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Old 18-07-2007, 07:21 PM   #1
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looking for a 250hp

am looking for a 250hp optimax xs or similar have a 200hp optimax to part ex with 120hrs any one know why its so hard to get hold of a 250xs thanks
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Old 18-07-2007, 07:47 PM   #2
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any one know why its so hard to get hold of a 250xs thanks
andy

I imagine it's because not many have been sold in the UK !
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Old 19-07-2007, 11:39 AM   #3
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that makes sense ahh bollocks cant aford fuel bill and dont think the boat will deal with a 300hp
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Old 19-07-2007, 01:46 PM   #4
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Boat name: Both called ‘Irresistible’.
Boat make: Bernico F1 Twin, Monterey 265SC.
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I know Nico Bertels took two 250XS's in part exchange against two 300's. They were apparently off a cat, had very low hours and looked immaculate. It may be a long way for you to go but check out the Bernico website.
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Old 19-07-2007, 01:57 PM   #5
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You just beat me to it. I have seen them and they looked new to me.
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Old 19-07-2007, 09:07 PM   #6
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What does a 200xs go for these days ?!

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