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My Mercury Ocean Runner 420

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My Mercury Ocean Runner 420

Postby Paul » 15 Mar 2018, 22:58

I'll confess that I originally intended to purchase the hull, OB, seat, console and other ancillaries from Pacermarine to 'rig' the boat myself as I'm a very fussy fecker :shame ...... after all this might be my last boat before I have to give up boating all together :cry: so it HAD to be just right ;-)
I've dealt with Kevin at Pacermarine over the years and long story short we agreed the layout/sizing/limits/methods etc and as they'd never let me down in the past he convinced me to entrust him with the fit out :o ..... even the Mrs was shocked I'd shook hands on the deal :lol:

SOooo ......... I took delivery of the Mercury Ocean Runner 420 last Saturday 10/3/2018 and I'll admit I was very nervous the deck layout might not work, with it being too cramped fitting the console designed for the larger 460 model. My second concern was with the boat sat on the trailer it'd not fit into my 5.1M maximum length within the garage due to Megaflow water tank and boiler :roll:

True to form Kevin didn't let me down and came up with the goods much to my delight :yay

Here's a few photos taken very quickly prior to me taking off on a weeks holiday :D ......... needless to say now I'm back home I'm wanting to get it out onto the water :drive

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Nice and tidy I'd say :D

Now the ball ache OB run in :thud :lol:
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Re: My Mercury Ocean Runner 420

Postby sparerib » 15 Mar 2018, 23:09

Smart mate looks great
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Re: My Mercury Ocean Runner 420

Postby Paul B » 15 Mar 2018, 23:32

Ohhhh that looks very very nice, better not leave the keys handy on the ww event or it might go astray for a while :lol:
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Re: My Mercury Ocean Runner 420

Postby Martin » 16 Mar 2018, 08:18

That looks cracking Paul, :clappy
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Re: My Mercury Ocean Runner 420

Postby Stray » 16 Mar 2018, 10:45

A good looking boat Paul, I hope it fits your requirements, I'm not jealous, honest. :mrgreen:
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Re: My Mercury Ocean Runner 420

Postby Si Crowe » 16 Mar 2018, 13:07

thats belting. nice layout.
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Re: My Mercury Ocean Runner 420

Postby Cliff » 16 Mar 2018, 13:51

Cracking bit of kit :clappy Wouldn't look out of place in a Bond film :shoot
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Re: My Mercury Ocean Runner 420

Postby Steve » 16 Mar 2018, 13:56

Looks amazing - well done! Not jealous in the slightest!!!
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Re: My Mercury Ocean Runner 420

Postby warder54 » 16 Mar 2018, 17:13

Steve wrote:Looks amazing - well done! Not jealous in the slightest!!!
Great looking boat. Now enjoy it!

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Re: My Mercury Ocean Runner 420

Postby kaman » 16 Mar 2018, 18:26

Can only echo previous comments that you've got yourself a cracking set up there Paul.
When I grow up I can envisage myself in something similar.
Enjoy :thumbsup :drive
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