Opinions on 18 Hourston hardtop please

Discussion in 'Boats, Motors, Trailers and Towing Rigs Forum' started by Stizzla, Jul 25, 2020.

  1. Aquaholic

    Aquaholic Well-Known Member

    You look terrible for someone who says they are in their 30s!
     
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  2. MadJigga

    MadJigga Crew Member

    I agree Steve. Coffee, smokes and whiskey diet sure ain’t treating you right!!!!
     
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  3. Stizzla

    Stizzla Crew Member

    You guys are terrible. Terribly awesome!
     
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  4. Stizzla

    Stizzla Crew Member

    I will say Art is a heck of a guy. He’s getting on with age and still has a great sense of humour and tells good stories. It’s important to appreciate the great old timers in your lives and happily remember the ones that are gone.
     
  5. MadJigga

    MadJigga Crew Member

    Agreed. They don’t make em like they used to.
     
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  6. Brett

    Brett Active Member

    Nice boat. you should be jealous of the guy who bought it if that’s the size boat your looking for. Hardtop bit of a head banger but otherwise can’t go wrong, as long as the engine checks out. 10k is good deal I sold mine for 8500 with a 2000 150 no extras no kicked boat trailer motor.
     
  7. Stizzla

    Stizzla Crew Member

    Not jealous. They guy who bought it is my friend that I brought out with me to scope it out. He will take me out in it on the reg.
    Its not the boat for me. Good things come to those who wait!
    For the record 10 was the asking price. Doesn’t mean that’s what he paid ;)
     
    Last edited: Jul 27, 2020
  8. Pineapple Express

    Pineapple Express Well-Known Member

    Seeing the For Sale sign on the bow of the trailer makes me think you're prowling neighbourhoods looking for a unicorn boat that hasn't been posted online!
     
  9. Stizzla

    Stizzla Crew Member

    That was a referral.
    I went to a dealership to check out new boats and the salesman told me about this one. The unlisted boats are the best! Definitely good value in this one
     
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  10. Saxe Point

    Saxe Point Well-Known Member

    He’ll enjoy the boat. I have a 1989 18 hardtop. Fantastic. You get used to the hardtop height (or more accurately, lack thereof). 23 degree deadrise makes for a a very smooth ride.
     
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  11. Brett

    Brett Active Member

    That’s even better!!
     
  12. Pineapple Express

    Pineapple Express Well-Known Member

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    Stizzla Crew Member

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  14. Robert Snyder

    Robert Snyder Well-Known Member

    "THE ONE" will present itself, take your time and have the cash ready, until then you can keep enjoying the old stories and great friendship of your buddies new purchase... :cool:
     
    Last edited: Jul 27, 2020
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  15. halimark

    halimark Well-Known Member

    I agree with Robert, keep looking, stay vigilant, don't rush it and the "perfect" one will present. Of course let us all know when it happens.

    HM
     
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  16. RiverBoy

    RiverBoy Well-Known Member

    i honestly think this the only way to get a good deal right now. boat prices are officially insane.
     
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  17. DuroBoat

    DuroBoat Active Member

    Wait and buy something you LOVE to look at even when it's just sitting in your driveway and you will never regret it..
     
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  18. Robert Snyder

    Robert Snyder Well-Known Member

    Heck, if you wait long enough, it will be you and me on the 26 "Persistence" in Nootka Sound :eek:;)
     
    Last edited: Jul 30, 2020
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  19. Wild Bill

    Wild Bill Well-Known Member

    Good name!
     
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  20. Doubleheader

    Doubleheader Active Member

    23’ at the transom? That’s outstanding if it’s true, and I need one of so. That was a great deal not to be passed up as well...
     

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