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Old 02-18-2013, 03:01 PM
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Originally Posted by neil.anderson63 View Post
GoneBoatN - That's good news for you - BofA is very tricky to deal with in any type of transaction. Is it spring yet???
I know. I'm dying waiting too. Lack of snow in the mountains is making the winter season not that appealing.

I think the key in any financial transaction is to pay attention to the details. Last time I bought a home the financial institution did not provide me an advance copy of the loan documents. The load officer was not that happy sitting there while I read the loan documents word for word. Too bad for him as he could have listened to me when I warned him about that ahead of time. Plenty of organizations/people willing to have the far better end of the deal. I'm trying to buy a cheap car from my 16 year old son and one thing I said to him yesterday is "if I hand you $100 dollars, would you just turn around and give it to that person". The answer was of course no. I then asked why would you want to over pay for that car then. It was of course a little sportier car so he was more interested in it. Unfortunately all the cars in our price range that are a little sportier looking have also been beat to crap. Good lesson for my son to be learning; including patience. Our search continues...
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Old 12-26-2013, 03:38 PM
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I've seen a few things on boatus for insurance and I got to playing around on the ole interweb and see that they do loans also. Does anyone have a loan through them? Do you have to be a member of some sort to be able to use boatus?
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Old 12-26-2013, 03:59 PM
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Lowest rates I've seen lately are at USAA but obviously you have to be a member. Depending on the loan amount and credit history you could get [boat] loan rates from 4.25 and up.
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Old 12-26-2013, 04:47 PM
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Boat US membership is $24 per year. I have my boat insurance through them.




Originally Posted by Bouyhead View Post
Installed my carb that was rebuilt by thatsmrmastsercraft, Thanks Peter!! Hot or cold this boat starts and runs like it fuel injected.
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Old 12-26-2013, 07:16 PM
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I severed all ties with boa a few years ago in my opinion the suck . I took a short term note on a 91 prostar this summer and paid it off in 6 weeks (she's all mine) but the bank would have been more than happy to finance for up to five years . as long as it books for more than the loan shouldn't be an issue getting one
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Old 12-26-2013, 07:31 PM
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Bump on the Credit Union...2.5% here in TN through my employer credit union!
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