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Old 01-25-2013, 12:55 PM
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Missing My '86 Skier

Seeing all of these pics of old S&S boats is really making me miss and regret selling my '86. Here are some pics of it for memory's sake. Name:  ImageUploadedByTapatalk1359136426.161270.jpg
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I've been thinking of picking up one of these old boats as a good long term project.....
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Old 01-25-2013, 01:23 PM
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I'd miss that boat too!
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Old 01-25-2013, 02:14 PM
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No doubt.......great looking boat. Picking up a project is a great way to get back without laying out a huge chunk of cash. I bought a project I/O for $500, put $400 into it and swapped it for my boat on 2008.
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Old 01-25-2013, 05:21 PM
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do you know who has it...can you go visit it?
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Old 01-25-2013, 06:16 PM
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I used to, it's been almost 10 years now, he used to call to complain anytime something broke or if there was a wiring issue that popped up.
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Old 01-25-2013, 07:13 PM
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I feel your pain. I sold my '86 Skier in 2003 when I bought my 197. For years I wanted that boat back. Just recently sold my 2003 197 and I'm definitely having withdrawal. Selling a car is no problem for me. But selling my boats has been like losing a piece of the family.

I hope this feeling passes.
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Old 01-25-2013, 10:38 PM
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Beautiful boat! I'm sure letting that one go hurt. For me, getting over the old boat is usually accomplished by getting the "new" boat. Still, you never forget the really good ones.
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Old 01-26-2013, 09:47 AM
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I used to, it's been almost 10 years now, he used to call to complain anytime something broke or if there was a wiring issue that popped up.
Sorry to hear about the complaining part - but it's boat... sweet ride though.
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Old 01-26-2013, 10:28 AM
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I'd certainly miss it too. That interior is fantastic.
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Old 01-27-2013, 10:14 AM
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Mastique, thanks for sharing those photos. How many members still own an '86?

How would everyone feel about transforming this thread into the ultimate 1986 photo repository? Whether you currently own an '86 or like Mastique you miss an old friend, let's share some photos. This request is shamelessly self serving as I just purchased an '86 as my first Mastercraft.
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