Boat buying doesn’t have to be a gamble! With these quick tips you’ll know exactly what to look for the next time you’re shopping for a used boat. From motor issues to water leaks, transom cracks to hidden damage, we cover all the issues that might arise.
The two most important factors when shopping for a used boat are the compression numbers on the motor and the experience you have while test driving. There are a lot of other factors that we’ll cover in this video but those are the two keys that you never want to skip. There are a lot of flaws that a seller can hide but if you get the diagnostic report and drive the boat virtually all of the hidden concerns will make themselves known.
Matt intends to fully restore this boat in the coming months, very similarly to Tim’s Champion 210. By purchasing on the used market, both anglers were able to put additional funds toward updating and restoring the boats. Below is the extended list of components that will be added to the boat in the coming months.
Graphs- Humminbird Solix 15’s: http://bit.ly/2pAkXr2
Trolling Motor- Minn Kota Ultrex 112: http://bit.ly/2vFQypW
Battery Charger- Minn Kota Digital 4 bank: http://bit.ly/2vcrbjA
Anchors- Talon 12′ Shallow Water Anchors: http://bit.ly/2F0QBSP
Imaging- Humminbird 360 Imaging: http://bit.ly/2K8jPl4
Batteries- (4) Odyssey 31M PC2150: Source Online
Stimulator- Hydrowave Feeding Stimulator: http://bit.ly/2BCrdVx
Mounts and Accessories…
Front Graph Mount- Kong Wave Tamer: http://bit.ly/2wsJVbA
Console Graph Mount- KVD Kong Electronics Mount: http://bit.ly/2MohNwS
Hot Foot Adjustable Slide: http://bit.ly/2NauvVD
Jack Plate- Atlas Hydraulic: http://bit.ly/2QpkCkS
Keel Guard- Megaware 8 foot: http://bit.ly/2N5p36m
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