Mini Cigarettes

Old 08-14-2002, 04:25 PM
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Been seeing some "mini cigarettes" for sale lately and wondered if anyone here knows anything about them.Paradise is one manufacturer and I saw one a while back whose owner claimed it was built by Formula.Thanks for any info on these little boats.
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Old 08-14-2002, 06:42 PM
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I have one, But it is not a true Cigarette eventhough it has Cigarette decals on it, It is 13'4"long and is a true V bottom with a 24 deg deadrise and looks exactly like a scaled down flat deck Cigarette, The hull weighs about 250lbs and has a 50HP Merc on it (it's rated for 25HP I plan on splashing it for the first time this weekend.

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Old 08-14-2002, 09:17 PM
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There is one for sale here on the board, go to the classifieds and look under "Misc. V's" or "All Other Makes" I can't remember! I think it's a 14ft Hawk.
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Old 08-14-2002, 09:46 PM
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I remember seeing one just like lee's. This one also looked just like a cig. Even had the correct decals on the side. I believe that this one had a small block though.
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Old 08-14-2002, 10:05 PM
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lee ive got what you need a 11 by 18 clever for a 50 hp merc they are about 600 $ from merc racing you ought to try one also merc makes a chopper for a 25 hp merc might can be re hubbed for a 50 merc call dennis cavanaugh at merc racing propellers he canhook you up might need a jack plate to get that 50 high enough to spin them props cnc makes a good one for about 200$ if i cane help let me know robbie dee
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I have a set of 13 foot mini hawk molds, I have one new never rigged.

Fast and Fun with a 25/hp.

I will post some pics .
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Old 08-14-2002, 10:39 PM
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Looking forward to those pics!Thanks
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Old 08-15-2002, 08:38 AM
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I have a 13' Mini Hawk..
Would love another one. Mine is a 1986 with a 25 Merc. Its fun and grabs attention for sure. Like anything I wish I had more power and a new prop!
Its for sale if anyone is interested. I paid $2200 for it a few years back if you're wondering what these things cost.
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Old 08-15-2002, 06:43 PM
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RE: MINI HAWKS >>> Lest the cat contingent be forgotten, BAJA made/sold a 13' mini-cat that was designed by MOLINARI called the SCAT-CAT......I bought one for my son a few years back. With a 25hp johnson, a tweaked prop, and a few other set -up trix, it would go 33+-mph and looked like a mini skater...He loved it!!! He has outgrown it and if any of you are interested let me know.....FOR SALE CHEAP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! AS for the mini hawk question, I don't know what company was responsible, but there were other boat companies that made their own mini boats... They were way popular 1984-1991.......
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Old 08-16-2002, 01:44 AM
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Velocitoy, send me some info on you little boat. I have seen those before, not bad!
My title says MINI HAWK is the Manufacturer. Not sure who originally made the mold. Where do I get a better prop for it?
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