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zheet
09-14-2009, 12:18 PM
Hello all....I've had a Moomba for a few years but am new to this. I've run across an LSV at a dealer and am not sure about the deal....if anyone has any input on this I'd appreciate it. Here we go....

It's at a new 2008 Mobius LSV (forward bimini; tower spkrs, sub & extra amp; transom remote; dual batteries; appearance package; covers; depth finder; Grav3 ballast; wake plate; perfect pass; prop upgrade; tower mirror; racks). Dealer will sell @ $40k; winterize, store & prep in spring; warranty starts in spring. The season's about over here so I'm leaving it with him.

Does this sound like a fair/good deal or should I be waiting?

Thanks!

Lawdog
09-14-2009, 03:47 PM
Where are you located?

zheet
09-14-2009, 04:05 PM
I'm in western Nebraska.

THSEADOO
09-14-2009, 05:41 PM
That's not bad i just paid $38k for new 08, minus sub, racks, dual bat, prop upgrade and storage.

THSEADOO
09-14-2009, 05:43 PM
That's not bad i just paid around $38k for new 08, minus sub, racks, dual bat, prop upgrade and storage.

yearround
09-15-2009, 12:19 AM
if you will pm me your email i can get you the boat builder pricing for 08's. you can see the prices of new in 08. but it does sound good to me.

you da man
09-15-2009, 12:36 AM
That sounds about right to me on an 08 seeing that the dealer in my area wants $44k for an 09 minus the tower speakers/amp/batt.

zheet
09-15-2009, 02:31 AM
Thanks all!

Sounds like so far....so good. Gotta think that Lawdog may think it's an OK deal too.....wondering where I am - lol.

RobertJ
09-15-2009, 12:04 PM
Zheet, I doubt Lawdog was tring to snake in on your deal. The pricing of boats is tied to your geographic location . I know we pay a priemum in the Northwest and you can get them cheaper down south. $40,000 for that boat is a great deal in Oregon, but it might not be a great of a deal in Alabama.

I hope you get the boat and enjoy it.:)

yearround
09-15-2009, 12:15 PM
sent you an email. good luck

Lawdog
09-15-2009, 01:18 PM
HEHEHE....No I wasn't trying to snake in on his deal...I'm actually in the market for an XLV. Just going to point out what RobertJ already said. PM sent as well.

zheet
09-15-2009, 02:28 PM
Hi!

Got the email and PM.....and thanks for info. I didn't really think Lawdog was snakin' - that's why I followed it with the lol. (hey, I'm married - gotta bust chops a little where I can....I'm usually on the receiving end).

From what everyone has said and the worksheet from yearround (huge help) I think we're gonna go for it - seems to be a good value and we plan on keeping this one for a while so not really worried about it being an '08.

Good luck with the XLV Lawdog!

nyuk-x-3
09-20-2009, 08:36 PM
I just got a similar deal on an 08 LSV this weekend.....was actually in Lawdog's backyard - close to it anyway.

Now the hard part - wait until Spring! Guess that gives me time to check out everyone's mods and see what I want to (actually what my wife will let me) do.

Lawdog
09-21-2009, 12:28 AM
nyuk where did you get your boat from??

nyuk-x-3
09-21-2009, 09:59 AM
I/we got it from Bell Marine in No. Webster. That'd kinda be like your back yard - or maybe more like the backyard of someone down the street??

Lawdog
09-22-2009, 02:11 AM
Yeah that's fairly close to me. I wanted to get my boat from there but they dont carry the XLV on hand so I had to go to another dealer in IL to do a test drive. Dont want the IL dealer to do all the work and not get anything in return for it. Still working on the details for the boat though.

nyuk-x-3
09-22-2009, 03:48 AM
We looked at a 2009 LSV at probably the same dealer in IL - Bell seemed to have the better value (& my wife preferred the color). We live in IL & the boat stays in IN - so we were pretty-much 50-50 on where we bought from, but buying closer to where we normally keep the boat was probably better.

Good luck on the XLV.