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Old 10-29-2015, 05:29 PM
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Bringing her home Saturday.
Guess I'm going to have to change screen name and Avatar.
Naming it "I'm Done" so maybe I will go with I'm Done 353 or alike.
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Old 10-29-2015, 05:37 PM
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Awesome! Can't wait to see it!!
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Old 10-29-2015, 06:11 PM
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Ok now we need pics and more info, and congrats on your new purchase.
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Old 10-30-2015, 01:23 PM
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Congrats, which one did you get? I'm still looking. All the ones I really like are a little above desired budget, and the ones that aren't, can't get a hold of the sellers, Getting a little frustrated.
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Old 10-30-2015, 08:01 PM
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I looked at some 502 MPI ones but they sure weren't what they looked like in the pics. One even boasted low hours... 190, but really had 345 and was rough. So I upped the budget another $25,000 and found one in MI. I figured one with 500's would be better for me. Good luck to you, not much out there right now.
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Sounds like true boat shopping. Upped the budget. Lol. Boy that hits home congrats. Besides. Blue motors are kool. Keep her off bottom over there on the chain.
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Good job, post pics
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Originally Posted by humbler View Post
Congrats, which one did you get? I'm still looking. All the ones I really like are a little above desired budget, and the ones that aren't, can't get a hold of the sellers, Getting a little frustrated.
I drove myself stir crazy I was the most miserable PITA in the world, ask my wife, but I hung in there we bought a great boat, not much into naming, but have often thought "Patience" fits very well, if I ever did,
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Old 10-31-2015, 09:40 AM
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If it's the one I'm thinking of, it looked like a clean piece. I hear ya on boats not being what they seem or you hope they are. I always assumed that all Formula owners love their boats as much as the ones I know, but I found so much trashed stuff when I was looking for my 223. Took me a couple years and spending more than I wanted to get a nice one. Guessing I'll end up doing the same again. Best of luck with it!
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Originally Posted by 88242LS View Post
I drove myself stir crazy I was the most miserable PITA in the world, ask my wife, but I hung in there we bought a great boat, not much into naming, but have often thought "Patience" fits very well, if I ever did,
Haha, that's good. Had no problem finding the PCs that I had, and thought the 223 was just more difficult because of it being older, thought a 353 wouldn't be too difficult. Only been looking for a few months now though, and don't need another boat until March at this point.
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