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MCPS205
07-13-2011, 10:07 PM
Does anyone have any original pictures of a little jump boat that I can use for a restoration. Thanks!

j.mccreight@hotmail.com
07-13-2011, 11:46 PM
contact this guy MinaquaWI on correcrcraftfan site his signature says he has one
http://www.correctcraftfan.com/forum/forum_posts.asp?TID=22036&title=1990-dash-wiring

MCPS205
07-14-2011, 10:08 AM
The only problem is that I am that guy! :)

03 35th Anniversary
07-14-2011, 10:28 AM
The only problem is that I am that guy! :)

You should have no problems knowing how to get in touch with him then!

blakehardesty
07-14-2011, 10:28 AM
I have never seen one of these and a google search isnt helping. Somebody has to have pictures.

ski_king
07-14-2011, 10:55 AM
http://www.mastercraft.com/teamtalk/attachment.php?attachmentid=2702&stc=1&d=1128650837

east tx skier
07-14-2011, 11:22 AM
Try contacting "Fletch n me" on this forum. He had one for a while. I'm not sure how far into it he got, but he might be able to give you some thoughts on it.

Evan Jones
07-14-2011, 11:38 AM
Are you talking about the ones in the Caddyshack movie jumping the wake of Rodneys boat ?

DemolitionMan
07-14-2011, 11:43 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cGD-tUsySPs

TLR67
07-14-2011, 12:01 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cGD-tUsySPs

Best Movie of all times......:cool:

TxsRiverRat
07-14-2011, 12:08 PM
I think this is the funniest part about that scene:

http://i56.tinypic.com/14cwq3t.jpg

aquaman
07-14-2011, 01:13 PM
Rodney was the best.

What a Hoot. :)

So, what did happen to the jump boats??

east tx skier
07-14-2011, 01:20 PM
Of the 5, I recall reading one went to Europe and one got trashed. Fletch n me had one that he found in a barn in Wisconsin and was later stolen from him (possibly recovered).

There was one on ebay back in 2006 or so that I was trying to get my father in law to bid on.

east tx skier
07-14-2011, 01:25 PM
http://www.mastercraft.com/teamtalk/attachment.php?attachmentid=15138&stc=1&d=1161800177http://

http://www.mastercraft.com/teamtalk/attachment.php?attachmentid=55425&stc=1&d=1265686434

http://www.mastercraft.com/teamtalk/attachment.php?attachmentid=11817&stc=1&d=1153141317

http://www.mastercraft.com/teamtalk/attachment.php?attachmentid=6093&stc=1&d=1138905101

east tx skier
07-14-2011, 01:32 PM
Ha! I just realized that the OP was the one who posted these pictures 5 years ago. Sorry these aren't more helpful (or helpful at all).

SS LS1
07-14-2011, 01:57 PM
Double post

SS LS1
07-14-2011, 02:02 PM
http://www.mastercraft.com/teamtalk/attachment.php?attachmentid=6093&stc=1&d=1138905101

Wow! Look at the MasterCraft decal on the side of the 19 skier boat above, it looks like it is broken. Someone must have been drinking when that decal was applied. I can't believe the marketing department allowed that to go to print. Sheesh! :rolleyes:

The tow pylon looks extra tall possibly for "around the boat" maneuvers. :)

ski_king
07-14-2011, 08:18 PM
I understood the was more than 5 made. I know Tommy Barlett has or had some. It is also possible somebody else is or was building the same hull.

Jim@BAWS
07-14-2011, 09:06 PM
Does anyone have any original pictures of a little jump boat that I can use for a restoration. Thanks!

Watch Caddy Shack about 10 times, One of the DRIVERS in the movie Donny Croft is actually coming to Bay Area WaterSports tomorrow

Jim@BAWS

MCPS205
07-14-2011, 09:31 PM
Yes, those pics on the garage are my boat. I am having a new transom put in and having new gel sprayed on. Trying to make it as original as possible since it's being done professionally. Not sure if I will keep it or not when it's done so I am having the original steering wheel hole filled so it can be rigged however the next person wants. This boat had a hard life and is pretty rough. I will post pictures when done. EastTX, your pic helps, thank you.

03geetee
07-14-2011, 10:05 PM
Jump Boats FTMFW!!!!

JTR

Jim@BAWS
07-14-2011, 10:42 PM
Yes, those pics on the garage are my boat. I am having a new transom put in and having new gel sprayed on. Trying to make it as original as possible since it's being done professionally. Not sure if I will keep it or not when it's done so I am having the original steering wheel hole filled so it can be rigged however the next person wants. This boat had a hard life and is pretty rough. I will post pictures when done. EastTX, your pic helps, thank you.

If you need the ORIGINAL Graphics including the YING YANG Stickers...I got em

Jim@BAWS

PS Used to own 2 of them myself

Jim@BAWS
07-14-2011, 10:45 PM
PS they are still ins use at Bartlets at the Wisconsin Dells. They just dont say MASTERCRAFT on the side anymore

The MOST original photo is the JUMP boats in the air with the Stars and Stripes under them

That was BLUE/ Canadian Metal Flake and White

Jim@BAWS

Jim@BAWS
07-14-2011, 10:52 PM
Found on CC Site under a GOOGLE Search

Jim@BAWS

MCPS205
07-15-2011, 12:37 AM
On those last few pictures, I noticed his has a different deck on the boat with the indentation running from the bow to the steering wheel. My deck looks like the boats in the other pics. I started sanding the paint off the boat from the previous owner and found the original metalflake underneath. In one of my pictures of the boat in the garage, you can see the back of the hull where there's just a little bit of large blue strip peaking out from under the paint that I sanded off. I also noticed the boats in one of the pictures are painted like the 1980's ProStars.

MCPS205
07-15-2011, 12:50 AM
If you pause the Caddyshack clip right at 53 seconds, you can see how tall the transoms were on the boats. Any guess if that was factory?

Those look like 70hp Johnsons. I have driven mine with a 35 and could not imagine anything larger than a 50hp being safe. If I put that tall transom on the boat, I would need a long shaft engine which might be harder to find. Hmm, any thoughts?

Jim@BAWS
07-15-2011, 12:02 PM
Donny Croft was just here today. Donny drove one of the JUMP BOATS in Caddy Shack. We are bringing his 1976 back to life

Jim@BAWS

east tx skier
07-15-2011, 02:42 PM
If you pause the Caddyshack clip right at 53 seconds, you can see how tall the transoms were on the boats. Any guess if that was factory?

Those look like 70hp Johnsons. I have driven mine with a 35 and could not imagine anything larger than a 50hp being safe. If I put that tall transom on the boat, I would need a long shaft engine which might be harder to find. Hmm, any thoughts?

Might have something to do with these boats being designed to go over ramps with the requirement that the engine be able to pop up pretty quickly. Don't know how a longer transom factors into that, but these boats seem like they were designed as pretty much one trick ponies.

Jim@BAWS
07-15-2011, 02:49 PM
If you pause the Caddyshack clip right at 53 seconds, you can see how tall the transoms were on the boats. Any guess if that was factory?

Those look like 70hp Johnsons. I have driven mine with a 35 and could not imagine anything larger than a 50hp being safe. If I put that tall transom on the boat, I would need a long shaft engine which might be harder to find. Hmm, any thoughts?

The ones we had where equipped with 60 HP Yamaha...short shaft. The boat was not meant to
have seats. You nealt down in the boat on padding...that was all!!!

The engines had a cable that would only allow the motor to swing back a certain distance. No hydraulics at all. The engine had to be loose when you went over the jump!!

Jim@BAWS

MCPS205
09-28-2011, 11:46 PM
Well, the gelcoat and transom is done. Here are a couple of pictures.

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6179/6193499437_0da2f403ee.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/31192732@N06/6193499437/)

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6170/6193496971_f9241e6ef9.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/31192732@N06/6193496971/)

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6165/6193496271_733e87d733.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/31192732@N06/6193496271/)

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6016/6194013794_bd8ea4ac8c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/31192732@N06/6194013794/)

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6022/6193497263_9fc2f11e8b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/31192732@N06/6193497263/)

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6142/6193498131_615e22b203.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/31192732@N06/6193498131/)

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6152/6194016130_433b84ac5c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/31192732@N06/6194016130/)

j.mccreight@hotmail.com
09-28-2011, 11:57 PM
What a change, looking good.

DemolitionMan
09-29-2011, 12:54 AM
That boat is looking good.

thatsmrmastercraft
09-29-2011, 12:58 AM
Really cool boat.:cool: