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-   -   Looks Like Someone Got A Steal (http://www.wakeworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=497084)

ispair 09-04-2007 2:13 PM

A 2007 138 Watson and 2007 OT Watson's for $275. I'm not sure how much shipping was going to be, but that seems like a really good deal. <BR> <BR>The seller is from Vancouver. Do we have to pay a duty tax if we purchase something from Canada and have it shipped to the U.S.? Maybe that is why it went cheap. <BR> <BR><a href="http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&amp;rd=1&amp;item=260154171 202&amp;ssPageName=STRK:MEWA:IT&amp;ih=016" target="_blank">http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&amp;rd=1&amp;item=260154171 202&amp;ssPageName=STRK:MEWA:IT&amp;ih=016</a>

swoop 09-04-2007 2:21 PM

His Mom and Pops is gonna be angry when they find out what he did. He's gonna be ridin the bus to school for a couple of weeks! <img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/clipart/crazy.gif" border=0>

helix_rider 09-05-2007 4:35 AM

My first thought wasn't about angry parents...but instead that someone just got their board ripped off and this dude just got $275 for it. <IMG SRC="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/clipart/sad.gif" ALT=":-(" BORDER=0>

qball 09-05-2007 5:33 AM

crack is a terrible drug

lfs56 09-05-2007 5:37 AM

ha! i was looking at that and thinking about buying it the other day....damn!

ispair 09-05-2007 7:51 AM

Loren, i'm not sure why you would assume the board is stolen? He put it on ebay with no reserve, and it sold for the market value (at the time). <BR> <BR>Granted, plenty of boards get stolen and pawned off one way or another.

helix_rider 09-05-2007 9:00 AM

Well, after reading post after post this summer about people having their boards stolen out of boathouses and boats, then seeing someone sell a 1-year old board/binding setup for, what I would say is under-market value, my first instinct was 'stolen ride'. I didn't accuse anyone, but I guess I don't buy a new board each year so to me it seemed suspicious to be selling something so obviously nice/new.

ispair 09-05-2007 11:28 AM

Thats fair enough. I bought a used 07 Watson 138 on this forum. I wonder what the status is on my board. Of course, I paid roughly $250-$275 just for the board. <BR> <BR>If I would have known how much shipping/duty tax was I would have bought the board/bindings for a friend (7-9 boots a little small for me).

swb140 09-05-2007 3:09 PM

Hey Brad I think they got a better deal because of the exchange rate. What kind of money do they use up there Yen or lera?

lfs56 09-05-2007 4:42 PM

i think the exchange rate is one U.S. dollar equals $1.36 but a canadian dollar to U.S. is like .76 or somethin

brad63 09-05-2007 6:23 PM

its alot higher than that now

whirli_7 09-05-2007 6:36 PM

the exchange rate is more like, $1 = $1.04

lfs56 09-05-2007 7:53 PM

o we just went over it in Business so that's just what my teacher said...

lfs56 09-05-2007 7:58 PM

k, the correct is $1=$1.05 and from canadian $1= .95

ispair 09-05-2007 9:32 PM

Boy Sheldon you sure got us thinkin<img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/clipart/wink.gif" border=0>. <BR> <BR>Isn't the St. Joe River just shallow watered down muc?<img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/clipart/biggrin.gif" border=0> <BR> <BR>Well, alteast on Labor Day Weekend it is!!

swb140 09-06-2007 3:11 AM

Ya Brad I think the dirt to water ratio in the river is about 50 50. I think it makes the wake firmer so fat guys like me can get bigger air. The only drawback is the landings are harder. I heard that if you take a HS FS 180 out in the flats the landing might be rough. But seriously I don't know why they drop the water level on labor day weekend. I think it has happend like 3 years in a row. I'm just thankfull we got to ride on monday. Get well soon were going to make this season last untill you are back on the water. later

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