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Cherry_crosby
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« on: March 10, 2014, 01:36:27 PM »

Some of you may remember user Moggy's post in the vintage Caribbean thread. Well their resto has finished, there is a nice long thread over at Strike and Hook about it.

With A nice little video to boot.

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It is certainly giving me motivation to get back into my resto.
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« Reply #1 on: March 11, 2014, 06:35:51 PM »

Jeese… great rebuild.
Makes it look oh so simple!
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« Reply #2 on: March 11, 2014, 06:59:22 PM »

One of his mates who worked on it is a qualified shipwright with a fair chunk of experience in fibreglass boats (Ryan at RT Marine is the guy). There is a video of it out on the water, where it looks quite amazing.
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« Reply #3 on: March 12, 2014, 07:15:20 AM »

The results are truly amazing when you have the skill. Cheesy

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« Reply #4 on: March 18, 2014, 09:02:54 AM »

Hi guys

Had the owner, Dan of the restored Caribbean in my Caribbean Crusader a week ago, we just arrived back the Outer Harbor boat ramp & there was a completely restored Lexington being launched.
The Lexington looked absolutely great, should of grabbed a photo of it, maybe next time.

Cheers guys
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« Reply #5 on: March 18, 2014, 09:28:28 AM »

The owner of that restored Caribbean must be  1 lucky man  Wink Wink

Hi guys i'm Dan the owner of the restored Caribbean  Tongue Tongue

 the model is a Lexington 17 and it has been modified to be a fishing boat with the ice box ,seat pods & extra additions whilst trying to get the exterior in some what of its former glory 

as my mate Moggy stated we seen another restored Lexy just recently and are trying to track the owner down for a chat

appreciate all the comments I will sort through all my pics and put in a folder for all to view

chers Dan -4THALOVE
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« Reply #6 on: March 18, 2014, 09:36:15 PM »

The rebuild looks great. Lucky you.

Please post piccies......my old wooden Hartley just isn't interesting enough for many!

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« Reply #7 on: March 19, 2014, 03:36:59 PM »

hope the pics work


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« Reply #8 on: March 19, 2014, 03:40:06 PM »

first set of pics were as purchased mess and all

this set of pics is of it cleaned and being run with the old mariner 2 stroke on it


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« Reply #9 on: March 19, 2014, 03:43:15 PM »

why am I doing this  Grin Grin Grin


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« Reply #10 on: March 19, 2014, 03:46:33 PM »

rebuild of the transom


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« Reply #11 on: March 19, 2014, 03:51:02 PM »

finished transom plus pre fit of motor for holes --plus the seat pods we made


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« Reply #12 on: March 19, 2014, 03:54:27 PM »

fitting the ice box and seat pods in then glassing them into position 


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« Reply #13 on: March 19, 2014, 03:57:57 PM »

fitting up an anchor well
 I enjoyed watching Ryan from R/T marine go about making this and the process


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« Reply #14 on: March 19, 2014, 03:58:40 PM »

more to come guys stay tuned

cheers Dan
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