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« Reply #75 on: August 08, 2021, 10:43:30 PM »

1970 Ramsay rebel


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« Reply #76 on: August 10, 2021, 02:48:47 PM »

Those Ramsay Hulls look terrific.
Some of them look better on a trailer than in the water.

I'd remove the 186 with a crowbar and fit a 253 or 289. That would sound 10 times better! Probably go about the same as the 186??

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« Reply #77 on: August 13, 2021, 01:00:53 AM »

You're right their MERCMAN. Those Ramsay Hulls do look terrific.
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« Reply #78 on: August 13, 2021, 01:50:12 AM »

Another classic speed boat


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« Reply #79 on: August 24, 2021, 02:22:48 AM »

Here are some photos of a Savage Javelin from the NZ Antique & Classic Boat Show 2020


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« Reply #80 on: August 24, 2021, 02:51:06 AM »

A very nicely restored Javelin, and great to see one in New Zealand. I love the stylish steering wheel, the colour and look of the seats and the upgraded motor.

There were so many great boats at the New Zealand antique & classic boat show. If anyone wants to have a look, the link is below

https://i.stuff.co.nz/.../high-altitude-boat-show


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« Reply #81 on: August 24, 2021, 02:56:01 AM »

Sorry, that link didn't work. I've left some others below.

http://www.nzclassicboats.com/


https://www.woodyboater.com/.../its-a-real-boat-show-in.../


https://i.stuff.co.nz/.../high-altitude-boat-show...
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« Reply #82 on: August 24, 2021, 02:59:03 AM »

@NZACBS  Festival
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« Reply #83 on: September 04, 2022, 01:20:39 AM »

I haven't see a Charger boat before. Not sure if they were built in Australia or the US.


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« Reply #84 on: September 04, 2022, 01:28:56 AM »

Sorry, I meant Chrysler boat.
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« Reply #85 on: September 06, 2022, 09:51:08 PM »

1964 Bell Boy all original boat motor and trailer.


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« Reply #86 on: September 06, 2022, 10:26:48 PM »

Another photo


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« Reply #87 on: September 08, 2022, 08:30:14 PM »

A very impressive Bell Boy.
As for the motor, I seem recall there was some type of relationship with Chrysler Outboards. If you look at the West Bend, you'll see a lot of Mercury traits. There are many traits under the bonnet as well. In saying that, The Chrysler had no traits.. go figure?

In saying that, both the Chrysler and the West Bend had high gear ratio's and low pitch props where as... post 1961, Mercury abandoned the "norm" at the time
and pioneered the better  low gear ratio's and high pitch props. It was not until the very late 60's, when OMC (Evinrude/Johnson) followed Mercury's lead.   

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