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Old 25 March 2008, 22:27   #1
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Your "BEST" boat buy....

O.K.... New thread here, a good spot for letting all on Ribnet know how good you are at the "art of the deal". It could be a piece of equipment, (electronic) a trailer, a motor, or a boat by itself, but we all know the true measure by which all men are judged: The Total package! Put er up there guys, it's fun to see what kind of deals people have made... Somewhere down the line I'll let you in on what I PAID for my most recent, but only after the dust settles...
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Old 25 March 2008, 22:37   #2
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O.K.... New thread here, a good spot for letting all on Ribnet know how good you are at the "art of the deal". It could be a piece of equipment, (electronic) a trailer, a motor, or a boat by itself, but we all know the true measure by which all men are judged: The Total package! Put er up there guys, it's fun to see what kind of deals people have made... Somewhere down the line I'll let you in on what I PAID for my most recent, but only after the dust settles...
Hi Pat
Do Hookers count ?
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Old 25 March 2008, 22:44   #3
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Do Hookers count ?
I think so, but only if you got them with the boat! (lol)
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Old 25 March 2008, 22:56   #4
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I think so, but only if you got them with the boat! (lol)
Dang, I knew something was wrong when I had to blow her up and she looked like a tug.
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Old 26 March 2008, 06:52   #5
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Decent overalls, gloves and a Save Phace mask.

Now i'm more likely to use the boat on shite days.
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Old 26 March 2008, 10:10   #6
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Looked at an Alaska 500 which had been parked in a drive next to a fur for 2 years. Agreed a price, towed it home, washed it, serviced engine, fitted a VHF and sold it a week later for 2500 more than I paid.

Is this the sort of deals you are looking for??

Further to this I am now on boat 5 and have never sold one for less than I bought it. There are many bargains out there to be had and if you take care of the kit any depreciation can be managed.
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Old 26 March 2008, 11:49   #7
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Flotation suit and the Save Phace, now completely weatherproof and snug as a bug. Just need to persuade the Mrs to do the same so we can go whale spotting...

Oh and getting contact lenses, worn glasses since I was 14 but a complete non starter for boating!!!
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Old 26 March 2008, 14:56   #8
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Probably a stunning wooden sailing dinghy - never been on the water complete with spare sails etc - it cost me 0 - yes thats right it was FREE!!!

I also had a free 42" Plasma TV for Christmas................
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Old 26 March 2008, 17:05   #10
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Probably a stunning wooden sailing dinghy - never been on the water complete with spare sails etc - it cost me 0 - yes thats right it was FREE!!!

I also had a free 42" Plasma TV for Christmas................
technically not a "buy" then
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