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  1. Delta Lunch Bunch ( dlb )
    March 6 is the anniversary of Shortbus (Jon) passing away. Even tho it's my 17 year wedding anniversary I have talked my awesome wife into going boating that day. We will stop at the accident site near Discovery Bay lighthouse, maybe have a beverage there and say a few words to our lost...
  2. V-Drives
    Hello all, I am new to the forum and I am doing research on the old National Champion SS-92. If anyone has any information at all could you please lend a hand. Thank you in advance, great forum.
  3. V-Drives
    A family friend of mine said he mowed his neighbors yard back in the early 80s to take a ride in this hydro. I think there place was in Needles or Blythe back then. Just wondering if it still around or if anyone knows the where about's of it. The pictures aren't to good but it looks like a 426...
  4. Delta Lunch Bunch ( dlb )
    What your boat looks like "on the water" ..... Heres a pic for you! ---- NICE! :))THumbsUp
  5. PB Open Water
    I called the 1 800 # 2 yrs ago from all our phones to stop soliciting now 2 yrs later we get 10 a day i cant find the number anywhere..i got it from mark & brian radio show 2 yrs back and it worked perfect but said you must redo it every 2 yrs..anybody know what im talking about
  6. Michigan Hot Boats
    Just trying to get some info on these hulls. I know they were built in florida or so i have been told. Any help would be appreciated.
  7. PB Open Water
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  8. V-Drives
    Had this forever.
  9. West Coast - North
    Bought it a while back and wonder if anyone knows some history on it. It's a Hondo sprint t deck PC 49 driven by Mark Short called Sitting Duck. Has a old S.I.R.A sticker on it figured the northwest would be a good place to start.
  10. PB Open Water
    It was 4 years ago and I almost entirely forgot about it - http://www.performanceboats.com/pb-open-water/13635-important-your-action-desperately-needed.html It seems it is the only political thread that was allowed to stay in Open Water. For all of us and for almost all democrats and...
  11. Greg Shoemaker
    Greg, my name is Dean and my father bought this boat a few years ago, its a 83 eliminator open bow, v-drive, and is the second owner. this boat, from my knowledge is a one of a kind, and rigged by you. my father talked to Bob Leach, and Bob doesn't even remember building the boat, and my dad...
  12. PB Open Water
    somebody should buy it and convert the drive to something that will work National Liquidators - 2008 Eliminator Daytona, 30 ft. - National Liquidators
  13. V-Drives
    5 Bucks bought something. Now its a cup of coffee and a donut if you go cheap. Found this original Neovane card from Hanly Mfg in an old impeller kit tucked away.
  14. NorCal
    The Mt. Umunhum Radar Tower in the Santa Cruz Mountains used to be the NORCAL West Coasts only radar defense base during the cold war era. It has always been visible from the south bay valley below. We used to go riding dirt bikes up there and be chased off by Air Force armed guards, but we knew...
  15. Jet Boats
    I ACTUALLY OWNED AND USED THIS SWTD FOR OVER A YEAR PROBLEM FREE 460 FORD ON NITROUS VERY FAST AND FUN CENTER STEERING.WELL I SOLD IT MANY YEARS AGO AND I WAS TOLD THE GUY WAS IN HEMET AND HEARD HE PAINTED IT WHITE AND REDID THE SEATS WHITE.....WELL HERE IS WHEN I HAD IT AND HERE IT IS NOW...
  16. PB Open Water
    At 11:30am today a twin engined boat was being launched at the Islander Resort in Lake Havasu. As the engines were started, the boat exploded and burst into flame. I have no more direct information but from what I can piece together it was very likely a build up of gas vapors in the engine...
  17. V-Drives
    Years ago Hot Boat mag did artical on a hemi powered hydro that sank did it ever get restored?
  18. V-Drives
    This is the boat I recently bought when it was painted. Looks to have been a RRF due to only one tank on the right side and two seats. Up by the drivers side it said, "owner/driver Gary King" (might have been Gerry King?) It's a 1979 Cole TR-2 might have been raced in the early 80's...
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  20. PB Open Water
    I think her name was Jamie. She was probably my top pick even to this day.:)devil Curious if any of the models that appear in the magazine shoots have gone on to more fame and fortune.
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