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  1. Need History Lesson !

    V-Drives
    Anyone out there remember SK36 - a Chevy powered Nordic - some history, please !!
  2. 1960 Kinsvater Flattbottom- Recognize this boat? Just got it, looking for history.

    V-Drives
    This is a 1960 Kinsvater. Harold took a look and says he remembers only building one with a 430 Lincoln. The boat he remembers had 6 two's on it also. It's my understanding it sat at Belmont Boats for many years, then purchased and taken up north, then returned to the valley. We just picked...
  3. Looking for the history on my flat

    V-Drives
    New member trying learn the history of my flatI purchased a 1980 TR-2 named Flat nasty 146 a couple years ago. I think it ran BGF. The boat was painted by Billy B and still looks good but the previous owner could have been taken better care of the boat but that is a different story. I am trying...
  4. Social Security Card History Lesson

    Political Rhetoric
    History Lesson on Your Social Security Card Just in case some of you young whippersnappers (& some older ones) didn't know this. It's easy to check out, if you don't believe it. Be sure and show it to your family and friends. They need a little history lesson on what's what and it doesn't...
  5. Trying to learn the history

    V-Drives
    I purchased a 1980 TR-2 named Flat nasty 146 a couple years ago. I think it ran BGF. The boat was painted by Billy B and still looks good but the previous owner could have been taken better care of the boat but that is a different story. I am trying to find the history of the boat. When I got it...
  6. New member trying learn the history of my flat

    New member Introductions
    I purchased a 1980 TR-2 named Flat nasty 146 a couple years ago. I think it ran BGF. The boat was painted by Billy B and still looks good but the previous owner could have been taken better care of the boat but that is a different story. I am trying to find the history of the boat. When I got...
  7. Boom they ARE screwed History is being made

    Political Rhetoric
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N6RmqkkRgIg As we're reading this history is created...
  8. [Question] 71' Eliminator "Bad Attitude" history

    V-Drives
    currently painted with big mural "BAD ATTITUDE" was orange at some point in life.. i recently got it and almost have it back on water just waiting on seats. looking for more history on it due to the rarity of Eliminator V-Drive of this style. any history would be great and what this boat was...
  9. NEW BOAT! (For me) DCB Mach 26... Anyone know it's history?

    PB Open Water
    Just picked up a 02 DCB Mach 26... Anyone know it's history? I know the previous owner said he was the third owner, just curious if anyone else had any dirt on it , good or bad???
  10. What kind of boat, where and any history?

    V-Drives
  11. A Tid-Bit of history for the V-Drive newbys !!

    V-Drives
    Before there was Meco, or Finish-Line, or custom made gee-gaws to control adjustable cavation plates, someone fashioned a very workable control handle out of a junk-yard item which saw use on many early "flats" in So-Cal. These were made with "Jeep" hand brake handles (which were exactly the...
  12. Jet boat identification and history

    Jet Boats
    Just picked this up at a great price and am looking for any info. It is a 19' bubble deck and had a 455 with a Jacuzzi pump (I don't have the engine). It looks a lot like my first boat; a 19', 1975 Cheetah outboard, and that is what I thought it was until I noticed the handlaid glass. Running...
  13. History on this v drive boat

    V-Drives
    Anyone know anything about this Boat or have more pictures they could post. I saw a video on you tube running in Australia. it was getting wacked by one of those Aussuie unlimited outlaw Boats. I like the look of the hull and it's lines.
  14. Lake Toho ... Beauty and History

    PB Open Water
    Lake Toho... Beauty and History03/04/2015 0 Comments It was 80 degrees with a slight breeze and beautiful as we spent Sunday afternoon walking around the Lake Toho waterfront in Kissimmee. A few months back we journeyed down to Lake Toho to check it out and discovered they were in the middle...
  15. Biesemeyer History

    V-Drives
    I was told about This book, and after hearing about it I had to have it. I found it on Amazon and had it to my door before I knew it. It does not get too crazy giving some of the details that many of us would go crazy for, but a cool history nonetheless. I recommend it. Heck, I even got one...
  16. Anyone know the History of this PlaceCraft?

    Jet Boats
    All Rigging is Gold Anno and a lot of it is 1 off custom, Calgo Steering, R Intake, Capped, Gel Graphix continue on to the bottom of the hull, Balsa Checker floors with African Mahogany inlays throughout, Trailer has 13" Westerns on it and has Blown Gas Jet hand painted on it. Has a Gold Plate...
  17. History or info on this boat?

    Jet Boats
    Just curious if anyone recognizes this '88 Placecraft and knows any history about it. Supposedly it used to be a capsuled ex drag boat at one time!?!?!? Only pics I have of it Thanks in advance!
  18. History on a 79 Sleek Craft SST

    Jet Boats
    Hey guys new to the forum and jets. Got this boat a year ago and haven't done much with it. So I got the boat out and cleaned it up and running planning to use it a little and put it for sale. Had a guy call me saying he was the third owner of the boat and told me the history of the boat...
  19. [Pics] Can anyone tell me some history on this boat puddle head 669

    V-Drives
    I bought this old boat today it looks like it was a Speeds ski boat last year registered was 78 puddle head 669 Boulder city Nevada what kind of boat is it does anybody remember anything about it
  20. PC-29 Dirty Harry anyone have any pic's or history

    V-Drives
    Does anyone have any pictures of this boat. It was being built by Harry Luge back in the 70's.
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