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Old 03-14-2004, 01:49 PM
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Scarab..Why?

...the market has been down for 5 years...now picking up again. Here is a boat we deamed to be efficient with and without steps...raced..loved and looks good...a couple years back a 38'Scarab I was looking at could be had for about 150K with HP 500's....they sold well...quality had improved...I personally liked em a lot....and now the molds are destroyed I hear...one thing I will never understand...
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Old 03-14-2004, 02:08 PM
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not being produced but i heard the molds went to larry smith in cali
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Old 03-14-2004, 02:47 PM
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Larry Smith always owned the molds. Wellcraft had the contract to build the pleasure version. I hightly doubt they were destroyed. I agree,, I would think they went back to Larry Smith.
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Old 03-14-2004, 03:44 PM
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That is Joes boat. He said he would sell it, but doesn't have too. And after the fresh power goes in this week, may not want too.
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Old 03-14-2004, 04:25 PM
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long story.. but larry wanted more money for genmar and genmar didn't want to pay.. and the product was going downhill fast so.. larry pulled the contract
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Makes sense, I would pull my contract also if some company was going to half a$$ a product with my name attached. Real shame though. I can remember as a kid growing up in the late 70's early 80's thinking how nice the old Wellcraft boats were.
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Old 03-14-2004, 04:49 PM
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Yeah those Scarabs were nice. Are they not going to be built anymore ?
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Old 03-14-2004, 04:53 PM
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wellcraft is out of the scarab bussiness.

i dont; even thignk the CC boats are scarabs anymore
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Yea back in the 70's the Scarabs were cool,but then
they started cheapin them up, I think the were
chopper gun boats in the 80's
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Old 03-14-2004, 09:37 PM
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I have been looking at the 38's. What do you all think of the ride quality compared to say a 37 outerlimits or a 38 cigarette?

How much headroom is in the cabin?
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