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Forum: RIBs & ribbing 12 April 2021, 06:56
Replies: 18
Views: 702
Posted By Perroboy
That might work...not a lot of room on a 5.3...

That might work...not a lot of room on a 5.3 tho!! Looking at the photos do u think the well has been glassed onto the deck or some other method used? On closer inspection it looks like various...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 12 April 2021, 03:51
Replies: 18
Views: 702
Posted By Perroboy
Mooring Problem

Got a 2004 5.3 Destroyer with very low hours Suzuki 90. I live by the coast and prefer to keep rhib on a swinging mooring in summer. Problem is lack of freeboard. In any kind of swell the boat fills...
Forum: Engines & props 31 March 2021, 13:52
Replies: 4
Views: 298
Posted By Perroboy
Cheers Jeff That's the one I've seen it only...

Cheers Jeff
That's the one I've seen it only goes to 09 year. Don't know how much the models changed after that. Probably be good enough for service purposes.
Forum: Engines & props 31 March 2021, 10:11
Replies: 4
Views: 298
Posted By Perroboy
Suzuki Service

Looking for a manual for a 2015 df90 Suzuki. Tried the stickies but most of the links dont work! Seen loads online for pre 2009 engines. Just looking for service info. Cheers!
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 09 January 2020, 15:00
Replies: 5
Views: 644
Posted By Perroboy
No patches in tubes. Just concerned how much...

No patches in tubes. Just concerned how much longer a near 14 year old engine will last no matter what hours!! My last Suzy 70 only lasted 12 years before internal corrosion killed it....low hours...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 09 January 2020, 13:44
Replies: 5
Views: 644
Posted By Perroboy
2006 Humber Destroyer

Any idea of the value of a Destroyer 5.3 might be a 5.5! With Suzy 90, 4 stroke on trailer. All appear to be 2006. Not much in the way of electronics. Looks well used but holds air no idea of hours...
Forum: RIBs for sale 04 August 2019, 17:23
Replies: 1
Views: 1,384
Posted By Perroboy
Now Sold

Now Sold
Forum: RIBs for sale 04 August 2018, 02:54
Replies: 1
Views: 1,384
Posted By Perroboy
Seasearch 4.2 Inflatable

Seasearch inflatable with ally floor. Comes with transom wheels for easy launching. Seat and paddles inc. Holds air with no leaks. Tubes have a bit of staining but a decent clean might sort...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 26 March 2018, 01:58
Replies: 38
Views: 3,641
Posted By Perroboy
Saw 3 ribs heading for Tarbert Sat...

Saw 3 ribs heading for Tarbert Sat afternoon.Looked a bit cold for me !!!!
Forum: Bits and pieces 13 December 2017, 18:29
Replies: 6
Views: 1,287
Posted By Perroboy
Thanks for all the info guys. Wondered if I...

Thanks for all the info guys. Wondered if I really should get a braked trailer!!
Forum: Bits and pieces 13 December 2017, 12:15
Replies: 6
Views: 1,287
Posted By Perroboy
Trailer Scotland

Looking for a new or nearly new rollercoaster type unbraked 750 kg trailer for a 5.3 Destroyer. Does anyone know of any manufacturers that deliver to Scotland. I live on West Coast but can pick up in...
Forum: RIBnet Europe 23 June 2017, 15:23
Replies: 19
Views: 5,725
Posted By Perroboy
lovely part of the world..love the Ionian sea!

lovely part of the world..love the Ionian sea!
Forum: Inflatable boats - SIBs and folding RIBs 09 May 2017, 03:46
Replies: 37
Views: 4,322
Posted By Perroboy
Midgies started this week!! We have had no rain...

Midgies started this week!! We have had no rain in our part of Argyll for 10 days or more so they are thirsty! Skin So Soft is hopeless imho!! Smidge is the potion of choice. Hope you get the weather...
Forum: Trailers & towing 08 December 2016, 18:46
Replies: 36
Views: 4,908
Posted By Perroboy
Really!! Ranger turning circle is less than...

Really!!

Ranger turning circle is less than the Amarok and only a bit more than the L200.I think its fine.
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 05 September 2016, 14:22
Replies: 18
Views: 2,617
Posted By Perroboy
Be careful tying up to the Tighny pontoon. The...

Be careful tying up to the Tighny pontoon. The side is fine but the end has nasty metal edges sticking out and no fenders. The spikes are covered in antifoul and gelcoat from boats that have found...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 26 August 2016, 18:18
Replies: 2
Views: 733
Posted By Perroboy
Kyles of Bute

Nice run from Rothesay to Tighny tonight.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SMS3QjXtD5A
Forum: Trailers & towing 04 July 2016, 11:16
Replies: 40
Views: 6,968
Posted By Perroboy
Anderson connector on battery and fly lead in...

Anderson connector on battery and fly lead in back of truck.Works for me.
Forum: Engines & props 24 June 2016, 16:20
Replies: 87
Views: 12,864
Posted By Perroboy
Hilarious!!

Hilarious!!
Forum: Inflatable boats - SIBs and folding RIBs 20 June 2016, 07:15
Replies: 29
Views: 3,368
Posted By Perroboy
Best product by far is Smidge. Doesn`t smell too...

Best product by far is Smidge. Doesn`t smell too bad either alternatively strap a couple of 30 inch industrial fans on yer roof rack. You might need to wear ear plugs for the noise but hey presto! no...
Forum: Upcoming RIB cruises 06 May 2016, 16:19
Replies: 159
Views: 23,400
Posted By Perroboy
Just a quick heads up since you may be in the...

Just a quick heads up since you may be in the vicinity of my home ports of Kames and Tighnabruaich. If weather turns less than idyllic free camping can be had in the grounds of the Tighnabruaich...
Forum: Trailers & towing 15 April 2016, 14:05
Replies: 40
Views: 6,968
Posted By Perroboy
Not in 6 years. Mind you I am a fairweather...

Not in 6 years. Mind you I am a fairweather boater so it has not had a hard life.It gets some spray off the rope but doesn`t seem to bother it and I dont flush it after use.
Forum: Trailers & towing 15 April 2016, 13:54
Replies: 40
Views: 6,968
Posted By Perroboy
Maybe! Can`t remember. Good idea to try and keep...

Maybe! Can`t remember. Good idea to try and keep the manual winch mounted somewhere so you can recover if you don`t have power for any reason.
Forum: Trailers & towing 15 April 2016, 13:47
Replies: 40
Views: 6,968
Posted By Perroboy
I have used a Goodwinch for 6 years with no probs...

I have used a Goodwinch for 6 years with no probs recovering a 5.3m. Might not be quick enough though.Think it was 300 with Dyneema rope.
Forum: RIB gallery 13 April 2016, 07:28
Replies: 5
Views: 1,422
Posted By Perroboy
Skate Island. Very nice.I was in the area at the...

Skate Island. Very nice.I was in the area at the weekend and don`t remember the weather being that good.Should have launched the rib! Is that a Phantom 3?
Forum: Upcoming RIB cruises 16 February 2016, 17:21
Replies: 178
Views: 32,820
Posted By Perroboy
Thanks guys!

Thanks guys!
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