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Buying a boat from BPS #13569842 05/24/20 06:06 PM
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Has anyone brought a used boat from BPS that wasn’t a tracker/nitro? How was the process? Did you use their financing if that was an option. Any thoughts will be appreciated, good bad or indifferent. Would you do it again?. Thanks y’all.

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Re: Buying a boat from BPS [Re: LittleJoe0962] #13569849 05/24/20 06:13 PM
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If it’s a fairly new boat, it’s probably the best boat on the lot! roflmao

Just kidding Nitro fans.


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Re: Buying a boat from BPS [Re: LittleJoe0962] #13569921 05/24/20 07:11 PM
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Re: Buying a boat from BPS [Re: SteezMacQueen] #13570105 05/24/20 10:31 PM
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Originally Posted by SteezMacQueen
If it’s a fairly new boat, it’s probably the best boat on the lot! roflmao

Just kidding Nitro fans.



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Re: Buying a boat from BPS [Re: LittleJoe0962] #13570114 05/24/20 10:40 PM
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If you buy a boat from Bass Pro. Take your down payment and buy bass pro gift cards to get the loyalty points then use the gift cards for the down payments.

I’ve done it and ended up with about $500 free to spend. The boat buying process was simple and they financed me through US Bank. I haven’t had any issue with them.

Re: Buying a boat from BPS [Re: TxBazzn] #13570149 05/24/20 11:19 PM
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I’ll have to read up on the gift card thing. Not sure how loyalty points work out with gift cards. In fact, the whole gift card thing sounds funny. I can just imagine rolling up there with $3K in gift cards and throwing them on their desk, lol. Thanks for the reply. I will keep this in mind.

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Originally Posted by TxBazzn
If you buy a boat from Bass Pro. Take your down payment and buy bass pro gift cards to get the loyalty points then use the gift cards for the down payments.

I’ve done it and ended up with about $500 free to spend. The boat buying process was simple and they financed me through US Bank. I haven’t had any issue with them.


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Re: Buying a boat from BPS [Re: LittleJoe0962] #13570436 05/25/20 06:03 AM
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Originally Posted by TxBazzn
If you buy a boat from Bass Pro. Take your down payment and buy bass pro gift cards to get the loyalty points then use the gift cards for the down payments.

I’ve done it and ended up with about $500 free to spend. The boat buying process was simple and they financed me through US Bank. I haven’t had any issue with them.

Originally Posted by LittleJoe0962
I’ll have to read up on the gift card thing. Not sure how loyalty points work out with gift cards. In fact, the whole gift card thing sounds funny. I can just imagine rolling up there with $3K in gift cards and throwing them on their desk, lol. Thanks for the reply. I will keep this in mind.

Guessing you never use your credit card to charge stuff you are paying cash for simply to save up more rewards on your credit card and than simply pay off the card before it becomes due? I use a credit card for EVERYTHING(or at least everything that merchants will allow) and never pay a dime in interest because we pay it off early every month. The gift card “thing” is actually wise not “funny”. EVERYTHING! Utilities, insurance premiums......Even on bigger ticket items like vehicles or like a few months ago we purchased our new RV. I am charging the maximum amount they will allow me pay with a credit card to on my REWARDS credit card and then writing a check for the balance. Same theory. Not “funny”. Actually should be a “da” moment!

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Re: Buying a boat from BPS [Re: LittleJoe0962] #13570789 05/25/20 04:42 PM
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I do the same thing as 361. It's great going to B PS and buying stuff that my points pay for.


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Re: Buying a boat from BPS [Re: LittleJoe0962] #13570812 05/25/20 05:11 PM
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On "big ticket items", some merchants will give 1%-3% discount for cash/check versus credit card. If not, I put on credit card (for "points") and pay off EVERY month so no fees or finance charge.

Re: Buying a boat from BPS [Re: 361V] #13570814 05/25/20 05:12 PM
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Originally Posted by 361V
Originally Posted by TxBazzn
If you buy a boat from Bass Pro. Take your down payment and buy bass pro gift cards to get the loyalty points then use the gift cards for the down payments.

I’ve done it and ended up with about $500 free to spend. The boat buying process was simple and they financed me through US Bank. I haven’t had any issue with them.

Originally Posted by LittleJoe0962
I’ll have to read up on the gift card thing. Not sure how loyalty points work out with gift cards. In fact, the whole gift card thing sounds funny. I can just imagine rolling up there with $3K in gift cards and throwing them on their desk, lol. Thanks for the reply. I will keep this in mind.

Guessing you never use your credit card to charge stuff you are paying cash for simply to save up more rewards on your credit card and than simply pay off the card before it becomes due? I use a credit card for EVERYTHING(or at least everything that merchants will allow) and never pay a dime in interest because we pay it off early every month. The gift card “thing” is actually wise not “funny”. EVERYTHING! Utilities, insurance premiums......Even on bigger ticket items like vehicles or like a few months ago we purchased our new RV. I am charging the maximum amount they will allow me pay with a credit card to on my REWARDS credit card and then writing a check for the balance. Same theory. Not “funny”. Actually should be a “da” moment!

*Duh

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Friend of mine bought a boat from bps they gave him 500 to spend in a gift card...

Re: Buying a boat from BPS [Re: ko bass attack 27] #13571262 05/26/20 02:45 AM
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Originally Posted by ko bass attack 27
Originally Posted by 361V
Originally Posted by TxBazzn
If you buy a boat from Bass Pro. Take your down payment and buy bass pro gift cards to get the loyalty points then use the gift cards for the down payments.

I’ve done it and ended up with about $500 free to spend. The boat buying process was simple and they financed me through US Bank. I haven’t had any issue with them.

Originally Posted by LittleJoe0962
I’ll have to read up on the gift card thing. Not sure how loyalty points work out with gift cards. In fact, the whole gift card thing sounds funny. I can just imagine rolling up there with $3K in gift cards and throwing them on their desk, lol. Thanks for the reply. I will keep this in mind.

Guessing you never use your credit card to charge stuff you are paying cash for simply to save up more rewards on your credit card and than simply pay off the card before it becomes due? I use a credit card for EVERYTHING(or at least everything that merchants will allow) and never pay a dime in interest because we pay it off early every month. The gift card “thing” is actually wise not “funny”. EVERYTHING! Utilities, insurance premiums......Even on bigger ticket items like vehicles or like a few months ago we purchased our new RV. I am charging the maximum amount they will allow me pay with a credit card to on my REWARDS credit card and then writing a check for the balance. Same theory. Not “funny”. Actually should be a “da” moment!

*Duh


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Re: Buying a boat from BPS [Re: LittleJoe0962] #13571272 05/26/20 02:53 AM
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I tried to buy a side by side at BPS once, they made it clear they do not Negotiage. I said ok, see ya in the funny papers.

Nobody said anything about points or gift cards etc.


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Re: Buying a boat from BPS [Re: Jeff From Iowa] #13571324 05/26/20 03:37 AM
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Originally Posted by Jeff From Iowa
Friend of mine bought a boat from bps they gave him 500 to spend in a gift card...



Ive bought two boats from Cabelas. I got their Visa Black Card and purchased the boat. Got about 1000 in
club points, with that I had them put in 1200 worth of graphs, got a free Ranger cover, security chain, and no labor charges...
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