Originally Posted by davidpm
I don't like to hear:
Yea I noticed the stuffing box was leaking really bad but we tightened up on the nut and it all better now.
No I don't know what kind of packing it has.
And the worst kind of answer to get is "Look, I don't have time to answer all these questions. Are you interested in the boat or not?"
No offense intended to anyone who has done this, but if you don't get answers to your questions, but spend the time and money to go look at the boat anyway, that's on you.