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75Kona
12-20-2012, 06:25 PM
I have had my eye on this boat for a few months. It has been on Craigslist for a while now. I have been able to find little information on these boats. Anyone have any opinions good/bad about them? Anyone one know what a fair price for this boat would be? Not sure if i need a second boat, but having a little more room for longer outings would be nice.

http://seattle.craigslist.org/est/boa/3435529580.html

David
12-20-2012, 06:39 PM
Well the hull looks like it's in great shape from the pics...
I paid $3200 for my 23' and it's a runner...
You'll have a bit of work to do to it, use mine as a base and maybe offer $2000 to start?
Show him mine and what I paid for it...

75Kona
12-20-2012, 06:43 PM
I was thinking around the $2,000 too, its going to take a lot of work to get it back in the water. Thanks!

75Kona
12-20-2012, 06:47 PM
Here are a few more pictures of it that are coming up on my phone on Craigslist and not my computer....

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PHOENIX
12-20-2012, 07:27 PM
Try to hot wire it enough to turn it over for several seconds. Try to do it and make the oil presure gage work as well (look for some presure and no funny noises). Put some gas in a squirt bottle and see if it will run a few seconds even. Make ya a hot wire kit by buying several aligator clips and hook them to 6' lenths of wire.
The difference between making this happen and nothing is at least $2000.
If you're gonna offer $2000 from the git go, have that 2g's in your hand in $100 bills and show them to him...works about every time...!!

PHOENIX
12-20-2012, 07:30 PM
I've always loved these Day Cruisers albeit a bit of extra weight for a jet. Takes big bucks to make a boat like this big fly. I would go for more tork and thrust so as to plane quickly with a half dozen or more of babes onboard...:rockwoot:

PHOENIX
12-20-2012, 07:32 PM
If it weren't so far away and you didn't buy it, I probably would, even though I don't care for brown...

"THE ADVOCATE"
12-20-2012, 10:06 PM
Triple check the stringers and sub floor as well. Someone started stripping her down for a reason?

75Kona
12-20-2012, 10:14 PM
Very good idea, would be a plus if i could hear it run for a second or two.

75Kona
12-20-2012, 10:16 PM
Triple check the stringers and sub floor as well. Someone started stripping her down for a reason?

That's what I'm worried about, but i will never know if i don't look at it.

Twister2
09-21-2016, 09:33 AM
I paid $3800 for my 1976 Caldwell Twister 2 18 foot

H20MOFO
09-21-2016, 10:40 AM
It looks just like a cordova...to me. Welcome to the madness.:rooster:

AG6
09-21-2016, 02:38 PM
Nope. Cordova's were a one yr shot. The 2 tiered deck on the Caldwell looks very similar to the 24 Sleek Ambassador though, Just smoother lines. Cordova had a round tiered deck. Just sayin'. Dean

H20MOFO
09-21-2016, 02:58 PM
Here is the best shot I can find of my buddies boat...sitting next to mine at yuba in 2011. 18893
I googled it and came up with a better pic of big ror's boat.
For the record I never said the op's WAS a cordova....said it looks like one. I think Ror's was 23.5'
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94slpz28
09-23-2016, 01:04 PM
Here is the best shot I can find of my buddies boat...sitting next to mine at yuba in 2011. 18893
I googled it and came up with a better pic of big ror's boat.
For the record I never said the op's WAS a cordova....said it looks like one. I think Ror's was 23.5'
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I wish yuba was that high when we went last year

Sleek Freak
09-23-2016, 01:20 PM
not that it matters but cordova's were built in Utah for several years. I've owned several over the years including one marketed as a Cobra. the molds are setting at the old NSL airport.

"THE ADVOCATE"
09-23-2016, 01:42 PM
Their is a white one never been rigged sitting out there right now, drive by it on Redwood all the time.

Sleek Freak
09-23-2016, 01:56 PM
yup, that's the same place.

Twister2
09-25-2016, 12:40 PM
Thanks its my first jet boat and I love it! I am probably the only owner of a Caldwell Twister 2 on the east coast! I can not find any info on my boat