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post #3 of Old 08-26-2006
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A top end price of $6000 is going to really limit the choice of boats you'll have. I doubt that anyone with a boat in that price range is willing to do anything but a straight cash deal...too many risks involved, for not enough reward IMHO, as btrayfors pointed out.

A bluewater capable boat in the price range is likely to be a complete wreck, and it doesn't sound like you have the finances to re-build or re-fit it. Yes, sweat equity can help a lot with lowering the costs of a boat, but there are still things that will cost money.

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