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10-16-2013, 06:38 PM
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Posted By mike carrigan

Damn, I have to think about that some. Ten...

Damn,
I have to think about that some.
Ten years more or less.
It's a business to me now for a long time.
I haven't had the need to buy a boat for a good, long while.
Up to a couple/few years...
10-16-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 19,348
Posted By mike carrigan

Obviously there's more than one view. I...

Obviously there's more than one view.

I read it as the OP complaining about:
A) The ad
B) POP Yachts
C) The surveyor
D) Loss of his deposit that has not been established thus far at all.
...
10-16-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 19,348
Posted By mike carrigan

I guess the reason that I'm always skeptical is...

I guess the reason that I'm always skeptical is that I've been a victim, on THT, and had to answer pure B- - - - - - t that was said about my product.
I never, not once, shy'd away from that and...
10-16-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 19,348
Posted By mike carrigan

I never did business with POP yachts and never...

I never did business with POP yachts and never said I did.
I did business with an employee of POP yachts long before POP yachts ever existed, beginning in the early 90'S.

I think the owner of...
10-16-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 19,348
Posted By mike carrigan

A guy comes on THT with his 3rd post and: ...

A guy comes on THT with his 3rd post and:
Identifies the owner of a boat by name and locale
Identifies a surveyor by name and locale (city)
Essentually says the owner and surveyor misled him along...
10-16-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 19,348
Posted By mike carrigan

I said 40 million. Which is correct. Where...

I said 40 million.
Which is correct.
Where the" six hundred...." comes from I have no idea

I never said I was a "consumers friend"

I'm not, and never said "all things....." about anything....
10-16-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 19,348
Posted By mike carrigan

Please don't presume to tell me what side of the...

Please don't presume to tell me what side of the fence I'm on.
I buy and sell.
As a buyer I am the consumer.
I am the person responding to the ads
I am the person who makes the call as to the ad...
10-16-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 19,348
Posted By mike carrigan

You make some good points. I buy boats. I...

You make some good points.

I buy boats.
I have ads that run thruout Florida that I buy used boats.
Ok, I've been dealing with used boats since the early sixties and have perhaps a little more...
10-16-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 19,348
Posted By mike carrigan

If your a broker it's very different than being a...

If your a broker it's very different than being a dealer.
A dealer will more than likely own the boat or have the boat in possession and know a lot more about the boat, first hand.
A broker goes'...
10-16-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 19,348
Posted By mike carrigan

Miami show, and the like, I was the guy at the...

Miami show, and the like, I was the guy at the table with the customer and the salesman.
All, all, let me repeat so as no misunderstanding. ALL E'S to Pro-Line came to me. Domestic, international,...
10-16-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 19,348
Posted By mike carrigan

What you fail to understand is that many...

What you fail to understand is that many manufacturers and people in the industry do not participate on THT because of people just like you.
They don't want to be whipping boys.
I've seen some very...
10-16-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 19,348
Posted By mike carrigan

I have no idea why I justify with an answer. ...

I have no idea why I justify with an answer.

My volume with Pro-Line was over 60% of Pro-Lines volume.
It averaged something like $40,000,000 a year.
I guess an average price per unit was about...
10-16-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 19,348
Posted By mike carrigan

Stick to engineering. Your lack of knowledge re...

Stick to engineering.
Your lack of knowledge re boat manufacturing, rep, retail, shows your clueless as to dollar volume.
What I stated as to dollars and volume is Boat 101 to anyone in the...
10-16-2013, 07:31 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 19,348
Posted By mike carrigan

Over 60% of Pro-Line volume was mine. The...

Over 60% of Pro-Line volume was mine.
The arithmetic is not rocket science, and is well known, and published.
That does' not include Donzi, but, who's counting, huh?
However, your BS aside.
How...
10-16-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 36,951
Posted By mike carrigan

No. I'll bet Michael and I are the only two...

No.
I'll bet Michael and I are the only two people on THT who know the difference between a 1957 30 HP Johnrude and a 1958 35 HP Johnrude.
Me, because in the early 60's they were not old then and I...
10-16-2013, 06:28 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 19,348
Posted By mike carrigan

I comment as I see a situation. I offer my...

I comment as I see a situation.
I offer my opinion on matters that interest me and/or I have experience with.
Sometimes there are posts on THT that I'm directly involved in but not by name.
I'm...
10-16-2013, 03:48 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 19,348
Posted By mike carrigan

I dont see where there's a bad guy here?

POP Yachts clearly, very clearly, as plain as can be said, Hire a surveyor and make your deal subject to the survey. My words not theirs but pretty clearly said.
They put that clearly in print.
You...
10-15-2013, 08:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,645
Posted By mike carrigan

I haven't read all the responses so perhaps I'm...

I haven't read all the responses so perhaps I'm saying some that's already been said.
Location means a lot.
Where are you?
Freshwater use?
Saltwater use?
Which?
There is a difference.

In...
10-15-2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,010
Posted By mike carrigan

AKA: "Wrinkles" "Rinkydinks" And, yes,...

AKA:
"Wrinkles"
"Rinkydinks"

And, yes, Crazy had both and I sat thru IX with one or the other with him, more than once, which I cannot recall enjoying doing with him, with either brand, ever.
...
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-14-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,559
Posted By mike carrigan

Please don't tell us that you've joined your...

Please don't tell us that you've joined your local neighborhood watch and need to be armed because you often feel threatened and want to be muy macho.
10-14-2013, 06:35 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,010
Posted By mike carrigan

What ride in what conditions is Ok is impossible...

What ride in what conditions is Ok is impossible for one person to answer for another.
The short answer is Yes, it will pound some in a 3' condition be it a swell or chop.
That's a for certain....
10-14-2013, 05:49 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,010
Posted By mike carrigan

Confuses me also. Correction to my post. ...

Confuses me also.

Correction to my post.
There was also a 22' version.
20,22 and 24 all looked the same just more cockpit as the hulls got longer.
The 26 on the other hand was a totally...
10-13-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,010
Posted By mike carrigan

I guess what you mean by "Blueprint" is maybe...

I guess what you mean by "Blueprint" is maybe design?

The serial number would dictate the hull was manufactured by Renken however it could have been built by the new ownership. I think the hull...
10-13-2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 48,413
Posted By mike carrigan

Ok if I hire you as my publisher?

Ok if I hire you as my publisher?
10-13-2013, 05:09 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,010
Posted By mike carrigan

X2 as to "Not".... probably. Hot salt water...

X2 as to "Not".... probably.

Hot salt water as in Florida, a 12 month season in hot salt water, you bet, an I/O perhaps not the best choice,
NE markets, cold salt water and very seasonal use,...
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