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Old 08-09-2018, 12:09 PM
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I picked up my dream boat a few weeks ago. 1981 Cigarette Squadron XII 39'. It was at the marina in Port Washington, NY for many years on a hydro hoist. It's a beautiful, classy boat. Still is but it is going to need a little TLC.

Here she is running a poker run with the NPBA


And here is how she sits today:







This is going to be a few years project, with motors and drives being the last thing I do. I am in the process of cleaning her up right now and will be going through it to see what needs to be done first. She is in pretty good shape. I am going to be refinishing the teak in the cabin and replacing the cabin floor. I will be putting back a GPS/Nav unit in the spot where the old one used to be. The upholstery needs a good cleaning, and the boat needs a new cover made. Mechanical things will be taken care of once I am ready for motor and drives. I am going to re-do the trailer at some point too, however I may look into getting one that will fit the boat better, as this one was originally for a 42" Fountain :P
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Picture didnt attach.
What device are you using to view the forums? What does it look like on your end?
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Pictures are there on Firefox. Love the classics when real wood was in vogue.

Keep up updated please.
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Been busy with a power washer and "goof off" Been carefully removing all the tree sap and stuck on pine needles from the deck. I am halfway done. After that, i can give the deck a nice buff and wax. The boat does need some cosmetic work, but nothing serious.
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Starting to look good,did you remove those Fountain stickers from the trailer yet.
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That green is fantastic. Is that paint or gel?
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That green is fantastic. Is that paint or gel?
It is paint
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Just got a new (and better pay) job, so I am pretty excited, as I can start saving up for motors, drives and other stuff. Not much right now in terms of updates, but I was able to get the port side hatch to go up and down by switching out the dead battery for a new one. I need to replace the rest of the batteries so I can see what works and what does not.

I also removed the cabin cushions for cleaning and found a decent amount of storage space. Wood is in excellent shape, but I am going to re-finish it. And the carpeting on the walls could use a good cleaning as well.


Good spot to stick a cooler or a mini-fridge.


Hatches from earlier...they are heavy as sh!t, so I am glad I only have 1 to manually lift...just need to fix the wiring for it tomorrow.
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Congrats on the new job, don't spend all the extra money on the boat....... umm, err, ok, up to you.

My 2 cents, if you're only planning day boating and not overnighting, an ice box is big, easy and cheap. A small fridge is complicated and expensive..... I guess it's a fair way off yet, hope everything goes well.

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