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    Default Info on 19' hornett/charger/challenger hull

    Just picked up this hull, says it's a 1990 proboat "top line", best I could research the hull was created by hornett and used by charger challenger Hawaiian and sun mfg. not positive on all of those, but definitely the same as sun mfg as it has the gauge angle bezels built into the hull. It's getting completely gutted and new stringer, removing floor and eventually an ls 5.3. Very slow project picking up the parts when I have time. May try to do the stringers myself or wait and pay a shop. Curious if anybody knows anything about this hull or the bottom, if I need to flip it and change anything on the bottom I want to do it before I start the rest of the project. I would like to be in the 80mph range when all is said and done. I read some old post that someone had one of these hulls in the 100mph range, and that they turn well.
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    Appears to be the same hull as this....I think a charger.
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    Nobody? The hull is light, all the wood is rotten and slowly coming out. I can flex every part of the hull by pulling or pushing on it now that he wood is coming out. Seems like a light layup...

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    Stop pushing on it. You don't want it flexing and twisting or you will have to do bottom work to get it straight again. No experience with this particular hull. But if you twist or bulge it, all bets are off on how it will handle and if it will be safe at 80. If it were mine, I'd build a jig for it to sit in and get the stringers and floor fixed. Then flip it over and make sure the bottom is right. Especially if you are thinking of going 80 in it.
    So many projects, so little time

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    I havnt taken the stringer out yet, leaving them until it's time for new stringers. They are only 1/4 stringer which I found odd for it being a light hull. Thank you for the advise.

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