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Old 11-10-2007, 08:01 AM
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List it on ebay, and the exposure will bring you a buyer. It's cheap worldwide advertising.Have Sold boats,cars,trucks,planes,Heavy equipt,property,and even sold our old shop and they came up from Tenn with 3 semis loaded it and put it back together up there .Lots of guys lookin for deals but stick to your price and you'll sell it
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Old 11-10-2007, 10:17 AM
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I found my current boat on eBay.
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Old 11-10-2007, 10:32 AM
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Me too, but not b/c of the typical ebay circumstance. The seller pm'd me after I stopped bidding on a similar boat listed on ebay.

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Old 11-10-2007, 11:50 AM
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i had listed my cig earlier this year ,not many want a project , sitting on a myco trailer with all new disc brakes , highest bid was 1132.00..

try it , can't hurt , and as other's have stated , you will get alot of looks ,make sure you put a bean counter on the bottom..

nice boat by the way , the sea plane looks like a ton of fun!
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Old 11-10-2007, 03:42 PM
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Ive sold probably 15 to 20 cars and trucks and several boats on there. Sometimes after the auction is over. Nothing but good luck so far for me!
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Old 11-10-2007, 11:43 PM
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so i guess from the majority of responses is to go for it , nothing ventured nothig gained,, so the next question is , how to write the perfect ad, ie, a starting bid, no reserve, or call me ?, im new to this selling deal but i want to weed out the transom kickers but want to sell, is my price fair? hell i can even help with transport. i need a vacation! help me out guy's!!!
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Old 11-11-2007, 12:00 AM
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I've bought quite a few things on ebay, my son's car, work machines and the like...I even bid on my present boat there and contacted the owner after the auction and ended up buying it...

I did have my 29' Fountain listed and didn't receive many real bids but who knows I might list it there again closer to spring...but i would always have a reserve unless your willing to take whatever you get...

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Lots of photos and a concise description. Sell it with the pictures, not the words. Use a 3rd party host for the photos. I'd start it fairly low- like $10K, and put a reserve on it.

Ebay can be funny- you might get little bidding the first go-round, then hit a home run on the second post. I'd consider holding off until boat show season.
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