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1984 h34

Hi All,

We are going to look at a 1984 H34 next week. The boat looks very clean from the pics with engine recently replaced with a yanmar 27hp diesel, less than 300hrs on it. Asking price is $24,900. That seems less than other H34's that look much worse from the pics. I know that the compression post could be an issue, are there any other know big problems to look for before we spend the money on a survey. Does this sound like a good deal? We have been looking for some time now and from the pics and talking with the owner sounds like the best deal we have come across so far. Any thoughts are appreciated.


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I was checking that same boat out myself (just via the internet.) It looks immaculate, I assumed the owner is a very picky guy. Looks like you could eat off the bilge!
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Water intrusion in the deck. Walk the whole deck listen for crunchiness or soft spots. Especially around the cabin sides. Check the chain plate tie rod attachment to the hull if you can. More info on that can be found on the hunter owners forum Repair Broken Chainplate Tierod - SailboatOwners.com
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A compression port should be no problem, unless that model has a history.

A new engine should not require an inspection, unless that would make you feel more comfortable. A rigging inspection should spot a chainplate problem or other issues.
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