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Old 26-01-2007, 13:46   #16
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Could you post a photo of your boat?
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Old 26-01-2007, 13:50   #17
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Totally agree, dana. Mines a good one, didn't break the bank, and if I decide to sell, which I hope I'll never have to do, I've already got interest lined up in her. But I don't want to sell.
I want to live on her for years and years and have a blast!
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Old 26-01-2007, 13:52   #18
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Here's a link to some pics and specs.
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Old 26-01-2007, 14:42   #19
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I thought that photo looked familiar............from "another place"





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Old 26-01-2007, 14:44   #20
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Just about to! Tee hee. Gosh, it's a small world.
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Old 26-01-2007, 14:47   #21
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Old 26-01-2007, 14:54   #22
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I have a friend with a ferro boat. His argument is , find a good one, buy it for a fraction of the price of a plastic comparable, sail it using the left over funds invested to provide income, sell it when you are finished with far less loss due to depreciation. Hard to fault the logic.
the problem comes when you go looking for one and every other bugger has had the same idea so you get a bot with everything that needs replacing and its still a tilt slab project
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Old 26-01-2007, 15:05   #23
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Some folks attract bad luck, I guess.
I live in a different orb; brighter and less cynical.
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Old 26-01-2007, 15:23   #24
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From what I've read about ferros, the trick is finding a good one. Those that were built well have had a number of happy owners. But, there have been many that were not built well and have become disasters, sometimes literally, and not just in the pocketbook.

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Old 26-01-2007, 18:24   #25
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Uh, yes, Drifter. This is the stuff ferro lore is made of. Do hope mine is a good one. Will just nip and check.
Ooh, good, she's fine. Definately a good one.
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Old 26-01-2007, 19:19   #26
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as far as concrete boats go check this out
Concrete Submarine - personal Submarine
as for me i need to own something that is actually bouyant in water, i think concretes great in the water ... as a bost ramp but then thats horses for courses
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Old 26-01-2007, 19:55   #27
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Ferroever, Welcome aboard. Quite the boat you have there. Good luck on your adventure. Don't mind Mudnut. He's a good guy. Think he was just pokin fun at you Doubt it was a serious jibe. A few ferro owners here, and one Ex-Ferro owner right here
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Ex owner, former builder

And another ex owner, former builder here.
Don't mind the wooden boat owners. Imagine people who trust in boats made of sugar and held together by resin.
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..........you should have told folk she was a Ferro.............Cat
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Old 27-01-2007, 02:52   #30
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Sigh. Folks don't get the piss taken out of them if they say, 'I'm about to go off cruising on a steel boat'. I just get so bored having to inevitably trawl through all the naff comments that follow whenever the word 'ferro' is mentioned.
Still, such negativity won't stop me actually going out there and doing it.
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