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I know, however, it is the common link tween these master craftsmen, is any one taking odds on how long it'll take for sheet winches to be bolted on this outgrown beer crate ?

I never felt sorry for an axe before.

It's a ridiculous feeling.

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I can assure you, nothing was added to The Rod's replies.   Perhaps sharing my reverence for The Rod, as well as my deep appreciation for the journalistic accomplishments of my Sailing Anarchy predece

And wtf happened to lil'murray.......?

Guy did not grow a vagin! Mr. Hot is full of merde! The only place Mr. Hot has seen a double hurricane is in La Nouvelle Orléans. 

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Hey how is that Korean guys shed going? Any news?

 

Well, seeing as you asked ....

http://kryaker.dwg.ru/?p=14334

 

Holy moly

 

That was some funny shit... when I saw the ".ru" figured it would either be a malware site or another entity like the Russian car crash video (which is still one of the funniest things I have ever seen). No footings, just put the frickin' walls right down on the lawn. And how did they get the roof to come out crumpled?

 

Definitive shot IMHO

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Master carpenter, precision work

 

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Wasn't that Kim Il-sung's ax?

 

First one to "get it" will win something from Teaky's desk.

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Hey how is that Korean guys shed going? Any news?

Well, seeing as you asked ....

http://kryaker.dwg.ru/?p=14334

Anyone read the site? Seems like it might be Russians ripping on a build here in the states: Dodge pickup sitting in the weeds, materials from Home Depot (including pricing in dollars), all of the materials and price tags are in English, and the pics definitely have the "Appalchian" feel to 'em. Awesome how they PhotoShopped the second-from-last image SA-style...classic!

 

Pretty bad when the Russki's rip on your build. Hope they don't find the FH pics.

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Hey how is that Korean guys shed going? Any news?

Well, seeing as you asked ....

http://kryaker.dwg.ru/?p=14334

Anyone read the site? Seems like it might be Russians ripping on a build here in the states: Dodge pickup sitting in the weeds, materials from Home Depot (including pricing in dollars), all of the materials and price tags are in English, and the pics definitely have the "Appalchian" feel to 'em. Awesome how they PhotoShopped the second-from-last image SA-style...classic!

 

Pretty bad when the Russki's rip on your build. Hope they don't find the FH pics.

According to Google Translate, the website is: Bullshit Encyclopedia of Construction Idiocy

And the topic is: the construction of an alternative gifted Canadian small shed of prefabricated elements

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Its HotRod's axe and that shot was taken on the FH!!

I don't think this is that shot, but there WAS a pic waaaayyyy back in the thread of an ax on the FH during construction.

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Hey how is that Korean guys shed going? Any news?

Well, seeing as you asked ....

http://kryaker.dwg.ru/?p=14334

Anyone read the site? Seems like it might be Russians ripping on a build here in the states: Dodge pickup sitting in the weeds, materials from Home Depot (including pricing in dollars), all of the materials and price tags are in English, and the pics definitely have the "Appalchian" feel to 'em. Awesome how they PhotoShopped the second-from-last image SA-style...classic!

 

Pretty bad when the Russki's rip on your build. Hope they don't find the FH pics.

 

For those of you that may have missed it, the OG thread here.

 

http://www.bcsportbikes.com/forum/showthread.php/146566-Build-to-Fail-Fail-to-Build.-What-is-this-I-don-t-even.....

 

Located in British Columbia.

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The FH has moved west in Richardson's Bay, and is now moored in closer to the happy hunting grounds: it's just acRoss the channel from the US Army Corps of Engineers Dock, and the home of Raccoon.

Wait... Moored? On another poor bastard's permanent mooring, or did he roll the locomotive wheel along the bottom to the new location,or maybe he found the Harsukibustable again and has it tied off to his... ahhh....?

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Hey how is that Korean guys shed going? Any news?

Well, seeing as you asked ....

http://kryaker.dwg.ru/?p=14334

Anyone read the site? Seems like it might be Russians ripping on a build here in the states: Dodge pickup sitting in the weeds, materials from Home Depot (including pricing in dollars), all of the materials and price tags are in English, and the pics definitely have the "Appalchian" feel to 'em. Awesome how they PhotoShopped the second-from-last image SA-style...classic!

 

Pretty bad when the Russki's rip on your build. Hope they don't find the FH pics.

 

For those of you that may have missed it, the OG thread here.

 

http://www.bcsportbikes.com/forum/showthread.php/146566-Build-to-Fail-Fail-to-Build.-What-is-this-I-don-t-even.....

 

Located in British Columbia.

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Love it.

 

Thanks.

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Wait... Moored? On another poor bastard's permanent mooring, or did he roll the locomotive wheel along the bottom to the new location,or maybe he found the Harsukibustable again and has it tied off to his... ahhh....?

The FH has moved west in Richardson's Bay, and is now moored in closer to the happy hunting grounds: it's just acRoss the channel from the US Army Corps of Engineers Dock, and the home of Raccoon.

Saw it today when over having lunch at Salito's - its just south of all the houseboats outside all local mooreed boats. Didn't have decent zoom to get a shot on my phone cam. Made me laugh as had followed this thread in early days in NZL and a only here in SF for a few days

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I think it would sell for more than $5k.

 

It could make a decent houseboat for protected waters and it's huge.

 

I'd guess a market value closer to $15k. Couple of new outboards for another $5k or so and it would be better than a lot of $20k houseboats.

 

I doubt HR is ready to part with it for that much money, but really can't see anyone paying much more.

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If Jim can sell that thing for more than a buck he should win the intergalactic broker of the year award!

It's a complete liability...

 

The only market i see would be as a hollywood prop, loaded w TNT. And that would be at a bottom dollar prop at that.

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If Jim can sell that thing for more than a buck he should win the intergalactic broker of the year award!

It's a complete liability...

 

The only market i see would be as a hollywood prop, loaded w TNT. And that would be at a bottom dollar prop at that.

Well it was built more or less in the manner that a Hollywood prop is built. He just failed to make sure Hollywood had a movie in the works where a Catamaran was blown up.

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If Jim can sell that thing for more than a buck he should win the intergalactic broker of the year award!

It's a complete liability...

 

The only market i see would be as a hollywood prop, loaded w TNT. And that would be at a bottom dollar prop at that.

Well it was built more or less in the manner that a Hollywood prop is built. He just failed to make sure Hollywood had a movie in the works where a Catamaran was blown up.

 

Just buy the thing, load it up with the works, drag her out to sea and film the spectacular ending to that which is the FH.

put the tape in a can and hope it becomes a marketable asset someday...

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If Jim can sell that thing for more than a buck he should win the intergalactic broker of the year award!

It's a complete liability...

 

The only market i see would be as a hollywood prop, loaded w TNT. And that would be at a bottom dollar prop at that.

Well it was built more or less in the manner that a Hollywood prop is built. He just failed to make sure Hollywood had a movie in the works where a Catamaran was blown up.

Waterworld 2?

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Chump change for you lot! Someone grab it fast!

 

more like Chump Chain = It will consume someone's life trying to Deal with all aspects of it

 

It is by no means an asset, Sad to say

 

And as it's not leaving CA. I wonder what the Tax per Year is going to be even on a boat listed for $250,000.00

 

I still say they will call it a 2013 65' Katamaran of displacement listed in Documentation = $6,000,000.00

 

so like 1% of that or so + whatever they tack on :o

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Chump change for you lot! Someone grab it fast!

 

more like Chump Chain = It will consume someone's life trying to Deal with all aspects of it

 

It is by no means an asset, Sad to say

 

And as it's not leaving CA. I wonder what the Tax per Year is going to be even on a boat listed for $250,000.00

 

I still say they will call it a 2013 65' Katamaran of displacement listed in Documentation = $6,000,000.00

 

so like 1% of that or so + whatever they tack on :o

Woody you know HR didn't think that far ahead right? You can bet the tax collector does a little digging looking for this sort of thing. Tax MAN is a Comming HR!!! Packup the Powerwagon and run for the hills!

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He's on a time crunch, he's got to get it sold before it ends up in pieces on the rocks. My bet is his next stop on the descending scale of value is about $100,000, but he won't get that either. With each passing storm, look for the price to descend a little more and a little more. It'll be in the 5k range eventually assuming it survives.

The real question is who would buy it ?

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He's on a time crunch, he's got to get it sold before it ends up in pieces on the rocks. My bet is his next stop on the descending scale of value is about $100,000, but he won't get that either. With each passing storm, look for the price to descend a little more and a little more. It'll be in the 5k range eventually assuming it survives.

 

The real question is who would buy it ?

Plenty of people out there just only slightly smarter than HR they will think wow it would cost me time and money to build that and HR's already done it for me, cut the check and talk about how they are going to sail to Hawaii. It will be on Craigs list again shortly if it doesn't end up Racoon Bait.

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He's on a time crunch, he's got to get it sold before it ends up in pieces on the rocks. My bet is his next stop on the descending scale of value is about $100,000, but he won't get that either. With each passing storm, look for the price to descend a little more and a little more. It'll be in the 5k range eventually assuming it survives.

 

The real question is who would buy it ?

Plenty of people out there just only slightly smarter than HR they will think wow it would cost me time and money to build that and HR's already done it for me, cut the check and talk about how they are going to sail to Hawaii. It will be on Craigs list again shortly if it doesn't end up Racoon Bait.

 

 

Finding someone with $100K cash AND that level of delusion at the same time will be tough.

 

HR better accelerate the price drop; weather is nice this week but it can turn nasty any time.

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From ad:

 

"75% completed federally doc.mid size luxury catamaran 65 by 32 foot.73 over all. 1800 sq. feet inter. space.will consider partial trade for property in hawaii.For any further information contact Jim at (530)680-4351 or (808)276-8477 no text messages. "

 

Anyone care to address that "federally doc. mid size luxury" part ?!?

 

Luxury, like no working engine, steering, sailplan, anchoring system, etc ?

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Somebody is pulling your chains and it isn't an anker. HR goes by James, not Jim. He has posted his phone number here many times. A not so clever joke, this whole business.

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From the looks of our current local weather FH has about another week before our cycle runs another low pressure system our way. Another few weeks and we could be seeing a low every 3-5 days which case FH is headed to the dumpster bin in a month or so.

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I just arrived in SF yesterday, leave Saturday. Staying in the Haight at the moment, then down in North Beach for the last couple of nights. I feel I should at least catch a quick look at this contraption while I have the chance. How do I find it on public transport?

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It's in the Daytona Craigslist, too.

http://daytona.craigslist.org/boa/4172347432.html

I always get a chuckle when I read this and one of the selling points is "1800 sq. feet inter.". As if it was a house.

 

But that's the mentality, It is a house, it just happens to float and has sails, so you can do things with your house, like sail it off to some far flung island.

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I just arrived in SF yesterday, leave Saturday. Staying in the Haight at the moment, then down in North Beach for the last couple of nights. I feel I should at least catch a quick look at this contraption while I have the chance. How do I find it on public transport?

 

 

You could take the Sausalito ferry to the landing in Richardson bay, short cab ride or long walk would get you to the North end of the bay where he is ankered. The Ferry leaves from one of the piers, near 39 I think

 

Pier 41.

 

A short walk along Bridgeway from the Sausalito Ferry Terminal / Sausalito YC is the US Army Corp of Engineers "Bay Model". Free to public. Must see!

Bonus: It's also the home of the Raccoon, possibly Flyin' Hawaiian's final encounter!

From there you can probably spot the Flyin' Hawaiian and know how much farther it is to walk.

If you walk another .6 mile / 1 km you get to the famous Sausalito houseboat community.

There are several local color places to eat along the way.

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It's in the Daytona Craigslist, too.

http://daytona.craigslist.org/boa/4172347432.html

I always get a chuckle when I read this and one of the selling points is "1800 sq. feet inter.". As if it was a house.

 

But that's the mentality, It is a house, it just happens to float and has sails, so you can do things with your house, like sail it off to some far flung island.

Exactly! I mentioned this thread to a guy(who is also a contractor) who sails with me. He agreed that listing square footage is a house builders point of view. I don't think I have ever seen a boat listed with square footage of interior space as a selling point..

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Good to know the Raccoon is standing by, close at hand.

I bet the Raccoon operators started a FH fund some time ago to cover the potential cost of them having to go and clean up the FH when the day comes.

 

I feel bad for HR but he had plenty of people warn him about his idea and now no doubt he is realizing there is more to this boat thing than he had figured.

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It's in the Daytona Craigslist, too.

http://daytona.craigslist.org/boa/4172347432.html

I always get a chuckle when I read this and one of the selling points is "1800 sq. feet inter.". As if it was a house.

 

But that's the mentality, It is a house, it just happens to float and has sails, so you can do things with your house, like sail it off to some far flung island.

Exactly! I mentioned this thread to a guy(who is also a contractor) who sails with me. He agreed that listing square footage is a house builders point of view. I don't think I have ever seen a boat listed with square footage of interior space as a selling point..

Well there's these guys... :rolleyes:

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It's in the Daytona Craigslist, too.

http://daytona.craigslist.org/boa/4172347432.html

I always get a chuckle when I read this and one of the selling points is "1800 sq. feet inter.". As if it was a house.

 

But that's the mentality, It is a house, it just happens to float and has sails, so you can do things with your house, like sail it off to some far flung island.

When did the sails show back up?

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Any recent images?

 

No, but that gif in your signature is awesome. I'm totally going to try that.

I did a Google Earth search for the FH but the last sat pic was April 16 and it was still at loch Lomond then. So here it is.

 

FWIW Way back a poster was having trouble attaching a pic and someone said that you had to put the pic in a photo site and copy it from there. All you have to do is click on the "more reply options' tab and then you can attach a file from your own puter. I just figgered this out. DOH!

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Any recent images?

 

No, but that gif in your signature is awesome. I'm totally going to try that.

You want to try to play a grand piano in a Richard ************ designed house? Or was it something else you were referring to?

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Looks like the FH now has competition for customers on Richardson Bay.

 

http://sfbay.craigslist.org/nby/boa/4171917846.html

 

Which would you choose?

got to love the spelling in that advert.

 

"small V birth"

 

Must of had a midwife living aboard.

 

Is everybody on Richardson Bay a grade school dropout?

Or is it something in the water?

Something is in the water but only because of the drop outs.

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Any recent images?

 

No, but that gif in your signature is awesome. I'm totally going to try that.

You want to try to play a grand piano in a Richard ************ designed house? Or was it something else you were referring to?

 

I think being in a Richard ************ designed house might significantly up my chances of duplicating the event. Only just now noticed the piano.

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I think being in a Richard ************ designed house might significantly up my chances of duplicating the event. Only just now noticed the piano.

I think them Hula-Hoop skillz would significantly up your chances of being invited into a Richard ************ designed house....

 

:lol:

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Maybe it's time to donate this enormous hunk of shit labor of love so that someone else can enjoy it. All the charities below offer free pickup, 100% tax deduction and some even offer a vacation voucher which could be the ticket to Hawaii.

 

http://www.wheelsforwishes.org/donate-boat-charity-boat-donation/

http://www.donate-car-for-charity.com/

http://www.kars4kids.org/boat-donation.asp?acp=8030&source=ggl&ky=boat%20donations&gclid=CL6a2fXf1boCFc5xOgodGksAfw

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Maybe it's time to donate this enormous hunk of shit labor of love so that someone else can enjoy it. All the charities below offer free pickup, 100% tax deduction and some even offer a vacation voucher which could be the ticket to Hawaii.

 

http://www.wheelsforwishes.org/donate-boat-charity-boat-donation/

http://www.donate-car-for-charity.com/

http://www.kars4kids.org/boat-donation.asp?acp=8030&source=ggl&ky=boat%20donations&gclid=CL6a2fXf1boCFc5xOgodGksAfw

 

That "100% tax deduction" is something to be wary of, and the organizations abusing it will probably bring down the IRS on all charitable orgs.

 

I happen to be active in 2 junior sailing groups in our town, the high school one will no longer take boat donations unless it is something we specifically want. The other is almost as picky, we have to be... not a week goes by without us being offered a junk boat.

 

Discaimer first- I am not a tax lawyer nor an accountant, however I have acquired a fairly good working knowledge of the rules as they stand now. If the charity sells the donated item, the donor is entitled to deduct ONLY the sale price. This makes sense, since this is the value of the item as determined by the marketplace. However if the charitable organization USES the donated item for 2 years, then the donor can take a deduction for it's agreed-on value, often the IRS won't blink at replacement cost new. Obviously this rule has lots of room for abuse and it is. Thanks guys!

 

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Maybe it's time to donate this enormous hunk of shit labor of love so that someone else can enjoy it. All the charities below offer free pickup, 100% tax deduction and some even offer a vacation voucher which could be the ticket to Hawaii.

 

http://www.wheelsforwishes.org/donate-boat-charity-boat-donation/

http://www.donate-car-for-charity.com/

http://www.kars4kids.org/boat-donation.asp?acp=8030&source=ggl&ky=boat%20donations&gclid=CL6a2fXf1boCFc5xOgodGksAfw

 

Discaimer first- I am not a tax lawyer nor an accountant,

 

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Very true. Do a little more research.

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Maybe it's time to donate this enormous hunk of shit labor of love so that someone else can enjoy it. All the charities below offer free pickup, 100% tax deduction and some even offer a vacation voucher which could be the ticket to Hawaii.

 

http://www.wheelsforwishes.org/donate-boat-charity-boat-donation/

http://www.donate-car-for-charity.com/

http://www.kars4kids.org/boat-donation.asp?acp=8030&source=ggl&ky=boat%20donations&gclid=CL6a2fXf1boCFc5xOgodGksAfw

 

That "100% tax deduction" is something to be wary of, and the organizations abusing it will probably bring down the IRS on all charitable orgs.

 

I happen to be active in 2 junior sailing groups in our town, the high school one will no longer take boat donations unless it is something we specifically want. The other is almost as picky, we have to be... not a week goes by without us being offered a junk boat.

 

Discaimer first- I am not a tax lawyer nor an accountant, however I have acquired a fairly good working knowledge of the rules as they stand now. If the charity sells the donated item, the donor is entitled to deduct ONLY the sale price. This makes sense, since this is the value of the item as determined by the marketplace. However if the charitable organization USES the donated item for 2 years, then the donor can take a deduction for it's agreed-on value, often the IRS won't blink at replacement cost new. Obviously this rule has lots of room for abuse and it is. Thanks guys!

 

FB- Doug

 

 

he would have no problem with the value when donated as it ain't going to sell

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I would have to assume the value of FH is zero, if not negative.

 

He took perfectly usable building material suitable for a garden shed not expected to last much more than a decade.

He then proceeded to cut it up into pieces and sloppily slather plastic resin over all of it so the salvage value of the wood is nil.

His assembly skill was embarrassing and that's being generous.

Apparently he misread "Dock Box" as "Deck Box" and bolted a couple of those aerodynamic gems onto the bows which lend a nice Polynesian flair and flare to the profile. For someone who has trouble with "anker" and "rutter", the dock/deck mistake is forgivable. In an ironic twist of fate, those dock boxes are probably the most seaworthy parts of the entire barge.

 

I don't think you can assign a dollar value to this barge. None at all. I am convinced it's a liability, not an asset.

 

The only person who could see any value in that thing would be the person who patted those lumpy turds into a sculpture with their own stinky hands.

"Look Mommie! Look what Jimmy make!"

 

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Maybe it's time to donate this enormous hunk of shit labor of love so that someone else can enjoy it. All the charities below offer free pickup, 100% tax deduction and some even offer a vacation voucher which could be the ticket to Hawaii.

 

http://www.wheelsforwishes.org/donate-boat-charity-boat-donation/

http://www.donate-car-for-charity.com/

http://www.kars4kids.org/boat-donation.asp?acp=8030&source=ggl&ky=boat%20donations&gclid=CL6a2fXf1boCFc5xOgodGksAfw

 

That "100% tax deduction" is something to be wary of, and the organizations abusing it will probably bring down the IRS on all charitable orgs.

 

I happen to be active in 2 junior sailing groups in our town, the high school one will no longer take boat donations unless it is something we specifically want. The other is almost as picky, we have to be... not a week goes by without us being offered a junk boat.

 

Discaimer first- I am not a tax lawyer nor an accountant, however I have acquired a fairly good working knowledge of the rules as they stand now. If the charity sells the donated item, the donor is entitled to deduct ONLY the sale price. This makes sense, since this is the value of the item as determined by the marketplace. However if the charitable organization USES the donated item for 2 years, then the donor can take a deduction for it's agreed-on value, often the IRS won't blink at replacement cost new. Obviously this rule has lots of room for abuse and it is. Thanks guys!

 

FB- Doug

From the horse's mouth:

 

http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/p4303.pdf

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Maybe it's time to donate this enormous hunk of shit labor of love so that someone else can enjoy it. All the charities below offer free pickup, 100% tax deduction and some even offer a vacation voucher which could be the ticket to Hawaii.

... ...

 

That "100% tax deduction" is something to be wary of, and the organizations abusing it will probably bring down the IRS on all charitable orgs.

 

I happen to be active in 2 junior sailing groups in our town, the high school one will no longer take boat donations unless it is something we specifically want. The other is almost as picky, we have to be... not a week goes by without us being offered a junk boat.

 

Discaimer first- I am not a tax lawyer nor an accountant, however I have acquired a fairly good working knowledge of the rules as they stand now. If the charity sells the donated item, the donor is entitled to deduct ONLY the sale price. This makes sense, since this is the value of the item as determined by the marketplace. However if the charitable organization USES the donated item for 2 years, then the donor can take a deduction for it's agreed-on value, often the IRS won't blink at replacement cost new. Obviously this rule has lots of room for abuse and it is. Thanks guys!

 

FB- Doug

From the horse's mouth:

 

http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/p4303.pdf

 

Not bad for governmentese... doesn't specify how long "significant intervening use" must be, but it pretty much repeats what I said above only takes 12 pages. The only thing I said which this pamphlet doesn't mention is the circumstances in which you can deduct what the item would cost new; however you can infer it from the explanation of repairs & market value etc etc. FWIW the only donated item I think anybody used reference to brand-new price was for sails, and they were depreciated using "new price" as a starting point.

 

I actually hire a very good accountant, and he is glad to give counsel on the junior sailing program financial matters. Why get expert advice and then not listen to it?

 

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You are really stupid if you think either the craigslist ad or this ebay ad are real.

 

Do you morons really think even the rod would be so dumb as to not have any interior pics on the ebay ad? The only images that have been used are images that have been posted to this site. Hellooooooo. fucking morons.

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