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I've got no idea. I know how much I'd pay for it though, probably less than you :lol:


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Cracker Larry wrote:I've got no idea. I know how much I'd pay for it though, probably less than you :lol:
:lol: :lol: LOL Funny your the second one I talked to who doesn't like that boat, I guess that confirms the there's No Accounting For Taste phrase :wink:

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Whatever floats your boat 8) It does nothing for me personally. I wouldn't have any use at all for that boat, but I'm sure somebody would. It's a pretty toy. I want my boats to work. That's why they make all kinds of boats and all kinds of people 8)
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Cracker Larry wrote:Whatever floats your boat 8) It does nothing for me personally. I wouldn't have any use at all for that boat, but I'm sure somebody would. It's a pretty toy. I want my boats to work. That's why they make all kinds of boats and all kinds of people 8)
I like to build it to sell, I was hoping it attracts international (ebay) buyers , honestly I don't think I can use it here either, just a test run that's it, but after visiting lake Ontario I can imagine a boat like this can be a blast in this area?

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I don't know, never been to Lake Ontario either :lol: I think if you found the right buyer they would pay a lot. $100K at least, or maybe more. I wouldn't even want it as a gift myself, I'd sell it on Ebay and buy a fishing boat.

Just because it doesn't fit my personality and needs doesn't mean that it won't fit somebody else's. Go with your gut.
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A proper fishing boat around here is like gold. Of course you will get offers of 1989 pick up trucks that don't run, a variety of 4 wheelers and dirt bikes in questionable condition, playstations and the occasional "you take payments". Oh, and the guy with the $1000 40hp motor that has new jets giving it a few more HP will want $5000 trade or $4500 cash for it, when you can go buy one for less than that new...

Nice boat, I am glad the plans lay things out much better than old school plans. I think that boat would be even better with some rod holders, some beer holders, a casting deck and well, a regular deck. Maybe move that motor to be an outboard and put in a bait well and rear casting deck...

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peter-curacao wrote:What would be a fair reserve price on ebay for a boat like this?
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Funny there's one up for auction right now :lol: 37K buy it now, I was thinking 30 K so if this guy sells it for 37 k (probably not) I'm on the safe site. 8)
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Crandall-Super- ... 1844399593

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I wouldn't build it for labor alone for less than 30K. Plus materials. Lot of materials involved there to do it right.
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I'm thinking that a boat like that may need even more labor and time and expense to do right under the deck, than the exterior details and metal work. :)

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jacquesmm wrote:I suggest an improvement: feed air to the step with a cut in the side. Without that, it will cavitate, too much negative P at the step.
Can you explain that a little more? I think it's more or less the same what the guys who are building tunnels in their hulls try to achieve or not? :doh: Should I put 2 holes (port and star) in the step under need the waterline and feed it air with hoses above the waterline? I tried to illustrate it in the pic at frame 9
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Cracker Larry wrote:I wouldn't build it for labor alone for less than 30K. Plus materials. Lot of materials involved there to do it right.
The way I look at it: it's just a big piggy bank, loads of fun to fill, and hopefully I get out as much as I put in filling it :wink:

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