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Old 01-25-2012, 12:46 PM
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So many good deals out there, why even mess with something questionable.
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Old 01-25-2012, 12:58 PM
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Could be a good started project for whoever buys the gutted 47' Apache. Learn how to flush thousand dollar bills down the toilet.
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Could be a good started project for whoever buys the gutted 47' Apache. Learn how to flush thousand dollar bills down the toilet.
now that's funny chit
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Walk Away and Don't Go back there !!!!!!! Why look for trouble??Look for a fresh water boat thats been taken care of .....



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Old 01-25-2012, 05:25 PM
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Thanks everybody for the replies. We havn't recieved any word from the rep so it might be a no go on the whole deal anyways. We have absolutly no intentions of making a purchase unless it passes a full survey and we get to really inspect the engines to get a good idea about what all they will need to be brought back to life. We know it will probably be a hassle and probably costly but we will be doing most the work ourselves. Like said before we will REALLY inspect it good and make sure it shows enough potential to be refurbished. I dont have any pictures of it but my dad does and I will post them when I can get them onto my photobucket. Really guys thanks for all the input gives us a good idea as to what we are gonna be gettin ourselves in if we decide to make a purchase. May the gods bring you good weather, safe boating, and no break-downs!
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Old 01-30-2012, 02:41 AM
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Could be a good started project for whoever buys the gutted 47' Apache. Learn how to flush thousand dollar bills down the toilet.
LMAO, He could start with a new porta pottie
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Old 01-30-2012, 02:42 AM
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After 10 years of no action, I'm sure there has been some beak shrinkage.
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Old 01-30-2012, 09:13 AM
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Too funny everyone, I"m sure the BANK is still looking for it......And like jeff1000 said with those motors sitting that long.....You need to pull them and go thru them before you turn a lot good parts into a pile of junk! At the very lest it will need new valve springs/valve job.....sounds like the only thing you will not have to work on is the KEYS.....

I don't even think the Card Shark boys would even take it for free!!

bulletbob said it the best 'Run forrest run!!!!"
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Old 01-30-2012, 05:31 PM
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Never got a call back so we are just moving on. Thanks all for your help and insight.
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Old 01-30-2012, 05:48 PM
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How do you FORGET that you have a 38 fountain ?
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