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    I'm thinking about selling my boat but I'm not sure what it's worth. I blue-booked it and the number was appallingly low--under 1,000.

    Based on similar boats I see for sale I was thinking in the 7-7500 range but I don't know for sure.

    Is there a credible appraiser I can contact to start this process right?

    Thanks
    Erik
    If cave men had been trophy hunters the Wooly Mammoth would be alive today

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    It's worth whatever someone will pay for it. After 10 years the blue book has little relevance for boats.

    Post a free ad on craigslist for $7,500 and see what happens.
    "I'd rather be fishing!"

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      Silver Streak Boat in Anchorage talk with Ben 344-6151.

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      • #4
        I had the same situation with a camper I was selling, blue book was $2200 and I put an ad on Craigslist for $8500 and it sold to the first guy who came and looked at it. I would put an ad on Craigslist before I went to the trouble of getting it appraised. If someone wants an appraisal have them pay to get it done.
        2007 Kingfisher 2825 - Stor Fisk

        Civilization ends at the waterline. Beyond that, we all enter the food chain, and not always right at the top. -- Hunter S. Thompson

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        • #5
          Originally posted by Erik in AK View Post
          I'm thinking about selling my boat but I'm not sure what it's worth. I blue-booked it and the number was appallingly low--under 1,000.

          Based on similar boats I see for sale I was thinking in the 7-7500 range but I don't know for sure.

          Is there a credible appraiser I can contact to start this process right?

          Thanks
          Erik
          Erik...post some pics and the boat's specifications on here...we can probably put you in the ballpark.
          "Fishing relaxes me. It's like yoga, except I still get to kill something." --Ron Swanson

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          • #6
            Originally posted by MRFISH View Post
            Erik...post some pics and the boat's specifications on here...we can probably put you in the ballpark.
            I thought that was against forum rules?
            If cave men had been trophy hunters the Wooly Mammoth would be alive today

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            • #7
              Originally posted by Erik in AK View Post
              I thought that was against forum rules?
              I don't think so. At this point, you're not really listing it for sale...just asking opinions about the value and/or asking price (that's all I was suggesting/vounteering to help with). Even if you do decide to sell it, you can do that on here through the swap and sell section and it's a pretty minimal fee if it sells through here (but I don't know that rule off the top of my head).
              "Fishing relaxes me. It's like yoga, except I still get to kill something." --Ron Swanson

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