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Ranger r73 bass boat?

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Hi, i am looking at a 1997 ranger r73 boat, just wondering if you guys have any experience with these and what they are worth, the one im looking at is in good shape and has a 115 mariner on it

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They are a pretty good boat for a starter glass boat. What does it have as far as electronics and trolling motor on it. That info would help in figuring out a decent price for a rig like that.

It is not a big boat, and you could probably pull it with a small truck which is a plus in todays world. You will be able to fish 2 comfortably out of it, and probably hit around 40-45 mph depending on load at full throttle. If you fish big water a lot, you might reconsider, but for most average lakes, you will be very well off.

With any used boat, take it to the lake with the current owner and do a test run. If there is anything wrong with it, you will find out about it right away, and maybe the engine is a bit quirky or something. The current owner will be able to answer any questions you have, and if not, it might be time to rethink things a bit.

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Polar was spot on... Really depends on the boat and how it was treated...

I currently have a boat for sale now as well, this is not a sellers market at all. Feel free to offer the seller less than what they have it for sale for.

As polar said, seems like many that age are "quirky". They have to be choked a special way, or something, but are great engines. For instance the one I am selling you have to pump the bulb if its over 90 degrees, otherwise if runs like a top!

The owner if they have had any time in the boat should be able to tell you its issues.!

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