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can someone help me identify this boat

hi guys found this little dingy forsale for $130.00. i know its a customflex design from toledo ohio. but im not sure what it is. i just want to know its its worth getting and fixing. it has a wooden mast and boom and a swing keel. looks to be about ten feet long. any help is much apprecieated.
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Re: can someone help me identify this boat

Sailboats built by Customflex (USA) by year on Sailboatdata.com

Customflex Inc in Whitehouse, OH - Boat Manufacturers

there are more google items--you may wish to google customflex--not many were pictured.

good luck.
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hi guys found this little dingy forsale for $130.00. i know its a customflex design from toledo ohio. but im not sure what it is. i just want to know its its worth getting and fixing. it has a wooden mast and boom and a swing keel. looks to be about ten feet long. any help is much apprecieated.
Hey, for $130.00, how can you go wrong? It probably won't take much to get it sailing and it could be fun.
I certainly would go into it with the idea of turning a profit though.
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Re: can someone help me identify this boat

Hazel,

Like Knotty said, it's hard to go wrong for the price. If the trailer is in road-worthy condition, then if worse comes to worst you could likely recoup most of your investment by selling it without the boat.

That said, go into it with both eyes open. Take a hard look at the spars and rigging, the sails, the hull, etc. That $130 may just be the cover charge at the door, and your final bar bill could easily exceed that if you find yourself having to replace stuff.
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looks like a Penquin class, very fun boat
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