OT Looking to Buy a Boat...

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  1. Lanny

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    Did you try the Oregonian's want ads?

    Also, I'd give Google a shot at it.

    Then, there's this WWW thing called Nextdoor. This will tell you a lot about what's going on in your community including sales on certain items.

    Boats and boat trailers can be researched on the Web.
     
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    tlongII Yes I am smarter than you

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    Boats are too much work. I would rather have a friend that has a boat.
     
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    Naw, boats aren't that hard to maintain and I always had a boat so I can decide when and if I wanted to go out on the river.
     
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    UncleCliffy'sDaddy Circling the bowl.....

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    As my friend who once owned a boat (much to my pleasure) said, a boat is a hole in the water you throw money into. But we sure had some damn good times.......
     
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    i always am on the lookout for a new friend that owns the boat i dream about fishing on.
     
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    If I buy a boat would you be my friend?
     
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    tlongII Yes I am smarter than you

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    Yes I will.
     
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    I agree they are too much work. I sold mine years ago when I realized I was just financing and chaperoning everyone else's party. Then we we pulled it out of the water for clean up everyone would disappear fast. Shit when its your boat you cant even really drink. Still a lot of fun and great memories though. What's that saying, "best two days of owning a boat are the day you buy it and the day you sell it." We might still own one if we lived somewhere with longer summers.
     
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    I'd rather have a couple of kick ass kayaks, a good tent and some great camping gear....sleeping on the river is overrated....
     
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    You are no longer my friend.
     
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    Orion Bailey WHINEY BIG BITCH!!!!!

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    Wth???
     
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    Orion Bailey WHINEY BIG BITCH!!!!!

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    Ive been a water boy all my life. Lived on a 55’ purse seiner in alaska for a while. Always been walking distance to a river or lake.

    This is nothing new for me, but ive known with so little time in my life, a boat wouldnt get much use in the past. However, with things settling down this fall for me, i will have more time in the future.

    And trust me i know the friends party factor. The pool house taught me that.

    This isnt to party on. Sure, ill have friends out on it, but what i look forward too is going up and down the rivers and even puget sound and getting the views you cant see traveling by car.
    So peaceful on a boat early in the mornings.

    I love to travel and its all about the scenary for me. But i know the nw roads like the back of my hand, so this will be all new.

    Might need to wait a year to afford osmwthing slightly bigger thiugh. Ive decided i want it big enough to get up to the puget sound on the water. 25-30’ im thinking.
     
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    who among us doesn't like a good peace fuck?
     
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    And then a leasure morning troll up the river with coffee in hand. The fresh air..anchor up for those peace fucks anywhere we want. Lol.
    yeah. Ill be loving it.
     
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    One thing you may have factored in already but I will mention it just in case. Although boats are made of fiberglass wood is often used throughout a boat. I would recommend whatever you commit to is make sure you are allowed to have a marina do a thorough inspection to make sure everything works and that there is no dry rot. Money spent upfront can hopefully keep you from starting off with expenses to make it water worthy. Chances are in order to find a boat of the size you want and with the features you want it will have to be an older boat.
     

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