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new squirt pictures

Posted: Mon Jun 02, 2008 10:58 pm
by Drew
I know some of you like pictures. I sure do. There are some new ones of the new paint job and rub rails. enjoy

http://www.drewsboatsquirt.zoomshare.com/1.shtml/Squirt

Posted: Mon Jun 02, 2008 11:22 pm
by gonefishin485
nice job dude, not enough O's in smooooooooth to describe that boat!

Posted: Wed Jun 04, 2008 2:58 am
by leakcheck
Great paint scheme, beautiful woodwork.

How fast does she go ?

Steve

Posted: Wed Jun 04, 2008 4:58 am
by John K
Good looking boat.

I see you used tile spacers on the deck. Great Idea! Wish I had thought about that, as I have some varying widths - not noticeable from a distance, but there!

Posted: Wed Jun 04, 2008 7:17 am
by Cec
What was the 30 seconds from the $300.00+ ticket?

Posted: Wed Jun 04, 2008 11:16 am
by Drew
Hello,
Thanks for the nice comments!
She goes roughly 30mph with just me and about 26mph average with me and my girlfriend.
The 30 seconds away part was because I launched the boat before it was registered. First time in the water, so excited, then bam! some coper ruined it for me. It was a rainy garbage day too. I was the only guy out there. $305 tho. I guess I learned my lesson?

Posted: Wed Jun 04, 2008 11:33 am
by leakcheck
That is a real understanding kind of cop...take the thing on a shake down cruise and get nailed....hope he has a nice life !

Steve

Posted: Wed Jun 18, 2008 3:34 pm
by goodwyrd
oh man! what a beautiful boat!! the squirt is one of my next projects! I can only hope it'll be a nice as this one!!! but I should probably finish the bullet first :wink:

Posted: Wed Jun 18, 2008 11:11 pm
by Scott
Keep the engine topless and make some pipes for it son!

Posted: Thu Jun 19, 2008 2:06 am
by Drew
goodwyrd, thanks for the kind words! Its a fun boat!

Scott, if you explain to me how, ill do it

Posted: Fri Jun 20, 2008 11:20 pm
by gonefishin485
yeah how do they rig up those side pipes, ive always been curious about that, ive seen pictures of them before and the look cooler than hell, ive seen pictures of chryslers like the one that on my glastron and wondered what they did or how they did it

like this http://www.hydrostream.org/Literature/Twister3.jpg
and this
http://www.hydrostream.org/Literature/C ... 35Race.jpg
and this
http://quincylooperracing.us/widgets/gen_1165.1.gif
and this
http://www.toyoutboardmotors.com/Alters ... yPipes.jpg
and this
http://www.boatracingfacts.com/forums/a ... 1164757727

Posted: Sat Jun 21, 2008 1:40 am
by Drew
I love them on that mark 55. I gotta put some of those on. They look badass

Posted: Sun Jul 06, 2008 11:54 am
by kimsand
Its beautiful, just beautiful!!!

Posted: Mon Jul 07, 2008 6:12 pm
by Scott
I have really no idea how to make them or put them on. Quincy welding used to make them variously around town. But that was way back when. Personally I am getting an older Yamaha 25hp and converting it to a remote steering outboard, since it already has electric start. I am putting high performance heads on it to gain 5-7hp and adding a nose cone to the lower plus going to try to make some pipes for it. I'll let you know how it goes probably in the winter time.

And another engine I am restoring is a Merc 20hp tiller style though from my family. Restoring it back to original though so I won't be putting any sort of pipes on it.

Your Mercury looks fine the way it is. Looks great actually.

Speaking of old motors...

Posted: Thu Jul 10, 2008 12:55 am
by Scott
LOOK AT THIS...this guy has like every engine from Mercury..(well not really) but still..

http://www.mercguy.com/motors_for_sale.htm

I just emailed about his '56 55E Short Shaft Mercury..mmm..