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Old    Brad White (lespaul)      Join Date: May 2007       06-15-2007, 10:27 AM Reply   
Do you guys think this is a scam? I think it might be because its just to good to be true. check it out.
http://usedboats.com/powerboats/2005/24'-ft/mastercraft/x-45/wakeboard-boat/inboard/32206/1297121.htm
Old    David Bell (dabell)      Join Date: Apr 2007       06-15-2007, 10:33 AM Reply   
Might be a need for further investigation. Email him and ask the appropriate questions. Could also be a typo but at least the guys last name is "Downing" and not "Drowning". :-)
Old    Nubb (nubb)      Join Date: May 2006       06-15-2007, 10:34 AM Reply   
Scam
Old    George Aslinger (mobv)      Join Date: Jun 2002       06-15-2007, 10:52 AM Reply   
When did Mastercraft start using Volvo engines?
Old    HeHateMe (hamkj)      Join Date: Apr 2002       06-15-2007, 10:54 AM Reply   
SCAM SCAM SCAM... hahaha... A Volvo powered MC X45. $20,000.... be realistic.. come on... It would be worth the flight down from Canada where I am... then drive it back around the continent... Please... SCAM!!!!
Old    Ian Brown (wakereviews)      Join Date: Sep 2006       06-15-2007, 11:27 AM Reply   
call the number and find out
Old    Ryan Haug (ryan27r)      Join Date: Oct 2006       06-15-2007, 11:52 AM Reply   
Scam but that teak really needs some loving.
Old    Brian Bedell (partyb)      Join Date: Dec 2001       06-15-2007, 2:16 PM Reply   
Isn't volvo the same as ford?
Old    WakesetterLSV (closedtoe)      Join Date: Jan 2007       06-15-2007, 5:10 PM Reply   
http://www.usedboats.com/powerboats/2005/22'-ft/mastercraft/x-star/wakeboard-boat/inboard/33110/1297100.htm

Heres another one except its a X-Star
Old    Hate2party (slipknot)      Join Date: Aug 2001       06-15-2007, 5:49 PM Reply   
scam
Old    Ryan Daniels (rmdanie)      Join Date: Jun 2007       06-17-2007, 3:46 PM Reply   
Definitely a scam. I emailed the guy and here was my response... Could this be any more pathetic.

Peace,
Ryan

Hi,

My name is Donald and I'm glad to hear that you are interested about my boat.This boat is in perfect condition without any damaged or other problem. At this time I am out of the country traveling to Austria because my wife is from here and she wanted to be closer to her parents as they are old and very ill,and also we are expecting a baby in a few weeks.I need to sell the boat to raise some cash.
As I am not available to meet you in person I will pay for the shipping costs.
So...I hope to obtain for my boat .. $ 20000
You will receive all the papers and documents(clear title,bills of sale,car's manual) to prove the ownership of the boat.The clear title and the bill of sale will both be signed and they will be shipped together with the boat,so you can become the owner on the spot.
You have nothing to worry about this deal because it will be done in a secure way.

GOD BLESS.....Donald

P.S. I need your correct full name and shipping address in order to contact Escrow and start our deal in case you want to buy my boat.
Old    Sinko (sinkoumn)      Join Date: Jan 2007       06-17-2007, 4:22 PM Reply   
Honestly, people actually fall for that shiz??

Weak!
Old    Rob Roberts (saroberts70)      Join Date: Aug 2006       06-17-2007, 6:16 PM Reply   
Wow. You don't see this too often. It looks like a mastercraft but walks like a duck.
Old    Brad White (lespaul)      Join Date: May 2007       06-17-2007, 6:18 PM Reply   
haha! austria? i cant believe he really believes that people will fall for that?
Old    Jon Shaffer (jpshaff01)      Join Date: Jun 2005       06-17-2007, 10:10 PM Reply   
I'm surprised they even say they are in a different country anymore. Some are getting smarter, i remember I talked to a guy in emails about a 1997 prostar with 200 hours for $8999.

He had his story all correct and everything saying that he live in detroit but then moved to New York and thats where the boat was. Of course in the end he wanted payment sent to nigeria.

Anyone who mentions escrow is a scam artist. They figure if they have a few transactions pending where they screwed the buyer at least a few of them will make it through the system and they will get the money anyway.
Old    Steve Pankey (alligator_bait)      Join Date: Apr 2007       06-18-2007, 11:17 AM Reply   
That is a Scam. The exact boat is on Ebay right now for like $54K...also the boat is in Knoxville, TN....Not Jacksonville, FL.

Here the link to Ebay:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/2005-Mastercraft-X-45-Very-Clean-Low-Hours-Awesome_W0QQitemZ180130216679QQihZ008QQcategoryZ63 686QQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem


(Message edited by Alligator_Bait on June 18, 2007)
Old    Craig (yosquire)      Join Date: Jun 2005       06-18-2007, 12:25 PM Reply   
Send him your address, see where it goes.
Old    Tim (srock)      Join Date: Mar 2002       06-18-2007, 1:13 PM Reply   
Tell him you want to look at the boat and take a drive to jax. You dont need him there since its outside but I would never send money.

I noticed there a no hull numbers or plates on the trailer. That's odd.

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