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Old 10-19-2013, 01:43 AM   #1
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I'm in the process of buying a 40' 1973 Marine Trader Eagle. She's a handyman's special and I plan on living aboard on the Jersey Shore. I've had 2 boats prior to this one. A 1973 Pacemaker 32 and a 1987 Bayliner 3270. This will be my first trawler and I'm very excited about learning from your experiences and just talking about boats.

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Old 10-19-2013, 02:00 AM   #2
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Welcome to the board. I'm sure you will receive a lot of info and encouragement on here. I rejuvenated a rather tired 1975 vintage CHB 34 sedan myself. Very therapeutic - trying at times - but still satisfying. See avatar.

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Old 10-19-2013, 07:39 AM   #3
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Welcome aboard Bennett,

I don't think you will find a subject that's not covered here, a friendly bunch with plenty of experience.
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Old 10-19-2013, 12:08 PM   #4
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Welcome aboard, this is a place you will enjoy. Recently refurbished a Prairie 29, not done, because no boat is ever done. Good luck and enjoy the process.
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Old 10-24-2013, 11:53 AM   #5
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Welcome from 7A!
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Old 10-25-2013, 11:31 AM   #6
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Welcome we also went from a 3270 to a larger boat in our case a 3870, I still miss it when ever I'am washing the boat.

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