Finishing Monaco

Designs for inboard or outboard power

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Dwain the ski king
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Postby Dwain the ski king » Fri Apr 13, 2007 10:37 pm

The Monaco is absolutley BEAUTIFUL!!!!! You should be very proud....She should last a long time. The best part of building your self is when someone looks at it and comments, you can say "I Did It"....Congrats, again....Dwain the Ski King.......

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Rich Coey
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Postby Rich Coey » Fri May 04, 2007 1:53 pm

Launched the boat on april 28th, had around twenty family and friends on hand. Rides for all and had a great day. I updated the pictures on glen-l site and also posted a few more at this link- no need to sign in just click on the album. ... share&Ux=0


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Postby jack. » Fri May 04, 2007 3:49 pm

Class boat mate ...would be worth a pretty penny over on this side of the pond! jack

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Postby DavidMcA » Fri May 04, 2007 3:52 pm

I hope that rope in your garage is strong!! I don't think I could be so brave as to hang my boat from it! :shock: :lol:
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Bill Edmundson
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Postby Bill Edmundson » Fri May 04, 2007 7:33 pm

Sweet!, I can only hope to launch that nice! I love it!

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Rich Coey
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Postby Rich Coey » Fri May 04, 2007 8:04 pm


The rope was rated at four times the weight of the boat, but it was still very nerve wracking to see it hanging in the air like that. I was very relieved to get it on the trailer.


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Postby leakcheck » Sat May 05, 2007 4:30 am

WOW...just DAMN !!! ..that is one incredible looking machine !!! The craftsman of yesteryear don't have anything on you !!


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Postby Nova SS » Sat May 05, 2007 5:11 am

that is just plain BEAUTIFUL!!!! Incredible job. Thanks for sharing the pics with us...that really is quite the inspiration of what can be done :)

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Postby J Patroni » Sat May 05, 2007 8:21 am


It must have been a proud day in your life.
I bet you are still grinning from ear to ear.
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Postby BruceDow » Sun May 06, 2007 3:37 pm

Very Nice... (I hope that you don't mind that I've scooped the picture to be my new inspirational screensaver)

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Postby Lewis Barrett » Mon May 07, 2007 10:47 am


I checked the forum yesterday and noticed your update. My wife was there with me when I pulled up your pictures and her first words were, "will yours look that good?" So as not to put anymore pressure on me, I promptly said probably not. Anyway, that is one nice looking boat.


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