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This is my brand new cheyenne. Just picked it up last night. So happy to have this home. what was supposed to take 6 weeks turned into 15 long months. I will use this thread as a build thread if anyone wants to follow along.

Some of you already know how this deal went down so i'll spare the details but long story short. I purchased this boat a year ago last Feb. The Original "builder" screwed up the boat and agreed to build another. Well rather then man up and do the right thing he decided to try to screw me out of my money and a boat. So after a year I finally recouped all my money and was able to obtain use of the the mold from the real owner. I then contracted Alex to build this for me.

Since I was already burnt out on the deal we decided to just go with a single color insted of the original graphic scheme. i did ask him though to put extra balsa inside, and it does have kevlar in the lay up. Jerry and Alex took the time to go through the mold straighten out the tunnels and fix the few other issues that people were complaning about before laying up my boat.

In the end i couldn't be happier the finish is nice, the tunnels are flat, the floor looks great, and I feel Alex did an all around great job.

Once agian I'd like to thank Jerry and Alex Niether one of them had anything to do with the original deal or "builder" but both of them went out of there way to make this happen, it wouldn't have been possible without them.

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Steve that things gonna be nice with your 572"! Are you gonna add a little color? Congrats, I'll see you around.
 

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Steve that things gonna be nice with your 572"! Are you gonna add a little color? Congrats, I'll see you around.
Hey shawn i'll call you and we will get together. Its a 548 actually and yes i will be adding a few colors and grahpics to it before im done. I just went single color because i was so burnt on the deal after dealing with the first guy i just wanted it done and home.
 

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Nice! I gotta say, Im a fan of the grey! regardless of what everyone says, you will figure out how to make it run with time invested! nice boat bud! BTW, you still building Trailers? Dolly trailers? Conversions? throw your # up here, I just today had a problem with mine on my way home from the river and might have some work for you!
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Its the mold that Stan had, Ultra used it a few times, then Ronco built a few and made a few friends, Now Jerry

This mold has got some stories !
 

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Its the mold that Stan had, Ultra used it a few times, then Ronco built a few and made a few friends, Now Jerry

This mold has got some stories !
Thats correct Jerry Cotter owns the mold.

Just to clear it up and hopefully keep this thread from bringing the drama that normally follows. It is the one stan had, and the one ultra used. "Ronco" also sold boats made from this mold but he never owned the mold itself. The stories behind the mold more have to do with the history and issues of the some of the people involved with it along the way then the boats itself.. Prior to laying up my boat Jerry and Alex invested a good amount of time and money into cleaning up this mold, The tunnels were straightend, the spider cracks in the gel were fixed, and a few other things were done.

I can tell you at least in my case the tunnels are straight and flat, the cap is lined up nicely all the way around, the gel finish is very nice and the overall quailty is definatly there. I am very pleased..
 

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Nice! I gotta say, Im a fan of the grey! regardless of what everyone says, you will figure out how to make it run with time invested! nice boat bud! BTW, you still building Trailers? Dolly trailers? Conversions? throw your # up here, I just today had a problem with mine on my way home from the river and might have some work for you!
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Thanks Todd, At first i went with the grey figuring i could use it as a base for a grahpic job, but honestly it's kinda growen on me.. The one thing I was dead set on was i did not want a white boat.

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Thats correct Jerry Cotter owns the mold.

Just to clear it up and hopefully keep this thread from bringing the drama that normally follows. It is the one stan had, and the one ultra used. "Ronco" also sold boats made from this mold but he never owned the mold itself. The stories behind the mold more have to do with the history and issues of the some of the people involved with it along the way then the boats itself.. Prior to laying up my boat Jerry and Alex invested a good amount of time and money into cleaning up this mold, The tunnels were straightend, the spider cracks in the gel were fixed, and a few other things were done.

I can tell you at least in my case the tunnels are straight and flat, the cap is lined up nicely all the way around, the gel finish is very nice and the overall quailty is definatly there. I am very pleased..
I heard this weekend from the horses mouth that Ron Baker owns the mold now?
 

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This is my brand new cheyenne. Just picked it up last night. So happy to have this home. what was supposed to take 6 weeks turned into 15 long months. I will use this thread as a build thread if anyone wants to follow along.

Some of you already know how this deal went down so i'll spare the details but long story short. I purchased this boat a year ago last Feb. The Original "builder" screwed up the boat and agreed to build another. Well rather then man up and do the right thing he decided to try to screw me out of my money and a boat. So after a year I finally recouped all my money and was able to obtain use of the the mold from the real owner. I then contracted Alex to build this for me.

Since I was already burnt out on the deal we decided to just go with a single color insted of the original graphic scheme. i did ask him though to put extra balsa inside, and it does have kevlar in the lay up. Jerry and Alex took the time to go through the mold straighten out the tunnels and fix the few other issues that people were complaning about before laying up my boat.

In the end i couldn't be happier the finish is nice, the tunnels are flat, the floor looks great, and I feel Alex did an all around great job.

Once agian I'd like to thank Jerry and Alex Niether one of them had anything to do with the original deal or "builder" but both of them went out of there way to make this happen, it wouldn't have been possible without them.

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Congrats! Hope you get to enjoy it soon. :)hand
 
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