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Old 12-13-2011, 03:47 PM
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Some folks don't sell them in a crappy market, but redo their boats completely so it is BETTER than a factory new boat.
I did that to BOTH of my boats even before the market went crappy. Go figure.
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The new boat market stinks. It's going to remain this way until the prices level out.

It's pretty darn tough to pull the trigger on a new boat when you can get a used one, in near perfect condition, for literally half price. It's always been drive it off the lot, lost a bunch of $$$ deal with new boats but right now it's beyond excessive.

With that said, 2 things are happening.... current owners aren't upgrading and potential buyers aren't buying new anyway.

In the end this will level the price out. As the supply decreases, prices will go up to a more reasonable level, and then new boats will become attractive again
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The new boat market stinks. It's going to remain this way until the prices level out.

It's pretty darn tough to pull the trigger on a new boat when you can get a used one, in near perfect condition, for literally half price. It's always been drive it off the lot, lost a bunch of $$$ deal with new boats but right now it's beyond excessive.

With that said, 2 things are happening.... current owners aren't upgrading and potential buyers aren't buying new anyway.

In the end this will level the price out. As the supply decreases, prices will go up to a more reasonable level, and then new boats will become attractive again
That actually makes sense. Good call.
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I did that to BOTH of my boats even before the market went crappy. Go figure.
Maybe YOU started this whole situation then!!!
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That actually makes sense. Good call.
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I, however, am willing to consider any extravagant offers on either of my boats....
I will give you a full case of Guinness and two bags of jalepeno Doritos for the Big Boat, and half a case of warm Bud Light Limes and most of a WalMart chicken for the small one!

Let me know when i can pick them up!!
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