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Yesterday, 12:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 880
Posted By AverageJoe

Agree with all above. You're friend is either...

Agree with all above. You're friend is either trying to sell you a v-hull or he's just plain uneducated. He does know pontoons are doing 50-60-110 mph right? Hell, you can go to a dealership and...
03-05-2021, 01:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 619
Posted By AverageJoe

Kinda sad to give up the best ride, better fuel...

Kinda sad to give up the best ride, better fuel economy and less draft due to storage.
02-23-2021, 12:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,415
Posted By AverageJoe

Blonde vs Brunette. Go with the one that makes...

Blonde vs Brunette. Go with the one that makes you smile the most.
02-23-2021, 08:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,219
Posted By AverageJoe

All 3 are comparable brands. The Key West has an...

All 3 are comparable brands. The Key West has an edge as it's foam filled level floatation unsinkable. (Like a Whaler for 40% less!)
02-16-2021, 01:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 715
Posted By AverageJoe

1. If you are buying a build spot as to not lose...

1. If you are buying a build spot as to not lose your place in line with a refundable deposit, then this scenario is not too crazy.
2. If you are buying an in stock boat - I wouldn't send them a...
02-13-2021, 01:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 457
Posted By AverageJoe

Spend the $ and get the 250. Not about speed but...

Spend the $ and get the 250. Not about speed but it does help and is NICE! More so about overworking that 4cyl 200 w/ full fuel, gear and people. This comes from personal, insider experience for...
02-11-2021, 09:11 AM
02-08-2021, 09:10 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,695
Posted By AverageJoe

There's a reason dealers ask for a deposit to...

There's a reason dealers ask for a deposit to test run a boat. Weeds out the "kickers". In addition - Tell them your floor price and suggest - "If you show up offering 1.00 less, I will send you...
02-08-2021, 08:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 726
Posted By AverageJoe

No tax in FL. You pay tax in the state it will...

No tax in FL. You pay tax in the state it will reside when you register it there. If the boat is being sold by a dealer, they will have you sign an "out of state" affidavit stating your taking out...
01-30-2021, 01:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,299
Posted By AverageJoe

Simply put.... YES!

Simply put.... YES!
01-30-2021, 01:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 389
Posted By AverageJoe

uship.com Place your item (boat) -...

uship.com

Place your item (boat) - explain it does or doesn't need a trailer and where to and from.

Shippers bid on the job - you choose who to hire based on credentials and time frame. ...
01-23-2021, 08:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 28,550
Posted By AverageJoe

Mentioned above - The Cobia 237, which is now the...

Mentioned above - The Cobia 237, which is now the 240 has to be the sweetest 23-24' hull out there for the money. It's better quality than all the others you mentioned and can be had for the same...
01-21-2021, 11:06 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 8,318
Posted By AverageJoe

Wow so much info and no right answers... 1....

Wow so much info and no right answers...

1. Marine Max holds VERY strong margins.
2. Banks will only finance up to 125-130% of the boats total REAL cost when using the boat as the only...
01-16-2021, 07:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 745
Posted By AverageJoe

Judd is close - I am also a dealer - If the...

Judd is close - I am also a dealer - If the trailer is going to travel on FL. roads, you pay sales tax on the trailer. If it's to be loaded on a flatbed with the boat on top, no tax is required. ...
01-14-2021, 01:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,563
Posted By AverageJoe

white noise - get a small portable fan. Just...

white noise - get a small portable fan. Just loud enough to drown out the slapping.
01-14-2021, 12:28 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,077
Posted By AverageJoe

This: ...

This:
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01-14-2021, 11:16 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,269
Posted By AverageJoe

Simply put - Because they go on a boat! If it...

Simply put - Because they go on a boat! If it were a car accessory it'd be 60% less.
01-14-2021, 09:39 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,077
Posted By AverageJoe

As terminal velocity is 120mph, any boat will do...

As terminal velocity is 120mph, any boat will do going over Niagra Falls. Otherwise, agree with above poster, lower your speed or increase your budget or make sure he has both boat and life...
01-14-2021, 08:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,098
Posted By AverageJoe

Keep an eye on that transom. The 300's weight...

Keep an eye on that transom. The 300's weight and torque caused mine to split the transom at the 5 hour mark....Cracked from port to starboard.
01-12-2021, 07:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 557
Posted By AverageJoe

Your taste far exceeds your budget. Any of those...

Your taste far exceeds your budget. Any of those boats at that price will be old and lots of hours prone to lots of issues both on engines and wiring. Your on the right track with a world cat as it...
01-06-2021, 11:50 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,459
Posted By AverageJoe

I know an Evinrude Etec makes a good anchor! LOL

I know an Evinrude Etec makes a good anchor! LOL
01-06-2021, 11:29 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 16,557
Posted By AverageJoe

I am assuming you haven't looked at a Jeanneau...

I am assuming you haven't looked at a Jeanneau yet! Go look at one closely, you'll feel better about the Blackjack
01-06-2021, 07:37 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,061
Posted By AverageJoe

"Ain't no such thing as a free boat" - It would...

"Ain't no such thing as a free boat" - It would cost you money just to get the trailer road worthy to take it to the dump!!! It would make the perfect child's play ground addition.
12-22-2020, 12:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,573
Posted By AverageJoe

Storms are acts of nature - you can't sue Mother...

Storms are acts of nature - you can't sue Mother nature. The marina will blame the storm. The other boat owner will blame the storm. Call you insurance company, make the claim, let them point...
12-22-2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,593
Posted By AverageJoe

Allow me to shed some light. 1. 180 miles of...

Allow me to shed some light.
1. 180 miles of range - If that ain't enough you need a bigger boat.
2. The 150's take that boat up to 50mph, not 55. The 115 pkg. hits 44 at best.
3. Quality...
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