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Old 09-29-2020, 09:59 AM
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Originally Posted by kickingbass View Post
My judgement and research says to pay $18,000 but owner wont budge from $22,000. I will have survey done to check out all but just wanted to know if I was paying way too much for it before I invest in a complete survey of the boat by a professional.

Seatrial, Seatrial, Seatrial, run engines at cruise at least 10 miles, touch wot to see if its propped correctly.
Moisture numbers for stringers, cabin sides, top, and deck. Check for leaking windows and mold in cabin.
A co-worker had one of these 20 years ago, motors had to run hard to stay on plane, high fuel comsuption and limited tankage.
Budget $5k per year before you leave dock once.