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Old 02-04-2014, 08:25 PM
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Back in the mid/late 80's we sold Eliminator Boats from Wisconsin.

The ONLY thing they had in common with the west coast boats was the name.

We saw tons of glass & rigging problems.

Bottoms with a hook so severe it was obvious without a straight edge, debris in the glass, engine brackets that weren't mounted level, the list goes on and on…we even had one that when started wouldn't shut off…we had dropped them long before they left Shawano

If I recall correctly one of the owners…a guy named "Baker" ? (lots of deceased brain cells since then) started another boat company called Rapid Craft. I aways wanted to take a good look at one of those see if they were put together the same way.
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Liquid glass? Never did much and never talked highly about for the price
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Based on what? Those things RIP
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Liquid glass? Never did much and never talked highly about for the price
I recall something about them not getting the resin infusion process correct and having delamination issues.

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My all time favorite POS boat has always been Commander
there customer support was just as bad as the boats
the newer boats seemed to be built better but still the same ripoff owner
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Old 03-11-2014, 07:26 PM
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Raven countach,caravelle interceptor,,,lol
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Raven countach,caravelle interceptor,,,lol
Yup. If Acme made a boat ...
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Yup. If Acme made a boat ...
acme. any relation to AMF?
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No, but a direct relationship to Road Runner & Coyote cartoons.
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My all time favorite POS boat has always been Commander
there customer support was just as bad as the boats
the newer boats seemed to be built better but still the same ripoff owner
Saw one separate the top and bottom halves on a rough day in Parker Az.

Bunch of screws hanging out - sticking in all directions. Not good.

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