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Old 05-30-2006, 11:20 AM
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Gas is selling for $3.40/gallon at my marina. I'm wondering how much the price of gas will impact boat sales (new and used). Will boats depreciate even quicker?
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It will deter some people, I personally have decieded to wait and keep what I have rather than upgrade to a boat with twins.

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Gas is selling for $3.40/gallon at my marina. I'm wondering how much the price of gas will impact boat sales (new and used). Will boats depreciate even quicker?

At 3.40 that would be a steal up here on L.I. !!!
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$2.89 at LOTO over holiday weekend with .17 road tax return at end of year..
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Gas is selling for $3.40/gallon at my marina. I'm wondering how much the price of gas will impact boat sales (new and used). Will boats depreciate even quicker?
i watch the used market daily. imo its already started. i look for alot of used boats to hit the market in the fall....
 
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i watch the used market daily. imo its already started. i look for alot of used boats to hit the market in the fall....
Fall sounds a like an opportunity to buy. I'm not wealthy by any means, but I will buy the gas to run as long as they sell it. Maybe not as much WOT, but I'll still be on the lake driving around.
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We're almost to the 4th of July.

I see many boats for sale but haven't seen dramatic price reductions.

Perhaps because I'm looking at boats under $50K?
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$3.40 a gal at the marina. how about shipping some out here it was $4 at Mojave last weekend
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4 bucks a gallon in so. fla in oct.......1600 bucks thats dollars not young indian bucks to fill my 41...........and the crazy thing is you can do it again tomorrow.............it will not get better............m.m......
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For many, the gas prices are just a minor irritant. For others, it's the last straw.

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That says it all !!
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