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1956 .johnson javelin 25 Jul 2019 22:33 #97685

Thanks!!
I’m hoping Labor Day week up in Michigan for the big trial run. Been finishing wood for transom and got all stainless machine screws for assembly of knee brace and wood.
Stay tuned!
Clemg

jabe wrote: looks great, and i know you will enjoy it on the water, very strong motors them 30hp.........only cause i am bias with 3 of them..........lol.........cheers to your getting it wet.........

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1956 .johnson javelin 25 Jul 2019 10:31 #97674

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looks great, and i know you will enjoy it on the water, very strong motors them 30hp.........only cause i am bias with 3 of them..........lol.........cheers to your getting it wet.........
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1956 .johnson javelin 23 Jul 2019 00:35 #97635

Super nice. Now I feel like a slacker for rubbing mine out with compound and calling it good enough.
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1956 .johnson javelin 22 Jul 2019 13:07 #97625

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Your Johnson looks outstanding. Almost too nice to use.
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1956 .johnson javelin 21 Jul 2019 17:40 #97610

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That motor is beautiful! Excellent choice and even greater work to bring it back to glory. You should be proud. I have it's sister, the '56 Lark. These two motors are absolutely my two favorite motors out there, hands down. Great year for style, OMC nailed it in '56.

CONGRATS, she's a great looking combo.
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'58 Vagabond II / '56 Evinrude Lark 30hp
'53 Experimental Flyer / '56 Evinrude Big Twin 30hp
'51 Penguin / '49 Johnson TD20 5hp
'52 Cheif / 1957 Johnson FD11 18hp

1956 .johnson javelin 21 Jul 2019 11:40 #97596

Gorgeous!
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1956 .johnson javelin 21 Jul 2019 11:34 #97595

VinTin wrote: Looks great!

I've changed my mind about that Vagabond.

I want it back.


Thanks VinTin!
You may not want it back with no transom in it.
I hope all is well with ya!
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1956 .johnson javelin 21 Jul 2019 04:37 #97589

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Looks great!

I've changed my mind about that Vagabond.

I want it back.
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1956 .johnson javelin 21 Jul 2019 04:11 #97588

All chromed up and looking for a rebuilt transom soon.
Can't wait to get this in the water!

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1956 .johnson javelin 16 Jun 2019 15:24 #96504

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I use Captain's varnish on all the wood on my boat also. It is a great product.
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