The Black Bitch is back on the market.

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The Black Bitch is back on the market.

Post by stickystuff » Wed Jul 04, 2018 1:20 pm

Got a phone call from my son last night. He was roaming on the Trick My Skiff website on facebook. Low and behold he saw the XF20 I built back around 1980. it has been the boat from hell.Been sold 4 times I know of.Last place I saw it last night was in N> Carolina. Owner asking $10500. Said he would meet someone in Ocala, Fl. if interested. My son posted a message to him and asked if he knew who built it. He replied and said a guy from Crystal River built it and mentioned my name. He laughed and asked if I was interested in buying it back. OH< Hell no.Funny how things go around and come around. NOT TODAY> 8O :lol:


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Post by jacquesmm » Wed Jul 04, 2018 3:31 pm

It was/is a heavily customized boat. Ken did a good job building her but the owner kept interfering and refused to take Ken's advice.
The XF20 is designed to be a light fishing machine, this project became a monster.
The name refers to Ken's experience with the first owner.
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Post by TomW1 » Thu Jul 05, 2018 2:50 pm

Dang Ken that thing just keeps popping up in your life. 8O

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Post by Jeff » Thu Jul 05, 2018 3:02 pm

Ken, good to hear from you!!! Crazy how things happen!! Jeff

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