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Offline Retro Performance

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Surf Jet ad
« on: January 10, 2018, 07:42:40 PM »
I have not been around much for a while.....life gets in the way......I thought I remembered someone was restoring a Surf Jet? Heres an old ad that may be of interest. Sorry I had to start a new post but I could not find the original if it exists?  These were made here in St.Paul and I ran into the guy who made them on Lake Owasso way back when...he showed me the machine....gave a little sales pitch and let me try out the "Prototype"....Those were my good ol days

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Re: Surf Jet ad
« Reply #1 on: January 10, 2018, 09:54:04 PM »
Doran has/had something similiar he was working on, kinda a powered surfboard.  He posted some video riding it around  last spring?  I got the impression they were well known up north, but I've never seen one before he posted about it.  Really kinda cool craft.
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Re: Surf Jet ad
« Reply #2 on: January 10, 2018, 09:56:38 PM »
Do a search for surf skimmer.
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1979 CVZ-18 388 CI Vortec Mouse
1980 CVX-16SS 140 Mercruiser
1979 CVX-16 Johnson 175
2002 Bennington 2275CC 90 Mercury
1985 Intimidator project
1989 Lowe 200 Redneck fishin Toon
2001 Godfrey Sweetwater pontoon 115 Rude

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Re: Surf Jet ad
« Reply #3 on: January 10, 2018, 11:39:26 PM »
Hi Don...yeah, good vintage SurfJet's are still bringing big money.  $1500-$2k if its in excellent shape.

I bought a 'Surf Skimmer', I think its a 1969, though the 'title' says its a 1959...its older, slower and has several design flaws...so there's that!

Still some work to do on it, but it has promise...here what I bought:

https://youtu.be/sTcMsj2qN0s