It looks like we will be purchasing a cracking oyster punt for OzFish over the next few days/weeks (depends on a few things).
Punt is 8.6m long and 2.6m wide. YEW
It comes with a, not running, 2004 Evinrude etec 75. No idea of hours but it has been on a work boat so will have a lot. There is barnacles and other growth on the leg and prop so it has not been well looked after. We are not paying for the engine. The guy selling says it was working that night but didn't next day and thinks it is an electronic problem.
The boat is supposed to weigh under one ton with motor and fuel.
So my Questions are;
Are you as excited about owning an oyster punt as I am? (parties, fishing etc)
Any tips on best place to get an abused 2004 Evinrude etec 75 serviced/fixed? We are a charity so hoping to be cheaper options.
Also we would like to get a trailer. Hopefully if engine works out we will have about 5k to spend on it. I can weld... Would a second hand shark cat type trailer work if we re built the super structure?
Comments and thoughts?
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