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09-18-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,887
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

I was a fan. Thought outside the box, put...

I was a fan.

Thought outside the box, put his money where his mouth was and, proved his theories.

RIP my friend.

Such an avoidable accident too.
My guess was that rock mas was not yet on...
Forum: General Q & A
09-14-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,230
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

I worked for a Celebrity dealer that became a...

I worked for a Celebrity dealer that became a Crown dealer in early ‘90’s and being a cuddy guy, I liked them.

After I left there I came back to help him at a boat show and he had a 225 cuddy...
09-14-2019, 09:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,151
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

Huh? Just realized the auto spell/correct...

Huh?

Just realized the auto spell/correct changed my “cuddly” to canoe.

Still have pics of the findings from out 36’ Mainship if you’re curious.
09-10-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 441
Views: 97,648
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

Look back a few pages. I offered. My boat...

Look back a few pages.
I offered.

My boat repair biz got slow and I closed the doors and got a real job.
Now I only work on my own junk.

Too bad.
Could have been fun.

PS, I’ve slept in a...
09-09-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 441
Views: 97,648
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

Love it. What a piece of art work. Also...

Love it.

What a piece of art work.

Also an example of amazing patience and tenacity on both builder and owners part.

Good stuff and thanks to both of you for sharing.

Now light the *****...
09-09-2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,151
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

We spent many seasons on Cuddy cabins to full...

We spent many seasons on Cuddy cabins to full cabin cruisers and sleeping bellow deck always made me nervous.

Our last one was 36’ w/an aft cabin which is where we slept.

It was a fixer upper...
09-07-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 34,035
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

We saw one just like ours, w/teal leaving Huron...

We saw one just like ours, w/teal leaving Huron when we pulled in to the boat basin.
09-06-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 1,794
Views: 350,704
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

Looks like V-8 valve covers to me. ”5000”...

Looks like V-8 valve covers to me.

”5000” series = 5.0 liter GM ?

Cool piece regardless, and I want to drive it w/light fuel loads 😎
09-03-2019, 08:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,151
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

I heard five crew escaped overboard and survived....

I heard five crew escaped overboard and survived.

We stay on our boats over night/weekends regularly and I am always concerned w/that.

Remember the wreck in the Keys, I think the Atocha, Mel...
Forum: Southeast US
09-03-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 302
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

I love Fla and never explored the pan handle and...

I love Fla and never explored the pan handle and is on my A list.

Please keep us posted of what you find.

I lived in Cape Coral on west coast a yr and Sebastian on east coast 9 and heard...
09-03-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 34,035
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

Friends and us reserved docks at Huron for the...

Friends and us reserved docks at Huron for the weekend.

Saturday we sat at the tiki bars on the river and played Lake Erie Derby gambling on the boats that went past towards the lake.
Bet on who...
08-27-2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 38,646
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

Sucks when life gets in the way of our projects. ...

Sucks when life gets in the way of our projects.

I second the use of a wide, sharp chisel in a air hammer.
08-18-2019, 09:06 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 34,035
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

Thank u brother man!

Thank u brother man!
08-18-2019, 08:16 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 34,035
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

Thx! like button won’t work on your post.

Thx!

like button won’t work on your post.
08-18-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 34,035
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.offshoreonly.com-...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.offshoreonly.com-vbulletin/480x640/253_bow_8012b6997ce4d43284aa793b125ffb2d233cf643.jpg...
08-06-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,611
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

Wow. Thx for the tip! I just went to...

Wow.

Thx for the tip!

I just went to work doing outside sales for a family in Ohio that owns 19 NAPA stores and I get hammered w/the China crap every day.

Seeing these knock offs is...
08-06-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 1,794
Views: 350,704
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

Being Miami that’s very likely true. Based...

Being Miami that’s very likely true.

Based on that, I’ve hated wraps from day one.

I looked at and really wanted to buy an old twin V-8 OMC O/B 31’ Sonic in Orlando but everything else made me...
Forum: Wanted
08-05-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 831
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

I had one of the very first. On a 225 O/B...

I had one of the very first.

On a 225 O/B and it was blast until the hub cracked where the cams insert.
It would go from idle to 70 in 10 seconds.

Land and Sea fixed it under warranty.
...
08-05-2019, 06:11 PM
Replies: 441
Views: 97,648
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

When will there be fire in the belly of the...

When will there be fire in the belly of the beast??
08-05-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 1,794
Views: 350,704
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

How much to remove the horrible wrap? ...

How much to remove the horrible wrap?

Miami, where old Cig’s go to die.
Ugh

Looks like it’s in front of a pawn shop too where they think all Cigs are $100k+ boats.
07-29-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,407
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

And you’re daughter is likely a better pilot than...

And you’re daughter is likely a better pilot than 90% of the idiots I see.

We were terrorizing Sandusky Bay at 13, on our own and no one died.
Me in a 8’ hydroplane I built and my buds in 13’...
07-29-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,407
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

Love it! You deserve to be one proud papa.

Love it!

You deserve to be one proud papa.
07-29-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 449
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

Great shot and another example of what the Great...

Great shot and another example of what the Great Lakes can do.

Been there, done that, have the broken parts to show for it.
07-27-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,591
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

We bought one to use for vacation one yr. ...

We bought one to use for vacation one yr.

Place we were staying had rentals but were expensive and border line rigs.
Knew this from staying there before so bought a 13’ Whaler just for that trip...
07-27-2019, 05:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,591
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

Recently seen a couple of 10’ GW Invaders...

Recently seen a couple of 10’ GW Invaders locally.
Way cool boat w/style.

Also after w/the Whalers.
Grew up in a 13’ and have had two since then.
Unsinkable, float in a heavy dew, and as Ziemer...
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