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Old Apr 22, 2008, 10:20 AM
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Boats on the brain!!
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Any stern shots of the Mud River.

There's something about the drive.
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Old Apr 22, 2008, 11:03 AM
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I see what ya mean about the drive! Good Aye!

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Old Apr 22, 2008, 01:47 PM
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can you land on that ?
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It could be the bottom of an outboard or a Z-drive ?
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Old Apr 22, 2008, 03:59 PM
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The drive is actually two of the old Marx Z-drives without the Pop on Kort nozzles. Yes the seagulls still squak loudly when you put the battery in. Kay Tillman is putting a West Coast Master Builders show together and is in the process of getting a Radio matched up to Mud River so it can be operated, but will not be competing just showing off what can be done with a model boat. Was informed that it was a record turnout with 57 boats entered. Overall it was Good contest, weather was a bit cool but breeze was low, no fires last the last Fall Regatta. Everyone had a good time and it was nicely laid-back so no frantic rushing around to get it done. Sorry about no pic's but left my camera home.
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Old Apr 22, 2008, 05:50 PM
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More Inland Photos

Here Are some Photos that I took At The Regatta.
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Old Apr 22, 2008, 05:54 PM
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More Photos....
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Old Apr 22, 2008, 06:28 PM
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Any chance that builders' names could be attached to the pix? Shame to leave them "anonymous".
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Old Apr 22, 2008, 06:39 PM
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Is that an inline 4 cyl?...

Need details!.. lust, lust!!!

Did it run?
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Old Apr 22, 2008, 10:05 PM
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Sorry I posted all the pictures I had, and I didn't get the names of the builders.
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Old Apr 22, 2008, 10:53 PM
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Ya I did not get the names of the builders, I was busy runnin and Lucky I got some Photos. I wish I could help with the names, Maybe some others can help?
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Old Apr 23, 2008, 06:51 AM
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That sailboat in post #21 is sweet too!

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Old Apr 23, 2008, 07:49 AM
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Hint: Due to my lousy note taking abilities and even worse memory, I try to take a picture of the model and then any signs or labels with the boat. Saved me many a time!
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Old Apr 23, 2008, 08:35 AM
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The Mud River is phenominal. Not overly crowded with equipment and junk, but enough to see it's a hard working pushboat.

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Old Apr 23, 2008, 09:59 AM
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toes, that looks like a Wall 4-banger. And there is one up for auction now if you are interested. Lot #71:

http://dirksoulisauctions.com/apr19-08-catalog
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That engine was awsome, Quite impressive!! not much else in that boat, but with that engine, who needs servos...
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