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11-07-2009 09:05 PM
merc2dogs Basically everything, believe me, no matter what it is, someone somewhere is looking for one.

11-07-2009 08:01 PM
n0w0rries I'd take the port/red nav light as mine has faded to white and the socket the bulb goes in is unreliable. I've got some LEDs in it now but it's a duct tape job. Email/pm me if you can sell it to me.

As for looking for stuff to grab... I would grab the teak if it was in descent shape--you can use it to make other stuff or sell it.

Hope you got some goodies
11-05-2009 09:24 PM
MikeinLA If they're talking scrap as in SCRAP, why not just get a Sawzall and take everything? Worry about "uninstalling" things later, it will save you time.

11-05-2009 07:36 PM
Hunter 30 Mast?

If it's a Hunter 30, let me knoe how the mast is... I bought a salvaged 1982 H30 and am in need of a mast.

11-05-2009 04:11 PM
Cat27Spokane Have you done this yet? I am looking for a replacement for the fuel locker (aft locker in the cockpit). The cover of mine is cracked. I would be very interested in whether you could get one off the Catalina 27. I would be willing to buy it for a reasonable price and pay to have it shipped.

Peek down below and see whether the deck hardware has backing plates. Early Catalina 27s did not have backing plates and many retrofit them. If you grabbed those, you would likely have a ready market for them.

I might be interested in a tiller if there is a nice one there.

If you have a chance call me. I would love to talk about it.


(5o9) 599- Three two-88
10-26-2009 01:24 PM
nereussailor You can sell just about anything on ebay or craigslist grab everything you can
I'd be interested in the stanchions if they're in good shape

10-26-2009 01:00 PM
scottyt okay if its a hunter ( older ie early 80's ) with the gray ( brand not color ) ports i would love 2 of the lenses. if the hatches are in good shape they are also worth some money.
10-26-2009 11:51 AM
mccary If you can, get a chain saw and get the keel, lead is worth $$ in a scrap yard.
10-26-2009 11:49 AM
How much time do you have??

How much time and storage do you have??

If I had the time I'd come down there and strip everything.....

I have rebuilt many boats and would love to have a source of used parts and equipment.....

Parting out boats was our business in FL for many years.
The total sale price of the parts was far above the initial cost of the 'hulk'.

We sold the stuff on "E-Bay", "CraigsList" or bartered it for things we needed.

We used the UPS store to ship things.
They will collect my price and the packing & shipping, from the buyer and pay me for the parts.....easy...

Get a hold of these items:
~ powered screw drivers,
~ power nut drivers,
~ Saws-alls,
~ PB-Blaster
~ a couple of friends,
~ a six pack.... carefull....getting silly = getting hurt !!
~ a weekend

And you could have a good sized inventory of boat parts.....

10-26-2009 11:40 AM
mike dryver certainly is just check dimension on old for old holes and copy process for up grades
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