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Forum: What is this boat worth? 06-26-2016, 10:34 AM
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Posted By ncsucarjock88
For the record, had a fella come in from...

For the record, had a fella come in from Knoxville and buy this one. He has several others. Got my asking price of $950.

I'm thrilled it went to a good home, and will be restored.


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Forum: What is this boat worth? 06-14-2016, 11:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 837
Posted By ncsucarjock88
Ok folks, got it, brought it home. Cleaned it up....

Ok folks, got it, brought it home. Cleaned it up. Good: complete, all original with 863 hours.

Bad: engine was seized (now free)
Stringers are soft
Floorboard is rotten
Needs a full restoration....
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 05-25-2016, 03:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,271
Posted By ncsucarjock88
143989143990 Uh oh. This isn't good. Grab the...

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Uh oh. This isn't good. Grab the oil squirted and spray a couple teaspoons in each cylinder, try to rotate engine by hand. No go, in forward or reverse.

She's now being drenched in...
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 05-25-2016, 03:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,271
Posted By ncsucarjock88
Pulled the plugs. 7 of the 8 looked great. #1...

Pulled the plugs. 7 of the 8 looked great. #1 however, didn't look so hot.


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Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 05-25-2016, 03:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,271
Posted By ncsucarjock88
Figured I would see what happened with that...

Figured I would see what happened with that crusty critter of an engine - definitely a concern. But hey. Ford small block. Should be easy.


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Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 05-25-2016, 03:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,271
Posted By ncsucarjock88
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Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 05-25-2016, 03:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,271
Posted By ncsucarjock88
A quick once over with some 105 and a wool pad...

A quick once over with some 105 and a wool pad reveals the gelcoat is salvageable.


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Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 05-25-2016, 03:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,271
Posted By ncsucarjock88
Got started with pulling the ant farm out and the...

Got started with pulling the ant farm out and the remains of the seats; wanted to see what is truly there, and see what some cleaning would do for her. Decided to just do the left hand side for...
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 05-25-2016, 02:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,271
Posted By ncsucarjock88
79 Stars and Stripes restoration

Folks,
Picked this one up last weekend. My buddy has owned it for several years, but it's been laid up. Other plans keep getting in the way, and he begged me to take it away.

What I know. 1979, non...
Forum: Appearance 05-25-2016, 02:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 262
Posted By ncsucarjock88
So I'm safe to use some bleach on it then......

So I'm safe to use some bleach on it then... Fantastic.

Time to get to work.


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Forum: Appearance 05-24-2016, 11:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 262
Posted By ncsucarjock88
'79 Stars and Stripes, non-slip decking cleaning

hey ya'll,

picked up the project boat (full thread to follow when I get time)...

What is the best thing to get mildew/mold out of the non-slip decking??

I dunno what this stuff is made of, and I...
Forum: General Discussion 05-18-2016, 10:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 721
Posted By ncsucarjock88
Wow. Never knew they made one of these. Odd. ...

Wow. Never knew they made one of these. Odd. quite odd. Kinda cool though.
Forum: What is this boat worth? 05-18-2016, 08:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 837
Posted By ncsucarjock88
It's been outside for a long time. Upholstery is...

It's been outside for a long time. Upholstery is shot. I'll check the transom base today. Fiberglass swim platform.

The last time I saw it, it was tarped with lots of leaves. Gauge cluster...
Forum: What is this boat worth? 05-17-2016, 09:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 837
Posted By ncsucarjock88
What's a project worth - stars and stripes?

Folks,

Have the opportunity to purchase - or to pass this along to someone else on the board (more likely, not much free time right now).

It's a stars and stripes, I don't know a heck of a lot...
Forum: Appearance 11-01-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,753
Posted By ncsucarjock88
I want to see pics!!!

I want to see pics!!!
Forum: General Discussion 09-20-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,303
Posted By ncsucarjock88
Must be nice to have that much water pressure. I...

Must be nice to have that much water pressure. I struggle to keep my 5 gallon bucket filled. Usually only get about 45 seconds of running before she's empty. I don't run her on land much - too...
Forum: General Discussion 09-02-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 606
Posted By ncsucarjock88
I used the dripless packing. I like it a lot. ...

I used the dripless packing. I like it a lot. Skidim sells it...
Forum: General Discussion 08-30-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,138
Posted By ncsucarjock88
I don't think so. There's still a bit of rust on...

I don't think so. There's still a bit of rust on the ends of those manifold risers.

:-P

Beautiful work. Come do mine!! :-)
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 08-21-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,813
Posted By ncsucarjock88
Did you do your own carpet work??? That's some...

Did you do your own carpet work???

That's some of the best I've seen on here. Beautifully installed.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-18-2015, 11:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 943
Posted By ncsucarjock88
Dax, Your theory is correct. Every modern...

Dax,

Your theory is correct. Every modern engine is a bit different... Some take awhile. I was skiing with a buddy who has the new 2014 Prostar, and I'm always surprised at how long it takes to...
Forum: General Discussion 08-18-2015, 11:38 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,628
Posted By ncsucarjock88
Agreed. I didn't use transom straps the first...

Agreed.

I didn't use transom straps the first year I had mine, and I know that light little sucker popped up and down a few times. No cracks. Previous owner never used tie downs for it either. ...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 07-26-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 19,986
Posted By ncsucarjock88
I dont' have a tri-star... But my old '87 sure...

I dont' have a tri-star...

But my old '87 sure will pull like a freight train. No issues getting to 43mph, even with 6 adults in it, and a footer in the water.

I'm really thinking you may have a...
Forum: Appearance 07-10-2015, 11:25 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,461
Posted By ncsucarjock88
The question is - "who is the core group?" Is it...

The question is - "who is the core group?"

Is it the boater who wants an older boat? Who wants to keep it, and keep it running and looking as it was from the factory?

Or is it the fellow who...
Forum: General Discussion 07-08-2015, 11:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 289
Posted By ncsucarjock88
Shout out to Eric at OJ props

Folks,

Just wanted to give a shout out to Eric.

I managed to nick my prop on the trailer last weekend... (yeah...dont' ask...it's just embarrassing)... I had the factory 3 blade, so I dialed up...
Forum: General Discussion 07-08-2015, 11:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,892
Posted By ncsucarjock88
I've got a lot to learn...

I've got a lot to learn...
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