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Old 11-03-2006, 11:41 AM
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I see that there are now 231 beakers for sale, that has to be a new record for this site.

Earlier this year there were 160. Baja and Cig have stayed abount the same in the low 100's.

Everyone selling out to buy a new 35 or what?

I guess I was just shocked that they had jumped so much in listings, maybe people trying to unload before winter?
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Old 11-03-2006, 11:46 AM
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It's that marketing genius. Get 'em all horny about every model years significant improvements to keep 'em buying new boats. Drives used values down, but used boat sales isn't what keeps the doors at the factory open.
It's alot like the snowmobile market. Buy a new sled for a reasonable discount ride it a year or two...by then it's antique tech because of advancements, then try to unload it against alot of competition.

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I will be moving to a newer beak
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I see that there are now 231 beakers for sale, that has to be a new record for this site.

Earlier this year there were 160. Baja and Cig have stayed abount the same in the low 100's.

Everyone selling out to buy a new 35 or what?

I guess I was just shocked that they had jumped so much in listings, maybe people trying to unload before winter?

Everyone finaly figured out Reggie is all hype and now they're unloading those barges for real go fast boats.

On a serios note I noticed all manufactures used inventory seemed to jump up. My hope is that this is a sign of a strong economy and everyone is moving up.
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Everyone finaly figured out Reggie is all hype and now they're unloading those barges for real go fast boats.

On a serios note I noticed all manufactures used inventory seemed to jump up. My hope is that this is a sign of a strong economy and everyone is moving up.

its a sig of a bad economy... everyone unloading... this summer was weak... the marina were gosttowns on the w/e
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I Don't Know If It Is Good Or Bad, But Amazingly My Boat Broker Emailed Me Ironically With A 2007 42 Fountain Today. People Are Either Upgrading Or Going Broke, Which Is It? Anyone Interested Let Me Know And I Can Get You Info On The Used 07 42 Fountain, Looked Nice.
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its a sig of a bad economy... everyone unloading... this summer was weak... the marina were gosttowns on the w/e

YOu know thats interesing because the market has come back from a 5 year dip, unemployment is 4.4% which is the best in 5 years. I don't think, with the exception of energy, the economy is that bad. Of course with rates at the current level, as a borrower you can't buy what you could 5 years ago.

I work making business loans and businesses are making good profits and defaults are very low. Wage pressure is on the way up.
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I say a lot of us are buying new stuff; business and growth has been great with more planned for '07!
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It depends on where you live,,,, Dreamer is right ,,, Ohio is in the Tank,,,, Lot's of great deals here, but no money to buy for most people!!

Only a fortunate few can step up and order new !!

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YOu know thats interesing because the market has come back from a 5 year dip, unemployment is 4.4% which is the best in 5 years. I don't think, with the exception of energy, the economy is that bad. Of course with rates at the current level, as a borrower you can't buy what you could 5 years ago.

I work making business loans and businesses are making good profits and defaults are very low. Wage pressure is on the way up.
housing has tanked... gas is still up.... credit card debt and late payments are up as are defaults on housing....

but ifu listen to bush the economy is strong

mission in iraq accomplished too

all economist r predicting a .25 to .5 rate cut in the first quarter of 07
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