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Jaques’ Vagabond I Restoration 30 Aug 2021 02:42 #114115

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Got my floors varnished and finished polishing. My neighbor said I looked like a coal miner.

This week will be systems install!!!





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Jaques’ Vagabond I Restoration 21 Aug 2021 13:58 #113853

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Ok thanks oldlure was curious and intrigued is all. The 2 rectangular badges on front of my boat had nothing on them when I got boat. I always thought the boat registration or serial numbers was what was on them. I know now that s/n was on transom and feathercraft emblems on front plates. I guess the artist will have to come out of me after paint.
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Jaques’ Vagabond I Restoration 17 Aug 2021 15:16 #113727

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Curious with regards to “vagabond” emblem, do you guys know was there a “ranger” emblem? What did it look like if there was , ive noticed a couple emblem designs for different models but not seen one for ranger.

Other folks in here will know about any logos, I don‘t. I assume you’re aware that the logo I have created below is just my design and has nothing to do with any historical logos.
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Jaques’ Vagabond I Restoration 17 Aug 2021 14:52 #113725

I do not believe Canadian Feather Craft Fleet used any other emblems other than the feather emblem.
US models did have different emblems during the years for various models. Mid '50s used the round decal and later '50s had a capacity tag.
This round decal came from Bikecop1

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1954 Skipper w/ ’54 Johnson 10hp
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1955 Alumacraft FD on a Gator trailer
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Jaques’ Vagabond I Restoration 17 Aug 2021 14:23 #113724

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Curious with regards to “vagabond” emblem, do you guys know was there a “ranger” emblem? What did it look like if there was , ive noticed a couple emblem designs for different models but not seen one for ranger.
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Jaques’ Vagabond I Restoration 17 Aug 2021 11:28 #113719

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Beautiful work Jaque. Curious why you painted the under belly...for speed in the water or aesthetics?

Hey Scoot, one of the Previous owners had sanded the bottom with something like 60 grit, rivets and all. I also had a fairly large hole I had to weld. I did not want to sand it further to get it smooth, so I decided to paint it. I think for this old girl that’s had a pretty hard life this was the best option.
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Jaques’ Vagabond I Restoration 17 Aug 2021 11:23 #113718

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Very nice!  I like the adaptation of your logo for being 'punched out' like that. You might need to add a Merc tower to it though. ;)
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Jaques’ Vagabond I Restoration 17 Aug 2021 04:07 #113714

Beautiful work Jaque. Curious why you painted the under belly...for speed in the water or aesthetics?
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Jaques’ Vagabond I Restoration 17 Aug 2021 02:13 #113710

Never should have doubted you! Lol. Glad to hear though, looks sharp as hell.
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Marc, yes agreed. Mine will have rubber covers.

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