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Old 26 June 2006, 04:30   #11
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You gotta get up early in the morning to buy a boat

did a deal over ther phone boat and engine is 60 hrs from new so figured I best say yes over the phone .
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Old 26 June 2006, 05:25   #12
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Good man!
My friends valiant 520 and 75 Mariner 2 stroke (2005) costs around 45 a day for a good day out. My 70HP Tohatsu 2stroke on a 15ft speed boat is around 40/ day just nobbing about. On this size of boat I think the 4stroke is the best bet.
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Old 26 June 2006, 05:58   #13
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Its MIne Its Mine
You gotta get up early in the morning to buy a boat

did a deal over ther phone boat and engine is 60 hrs from new so figured I best say yes over the phone .
So which 'Shagknacker' have you actually bought?
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Old 26 June 2006, 05:58   #14
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Good man!
My friends valiant 520 and 75 Mariner 2 stroke (2005) costs around 45 a day for a good day out. My 70HP Tohatsu 2stroke on a 15ft speed boat is around 40/ day just nobbing about. On this size of boat I think the 4stroke is the best bet.
I have made the right choice then , just off to get it now .
I was lucky Just called back top confirm I was coming today after paying a deposit over the phone earlier .The guy said a man was waiting for him while I was on the phone , he had seen the boat saturday and come in this morning to buy it
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Old 26 June 2006, 07:26   #15
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Which one did you buy then?

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Old 26 June 2006, 07:39   #16
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the one at the beginning of this thread with 60 hrs and 4 stroker i think


looks ok so hopefully he will be a happy chappy
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Old 26 June 2006, 13:19   #17
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Well done Parkesy.
Perhaps you'll be bringing it up to the RibRaid?
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well the advert has been removed for the one at the beginning of this thread so hopefully we have a very happy chappy
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Old 26 June 2006, 18:15   #19
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He's a bit slow getting back & telling us all about it. Is he bringing it back Codprawn style?
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Old 26 June 2006, 19:18   #20
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Yes got the one with the 4 stroker .
What a day , sort exhaust on van this morning , stuck in traffic for an hour on A30 . Finally got there , jees Bristol is a hell hole for traffic , did the deal
Boat is almost like new even the paint is still on the propellor .

Well it towed fine Trailer is great , coming over the tamar bridge I looked down and it was high tide and the water was like glass so I had to launch her there and then and go play till dark .
All is well , what a smooth engine , Ill have to get you lot to drive it for me and let me know what you think.
Iam chuffed as nuts with it .

THANKS TO YOU ALL FOR THE HELP ADVICE AND PATIENCE OVER THE LAST MONTH OR SO MUCH APRECIATED
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