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Old 08-18-2010, 10:50 AM
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I don't know much about that boat specifically, but Formulas of that era didn't have much cabin headroom if that matters to you. They are nicely appointed boats, though!
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Old 08-18-2010, 11:05 AM
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I like the look and size of that boat, I could easily put together a pair of engines for it, if that's in fact all it needs.

I have looked at a Scarab as well. There is a 31 in town that appears to be in great shape. I have heard about some issues with quality and rot on them , any input?[/QUOTE]

Mild Thunder's Formula sold last fall to a guy out east...heard it was on eBay again last week, though...

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Old 08-18-2010, 11:31 AM
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Mild Thunder's Formula sold last fall to a guy out east...heard it was on eBay again last week, though...
Interesting, The seller is using the same pictures, or he has just not removed the AD. Thanks for the heads up!

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Found it...

http://www.marine-trader-usa.com/boa..._Boat_GO_FAST/
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Old 08-18-2010, 01:19 PM
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I like the look and size of that boat, I could easily put together a pair of engines for it, if that's in fact all it needs.

I have looked at a Scarab as well. There is a 31 in town that appears to be in great shape. I have heard about some issues with quality and rot on them , any input?[/QUOTE]

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Mild Thunder's Formula sold last fall to a guy out east...heard it was on eBay again last week, though...
On ebay as of last week, he sold it this past spring

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Old 08-18-2010, 01:20 PM
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Interesting, I just assumed he still had it based on the AD on SOS. The seller is using the same pictures, or he has just not removed the AD. Thanks for the heads up!
Mild must not have deleted the add. The person with it listed on ebay is using the same pics, looks as he has added power to the boat. Mild sold it minus engines and trans.
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Old 08-18-2010, 06:47 PM
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I like the look and size of that boat, I could easily put together a pair of engines for it, if that's in fact all it needs.

I have looked at a Scarab as well. There is a 31 in town that appears to be in great shape. I have heard about some issues with quality and rot on them , any input?[/QUOTE]

I think it's the same with any older boat. You really have to make sue the hull is dry and in good condition. I owned a Scarab years ago, and that boat was as sold as a rock. Due diligence is very important.


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Old 08-18-2010, 08:52 PM
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RT, No head on a mistress. Might be a limitation for you. We're not planning long weekends so not much of an issue. On the plus side, no plumbing, holding tanks, etc. etc. I can tell you that my boat is built like a brick sh!thouse. Randy
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Old 08-18-2010, 09:27 PM
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I would look at an older Formula 357. Close to 38 with the swim platform. Build rock-solid and can be had for a good price. Lots of room.
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Old 08-19-2010, 11:03 AM
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I may have found a boat that will fit our needs and not break the bank. If anyone is looking for a killer 24' Cig, I know of one for sale!
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