 30 January 2016, 17:57
Replies: 4
Views: 934
Posted By macattack101
Thanks for that I will give them a call

Thanks for that I will give them a call
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 30 January 2016, 16:18
Replies: 4
Views: 934
Posted By macattack101
Seat retrimming in Scotland

Hi all
Does anyone have a recommendation for retrimming. I have 2 jockey seats, console suicide seat and a 3 seater bench seat base and backrest that would benefit from a bit of TLC. I would want...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 17 December 2015, 20:42
Replies: 17
Views: 29,461
Posted By macattack101
Forth made my cover heavy duty in black for 500....

Forth made my cover heavy duty in black for 500. They made a bow cushion which is pretty good. I had asked them to retrim my bench seat and it was a crap job ( not even that good) still need to find...
Forum: About RIBnet | Site Help & Announcements 19 August 2015, 15:57
Replies: 171
Views: 25,702
Posted By macattack101
New Rib Forum

It is being suggested that a RHIB forum be established on the back of the success of the FB page. I know I can only speak as a mere modest contributer to both formats but the situation is not good. I...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 08 August 2015, 17:24
Replies: 11
Views: 2,844
Posted By macattack101
Only the keel and the tubes at the stern touch...

Only the keel and the tubes at the stern touch when dried out and a lot of the time it sits upright. Always on lovely highland sand.
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 08 August 2015, 11:51
Replies: 11
Views: 2,844
Posted By macattack101
When measuring for a keel guard, do you go all...

When measuring for a keel guard, do you go all the way to the stern. My wife thought it would be fun to take the navigation bread crumb trail with a touch of salt and go her own way through the rocks...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 19 July 2015, 00:11
Replies: 6
Views: 1,792
Posted By macattack101
Try an anchor buddy which will keep the boat...

Try an anchor buddy which will keep the boat offshore but you can pull it in with a bow line. They are on eBay.
Forum: Engines & props 07 July 2015, 19:55
Replies: 6
Views: 1,255
Posted By macattack101
I use Lings Honda for my Honda bits. They have a...

I use Lings Honda for my Honda bits. They have a great website and have been very quick.
Lings Honda Parts | Genuine Honda Parts | Honda Cars | Honda Motorcycles | Honda Power Products | Lings Honda...
Forum: Engines & props 07 July 2015, 19:53
Replies: 6
Views: 1,255
Posted By macattack101
https://www.hondaoriginalparts.com/contact.php ...

https://www.hondaoriginalparts.com/contact.php

Lings Honda have supplied me for a few years now, very quick and reliable
Forum: Upcoming RIB cruises 06 July 2015, 20:49
Replies: 23
Views: 3,970
Posted By macattack101
I would be up for a run in August if one is being...

I would be up for a run in August if one is being planned
Forum: Trailers & towing 17 June 2015, 21:47
Replies: 15
Views: 3,619
Posted By macattack101
I tow my 6.2 with a 520 and it's been brilliant....

I tow my 6.2 with a 520 and it's been brilliant. I have recently had the engine mapped and I would thoroughly recommend it as it gives bags of power. Mine has the self levelling air suspension so...
Forum: Trailers & towing 09 May 2015, 23:18
Replies: 10
Views: 3,362
Posted By macattack101
100% agree with you on the drying out. I always...

100% agree with you on the drying out. I always flush the hubs with the flusher fitted then take the empty trailer for even a 5 min run with lots of braking.. Did the pre season checks last week and...
Forum: Trailers & towing 07 May 2015, 21:26
Replies: 41
Views: 8,284
Posted By macattack101
Bmw 5 series RWD self levelling suspension tows...

Bmw 5 series RWD self levelling suspension tows my 6.2m no problem. Plenty of traction and torque as the hitch pushes the arse down..had a disco 2 before the Beemer and I have no regrets.
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 30 April 2015, 17:53
Replies: 10
Views: 3,214
Posted By macattack101
I agree, my valiant is very happy in lumpy seas...

I agree, my valiant is very happy in lumpy seas off the west coast. I must admit I feel a bit fed up of the naysayers with their tales of doom.....oh it will dissolve in the cold sea blah blah. I...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 21 April 2015, 21:27
Replies: 10
Views: 3,214
Posted By macattack101
Ive had the 620 for over 5 years and very happy....

Ive had the 620 for over 5 years and very happy. The boat is very dry as the bow is high and the wide sponsons keep it stable in the turns. Lots of storage as you would want for a family rib. PU...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 21 April 2015, 18:38
Replies: 13
Views: 1,755
Posted By macattack101
Before you try and reinvent the wheel so to...

Before you try and reinvent the wheel so to speak, why not see if there is a pic of another 520 with an A-frame so you can copy. There may even be one for sale..
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 16 February 2015, 22:07
Replies: 14
Views: 2,350
Posted By macattack101
Kip would be good. Launched and recovered at kip...

Kip would be good. Launched and recovered at kip loads of times with my 2wd estate. Last time was messy due to the amount of seaweed which was a real PITA picking the stuff off the trailer. Sometimes...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 15 February 2015, 22:38
Replies: 14
Views: 2,350
Posted By macattack101
Would love to join that trip as I have been...

Would love to join that trip as I have been desperate to go up the water and back doon again..any time except July as I go up the North west then to get my fix of the isles.
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 27 January 2015, 10:21
Replies: 2
Views: 968
Posted By macattack101
There was also the big paper boat on the Clyde...

There was also the big paper boat on the Clyde many years ago. https://youtu.be/3T-md22ZETQ
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 24 January 2015, 16:53
Replies: 31
Views: 5,158
Posted By macattack101
Not the best example of an RN sea boat launch as...

Not the best example of an RN sea boat launch as the coxswain made a meal of that and was close to digging in and rolling over. It's not the easiest thing to do as you get sucked against the ship. I...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 28 December 2014, 15:41
Replies: 5
Views: 3,500
Posted By macattack101
I've used mine in very lumpy seas and never felt...

I've used mine in very lumpy seas and never felt concerned. They are also very good in nice weather with bags of storage for all the beach gear. The tubes are PU which means they are easy to keep...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 30 October 2014, 17:00
Replies: 17
Views: 1,975
Posted By macattack101
Oops meant aldi

Oops meant aldi
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 30 October 2014, 16:59
Replies: 17
Views: 1,975
Posted By macattack101
Aldo ski goggles work a treat and last a couple...

Aldo ski goggles work a treat and last a couple of seasons
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 22 September 2014, 15:33
Replies: 19
Views: 1,996
Posted By macattack101
Defo on that Gel goat is for surface scratches...

Defo on that
Gel goat is for surface scratches which yours isn't. Needs resin and weave. Not that expensive but worth getting a professional in for it.
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