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Awesome! My neighbor built smaller race models out of plywood when I was a kid…6 million years ago!

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1 minute ago, Mainecat said:

Awesome! My neighbor built smaller race models out of plywood when I was a kid…6 million years ago!

thats what the skin for this boat is.

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2 minutes ago, Mainecat said:

It was in the 1960’s

This video is from 1955 or so.

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1 hour ago, Kivalo said:

This video is from 1955 or so.

That's frigging awesome! Is that vid from one of the finger lakes?

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4 hours ago, Rigid1 said:

That's frigging awesome! Is that vid from one of the finger lakes?

Yeah that's from Owasco Lake

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Cool.

Buddy and his dad built a wood boat from a magazine in the early 70's.

He still has it and uses it often.

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My dad and uncle built a similar boat in the 50’s with a ford v8. I remember it was in my grandmas garage when I was a kid.

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