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Old 01-02-2016, 14:04   #1
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Found the watermaker deal of the year

Found on Ventura CA Craigslist, a 2004 Spectra Catalina 300 with MCP in great condition (1400 hrs) for $2,450.
It had been on for 17 days with no inquiries so after PMing with Tellie i went ahead and snapped it up. Many thanks to Tellie for his advise.
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Cool story bro
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Re: Found the watermaker deal of the year

$2450 is a deal on an 11 YO watermaker?
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$2450 is a deal on an 11 YO watermaker?
Actually.... Yes it is, since all he needs to do is replace the membrane for around $250 and maybe a couple of low pressure pump heads (if needed) for around $200, and he then has what is essentially a brand new system.
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Actually.... Yes it is, since all he needs to do is replace the membrane for around $250 and maybe a couple of low pressure pump heads (if needed) for around $200, and he then has what is essentially a brand new system.
Good going! I'm still looking also- need to buy before returning to Acapulco, also looking for a nice/quiet diesel generator to install below my chart table. I believe auxiliary water& diesel tanks will balance the load midship?
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Re: Found the watermaker deal of the year

Last season, I bought a used Spectra 380c for $1600 or so, then spent an additional $1500 or so to replace/rebuild everything and though I'd made the deal of the century. Two water makers is........... nice.

You made out. Congratulations.
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$2450 is a deal on an 11 YO watermaker?
Compared to $11.5k for a new one!
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Re: Found the watermaker deal of the year

Well done you..... a great bit of kit.


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Found on Ventura CA Craigslist, a 2004 Spectra Catalina 300 with MCP in great condition (1400 hrs) for $2,450.
It had been on for 17 days with no inquiries so after PMing with Tellie i went ahead and snapped it up. Many thanks to Tellie for his advise.
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Re: Found the watermaker deal of the year

i want one
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Re: Found the watermaker deal of the year

I think sight un-seen by me but looking at pictures of this Spectra that this was a very good deal. If I had it in my shop and did a few minor things it would be priced at $5,000+ and it probably wouldn't last long.

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