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Discussion in 'Huckins Yacht' started by YachtForums, May 18, 2004.

  1. Capt Ralph

    Capt Ralph Senior Member

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    Big oldie was trucked in a couple of months ago from the north left coast. Another big classic trucked in from bfe came in last week for full refits.
    Whole yard seems happy working on the old stuff. Many here not born yet half the age of most the stuff around here.
  2. Capt Ralph

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    Flat bottoms and their asp's slide a bit. Not to much HP required to make them move.
  3. Blake Carrell

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    Yeah my boat is a 1955 and I'm only 28 so she's more than twice my age.
  4. Capt Ralph

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    Usually old fart brain damage does not settle on those so young.
    Hopefully your bride is understanding or afflicted also. :)

    Were glad to hear good reports. Keep them coming.
  5. Blake Carrell

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    Lol I love old boats. So much more character and for the most part much better built. I'm not married so I'm buying all of my toys now. Thinking about painting the hull a dark color. Thoughts?
  6. Capt Ralph

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    BFB left out of here about a year (more?) ago. It was a nice boat. Hull fared as best a possible,
    The dark blue hull sides still showed every blem, line and mark in her her hull.

    There is another Huck here with a light blue hull. Now she looks great.
    If you look closer, there are the same blems but You have to look for the 40+ year old bo bo's.

    The darker the color, every defect shows up.
  7. Blake Carrell

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    Yeah I know. I was even thinking like a silver color possibly. Idk I'm doing some photoshop rendering to see what I think.
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    We painted our small huckins a yellow I think it was fighting lady yellow or similar .looks absolutely stunning .if you send me email address I can send you some photos I'm not to good at uploading here . We painted out big huckins white 7 years ago and she still looks like the day she was painted we used alxeal paint . We faired the hull completely amd she still looks fantastic
  9. Blake Carrell

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    Blake, your email address was removed. Please use common sense on the net. Bots scour websites and forums for email addresses, resulting in an automated phone solicitation during your dinner hour.
  11. Blake Carrell

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    Thanks mom
  12. Capt Ralph

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    Oooh,
    Da boss is your security wall here. Last line of edit, will do anything for you and a fan of all.
    He puts up with me.
    You make sure you include kisses and hugs in there..:)
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  13. Capt Ralph

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    Now back to your Huck.
    You get anything done today? Sent pictures yet?

    And please, consider starting a new thread. Mom may help you again. ooff
  14. Blake Carrell

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    Lol thanks mom hugs and kisses
  15. Blake Carrell

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    Im taking over this is my thread now. No work today it's the weekend. The boat is in CT and I'm active duty Navy in Virginia. I'm stationed on the USS Enterprise. Maybe that explains my love for old boats lol. The only reason I don't want to start a new thread is I want the most advice I can get....trust me I need it :)
  16. Capt Ralph

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    Ahh
    Big E.

    Thank you for your service.
  17. Capt Ralph

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    If you post it, we will follow.
    But I understand your thoughts.
    Mom may probably agree with you on that.

    Support is always, just a post away.
    ,rc
  18. Blake Carrell

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    Thanks for paying your taxes:)
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    You mean there's a choice?
  20. Blake Carrell

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    Not that I know of. If you find a way though be sure to let me know.