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Old 08-26-2003, 01:37 AM
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Dress it up?

I have an '89 Checkmate in almost showroom condition.
My wife sees all these wild paint schemes on these other hi-performance boats and asks, "When are you gonna have something like that?"
Well honestly, I love the fact the boat is so clean for it's age, and in itself, it stands out on it's own without the flashy colors.

What would you do?

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Old 08-26-2003, 02:21 AM
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Vinyl Sharkey ! That way She is happy and you can restore the thing in a afternoon.
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Hey Tim,

Looks great just the way it is!
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Keep it the way it is. Wild goes out of style. I am betting you get a lot of compliments as it is. If the paint fades out so bad that you can not keep a shine then do the paint job.

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I like the clean lines....but Steve has a great idea!!!!
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those things always were one of my favorites. you dont see many of those 28's , especially with outboards. i would leave it the way it is unless it needed to be painted. post some more pics.
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UH OH
Tim you've created a monster, I saw it in your wifes eye's in AC. First its the paint then she will want faster then bigger and faster
Its gonna be a tuff Christmas for you with all those boat accessories your gonna get

As far as the paint sceme I like it the way it is because it is in such great shape.........but then again does it really matter what we think
You better start looking into vinyl
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KEEP IT THE WAY IT IS!!!!!!!! That boat looks great in all the pictures. The shot in PB looks awesome. Those wild paint schemes could be gone the next day.
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