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06-27-2022, 09:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 591
Posted By rak rua

The only thing that would have kept my missus...

The only thing that would have kept my missus happy boating once the kid was born would have been a bigger boat. Something around 150 feet. 🙂

I suggest lots of shade, pay attention to the weather...
Forum: Eliminator
06-10-2022, 08:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 434
Posted By rak rua

Pretty sane advice ^^ about Eliminators. All good...

Pretty sane advice ^^ about Eliminators. All good boats but like anything that age, transom and floor could be wet.
The 21’ Daytona is probably an all time classic, I’m not sure who won the latest...
06-05-2022, 09:52 PM
Replies: 1,700
Views: 330,853
Posted By rak rua

Beautiful boat and a fun crew, zoom in a little...

Beautiful boat and a fun crew, zoom in a little bit……. 🙂
05-28-2022, 10:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,865
Posted By rak rua

“Hot looking blond driving…….” 🙂

“Hot looking blond driving…….” 🙂
05-24-2022, 07:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,247
Posted By rak rua

Always check the listing dates on that website,...

Always check the listing dates on that website, they’re not good at deleting old ads.

That one is from 2012. 🙂

RR
Forum: Cigarette
05-21-2022, 05:16 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 26,669
Posted By rak rua

I just thought of a great name for a boat. 🙂

I just thought of a great name for a boat. 🙂
05-04-2022, 08:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,442
Posted By rak rua

Nobody takes care of a boat as well as the owner...

Nobody takes care of a boat as well as the owner does.

I cringe when I see how people treat boats they don’t own. The inexperienced boaters are obviously the worst, not knowing how much time and...
04-28-2022, 08:41 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,103
Posted By rak rua

Looks a bit tacky, something you’d expect in...

Looks a bit tacky, something you’d expect in Vegas.

Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne tried something similar back in the late 90’s but at least the track is built around a lake and they used...
Forum: Eliminator
04-24-2022, 07:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 553
Posted By rak rua

Are you talking about capping the hull/deck joint...

Are you talking about capping the hull/deck joint and eliminating the rub rail?

If so, it’s purely cosmetic. Looks cool but a nuisance if you ever tie up alongside other boats, jetties etc. you’d...
Forum: Chris Craft
04-23-2022, 11:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,060
Posted By rak rua

I moved to Thailand in 2007. I miss “boring...

I moved to Thailand in 2007.

I miss “boring cold & choppy PPB”, always boated there and go easy on the 25’ Bertie, I know someone who used to own one……:D .

RR
04-22-2022, 07:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,220
Posted By rak rua

I like the tooth pick method. Make sure you use...

I like the tooth pick method. Make sure you use genuine bamboo toothpicks, bamboo does not absorb moisture.

RR
04-18-2022, 12:10 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 10,276
Posted By rak rua

Water in the cabin for no reason? Needs...

Water in the cabin for no reason? Needs investigating.

Fountains obviously faster, later model Lightning with the twin step hull is faster again.

I love Fountains but the size of the Baja, in...
Forum: Chris Craft
04-17-2022, 11:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,060
Posted By rak rua

Made fun of a Stinger? Young and innocent……….. ...

Made fun of a Stinger? Young and innocent………..
Bet you wish you had that Stinger now. :D
Forum: Chris Craft
04-17-2022, 06:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,060
Posted By rak rua

As nice as the iconic KV Scarabs are, I always...

As nice as the iconic KV Scarabs are, I always preferred the Stinger. It’s has a big boat look about it. There was one lived near me back in Australia 30 years ago, horrible 2-tone brown/beige but it...
04-15-2022, 06:22 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,290
Posted By rak rua

I don’t think Twin O/B would B.S. on here, if...

I don’t think Twin O/B would B.S. on here, if says 6’, the biggest waves were probably pretty close. (Nobody ever mentions the smallest waves)

Personally, I was brought up to measure waves the...
04-09-2022, 08:51 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,290
Posted By rak rua

Going from a 2006 boat you know very well, that...

Going from a 2006 boat you know very well, that is “……overall a better looking boat and more updated….” to a 1996 model sounds brave. Even if you’re a few thousand better off, you know how quickly...
04-08-2022, 08:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 835
Posted By rak rua

Love the old Scorpions, simple lines, very cool. ...

Love the old Scorpions, simple lines, very cool.

Great project, for motivation, here’s a 311 for sale near me. I don’t know the boat personally, Its a practical setup, nothing over the top. The...
04-08-2022, 08:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,466
Posted By rak rua

Nope, I’m still lost…….. ”I’ll take Marine...

Nope, I’m still lost……..

”I’ll take Marine Mysteries for $200 please Alex”
Forum: Cigarette
04-04-2022, 10:33 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 26,669
Posted By rak rua

Geez you guys (in America) have awesome tow rigs,...

Geez you guys (in America) have awesome tow rigs, even if they are slight overkill for ‘Lil Carpe’. 🙂

RR
03-28-2022, 06:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 679
Posted By rak rua

If you have Silent Choice, Captain’s Call or...

If you have Silent Choice, Captain’s Call or similar, it will have a toggle switch on the dash. Last one I had read “open” or “closed”. Lift your engine hatch and look at your exhausts, they have the...
Forum: Formula
03-26-2022, 10:40 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,584
Posted By rak rua

I agree the standard alloy finish looks nice but...

I agree the standard alloy finish looks nice but yeah, I think it would lose that finish quickly.
I vote powder coating and match it to the current colors. You’ve got white, blue and black to chose...
Forum: Scarab
03-25-2022, 09:59 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,781
Posted By rak rua

Saw this on S & F for sale, looks super nice…. ...

Saw this on S & F for sale, looks super nice….
(click the link for more details and more pics)

https://www.screamandfly.com/showthread.php?362006-1985-Wellcraft-Scarab-Raider-34

...
03-16-2022, 07:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 638
Posted By rak rua

Do they have a toilet……..? You’re out in...

Do they have a toilet……..?
You’re out in nature, they’re floating in a toilet. 🙂
Forum: Scarab
03-14-2022, 11:39 PM
Replies: 1,329
Views: 476,879
Posted By rak rua

Yep, before and after shots would look mad. I...

Yep, before and after shots would look mad.
I kept a couple (wrong size) from years ago, I’m sure Heath has these and lots more…..

...
Forum: Scarab
03-12-2022, 07:09 PM
Replies: 1,329
Views: 476,879
Posted By rak rua

I’m sure a few powerboat journalists are...

I’m sure a few powerboat journalists are following your progress. I reckon this is the perfect restoration for a feature article. Start with a classic boat that was pretty much junk and rebuild it...
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