Originally Posted by whiteminiman
Not that I use the site at all, but that linked advert... what was it that made it an "obvious" scam? What sort of things give it away?
Price, primarily. A 12mth old £12k engine for £1700 is a bit of a giveaway. American phrasiology is another. We tend to refer to an outboard as an 'engine', in the States 'Motors'.
These ads are copied and pasted from genuine ads in the US. With a bit of googling the originals can often be found.