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Old 01-14-2015, 04:58 PM
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Julio, Randy Sosa and Rene were the crew on the New York run,if my memory is correct. Wow had not seen the Super Q boat since back in the day (Sundays on the bay) Key Biscayne.
Back in the mid to late 80's I was a regular at Sundays on the Bay in my 454 magnum powered Velocity! It was always a cool place to go on saturday evening to check out all the high performance boats rafted up!
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Old 01-14-2015, 07:16 PM
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Scorpion,Midnight Express or Mirage who was the best? all top boats back in the day of local builders, man those were the days.
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Old 01-14-2015, 09:32 PM
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Scorpion,Midnight Express or Mirage who was the best? all top boats back in the day of local builders, man those were the days.
Thats a good question....I believe Midnight express is the strongest....slowest also.
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Back in the mid to late 80's I was a regular at Sundays on the Bay in my 454 magnum powered Velocity! It was always a cool place to go on saturday evening to check out all the high performance boats rafted up!
Use to go there as well back than when my old man had is 28 Cig. The hardware and women that were there was second to none. You use to see all the big hitters there. Those sure where the days but unfortunately after hurricane Andrew in 92 they never rebuilt it. Ever since than until today is still just empty land.
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My estimate is 4 37's. the most popular boat was the 32.

BUP - The 24 molds were not in great shape. The guy who bought them was in the trailer business. He'd never built boats before. I doubt if any were ever constructed. If I remember he was over by Dallas.

Yes xxxx. Julito named the company Scorpion but he had partners as well including Randy Sosa and the guys from "Cuban Jewelers". His Dad, Julio Sr. also worked in the shop and was in charge of purchasing/ parts...etc.
Any Idea on how many 32s were built?
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Scorpion,Midnight Express or Mirage who was the best? all top boats back in the day of local builders, man those were the days.
All three were different boats... different applications. Midnights were bullet proof... but weighed a ton. I have a 32 Mirage and I love the lines of this boat - but miss the Scorpion. While Julio and I share a love/ hate relationship, I have to admit he was one hell of a boat builder back in the day.
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Old 01-15-2015, 09:53 AM
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I have to admit he was one hell of a boat builder back in the day.
Can't agree with you more; not to mention fearless as hell. Big Pelotas; even today.
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Any Idea on how many 32s were built?
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My guess - and it's a guess - around 50 to 60. This includes flat decks, Elegante' and Center console.

Also keep in mind the Avance and Tempest are identical hulls to the 32 Scorpion. Ralph Barca was a Scorpion partner and left to start Avance. He used a blank 32 and crafted new decks. GM Bobby Falacara left Scorpion with him. Bobby and I were best friends back in the day.
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My guess - and it's a guess - around 50 to 60. This includes flat decks, Elegante' and Center console.

Also keep in mind the Avance and Tempest are identical hulls to the 32 Scorpion.
I thought a Tempest was a Viper.
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