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My 57 Clipper 21 Jun 2024 15:12 #129718

John, Every boat you restore turns out great. Your Clipper is no exception.
John

1958 Vagabond II & 35 HP Evinrude
1955 PlastiCraft 12 Ft. Delux Runabout
1957 Clipper & twin 35 HP Evinrudes
1957 AlumaCraft 14 Ft. FD
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My 57 Clipper 21 Jun 2024 14:17 #129716

Looks great John!
Think you can make more than one day at Arrowhead now?  ;-)
"We love everybody, but we do as we please." Mungo Jerry
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My 57 Clipper 21 Jun 2024 13:05 #129715

That's a really nice looking Clipper! Congratulations!

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My 57 Clipper 21 Jun 2024 11:58 #129712

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Yeah I was really happy to see that the original top bows would fit behind the windshield. I love the ride Marc. Much less pounding that in the Vagabond. I am surprised that ii is pretty sensitive to weight distribution.
1957 Clipper, 1950 Experimental Flyer, 1956 Golden Rocket, 1955 Vagabond, past boats: 54 Vagabond, 55 Vagabond, 57 Vagabond, 50 FC Flyer, 46 FC Runabout, 57 FC Rocket, 57 Jetstreak, 1957 Crestliner Voyager Hardtop 18, 1959 Crestliner Jetstreak 15

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My 57 Clipper 21 Jun 2024 11:30 #129710

Looks great John.

That's a nice touch how the Bimini  top folds down and stores behind the windshield. 

 
Vagabonding.

“The mind, once stretched by a new idea, never returns to its original dimensions.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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My 57 Clipper 21 Jun 2024 11:25 #129709

They look fantastic, just like the original design. 

How do you like the ride of the big boat?

Lake life is the best life,
Jump in a boat and go


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My 57 Clipper 21 Jun 2024 11:20 #129708

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Not that a vintage Feather Craft is ever "finished", I'm close. Got our cushions back from Janie and got to go out on Watauga Lake yesterday.











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My 57 Clipper 22 May 2024 03:44 #129327

How do I get ahold of Rich to
get one of the switch plates?  I need that for my boat. Also the Bow Wing and bow light. Where did you come up with those. I would like to get a line on those as well. Please let me know. Thank you.

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My 57 Clipper 02 Apr 2024 12:25 #128576

The Big boat.
It looked like a nice day for a shake down, glad everything went well for you John.

Lake life is the best life,
Jump in a boat and go


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