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weird big fin wood boat 2 years 3 weeks ago #127140

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THis kind of looks like a switzer but a lot bigger with better lines and bigger fins and a tunnel hull,it is very wide and deep,it is all plywood and it has been bowed and shaped nicely.this is a 16-17ft boat, I don't know if it a kit boat or??? thoughts

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Re:weird big fin wood boat 2 years 3 weeks ago #127144

No idea what it is, but I like it!! Is that a current project you are working on?

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Re:weird big fin wood boat 2 years 3 weeks ago #127155

I'm thinking kit or from scratch design Bill. highly doubt it's production.

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Re:weird big fin wood boat 2 years 3 weeks ago #127161

looks like a tri boat ?
Power cat hull
G3 sponsons
Glass jet fins

Really cool though !!!

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Re:weird big fin wood boat 2 years 3 weeks ago #127176

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Just a thought here but could it maybe be a running plug for a yet to be built glass mold? Very cool looking hull. Looks heavy.

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Re:weird big fin wood boat 2 years 3 weeks ago #127220

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I have made a few calculations: This boat will become airborne at 62 MPH, reach a height of 12 feet and then glide for a distance of 87 feet before splashdown.
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Re:weird big fin wood boat 2 years 3 weeks ago #127332

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It's what's called a BB boat. {boobie bouncer]

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Re:weird big fin wood boat 2 years 3 weeks ago #127387

Bruce called. He wants his prototype back.
http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2014/08/08/1407501650460_Image_galleryImage_UNITED_STATES_CIRCA_1966_



very cool!

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Re:weird big fin wood boat 2 years 1 week ago #127759

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Has there been any info found on this? Is it for sale? Did someone buy it? We need to know,Please?

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Re:weird big fin wood boat 2 years 1 week ago #127802

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Hi, I own it, it was a used boat and now was stripped by previous owner,I have been told by people smarter than me,,it was not a kit boat and who ever built it this was not their first boat,,it is all wood,the best part is it has an adjustable transom,we will get it done,we are finishing the American marc and doing a feathercraft vagabond now then this is next,you can see some of the finished boats at www.billscars.com it has not been updated for a while,also it is not for sale, thanks Bill

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Re:weird big fin wood boat 2 years 1 week ago #127814

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Thanks bil, way cool hull, hope to see it finished.
Adjustable transom? can ya show us that?

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Re:weird big fin wood boat 2 years 1 week ago #127841

It would be nice if you you could show it off at Tomahawk next year.

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Re:weird big fin wood boat 2 years 1 week ago #127845

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This is a box that has bolt to adjust up or down,,crude but eefficient,the whole box moves,I will not do it back that way,It will be a box but not adjustable Bill
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