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Old 10-12-2004, 04:24 PM
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i lucked out...i had a 1992 22ft Avanti mini offshore with a big block..nice nice boat. had no luck selling because nobody knew what it was. i found my scarab at a dealer(National) in ohio and alls they went by was book...so i lucked out. had it advertised on OSO as well as boat trader for 2-3K under book and no luck
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Old 10-12-2004, 05:20 PM
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dont knock that boat, i used to run around in the same exact boat at LOTO, it had side by side bolsters, Great boat, the 32s and 41s are really nice as well

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Old 10-12-2004, 08:32 PM
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i had a 28 Webbcraft that i had advertized EVERYWHERE for close to a year without any luck. also tryed 2 local brokers. no luck there either.
put it on ebay and finally sold it after my auction was over to a guy that saw my add but didnt bid.

ebay isnt cheap but it will get alot of exposure.
think it cost me somewhere around 40.00
well worth it to me

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Old 10-12-2004, 08:33 PM
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Another point... Winter is on it's way... people buy new boats in winter, not used ones,, they buy them in late spring/summer...


P.S. Exposure is your friend in this case...

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. . . . and than there was one . . . . .



course than again i'm probably gonna list mine in the spring. thinking 31 sonic. what number are you thinking about starting at?
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More people know of boattrader online than OSO.

I listed my 27' on OSO 2yrs ago, no inquires.
Then listed on trader and tons of calls, then a sale.
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I have had my boat up for sale on OSO, speedwake, traderonline, boats.com, and boatfreaks.org I usually ask where they seen it when I get a call or email. My best exposure has been here from what people tell me.
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I have my boat listed on boattrader. I have had calls, but the season is basically over.

In order to sell a boat now, you would have to give it away.

Wait until March.

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I have had my boat up for sale on OSO, speedwake, traderonline, boats.com, and boatfreaks.org I usually ask where they seen it when I get a call or email. My best exposure has been here from what people tell me.
You have a very nice boat, Dustin! But, like everyone else, I need to sell my boat first before I can think about buying yours.

Good luck!
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course than again i'm probably gonna list mine in the spring. thinking 31 sonic. what number are you thinking about starting at?

Hey Dave,

I still need your opinion on my glass. It's part of the process.
After all, I may need to keep it.
And I may wait to list it in the spring.

In any event, I need to know whether the glass is gonna need some help.
Maybe I will call your cell later and see what's shakin.

Not sure what number to start at. It's kind of a unique boat, as you know.
I actually paid more than I wanted to because of the exhaust style.
Wanted a quiet boat. That way people wouldn't know I can't drive.

But I paid more than I will ever get. (16k)
Then I put a couple grand in it fixing some problems, and a couple grand in the stereo.... who knows. I guess I'm up to 21k.
Maybe if I can get something in the low teens and walk away it will be worth it or I will never get to move up.

Live and learn. At least I was boatin'.

Thanks for the input folks, I knew that most of you have been down this road more than I.
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