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info on a 1978 24 ft sea ray

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looking at maybe buying this boat, but I dont really know about this type of boat. Any body have any info on this type?? has 260 merc 24ft weekender

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I wouldn't be skared to own one.

Best advice id hire a boat surveyor to go through the boat and have a mechanic check out the engine and drive.

Things to look out for. Being glass the hull can develop soft spots. A surveyor will look for those. He'll look at the stringers to see if they aren't rotted out too. The transom is wood up against a glass outer shell. If water has gotten in between the wood and glass that transom will rot.

A glass boat is pretty much two pieces, a top and bottom. That seam will have to be checked out. Those are few things he'll inspect. He won't look at the engine or drive and that you'll need a mechanic to look over.

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