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Old 03-29-2011, 03:49 PM  
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Here's what seems to happen with most people that have boats. It's all gang busters the first year and you go out buy a bunch of new stuff for it, the next year there's always seems to be something else that needs to be done on the weekends, work on the lawn, go to Billy Bobs baseball game, ECT. the kids or grandchildren all seem to find something else to do with there friends so you have to go and lanch the boat yourself, which can be done but it's a pain.
By the third year the carb. need rebuilding, the battery needs replacing, the water pumps shot.
Every year I hear first time boat buyers telling me I got a deal on a boat from a friend, all it needs is a motor and some repairs done on the transom and the trailer and some new seats. Just go price the items to see what kind of deal that will end up being.
Drive by any larger marina on a weekend and you will see a $1,000,000 worth of boats sitting at the slips.
I had a 37' sport fisherman that only cost me $10.00. The owner had not used it in 4 years, he comes down to the dock and is mad because it will not start and said the first person that gives me $10.00 can have it.
I spent 2 soild years restoring it and spent over $20,000 on it, only to have it sink at the slip after a hurricane.
Those are all good points, my only issue is I really want a boat.

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I'm pretty sure thats the way they put them in the water on the other side of the equator,...but then again,maybe not

HEY TX, I let inspectorD use my little row boat and he turned this into this, in only 1 weekend and $275.00. Why don't you see what he can do for you?
Well if those pics are proof, lets get this thing going!


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Hey, I'm sorry, Inspector said I had a decimal point in the wrong spot. It was more like 27,500,000.00. Sooorry....my bad

Guess I had better get to the bank and cover the check I gave him.



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And here I thought I still owed you $$ for all those gold coins I found in the ol' boat....

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And here I thought I still owed you $$ for all those gold coins I found in the ol' boat....
Did you remember to feed the Parrot? You did feed the Parrot didn't you?
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Feed him, ...he took all my $$ and left with one of those girls from Vegas...sumthin about another commercial or movie er sumthin......

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So Tx, when we gonna have the DIY House Repair Talk 1st Annual 3 hour cruise on the Minnow?

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So Tx, when we gonna have the DIY House Repair Talk 1st Annual 3 hour cruise on the Minnow?
The second Ginger and Maryanne get here.
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...and the Skipper too. We're gonna need a skipper.

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...and the Skipper too. We're gonna need a skipper.
...sooooo, did you buy a boat????


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