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Old 26 April 2007, 06:18   #1
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Cheap Yamaha

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Is this a scam?

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Old 26 April 2007, 07:03   #2
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Seems a bit cheap to me... ...I am sure if you wanted someone local to visit it to check it is real and check the ser nos etc - maybe see it running then that would be possible. Just proposing that to the vendor may be enough to flush out a scam.
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Old 26 April 2007, 08:16   #3
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I sold my 2003 models, with nearly 700 hours, one for 2.5k (counter rotaing) and the other for 3.5k (standard rotation), so does sound a bit cheap to me.

Mind did have S/S props though
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Old 26 April 2007, 08:22   #4
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Given its an ebay photo I recon its a scam
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Old 26 April 2007, 16:42   #5
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How about these ones then?

http://www.boatsandoutboards.co.uk/view/F142679/

http://www.boatsandoutboards.co.uk/view/F142387/
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Old 26 April 2007, 17:56   #6
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Both scams...

Crappies are American fish and I think I saw the other one on US ebay a couple of weeks back.
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