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Re: Are abandoned boats a big problem in the U.S?

Originally Posted by krisscross View Post
I wonder why so few old boats are offered 'free to a good home'? You could salvage a lot of stuff from them.
I've not evaluated this, but I often wonder if the cost of disposal would exceed the value of what I'd get off the boat.

There are a few yards around here that do salvage stuff and have a yard full of booms, railing, masts, and so forth from salvaged boats. I imagine the cost/value for an individual wouldn't be high, though.
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