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Old 07-24-2011, 10:00 PM
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cruising throught the classifieds.. how can a 10 year old formula only have 150 hours? gimme a break. What do people do? Buy it, just look at it, depreciate it, and brag they have a Formula? Makes no sense to me. Not a believer. Drive it like you stole it.
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Old 07-24-2011, 10:29 PM
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This is accomplished when you can afford the boat but not the gas. Some people think they are like old classic cars and just wash and stare at them. Not me, you said it best:
Drive it like you stole it.
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Old 07-25-2011, 11:02 AM
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150 hours in 10 years is a really really dumb investment, especially if they're making payments.
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Old 07-25-2011, 02:39 PM
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Originally Posted by 02603sec View Post
150 hours in 10 years is a really really dumb investment, especially if they're making payments.
every boat is a dumb investment
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Old 07-25-2011, 02:43 PM
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Yes it is
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Old 07-25-2011, 02:51 PM
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Not that unusual... Upstate NY we get 50 weeks of winter & 2 lousy weeks of summer.... I've seen many 10 yr old boats with under 200 hours on them....
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Old 07-25-2011, 08:40 PM
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I got a 85 last year with 300 original hours. NH boat that was racked at the marina and one owner. Guy got to old, and probably just drove 10 min and sat on it every weekend. So far I put 86 hours in 1 full summer.
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Old 07-26-2011, 10:39 AM
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Bought my 303 last fall with 330 hours; already at ~410 and counting!

Boat still looks brand new, but we USE the hell out of it.
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Old 07-26-2011, 11:29 AM
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My VR1 has 85 more hours on it since I bought it the second week of March!
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Old 07-26-2011, 01:58 PM
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mine was 14 ys with 200 hours. This is my 4th year and it will break 500. I don't see the issue with hours, as long as it is maintained. My ztr mower (personal use) has 1750 hours..
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