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agarabaghi
04-21-2011, 11:56 AM
So it is time to sell the old lady as she is being replaced with a 2006 Mastercraft X1.

Its a 1994 Prostar 205 with the 350 TBI engine and 1460hours. Mechanically everything is a great working order. The alternator is probably the oldest part besides the actual block, but it still charges great. It has the original zero flex flyer tower on it with 1 board rack. Interior is in good condition, with a couple small rips on the engine cover (about 1 inch long). Has a CD / Mp3 hook up and 4 sony speakers. Included a fat seat for ballast. It includes the standard single axle trailer and not the tandem in the picture.

Pictures can be found here: www.garabaghi.com/boat.pdf

I was thinking $10,000 sounded reasonable.

Monteluna
04-21-2011, 01:02 PM
I have the exact same boat, sans the tower. I bought it in October and paid $12,500. The asking price was $15,000. It is the same color scheme as yours, but has the original teak swim platform. I felt like this was a fair price for a number of reasons. One, it was a time capsule. Almost perfect inside and out. It had only 289 hours on it. It was a one-owner boat, kept in a garage 8 months a year, and on a lift the other 4. It spent it's entire life on a lake just across the highway from mine, so it was really easy to go over and really test her out. I have put a bit of money into her. I changed the oil, transmission fluid, put a new impeller on, bought a new head unit and speakers. I live in the Kansas City area.

Hope this helps!

chawk610
04-21-2011, 01:08 PM
Nice boat bro... if it runs 1/2 as good as it looks... I think 10K is a quick sell price. In DFW I think that ride would be prolly 12-15K asking price. BUT... we are in a depressed economy.

flipper
04-21-2011, 01:13 PM
I'd say 10-12k. I'd say more, but that is a lot of hours

agarabaghi
04-21-2011, 01:30 PM
right, thats the down side, a lot of hours. But my dad is a marine engineer and basically signs off which large ships can and cant leave a port =P... he knows his stuff.

I just serviced the engine recently... tranny fluild was low for some reason i thought it was leaking... but the level hasnt changed in the last 10 hours of running it ... Changed the belt and oil and impeller recently too

I was gonna list at like 12,500 and accept 10 lol

Ski-me
04-21-2011, 01:38 PM
Has it been in the salt water down there? That will be a concern for some and can pull down the price some. Closer to $10k if salt water use, $12k if fresh water only.

agarabaghi
04-21-2011, 01:41 PM
yea its been used in saltwater a bit. We installed a flush system to flush it out after each use.

broncotw
04-21-2011, 02:07 PM
Love the "Miami Vice" color scheme..... I would think you could move your boat fairly quickly if priced in the 10K-12K range.....

flipper
04-21-2011, 02:11 PM
right, thats the down side, a lot of hours. But my dad is a marine engineer and basically signs off which large ships can and cant leave a port =P... he knows his stuff.

I just serviced the engine recently... tranny fluild was low for some reason i thought it was leaking... but the level hasnt changed in the last 10 hours of running it ... Changed the belt and oil and impeller recently too

I was gonna list at like 12,500 and accept 10 lol

What does what your dad does have to do with the number of hours on a boat when a buyer is coming to look at it? It's say list at 12,500 and expect to come down a little like you said if you're not in a huge hurry to sell

agarabaghi
04-21-2011, 02:11 PM
me too =P

We still need to swap the trailers. I hope there is not much modification to get the X1 to sit on that trailer compared to the 205...

Then i can list the boat.

agarabaghi
04-21-2011, 02:13 PM
What does what your dad does have to do with the number of hours on a boat when a buyer is coming to look at it? It's say list at 12,500 and expect to come down a little like you said if you're not in a huge hurry to sell

The company surveys ships. He an engineer by schooling, and a boat fanatic. He can talk to the mechanically inclined and use the proper terms. Plus he knows the in and out of that engine. His knowledge of boats and engines can def help a sell feel more confident. Plus they just have to drive it to know its in great mechanical condition.

hz900
04-21-2011, 02:50 PM
For comparison I just sold my '92 Prostar 205, 550 hours, with an aftermarket tower for $12500. Only problem is your hours, they will scare most people. They would scare me. I'd agree with several that posted that between the 10-12 range sounds right. Probably closer to 10 strictly due to the hours. Good luck.

BIGBADBLUE
04-21-2011, 03:28 PM
Just sold my 1994 205 with 1200 hours for 12k ...

agarabaghi
04-21-2011, 05:38 PM
thats good to know BIGBADBLUE

97Sammy
04-22-2011, 02:47 AM
I just paid 10k for a 97 Sammy Duvall LT1 205 with 600 hrs. Fresh water boat with tower and tandem axle. It needs a rear seat and some cleaning. But very good condition.

97Sammy
04-22-2011, 11:33 AM
BIGBADBLUE, was that your blue one on CL?