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Old 06-18-2014, 03:11 PM   #1
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Just throwing my hat in. We are awaiting our diesel rebuild and off we go to the boatyard . A 1974 fixer upper. Bottom job, paint the hull and replace rub rail. First priorities!
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Old 06-18-2014, 03:16 PM   #2
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Welcome! Sounds like you have alot planned. Good luck with the upgrades and if you have any questions throw them out to the group. A wealth of knowledge on this board.

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Old 06-18-2014, 03:17 PM   #3
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Welcome aboard, and let us know how things go with the fixer upper as the work progresses.
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Old 06-18-2014, 04:09 PM   #4
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Old 06-18-2014, 04:12 PM   #5
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Welcome we are doing a 1975 34 DC Rebuild at this time it is interesting to say the least
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Old 06-18-2014, 05:36 PM   #6
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Welcome aboard! You will get to know your boat intimately, and will be a better owner for it. Enjoy the ride, and keep your eyes on the prize at the end. It's all worth it!
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Old 06-18-2014, 06:00 PM   #7
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Welcome to the forum. There's no better way to learn (or teach for that matter) than by throwing oneself into the college of boating experience. Don't forget to include fun.

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Old 06-18-2014, 06:58 PM   #8
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Looks like most of us have fixer upper's! Welcome to the board keep the pictures coming. I have a 1976 Gulfstar MarkII with 4-154M Perkins. I'm hoping to be able to move the boat from the Chesapeake Middle River through the C&D down the Delaware and around to Little Egg NJ by the 4th of July.......

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