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Re: Looking at a boat tomorrow

Originally Posted by ckmeans View Post
...Also, seems like the owner did a bit of work....All new cushions and new standing rigging is a big expense....He just bought the boat 3 years ago...The cost of those two jobs alone is more than the asking price...Which is actually a bit of a red flag to me...

We'll see how things check out in the morning...
If by red flag, you mean you would have expected the boat price to reflect this, you're learning a very important lesson. Buying a boat under $5k can always have a few issues that will cost more than one paid for the boat and will not appreciably increase its value. Maybe said differently, before these were done, the boat was technically worth nothing.

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Last edited by Faster; 05-04-2013 at 11:07 AM.
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