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Old 03-04-2014, 03:33 PM
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'79 SNS hull restoration

Many thanks to Dave & Dee at American Boat Restoration in Northhampton, MA (www.americanboatrestoration.com) for the fantastic job re-sealing the rubrail, prop strut & skegs not to mention bringing the gelcoat to a shine I never thought was possible. They also repaired my swim platform and applied new graphics.

Haven't had a chance to take pics of the finished product due to weather but here are a few before/during/after shots. Interior is next - does anyone know a good upholstery shop in the Stamford area?
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Old 03-04-2014, 03:45 PM
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Looking forward to seeing the finished product. Love that flake!
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Old 03-04-2014, 03:48 PM
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Ain't nuttin beats the looks of the 77 to 86 S&S's. Best on the water! Nice job, keep going!
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Old 03-04-2014, 04:16 PM
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Not Stamford, but if youre willing to travel to MA, theres a guy up near Congomond Lakes that does great upholstery work. He's my go to guy for local stuff. Sent you a PM about the speedos.
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Old 03-04-2014, 06:37 PM
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LOOKIN' GREAT, lets see more pics when you done.
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Old 03-04-2014, 08:21 PM
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Many thanks to Dave & Dee at American Boat Restoration in Northhampton, MA (www.americanboatrestoration.com) for the fantastic job re-sealing the rubrail, prop strut & skegs not to mention bringing the gelcoat to a shine I never thought was possible. They also repaired my swim platform and applied new graphics.

Haven't had a chance to take pics of the finished product due to weather but here are a few before/during/after shots. Interior is next - does anyone know a good upholstery shop in the Stamford area?
Does that boat have the deluxe interior option? I have seen a few with that option and it's attractive in its own way. I ask from seeing the padded engine cover.

I had a new 79 like the one you're refurbishing (same color scheme). Yours is a good looking machine.

Take care of that windshield. It looks original from what appears to be a red Taylormade emblem. They don't make them anymore.

Check for a spacer plate under the carb.
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Old 03-05-2014, 12:12 PM
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It's a bench seat but I know it was an option, here's the best pic I have.

Spacer under carb? I know there is one....
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Old 03-25-2014, 03:10 PM
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Unsure about interior in your area but if you got the restoration done in Northampton MA you should checkout kens auto upholstery in Pittsfield MA, kinda a drive but I'm paying 1700 for a compete interior with new foam and he's throwing in new carpet. Should have pictures soon. And my boat is a 91 so I'm imagining yours would be less. They restore jet aircraft at lyon aviation in Pittsfield MA so people trust them with their six figure jets.
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It's a bench seat but I know it was an option, here's the best pic I have.

Spacer under carb? I know there is one....
nice upholstery...
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Old 04-07-2014, 11:32 AM
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More pics to come but here is a better view of the shine; thank you American Boat Restoration - skins are en route from Copycat Upholstery (great people to work with) and it's starting to warm up in CT....
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