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Old 12-18-2007, 03:50 PM
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That was Clay Wilsons old boat - The boat raced as "Sea Escape" for a couple of races, with Errol Lanier on the sticks -
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Old 12-24-2007, 02:21 AM
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James. post some photos of "RIVETED" from before it was sold in 2001 if you can thanks J
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Old 12-24-2007, 02:22 AM
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James, post some photos of "RIVETED" from before it was sold in 2001 if you can thanks J---- and happy holidays to all oso posters !

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Good luck on your project! Do you have any schematics or basic drawings of your boat? It would be interesting to see what you are doing! Are you going to use honeycomb panels or use ribs? Did you see the unfinished alluminum project on this website? I think it was 40 ft and built with honeycomb bottom, lots of room inside. I think they are trying to sell it? It is a beautifull boat.
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Gents - I apologize - I forgot all about this thread.

Been working on the new 34' Deep-Vee Offshore boat - Pics and drawings follow...







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I'll read all of your posts and answer any questions in a bit - thank you for all of your help - appreciated!
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Old 05-18-2008, 11:25 PM
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Jay, thought u-ran away w/your dog or sum-thin. anyways was just up to Sabago & Brandy this past wk-end opening up the cottage. would luv to stop by your facility some time. pics look great, I like the gun boat beast the best. regards and good luck J-- ps: good name on the other 1 "Rock-Solid"

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Old 05-19-2008, 08:25 PM
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awesome looking boats Jay...keep up the great work..I checked you guys out thoroughly and was extremely impressed..that 34 looks awesome.

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Anyone Know The Story On This One In Lauderdale?
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Old 02-20-2009, 08:41 PM
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Thought some of you might like to see the final product (why do prototypes always take twice as long and twice as much $$ ???)











Boat finaled out at 10,350lbs (dry) and carries 450 gallons on fuel (2700lbs +/-) for a total weight of 13,000lbs loaded.

Hit 58.9 mph with the twin 350's. Although the speed was about where we expected (I had hoped for 60+) the boat felt as if too much hull was still in the water. It never got really "light". I think that there are 2-5 more mph in the hull.

We'll see!

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We built Morales's triple vee-bottom "Maggie's Mercruiser Special (Later Popeye'e) and Toleman's 43' triple small block class 1 boat, and a 58' x 22' Diesel 50 knot cat patrol boat on thunderboat row.
Who's "we"? What's a "thunderboat row"? Any pics of the 50kt cat patrol boat?

Sorry for the ignorance....
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