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When exposed hardware (throttle plunger, panel screws) is covered in rust, I very much doubt the “almost no corrosion” statement. That, and that tail section is....frosty.
 
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kju1pitt

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When exposed hardware (throttle plunger, panel screws) is covered in rust, I very much doubt the “almost no corrosion” statement. That, and that section is....frosty.
I think they probably meant to write "Very little not covered in corrosion" Clearly they accidentally omitted two words.
 

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YIPE! So it is worth 65k after putting 80k +18 k to buy it?

There is no such thing as a cheap airplane!
 

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When buying an airplane I like to do a ton of research, my first step is to google “tail number NTSB” so them covering the tail number is suspect. Not to mention the photos.....
 

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Also don't discount the possibility it is a scam - there have been many cases of long term ramp queens advertised for sale by scammers. Low price + Craig List only + obscured N number make it very suspect to me.
 

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Children of the owner selling it after (s)he passed away?
Curiously, the hours are very close to mine. The empennage definitely has more (corrosion?) spots on the inside of the skin. Mine spent time in KS, OK, AL, NE, during the '60-'80's. I'm glad Dad didn't let that happen to our plane, asking me to take over in 2008.
Mark certainly knows what it takes to get one of these into great condition!
 

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"Engine has compression and turns over. A big project but worth it". Worth what?? An overhaul? Because if it sat for 9 years it's going to have cylinder problems once it starts running again. Probably needs a new crank and cams, too. "it turns over" means what? Crank it until it fires... on dry cylinders that haven't moved in 9 years! :eek:

However, my airplane literally doubled in value in the last 12 months. So, maybe a $2000 worth of salvage parts is now $18,000? That seems to be the logic these days.
 
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