New to the Forum, addvices need! buying a FC470 for $6000
i wanted to know if this is a deal, let me know what you guys think.
this is what im buying:
2009 ZODIAC FC-470- BOAT USED AS DEMO FOR TRAINING CLASSES/STATIC DISPLAYS.
INCLUDES: HARD DECK ALUMINUM FLOOR, PADDLE BAG W/4 PADDLES, BOW BAGS W/2 FOOT PUMPS, OWNER/OPERATOR MANUAL.
MANUFACTURER'S WARRANTY 5 YEARS ON FABRIC,TRANSOM AND HARDWARE. MCO/TITLE INCLUDED WITH SALE.
SPECS: WEIGHS 325LBS, LENGTH 15.5', CAN ACCOMODATE UP TO 65HP OUTBOARD WITH HARD DECK, 20" TRANSOM.TRANSOM MODIFICATION KIT AVAILABLE AT
(SS TRANSOM PLATE,EYE BOLTS,ENGINE LOCKING PINS, 7' SOLID ALUMINUM STRINGERS). GIVES THE BOAT MORE RIGIDITY RUNNING HEAVIER OUTBOARD.
the engine i plan on using is the Evenrude inline 60hp. i have look on this forum and haven't seen anyone using this set up.
what i want to know is am i getting a deal? this FC470 is in NC and will be ship to Sol CA for $6k OTD for just the boat. am i paying to much? i have a friend that is going to look at the boat and take more photos of it for me. what should i ask about the boat? what should i tell him to look at and take photos of?
what i will be using this boat for is in the open ocean most of the time. i will be going to Catalina island a few times and just have fun in the waters of Sol CA. i love speed is 60hp to much? will it be controllable?
thanks for all the help and hope to hear from you all soon.
here is a few photos that i got form the seller.