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Old 06-01-2006, 02:53 AM
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I'm not incredible wealthy compared to many on this board. However, I can afford many of these boats new.....

One of the reasons; I buy used. Let someone else take the hit. I'd rather have several nice lightly used toys & liquid investments, than one or two new toys and very little reserve.
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Old 06-01-2006, 08:21 AM
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I also dont like the idea of borrowing (paying interest) on a depreciating investment.. Ive see too many people upside down
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Old 06-01-2006, 09:06 AM
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buy pre-owned and expect to replace the motor - then buy a set of stock brand new motors with more power than the boat needs...that way WOT is funner and you can cruise economically without stressing the motors all day long.
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Old 06-01-2006, 10:15 AM
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man i havent checked this post since i put it up
guess im going used thanks
looking for a 30' with a 100k price tag would like a 80mph boat is all that possible
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man i havent checked this post since i put it up
guess im going used thanks
looking for a 30' with a 100k price tag would like a 80mph boat is all that possible
SUPERBOAT!!!!! 56K new!! Usd No PrbLem!!!! 30ft Y2k!! Or tempest
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A good way to buy new is to buy a 1-2 year old left over. They are around but you have to search. You can usually find a Formula or Donzi left over.
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Old 06-01-2006, 06:54 PM
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Used only, have never bought new.

I ocean boat, so between the salwater effects and stress of ramming a depreciable asset into the docks, it is a no brainer in my context.


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Old 06-01-2006, 07:46 PM
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A good way to buy new is to buy a 1-2 year old left over. They are around but you have to search. You can usually find a Formula or Donzi left over.
That's what I did . Got a 2001 left over in 2003. Full warranty easy to get financing and saved 30 thousand.
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A good way to buy new is to buy a 1-2 year old left over. They are around but you have to search. You can usually find a Formula or Donzi left over.
That is what we did as well. We are almost 4 years into the investment and very happy.
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on boattrader there is a i think 02 formula 29 race boat leftover with 525 for i think 65g.
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