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Old 10-13-2020, 08:49 PM   #1
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hello all

hello all, I've been lurking for a while and picked up some great information so i figured i would join. I'm kinda of a new boater with a fifty year old boat "so what could go wrong, lol"
anyways thanks to all who have taken the time to do some cool write ups and i hope nobody minds the occasional dumb questions.




thanks again
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Old 10-13-2020, 08:55 PM   #2
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hello all, I've been lurking for a while and picked up some great information so i figured i would join. I'm kinda of a new boater with a fifty year old boat "so what could go wrong, lol"
anyways thanks to all who have taken the time to do some cool write ups and i hope nobody minds the occasional dumb questions.

thanks again
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Welcome Jason, tell us about the boat.
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Old 10-13-2020, 09:04 PM   #3
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thanks, she seems to be a solid old boat, was painted at some time and looks good at 10 feet, re powered around 2000 with 454 marine power and velvet drives and the galley/salon was gutted
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thanks, she seems to be a solid old boat, was painted at some time and looks good at 10 feet, re powered around 2000 with 454 marine power and velvet drives and the galley/salon was gutted
Em, what brand and model?
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Old 10-13-2020, 09:09 PM   #5
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marine power? thats what the plate on the exhaust manifolds say. there blue, closed loop cooling systems, looks like a standard GM cap, coil and ing. module
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Old 10-13-2020, 09:21 PM   #6
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marine power? thats what the plate on the exhaust manifolds say. there blue, closed loop cooling systems, looks like a standard GM cap, coil and ing. module
I meant what boat model.
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Old 10-13-2020, 09:25 PM   #7
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sorry, it's a commander sports cruiser 35
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sorry, it's a commander sports cruiser 35
ChrisCraft right?

They made some nice boats.

How well do you think it was maintained?
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Old 10-13-2020, 09:59 PM   #9
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yes, its a chris craft. i think it had a rough life in the 90s, the folks i got it from put a lot into her in the early 2000s making her sea worthy. she will never win a beauty contest but it's had most of the big ticket items replaced and should be a good starter boat for the wife and I
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Welcome aboard. Some nice boats were made by Chris.
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yes, its a chris craft. i think it had a rough life in the 90s, the folks i got it from put a lot into her in the early 2000s making her sea worthy. she will never win a beauty contest but it's had most of the big ticket items replaced and should be a good starter boat for the wife and I
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My boat is 1969 so 51 years old now but it just came out of refit and looks great. The boat length is 28 feet and a Sedan Cruiser made in Vancouver BC. Almost no one will be familiar with her maker - Mariner. If your boat is cared for you will get to own something that isn't just another plastic fantastic.
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Old 10-13-2020, 10:45 PM   #13
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It was all there in his avatar Menzies...just sayin'...
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There on full site, not on mobile.....
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I was being a smart arse - avatars are the photos!
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AT, welcome aboard. The old Chris's have a high level of fondness in many of our hearts. Well built, well designed and are just great boats.
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