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I agree with the consensus here.....blisters are really no big deal 90% of the time. If, as you said, there are only a handful of small ones, then let your offer reflect that and go for it. When you get a good feeling about a boat, a few blisters shouldn't be an obstacle (IMHO).
Well as it turns out, I was able to learn the problem was more extensive than I was initally informed (suprise). There were a much greater number of blisters with several large ones on both sides of the hull and more small ones than you could count. It was made clear that a bottom peel was in the near future or this boats value would be severely impacted.
I'm taking a pass, at least for now. At this point I'm not sure if I'm willing to take the risk and deal with the inconvinience at any price. I may change my mind and make a steeply discounted offer, but there is always another boat and I think I'll save a lot of discontent by waiting till it comes along.
The search goes on.
s/v Palmetto Moon
1991 Catalina 36