Anyone else out there into boats?


Tomcat

GT Owner
May 23, 2013
828
North Carolina & Perdido Key
Those are cool. I opted for bored and stroked 454 magnums...so at least I got "blue motors".
 

2112

Blue/white 06'
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Sweet! Looks like some real horsepower madness 2112:)
Oh thank Lord for a Big Block Ford.

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2112

Blue/white 06'
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GPS tattle tale, have a picture of 114, but can't find it, buried somewhere in an obscure file

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Tomcat

GT Owner
May 23, 2013
828
North Carolina & Perdido Key
Man that is FAST on the water!!!
 

tpraceman

THEE GT OWNER
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Feb 20, 2006
2,699
Washington Michigan
If Eddie Hill joins this thread we'll all be trolling boats :)
 

FlorIdaho Chris

Yeah, I've got one.
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You guys need to get some real horse power. 725 per side...

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FourFather

GT Owner
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May 24, 2007
410
Wichita Falls, Texas 76306
Well, since this is a boat thread-

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Thanks for looking-
Cheers,

Eddie
 

Empty Pockets

ex-GT Owner
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Oct 18, 2006
1,220
Washington State
Back in the day, me an my dad.

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'Neighbors had a "Rockholt" back in the late 1950s that looked very similar to those. 'Powered by a Merc outboard.
 
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FourFather

GT Owner
Mark II Lifetime
May 24, 2007
410
Wichita Falls, Texas 76306
Something about 200 MPH top fuel boats attracts beautiful girls! I latched onto this beauty at a drag boat race and committed marriage 35 years ago!


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Is this a great country, or what!

Cheers,

Eddie
 

RPM217

2005 white/blue stripe
Jun 18, 2010
1,449
Rye Brook, New York
Something about 200 MPH top fuel boats attracts beautiful girls! I latched onto this beauty at a drag boat race and committed marriage 35 years ago!


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Is this a great country, or what!

Cheers,

Eddie
Tom's already got the beautiful girl, before he got the boat!!!
 

Tomcat

GT Owner
May 23, 2013
828
North Carolina & Perdido Key
I am sure that the F-14 had a lot to do with that...so Eddie is probably right again!
 

GTdrummer

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Mar 13, 2010
2,003
Richmond Virginia
I’m into fishing and have a 28 foot Grady White that sadly I bought new 3 years ago and has less than 100 hours thanks to VW. LOMG STORY
 

Tomcat

GT Owner
May 23, 2013
828
North Carolina & Perdido Key
I’m into fishing and have a 28 foot Grady White that sadly I bought new 3 years ago and has less than 100 hours thanks to VW. LOMG STORY
I had a boat (on the water) in Florida for 5 years. When I moved to NC (we are just a few hours apart-Richmond) I used it 2-3 times a year and sold it to make room for the GT. Now I am trying to return to my Florida roots (even if the soil is sandy).
 

DakotaGT

GT Owner
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Dec 9, 2012
1,272
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
I had a 27-foot Cobalt runabout for the puddles that pass for lakes around here (South Dakota), and it was a great, great boat. Sold it after a few years because we simply didn't use it enough. Too many hobbies and activities. If I ever get another one, it will probably be another Cobalt.
 
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doug5m5

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Feb 23, 2017
48
Newport Beach Ca
30' Magic Cat in Lake Havasu Az
 

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Tomcat

GT Owner
May 23, 2013
828
North Carolina & Perdido Key
Havasu is Mecca! Your boat is cleaner AFTER you use it! (especially compared to the Gulf)
 
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jrz

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Jun 27, 2008
81
A short racing career, early 80s.
 

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sandman

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Jul 10, 2006
463
Gardnerville, Nv.
'Neighbors had a "Rockholt" back in the late 1950s that looked very similar to those. 'Powered by a Merc outboard.
Not familiar with Rockholt. Ours were basically Craig Crafts that we built. Motor was an A stock Mercury mark15 built back in the ‘50’s. Of course they were completely rebuilt with a hodgepodge of parts from every production year. Heck guys even used a crank from a chainsaw motor that mercury built.
 

sandman

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Jul 10, 2006
463
Gardnerville, Nv.
A short racing career, early 80s.
What class were you running? I ran SD, SE and mod 50 in OPC back in the 70’s and early 80’s.
 

Ed Sims

GT Owner
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Apr 7, 2006
7,101
NorCal
I run big block Cobalts,
but as retirement looms I am curious. Recently we considered NC or FL for the warmth. NC has hills and FL is flat so maybe you can shed some light on the subject.
NC is cold in the winter. Fl is flat. Both are humid in the summers. Have a legal residence there but keep your GT in CA where the roads are amazing all year round.

Ed

PS We go boating all the time at the lake near our cabin. However we rent. They have patio boats, speed boats, wake boats, ski boats, SkiDoos, etc. At the end of the day we return them to be cleaned & refueled for our next outing!