New toy in the Toy Box...

Old 05-01-2009, 10:42 PM
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This followed me home this evening. It's an all original 1985 Mini Hawk with a same vintage 25HP Mercury. It needs some oxidation remover and a few new trailer rollers, but its in great shape. I got it up to 25mph via the pitot speedo on the seatrial. We've got a creek that opens to a river 300 yards from the house, and this is perfect for such.

Get this:
When I get to the guy's house, he has a picklefork jetboat and a strangely familiar Cougar tucked neatly in the garage. We shot the chit for a while and it turns out it is THIS Cougar:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p_R1aBoRAAY
He bought it from the guy in the video & his brother who did the "production".
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Old 05-01-2009, 10:50 PM
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Great vid! Cool little boat too. We still have our cougar cub race boat.
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Nice little boat brian, I have been thinking of getting one, and painting it to match the Pantera, funny video too, gotta love the outboards.
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Old 05-02-2009, 05:58 AM
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great find Brian
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Old 05-02-2009, 10:06 AM
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Nice
Watch the transom, they didn t seal the bolts from the factory on mine.
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Originally Posted by fast fun 2 View Post
Nice
Watch the transom, they didn t seal the bolts from the factory on mine.
Whats the Center Console in the background?
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Cool toy Can the dually handle it OK ?
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Cool ride Brian
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Originally Posted by drypipetiger View Post
Whats the Center Console in the background?
Looks like a Concept.
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There was one for sale locally recently for $1600, nice shape. I would have bought it in a heartbeat if I didnt already have 2 small boats in the garage.
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