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Offline 2New

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« on: January 23, 2014, 04:22:14 PM »
Hey everyone, I went to the DOL today to transfer title on my 2002 19sr and trailer. cost me a couple grand OUCH! Yep, excise tax, Use tax, filing fees and Other. Tax and fees sure add up fast. By the way what the heck is Other ? Other, cost me 21.50 on the boat and 60.00 on the trailer :shrug9:
  Anyways, now its time to strip the old registration numbers off, to put the new ones on. Please advise on this project. Thinking about using a blow dryer to loosen old numbers to remove, then wipe clean with some sort of cleaner before putting new numbers on :anyone:.

                                                                                                   Thanks again, Dean

Offline Croaker Stroker

Re: registration number
« Reply #1 on: January 23, 2014, 04:34:18 PM »
If you are in California "other" might be Quagga Mussel tax.  It runs about $20.


Harbor Freight has a heat gun that works great for removing old stickers.  It gets much hotter than a hair drier and keeps peace with the wife.


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Offline Chief of the Boat

Re: registration number
« Reply #2 on: January 23, 2014, 07:06:34 PM »
Dean,
A majority of that 2-grand was sales tax?
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Offline La-Z-Buoy

Re: registration number
« Reply #3 on: January 23, 2014, 07:15:49 PM »
Dean,

Not sure where you are at but in Oregon there are "SPECIFIC" instruction in the Oregon State Marine manual that outline the placement of the reg. numbers. I'm sure your location has guidelines also. I was mildly surprised at the specificness of the instructions. Not just general front left and front right (okay, port or starboard) that I expected. Distance between letters, numbers, and decals, etc.

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Offline 2New

Re: registration number
« Reply #4 on: January 23, 2014, 07:48:39 PM »
Chief ,yea, sales tax but it is called Use tax on the registration.

LZB, WA rules are specific also, hope I don't make a mistake
           
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Re: registration number
« Reply #5 on: January 23, 2014, 09:06:51 PM »
2New keep track of those registration costs- some can be claimed on your  '14 Fed taxes
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Re: registration number
« Reply #6 on: January 23, 2014, 09:19:41 PM »
Easy Peasy...there are two sides to a razor blade. Pick a very shallow angle and use the side that runs smoothly across the fiberglass and doesn't catch the edge. Use a little bit of glass cleaner sprayed ahead of the blade edge. This has always worked for me.  J W
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Re: registration number
« Reply #7 on: January 23, 2014, 09:34:19 PM »
Heat gun and plastic scraper has always worked for me. Don't want to scratch the gel coat. Clean up the area with mineral spirits. Then, after applying your numbers follow up with several coats of wax. Good luck!
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Re: registration number
« Reply #8 on: January 24, 2014, 08:26:57 AM »
Any really tough left over stickum can usually be cured with 'goo-gone', then wipe down with vinegar to get rid of all oily residue

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