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by thomasholm
Sat Apr 11, 2020 12:01 pm
Forum: Century - General Discussion
Topic: Century Boat Club
Replies: 0
Views: 1019

Century Boat Club

The Century Boat Club is open to all boaters. Find the club's web site at www.centuryboatclub.org You can join online and receive club benefits. Additionally, the club has an active Facebook group: centuryboatclub Welcome!
by thomasholm
Sun Mar 03, 2019 8:37 pm
Forum: From the Club
Topic: Testing
Replies: 7
Views: 1684

Re: Testing

Hey, Former Pres aka Mr. Test icle; I couldn't figure how to post a new topic so this is it: is the book View from the Bilge still available at that PO Box in Edmund?
by thomasholm
Sat Mar 28, 2015 9:44 am
Forum: Hull Construction
Topic: what filler to use
Replies: 5
Views: 2267

Re: what filler to use

Marine grade bondo filler
by thomasholm
Sun Dec 23, 2012 6:51 pm
Forum: Finishing
Topic: Cracked topside plank finishing
Replies: 5
Views: 3138

I understand this crack is on a topside plank, like a covering board? You will no doubt end up with a beauty mark with a repair. I,d take a spare piece of like wood and crack it and try some techniques including supe glue. Then you will probably end up at a seasoned restorer,s shop for a new plank r...
by thomasholm
Sat Dec 15, 2012 4:48 pm
Forum: Odds & Ends
Topic: Trailer transport needed!!!!
Replies: 2
Views: 1482

Heading south, looking for a load/ tow

I heading from MI to Fl in early Jan to tow back a boat. Anyone need something hauled to Florida?
by thomasholm
Sat Dec 08, 2012 11:15 am
Forum: Odds & Ends
Topic: Bilge Paint
Replies: 6
Views: 3632

Repcolite can also be found in the bilge of Century boats. I have even seen Sandusky red (CC Bilge) in the bilge of Century boats. I find them indistinguishable.
by thomasholm
Sun Mar 22, 2009 3:47 pm
Forum: Century - General Discussion
Topic: Century To Chris Craft Connection
Replies: 13
Views: 18438

my 2 cents

this is an interesting thread, albeit some months old. my two cents: Century did not put a canvas in their boat bottoms to collect water and rot the wood. A single plank on frame bottom is more flexible and easier to repair. Dick Pope who founded Cypress Garden was a water skiing pioneer. His brothe...
by thomasholm
Sun Mar 22, 2009 3:23 pm
Forum: Century - General Discussion
Topic: A little Bird Told me
Replies: 7
Views: 12948

ore boats in the river

Jack, after that great laker got frigthen by the narrow maple st bridge he did sway back into century's seawall and touch a couple of tied up brand new boats. BTW, they were not reduced to fire wood but to fire sale. A few twists here and there, and some lucky dealer got two boats on fire sale.
by thomasholm
Sun Mar 22, 2009 3:18 pm
Forum: Century - General Discussion
Topic: A little Bird Told me
Replies: 7
Views: 12948

conrad adamski

Conrad's only brother is Myron Adamski who lives one block from him in Eastlake,MI. Myron worked at the Century Boat Co. as well, in the R&D Dept.
by thomasholm
Sun Mar 22, 2009 3:07 pm
Forum: Century - General Discussion
Topic: Thomas Holmes - cover boy model dude
Replies: 1
Views: 7980

what a hoot

I did sign a professional modeling release authorizing the Century Boat Company complete rights to my photographic image.

thanks for noticing, I have other pictures for sale, privately.

BTW, yes those babes were all over me! (tommy, take me for a ride.....)

thomas