Originally Posted by ribraff
I was thinking that, also if you enlarge the pic of the hull it looks like a hand painted job, 'definitely recommend viewing first!
Went to see the boat this afternoon - decided against buying - unfortunately doesn't look as good close up - tube paint beginning to peel in a number of areas/inconsistently applied - hull paint also flaking - steering functional but evidence of corrosion - console seat quite small - trailer doesn't really fit the hull being a recent match up, too big really - quite an old looking snipe with bunks and side rollers, transverse leaf spring suspension - bunks have scraped some paint off the hull - wheel bearings ok some play - some corrosion on the trailer painted over...
I wasn't 100% on the transom either - big alloy plate screwed to the back - prodded in the mounting holes not sure if a bit spongey.
So all in all decided to either spend a bit more or get something that hasn't been tarted up