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Old 01-30-2002, 10:45 PM
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Hey Shore buy it with the mercs,i love my 30 with tripps,youll become a mercmechanic real fast like i did TRIPPS
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Old 01-30-2002, 10:49 PM
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If I remember Wellcraft made a flat deck 34 outboard model I can't remember what it was called. Keep the outboards. Forrest
 
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Old 01-30-2002, 11:05 PM
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Shor.....Im with TooOld 100%, You'll have plenty of things to eff around with, with a used boat that works, let alone a used boat that doesnt work or needs a complete re rig. Buy someone elses complete re rig, they never get their money out of them....Doug
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Old 01-30-2002, 11:30 PM
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If you were to get this boat I would re rig with outboards. You have no idea the acceleration you will get with tripples on the back I would find out the asking price with power, bolt them back on there and have a blast with it. Outboards will run for ever if you give them gas and oil

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Old 01-30-2002, 11:33 PM
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Some of these guys are right. I poured over $40,000 into an old 30 Scarab. Sold it last year for $20,000. And mine was already rigged with I/O's. If it is an old 34 super sport outboard, they make great party boats!
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Old 01-31-2002, 12:51 AM
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Shor,
If you can get the motors with it cheap that would be the way to go. Or 2 300 promaxs. The other thought would be to put 3 250's on the back, I think with the right shopping around you could pick up some newer(later than 1996)3.0 litre 250hp EFI Offshore Mercs fairly inexpensively and end up a lot cheaper than the promaxs with more power.
I think re-rigging for I/Os would end up costing alot more and would be a ton of work.
Just my $.02
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Old 01-31-2002, 02:23 AM
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pick it up cheap and keep the eggbeaters!
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Old 01-31-2002, 11:43 AM
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My friend has a 34 Scarab with I/0's very slow. Keep the OB's. More room probably about the same milage. New 300's will set you back about 30 G's. Plus if one does puke that boat will still probably plane on two.
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Old 01-31-2002, 02:07 PM
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I bought my scarab 380 setup for trip O/Bs, after calling around the the riggers I spoke with said that the balance would be off going to I/Os, plus in mine I would have to remove the huge knee braces,add stringers, and pullup the floor to get the fuel tanks out and cut them down, as they run too far back, as is I hold around 350 gallons of fuel. Hmm, Think it was a smugglers boat.
 
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Old 01-31-2002, 02:40 PM
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Yup this is what I figured....I beleive it would only be a deal if you had access to free parts and labor......

I think it would be fun to screw around with....but would prefer one more complete for a little more money.....
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