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ShamrockIV
02-16-2008, 05:10 PM
well boys here is my new boat. I think i have it bought and will start posting the restore pics as soon as i get to work on it!!
Please post suggestions and helpfull hints!!
I know i need to order a set of stars and mastercraft decals!!(i know at least 2 of u here make them so get with me!!)

ShamrockIV
02-16-2008, 05:53 PM
more pics!!!!

JohnnyB
02-16-2008, 07:47 PM
Anything wrong with it other than the need for new interior and gelcoat work with the buffer???

Looks like it'll be a nice boat!!

T Scott
02-16-2008, 07:53 PM
nice boat!! Should be fun!

SunCoast 83
02-16-2008, 08:03 PM
Nice, cant wait to see the restro pics!

TMCNo1
02-16-2008, 08:45 PM
Way to go! Now you've got something to fiddle with!

Monte
02-16-2008, 09:04 PM
Looks like a good project Shamrock.. Good luck with it..

ShamrockIV
02-16-2008, 09:10 PM
nope not that i know of!! any ideas about interior? i am gonna pull decals off do the hull work and then put new stars on matercraft logo on!!

Slinkyredfoot
02-17-2008, 09:44 AM
Nice project boat, good luck with it....take your time with it and it will turn out great. Any questions let me know, I retored my 70 two winters ago. Have the exact template of the side decals it you need them.

ski_king
02-17-2008, 09:51 AM
Looks like a fun project.

How are the stringers and floor?

BrianM
02-17-2008, 10:09 AM
Great project. That will be a nice one when it's finished.

rwoznock
02-17-2008, 10:16 AM
Nice boat! Good luck with the restoration! That will keep you busy till summer! Can't wait to see it finished.

ShamrockIV
02-17-2008, 10:43 AM
floor felt good!! my 220 lb butt was in it and it did not seem to have any soft spots!!

Monte
02-17-2008, 11:19 AM
Threadjack: I assume you are bringing the 205 to CSM?

icewake
02-17-2008, 02:39 PM
great choice sham, my favorite year, if you need any help you know where to find it

ShamrockIV
02-17-2008, 03:15 PM
yes monte unless someone has a pile of cash for a 79!!
yes wife will insist on the 205. plus we have only gotten to use it(205) about 3 times so far!!

P.S. wife said h@ll no we r taking the 205!!!!

ShamrockIV
02-17-2008, 03:15 PM
great choice sham, my favorite year, if you need any help you know where to find it

thanks ice i will give u shout if i need you!!! thanks