Roberta's Torpedo

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Thanks, Bill!!!

It's not quite finished. Still have some lights and other hook ups to do as well as the interior fabric and seats. And a little caulking and a few other things, but it should be done this week and on the trailer so we can head to the lake for the first splash. Hope it meets expectations. Like it's builder, she's not perfect.

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Built Zip "Oliver IV", Super Spartan "Jimmy 70", and Torpedo "The Glen L".

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Roberta

She's close enough to prefect for me!

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Stunning :D
I am amazed at the speed and quality of the whole build .
Well done :D

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Ditto!!

A remarkable build :D ...

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Now that, is something very special indeed!
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Outstanding with a big "O".

Roberta, you have truly created a beautiful machine, no, a work of art. Something to be very proud of. I am quite sure when you take it to the show next month, you are going to have difficulty getting away from everyone and their questions so you can actually use it! :D :D

Congratulations on a very fine job.
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Outstanding! When does the movie come out?!
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Love the "Moon Eyes".
Takes me back !
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Thanks, Guys!! The "Moon Eyes" came with the '59 Caddie tail light. Since I'm kinda retro with the design, I couldn't resist and had to put it on. The boat is a bit of vintage, 50's Greaser, and Marvin the Martian. In case anyone was wondering, that tail light will only be illuminated when docked (unless I forget and need my afterburner lit :lol: :lol: ).

I may get some video later this week during the "First Splash"..

Roberta :D :D :D :D :D
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very sweet ride you have Roberta! :D
...should take you at least a couple hours at the boat launch to field all the kudos and admirers :D
wish i could be at the launch but pictures would be great!
oh yeah like your boat's name too
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Looks great Roberta,

Likewise cant wait to see the launch pics and video of on the water.

Well done....

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That is one fine looking ride. Love it! It looks like the kind of boat I might build. Might as
well as some fun with our boats and personalize them. That what makes boat building so great.
Everyone has their personal design concepts. It so great to see the variety in design.

I like the Blue. It makes for a nice contrast and brightens it up. One can`t go wrong with some color.

The Cadi tail light is a nice touch. The hole below it must be the bilge pump hole?

I`m looking forward to the launch video and any and all close-up shots.


I want one! :D :D

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We were waiting and waiting and waiting, and we all new what you were doing because you weren't posting for so long, and you did it.

YOU BLEW US ALL AWAY :shock:

Absolutely stunning Roberta. Enjoy the accolades.....you earned them. AND, a tip of the hat to your best mate Rich also. I know from personal experience that without that support none of these lifetime achievments would happen.

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Roberta, you have done it again! That boat is just beautiful and in these latest pictures it looks huge. It also looks like it will ride higher in the water too. If you don't win some kind of major award, I'll be shocked.
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Absolutely stunning Roberta! Everything goes together so well. You are going to draw a very large crowd wherever you are with it. Your boat needs to be on the cover of every boat magazine that is in print. WOW! Skip
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