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The Market Place ......... #267091
11/19/13 03:26 PM
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I often find some real treasures on the various auction sites we all cruise through be it daily or occasionally.
At times many of these gems don't get sold due to a wrong or bad listing details, sadly poople just aint speilln proper nah moor or dey aint reedin n tikin da detales proopere
wink


so I figured a thread listing some of the bits we find for sale may well help others in their hunt for boats /parts etc, it may also steer the unsuspecting away from a bad deal if someone else has some knowledge they can add about the various listings.
It may also help with the Mosquito registery as unknown boats pop up (1182 is a classic example of this)
smile
The down side is you might be the only other person 'watching' and be thinking your about to grab a bargin, sorry if I spoiled your party but I've just helped another buyer and a mozzie sailer, so add some more coin to the bank wink

2 recent listings

Gumtree:
Mosquito Catamaran Centreboards - boyer

I sent a message to them asking for more details... the reply:
The sail number is 1680
One of the main sails not in very good condition - But other is in very good condition and is the brand Goodall
The jib will need replacing not in very good condition
If you could please supply a email or mobile number happy to send more photos
Trailer- Believe is registered just can't find the sticker- But would end 3rd of January 2014
No sail box fitted or supplied





what have you found of late ?

cool



Last edited by RickWhite; 07/30/15 01:02 PM.

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Kingy
started with Impara Cadet #3 / Mosquito #245
& now Mosquitos #1182 & #1740

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Re: The Market Place ......... [Re: Pirate] #267122
11/20/13 07:26 AM
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newly listed eBay

Mosquito 656




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Kingy
started with Impara Cadet #3 / Mosquito #245
& now Mosquitos #1182 & #1740

Re: The Market Place ......... [Re: Pirate] #267208
11/21/13 07:11 PM
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Hobart, Tasmania, Oz.
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not quite a mossie, but this has to be the most over priced old cat in Oz. I wouldn't pay fifth the asking price.

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C2 AUS 222 by Goodall design
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Re: The Market Place ......... [Re: Pirate] #267217
11/22/13 01:37 AM
11/22/13 01:37 AM
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Port Vincent, SA
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Hi guys,

In regard to #656 mentioned above, does anyone know any more about it???

I have a mate seriously considering it, and so I was wondering if any of you folk knew the boat or its owner and could give me any further info that would help my mate make his decision. He just missed out on #1680 and is fairly keen to try Mozzie!

Cheers


Hack

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#1769
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#1636
Re: The Market Place ......... [Re: Hack] #267221
11/22/13 06:58 AM
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656 would be a bit of an unknown simply because of the 20years of storage that the seller has stated....

best bet would be to ask the questions via the eBay message system then get a forum member to have a look for you.

I saved the pics from the add and ran them through my photo program and the thing looks very tidy from the photos I could actually work with. Half if them are just too far out of focus to bring up clearly enough....iPhone pic quality crazy

Contact the seller and ask for pictures to be emailed directly to you, I'd be chasing pics of the sails, boom, rudders, centreboards, none of which have been shown....
once you have those ask for some better general shots wink

eBay wont let you message a email address, but you can get around it by doing this style of thing.....
mymail(at)Hotmail(dot)com(dot)au
wink


I assume your mate has had a gander at these.......

http://www.theracingcat.com/index.php?page=boats-for-sale


and whats his 'price-range' so we can keep an eye out


smile


Yar, & this ere post be done without a sin'le drop o' rum passin' me lips

Kingy
started with Impara Cadet #3 / Mosquito #245
& now Mosquitos #1182 & #1740

Re: The Market Place ......... [Re: Pirate] #267222
11/22/13 07:00 AM
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[quote=PIRATE]Gumtree:
Mosquito Catamaran Centreboards - boyer
/quote]

so who got em
confused

Last edited by RickWhite; 07/30/15 01:05 PM.

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Kingy
started with Impara Cadet #3 / Mosquito #245
& now Mosquitos #1182 & #1740

Re: The Market Place ......... [Re: Pirate] #267270
11/22/13 06:35 PM
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Port Vincent, SA
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Cheers. Yes, I think he has contacted the seller. He just wanted some 'inside info', which may tell more than the seller wishes to divulge. His price range is 'best value possible'...


Hack

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Re: The Market Place ......... [Re: Hack] #267279
11/23/13 04:42 AM
11/23/13 04:42 AM
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Gippsland Lakes Victoria Aust...
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Hi Hack,

there where a huge number of Mossies built in those days, but I would say that from the description and care taken this looks like a good set of hulls, so at the right price could be ok, but the rest is so dated, the buyer would only realy be buying 70's shaped (narrow, not much rocker) ply hulls, if that is what he is after, could be a good solid set of hulls.


Regards Gary.
Mosquito 1830
All opions expressed in this post are mine and mine alone, no assumptions should be made regarding any Associations or Clubs I may be a member of.
Re: The Market Place ......... [Re: Pirate] #267282
11/23/13 07:41 AM
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Port Vincent, SA
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Thanks Gary.

Does anyone know how to contact the bloke selling 17xx as advertised on the national webpage???


Hack

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Re: The Market Place ......... [Re: Hack] #267290
11/23/13 06:16 PM
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I've sent you 2 PM's.....

hope they help

wink


Yar, & this ere post be done without a sin'le drop o' rum passin' me lips

Kingy
started with Impara Cadet #3 / Mosquito #245
& now Mosquitos #1182 & #1740

Re: The Market Place ......... [Re: Pirate] #267297
11/24/13 04:10 PM
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hi Hack,

Jeff Southall is the guy selling the 17XX. Her started a tread on here a while back about it

http://www.catsailor.com/forums/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=262771#Post262771

Let me know if you cant get hold of him on here and ill get you in touch.

cheers.


"Sixth Element"
1782 MK2 w/spinnaker.
Lake Bonney Y.C.
National Sec. / S.A President / S.A Measurer / Commodore LBYC
Re: The Market Place ......... [Re: Pirate] #267299
11/25/13 12:55 AM
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Port Vincent, SA
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Thanks guys.

I believe my mate has made contact and they're in the process of negotiation. Thanks for all the assistance. This means we'll have 5 Mozzies in Port Vincent before Christmas!



Hack

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Re: The Market Place ......... [Re: Pirate] #267316
11/25/13 03:11 PM
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Good to hear Hack, hope it goes well for your mate wink




This one has been advertised a few times, I first saw it about the time I was looking at Jurassic Karp and it had been on the market for some time prior to that.....

Original price was $900 --- dropped down to $750 --- after talking to him, he went as low as $600

a good haggle might get it for less wink

needs some minor work but the base looks good and its complete....


sail # 1282

Mozzie for sale


smile

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Yar, & this ere post be done without a sin'le drop o' rum passin' me lips

Kingy
started with Impara Cadet #3 / Mosquito #245
& now Mosquitos #1182 & #1740

Re: The Market Place ......... [Re: Pirate] #267376
11/29/13 04:09 AM
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Needs some work , located in Ballarat Vic




cool

I've asked the usual questions and will add them when I get them.....

smile

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Kingy
started with Impara Cadet #3 / Mosquito #245
& now Mosquitos #1182 & #1740

Re: The Market Place ......... [Re: Pirate] #267384
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Swan Hill Vic

$2500



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Last edited by RickWhite; 07/30/15 01:07 PM.

Yar, & this ere post be done without a sin'le drop o' rum passin' me lips

Kingy
started with Impara Cadet #3 / Mosquito #245
& now Mosquitos #1182 & #1740

Re: The Market Place ......... [Re: Pirate] #267385
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couple of Sth African boats for sale on their version of gumtree

shocked

yeah I know.... not really relevant here in Australia but.... interesting paint jobs and sail colors

wink

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Yar, & this ere post be done without a sin'le drop o' rum passin' me lips

Kingy
started with Impara Cadet #3 / Mosquito #245
& now Mosquitos #1182 & #1740

Re: The Market Place ......... [Re: Pirate] #267415
12/01/13 02:26 PM
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Originally Posted by PIRATE
Mosquito 656


relisted....



didn't make the reserve price
shocked

Last edited by RickWhite; 07/30/15 01:09 PM.

Yar, & this ere post be done without a sin'le drop o' rum passin' me lips

Kingy
started with Impara Cadet #3 / Mosquito #245
& now Mosquitos #1182 & #1740

Re: The Market Place ......... [Re: Pirate] #267444
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anyone shed any light on this one ????



Last edited by RickWhite; 07/30/15 01:09 PM.

Yar, & this ere post be done without a sin'le drop o' rum passin' me lips

Kingy
started with Impara Cadet #3 / Mosquito #245
& now Mosquitos #1182 & #1740

Re: The Market Place ......... [Re: Pirate] #267538
12/06/13 06:16 AM
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Originally Posted by PIRATE
Originally Posted by PIRATE
Mosquito 656


relisted....



didn't make the reserve price
shocked


relisted again ..... confused

$500 starting price and yet the last sale went for $660.21
shocked





confused

Last edited by RickWhite; 07/30/15 01:10 PM.

Yar, & this ere post be done without a sin'le drop o' rum passin' me lips

Kingy
started with Impara Cadet #3 / Mosquito #245
& now Mosquitos #1182 & #1740

Re: The Market Place ......... [Re: Pirate] #267583
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Bundaberg QLD 4670

sail number 1673



wink

Last edited by RickWhite; 07/30/15 01:11 PM.

Yar, & this ere post be done without a sin'le drop o' rum passin' me lips

Kingy
started with Impara Cadet #3 / Mosquito #245
& now Mosquitos #1182 & #1740

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