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Old 07-31-2010, 10:18 AM
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Looking for the red and white Checkmate cat. Friend has the black one called Topaz racing. I was told only 2 were made.
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Old 07-31-2010, 05:50 PM
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I know where the molds are for them.
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I know where the molds are for them.
Who designed the molds? Bill?

What timeframe was that?
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Never heard of a Checkmate cat....interesting. Anyone have a pic?
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I think they were 25 feet long.
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The molds are sitting in Brewerton N.Y. hull & deck, been there awhile now.
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Originally Posted by cosmic12 View Post
The molds are sitting in Brewerton N.Y. hull & deck, been there awhile now.
What's the story on them?
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I saw one of them (red & white I believe) at the factory many years ago when we used to pick the ones we sold up directly. I was told that it was a failed experiment.
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Originally Posted by Keytime View Post
What's the story on them?
I am sure they could be bought.
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Originally Posted by Keytime View Post
Who designed the molds? Bill?

What timeframe was that?
Don't quote me on this. But I believe George Linder designed the 25' cat for Checkmate. From what I understand there was a legal battle between George and Checkmate. George won and the molds were supposed to be destroyed, but they never where
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