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Old 06-14-2018, 07:41 PM
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2008 X-1 w/90 hours?


My sister and brother-in-law found an X-1 on onlyinboards. It's a 2008 with 90 hours. Asking price is $28k. The seller is the second owner and has put approximately 20 hours on the boat in 6 years.

They are asking me for advice when they go to see it on Saturday. I put 90 hours a year on my boat so the very low hours scare me. The boat is at a storage area an hour from the lake and it sounds like an "as-is, where-is" deal. I recommended that they run it on fake-a-lake at the very least. What else should they do under the circumstances? My other suggestion to them was find another boat?!

Thanks in advance for the help!

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Old 06-14-2018, 08:35 PM
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The price seems pretty good. I don’t recommend they buy the boat without a marine survey or test drive. The low hours would worry me too...perhaps they could negotiate a sale agreement that is subject to a test drive or marine inspection.
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Old 06-14-2018, 10:54 PM
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A test drive is definitely in order this time of year.
Prior boats - (3) X14's, (3) Prostars, and a Tristar.
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