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ISO Boat 17-20'

Postby KillerKowalski » Wed May 07, 2014 11:30 pm

I'm looking for a boat 17-20'. I prefer an open floor plan with a tiller. If you have one for sale or know someone who does, please let me know. Thank you.
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Re: ISO Boat 17-20'

Postby justinduckman7 » Thu May 08, 2014 2:07 am

Their is a really nice 1860 with tiller 60 hp on Qc area craigslist .
(IF IT FLIES IT DIES AND IF IT SITS THEIR IT STILL DIES ) Let's go shoot their faces off
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Re: ISO Boat 17-20'

Postby KillerKowalski » Thu May 08, 2014 10:37 am

Thank you. I'll take a look.
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Re: ISO Boat 17-20'

Postby ilgunner » Thu May 08, 2014 7:12 pm

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ISO Boat 17-20'

Postby KillerKowalski » Thu May 08, 2014 7:21 pm

I saw the listing for that one. I have scrounged CL pretty regularly up to 300 miles away, but still can't find what I'm looking for. I found two. One boat sold within a day and the other the seller is a PITA to make contact with. Oh, and if Gearhead80 would build shittier rigs so they wouldn't sell, I would have his old rig in the garage.

Side note. I never understand why sellers have listings and then never call back or answer an email. Then, the asking pricing issue. Most rigs should be gold plated and have a full time guide sitting in the hull at your service for every trip. There's a 16' hull that's twenty years old and a seller is asking $16,000! Not sure where the 18' in Bristol went, but at $3,500 asking price for the hull is pretty steep for a 10+ year old hull. A brand new 18' with a tunnel is $4,300. SMH...
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Re: ISO Boat 17-20'

Postby rism » Fri May 09, 2014 9:02 am

Hey killer -- I know what you are talking about in the price and I think I know the answer as it happened to a friend of mine. They don't really want to sell the rig ! Wife or significant other tells them it has to go so they say OK and put it on CL. Advertise the price so high no one will buy so then they tell the wife (SO) "Honey I tried but I can't get it sold".
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Re: ISO Boat 17-20'

Postby KillerKowalski » Fri May 09, 2014 10:11 am

Good point. We all been there at one point. Granted, there are a few really nice rigs for sale. Getting a seller to cooperate is another story. I never would have thought it was such a task to ask for more pictures at higher resolution before making 300 plus mile trip.
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Re: ISO Boat 17-20'

Postby QuackSmacker935 » Sat May 10, 2014 3:12 pm

PM sent killer......forgot to add in the pm it's got power trim.
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Re: ISO Boat 17-20'

Postby nafd54 » Sat May 10, 2014 8:55 pm

I have a mid 90s 25 hp Johnson SS tiller I am looking to get rid of. It is off our old FD boat and has VERY low hours if you find a hull. 800$ firm. Starts 1-2 pulls no matter how cold every time.
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ISO Boat 17-20'

Postby KillerKowalski » Sat May 10, 2014 9:01 pm

Thank you, but looking for 50-60HP minimum. I hunt with big eaters.
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Re: ISO Boat 17-20'

Postby Feelin' Fowl » Sat May 10, 2014 11:56 pm

:-?
luie b wrote:I think you guys were right.
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Re: ISO Boat 17-20'

Postby Blackfeet Retrievers » Sun May 11, 2014 2:54 am

I might have what you are looking for. Text me.
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ISO Boat 17-20'

Postby KillerKowalski » Sun May 11, 2014 9:42 pm

Still searching.
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Re: ISO Boat 17-20'

Postby BuckCreek » Mon May 12, 2014 4:14 pm

http://carbondale.craigslist.org/boa/4462505757.html. you may have seen this ill keep an eye out here.
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Re: ISO Boat 17-20'

Postby KillerKowalski » Mon May 12, 2014 4:24 pm

I did see that one and almost decided on it. I like it! It was third on the list. I had a specific outboard manufacture in mind and that wasn't it.

Keep the finds coming or if anyone knows anyone thinking about selling. I believe I found a boat and will know tomorrow. Pretty excited to dump more money into a hull for no good reason except to waste more money during season and then waste more money if I ever decided to sell it. But, I should be happy for at least eight weeks. :hammer:

And, if anyone is looking for a boat, I have a list going and willing to forward it. About 8-12 at a time. Hulls are selling fast and don't last at all. Two weeks tops. Some only a day.
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Re: ISO Boat 17-20'

Postby fullbored » Tue May 13, 2014 9:30 am

Plenty of boats to be found mostly 1754 but looking for a nice 1860 with a 60 tiller is headache
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Re: ISO Boat 17-20'

Postby KillerKowalski » Tue May 13, 2014 9:47 am

Second that. There's a few but a lot newer than I want. There's a nice 20' Delta Marsh listed.
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Re: ISO Boat 17-20'

Postby KillerKowalski » Tue May 13, 2014 1:30 pm

I passed on the boat I looked at today, so still in the market.
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Re: ISO Boat 17-20'

Postby KillerKowalski » Thu May 15, 2014 9:09 pm

At least some one has a sense of humor. I needed the laugh during this frustrating process. Image
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Re: ISO Boat 17-20'

Postby Feelin' Fowl » Fri May 16, 2014 12:12 pm

:lol:
luie b wrote:I think you guys were right.
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Re: ISO Boat 17-20'

Postby KillerKowalski » Sun May 18, 2014 7:09 pm

Still looking.

Get more frustrating every day. Met a ducker who had enough of duck hunting and wanted to unloaded his Xpress for a decent price. It would be a ten hour ride round trip. After asking him exact details on the boat, trailer and tiller, he tells me I shouldn't make the trip. Obviously, reading between the lines I canceled going to buy it. Boat looks in awesome condition. Another seller is asking more for a used boat, trailer and tiller than it would cost to buy a brand new boat and trailer and then get the same exact year tiller they had on theirs. I mentioned it to him and he said he didn't care since he still owes X amount on his loan. On to the next.
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Re: ISO Boat 17-20'

Postby BuckCreek » Sun May 18, 2014 7:50 pm

2072 seark with blind and 150 on carbondale craigslist if you havent seen it yet
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Re: ISO Boat 17-20'

Postby KillerKowalski » Sun May 18, 2014 8:11 pm

Saw that one. $14K is more than I wanted to spend. I budgeted about $6,000-$8,000.
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Re: ISO Boat 17-20'

Postby BuckCreek » Mon May 19, 2014 6:35 am

I hear ya on that $14000 is hard to swallow on a used boat.
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Re: ISO Boat 17-20'

Postby KillerKowalski » Mon May 19, 2014 10:58 am

I agree. For what I want brand new is between $12,000-$14,000 and exactly what I want. Trying to wait it out, look for a used boat and give up my fishing season.
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