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Offline glastronscott

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Re: Let's get to know each other...
« Reply #20 on: December 06, 2008, 01:39:16 PM »
im only getting about 65 mph  But i can still pull 2 skiers out
i could go faster but it starts to porpus

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Offline Rich_V174SS

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Re: Let's get to know each other...
« Reply #21 on: December 10, 2008, 11:07:06 PM »
Hi everyone, my name is Richard but also go by Rich or Richie, and I've been weak - oh, wait - not that kind of support group? In that case - I'm in Stamford CT which is about 40 miles east of New York City and right on the shore of Long Island Sound. I currently own two classic Glastrons, a 1970 V176 Swinger and a 1967 V174 Crestflite SuperSport. I did have for a short while a 1969 V142 Skiflite but sold it last summer. I'm also employed as a boat mechanic in Stamford and get to work on customer's boats more than I can get to work on my own. Most of you know me from the CGOA main board and now I've decided to branch out a bit and see what the other boards are doing.
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Offline Brian Bergstrom

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Re: Let's get to know each other...
« Reply #22 on: December 11, 2008, 06:09:14 AM »
Welcome Rich!  I think that you are one of the more well known members of the bigger club, but I can certainly say that you are a very welcome member to any forum!  Thanks for all of your advice and insight!

Brian~
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Offline Jason

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Re: Let's get to know each other...
« Reply #23 on: December 11, 2008, 07:29:00 AM »
Glad to see you made it over too Rich! You are a very valued member to all of us. Whenever I have had a mechanical question you were always the first to help me out. I am sure I will have some more questions for you as I rebuild my power trim unit and replace the lines this winter in my 74 CV16SS.

Hope you find this site worth while. It is pretty much the only one I use anymore.

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Re: Let's get to know each other...
« Reply #24 on: December 11, 2008, 05:00:21 PM »
Welcome Rich... glad to see you made it here.   

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Re: Let's get to know each other...
« Reply #25 on: December 20, 2008, 11:20:55 AM »
Hi people

My name is Ross and I am new to this, so if my message posts somewhere weird, thats why.  :o
Anyway, I have a 67 V163 Bayflite with a 89-90 100 merc. I originally bought this from my dad, who saw it forsale on the side of the road. The seller bought it just for the motor and pulled that. My dad then bought a wreck 67 Larson All American with a 50 merc on it and put that on this Glastron. I ended up buying the wreck from him back in about 94 and this was my first boat, despite being around boats most of my life as a child. We had a cabin on Knife lake in the 60's. So boat needed total restoration which I did in my spare time. It was a real learning experience, especially sawing out the old rotten floor. I was sure I was going to cut right thru the hull! Long story short, I told my dad if he ever decided to part with that Glastron, he had better give me first crack at it. He finally sold it to me back in about 97. I swapped motors with my old boat because it was newer and ran like a champ but it was too small for this boat. I tollerated it for about 6 years until I came across a guy that was retired and rebuild motors for fun and money. The 100hp merc I bouight from him was basically new including paint and decals and moves the 16 footer along nicely. I have made some mods to it so it is not original. Sorry! Anyways nothing major. New carpet, seats, gauges, added a horn and stereo and replaced the old pulley cable steering. Since I am the one always driving the boat and not having a camera handy at the right time, about all I have are pics of it on the trailer and an old one with the 50 on it which I had to scan. Hopefully I'll get some new ones.  I've at least attempted to load a pic of the old boat (I know its not a Glastron! Just this one time) as well as my current Glastron. Look forward to meeting other members.

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67 V164 Bayflite 120HP
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71 V175 Crestflite 350ci -Jet
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Re: Let's get to know each other...
« Reply #26 on: December 20, 2008, 01:33:57 PM »
Hey Ross...

Glad that you found your way back here!  That should be a heck of a fun little ride!

Welcome!
Brian
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Offline Rosscoe

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Re: Let's get to know each other...
« Reply #27 on: December 20, 2008, 05:52:32 PM »
Hey Dan

Looks like we are pratially neighbors. You are 18 mile north of Stillwater and I'm about 26. Probably see you at a function sometime. Nice find BTW.

Ross
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Re: Let's get to know each other...
« Reply #28 on: December 21, 2008, 09:43:07 AM »
Hi Ross...
Hope to see you at the river this summer or at a breakfast.
Was going to do a search for Shafer but you posted "You are 18 mile north of Stillwater and I'm about 26"
Nice boat !
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Re: Let's get to know each other...
« Reply #29 on: December 21, 2008, 10:17:17 AM »
Hi
I'm confused, but I am new. Says Gregg at the bottom of your post and your profile says "Woodbury" but I thought I replied to a Dan in Marine on St. Croix? Just trying to keep it straight or I'll never get to know anyone  ???
BTW, I have never had my boat on the river and that needs to change but I am a bit paranoid of hitting logs etc. I know someone that hit a wind dam at high speed. Not good! In a group or with someone else who is "river savvy" I would be ok with that.
you obviously know a good place to put in. What part of the river do you cruise on?
Ross
61 Surflite 1964 90HP Johnson project
67 V163 Bayflite Super Sport  1989 100HP Merc
67 V164 Bayflite 120HP
67 V174 Crestflite 120 HP Rat Rod
71 V175 Crestflite 350ci -Jet
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Re: Let's get to know each other...
« Reply #30 on: December 21, 2008, 10:24:31 AM »
Oh and also, for the record, Shafer is between Taylors Falls and Center City. I am not in Shafer proper. Not much there. A couple of bars and gas stations and a trailer park. I am east of Shafer. Hwys 8 and 95. If you know where the Franconia Sculptor park is, they are basically my next door neighbor. Could be worse. Could be a pig or turkey farm!
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61 Surflite 1964 90HP Johnson project
67 V163 Bayflite Super Sport  1989 100HP Merc
67 V164 Bayflite 120HP
67 V174 Crestflite 120 HP Rat Rod
71 V175 Crestflite 350ci -Jet
79 CVX 16
84 CVX 17  83 115 Merc
88 CVX-23 350 Mag

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Re: Let's get to know each other...
« Reply #31 on: December 21, 2008, 10:47:29 AM »
Ross...
Ya just say'in Hi !
Dan is in Stillwater. I was looking at your profile and saw Shafer. Not knowing were that was I was going to do a search but after your next post ...I know.
I'm Gregg, Live in Woodbury, Launch at Windmill marine which is a few miles from me.
There was a thread with St.Croix launch sites listed...I'll try to find it...
I know Stillwater has one ...maybe two.
Theres the Hudson launch on the north side of the 94 bridge and Beanie's on the south side of the bridge in Mn.
http://www.boatingatbeanies.com/index.html
Lot of stuff float'in in the river in the spring but not bad by summer. Never heard of a wing dam on the St.Croix. But I've been wrong before...LOL..
We have a great bunch of guys/gals and with old boats it always good to travel in groups.

Doing a search for St.Croix boat launch sites and found this...Kind of cool...

Did You Know?
In the Dakota language The St. Croix River is O-Ki-Zu-Wa-Kpa: To meet or to unite, as the waters of a river gather into a lake or two rivers meet or an area where we planted. Dakota and Ojibwe Indians still live near St. Croix NSR.

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Re: Let's get to know each other...
« Reply #32 on: December 21, 2008, 11:02:31 AM »
Hi Gregg

I'll get it figured out some day  :P
Nice to meet you and thanks for the info on the ramps. There is one I drive by everyday just north of Stillwater too and its city or state owned so its free.
I believe the wing dam they hit was on the way south towards Hastings. I think they were too close to shore going under a bridge but it doesnt sound like it was marked and it distroyed their outdrive. A borrowed boat too!

Ross
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61 Surflite 1964 90HP Johnson project
67 V163 Bayflite Super Sport  1989 100HP Merc
67 V164 Bayflite 120HP
67 V174 Crestflite 120 HP Rat Rod
71 V175 Crestflite 350ci -Jet
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84 CVX 17  83 115 Merc
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Re: Let's get to know each other...
« Reply #33 on: December 21, 2008, 11:10:18 AM »
Ya ... That happen's by Hastings all the time...LOL...
OUCH..." A borrowed boat too! "

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Re: Let's get to know each other...
« Reply #34 on: December 22, 2008, 03:09:10 PM »
Hello Everyone,

Just got my first boat about a month ago (87' CVX 18) can't wait to fire up thew 260 merc next spring!!!

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Re: Let's get to know each other...
« Reply #35 on: December 22, 2008, 03:51:56 PM »
Where did you find the 87?  Red metal flake??
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Re: Let's get to know each other...
« Reply #36 on: December 22, 2008, 04:21:21 PM »
K-bid auction, the boat was in Eden Prairie. Nice boat, needs interior work though. Blue metal flake

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Re: Let's get to know each other...
« Reply #37 on: December 22, 2008, 04:36:14 PM »
Have not heard of K bid.  I bought an 86 CVX-18 a couple weeks ago on ebay. It is the red metal flake and tan interior.
You can spend some big$$s restoring these boats. Post some pictures if you can. It gets sort of addicting after a while.
Andy

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1972 GT-160 (yellow)
1980 Intimidator
1986 CVX-18
1977 CVX-16 Deluxe
1969 GT-160 (red)
1977 CVX-20 Jet
1967 Carlson Challenger
2007 Malibu 247
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« Reply #38 on: December 22, 2008, 04:38:43 PM »
What a great boat. Super Clean!!! It looks to be in Show Condition!
1972 GT-160 (yellow)
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1977 CVX-16 Deluxe
1969 GT-160 (red)
1977 CVX-20 Jet
1967 Carlson Challenger
2007 Malibu 247
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Re: Let's get to know each other...
« Reply #39 on: December 22, 2008, 05:02:21 PM »
Yep at least a couple of us were watching that boat on K-bid not too long ago. Congrats on the boat, hopefully we'll meet up with out on the water this summer. 
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