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by wrlenzo
Sun Mar 25, 2018 6:06 pm
Forum: Shows, Museums, & Event Locations
Topic: 2018 Niagara Frontier Show returns to Buffalo Launch Club
Replies: 1
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2018 Niagara Frontier Show returns to Buffalo Launch Club

CONGRATULATIONS! to the members of the Niagara Frontier Antique Boat Chapter, ACBS, for making the decision to return to the Buffalo Launch Club on Grand Island, NY. For many years, this has been ONE OF THE BEST boat shows in the Northeast...a combination of antique & classic boats, a good parts swa...
by wrlenzo
Sun Mar 25, 2018 12:28 pm
Forum: Cockpit and Cabin Interiors
Topic: 1941 C/C buckskin vinyl
Replies: 5
Views: 2857

1941 C/C buckskin vinyl

Don, Don & Al: Do you know of a source for an accurate reproduction tan / buckskin vinyl that would have been used on a 1941 Deluxe runabout? Thanks, Bill
by wrlenzo
Tue Jul 23, 2013 8:06 pm
Forum: Cockpit and Cabin Interiors
Topic: Need Upholstery - 1960 18' Continental
Replies: 1
Views: 1459

Need Upholstery - 1960 18' Continental

Looking for vinyl yardage of the red, white and black materials used by Chris Craft for a 1960 18' Continental. Thanks for your help! Bill Locke, Chautuauqua Lake Twin Tier Chapter, ACBS Jamestown NY 716.386.2107 or [email protected].com Visit our local boat museum...The Lawson Boating Heritage Center on ...
by wrlenzo
Wed Aug 29, 2012 8:20 pm
Forum: Shows, Museums, & Event Locations
Topic: Lawson Boating Heritage Center - Chautauqua Lake NY
Replies: 0
Views: 1795

Lawson Boating Heritage Center - Chautauqua Lake NY

The Lawson Boating Heritage Center on Chautauqua Lake (New York) is now open. Opened in 1918 as the Lawson Boat and Engine Company, and later known as L-S Aero Marine, the 3-level lakefront building now is home to the Lawson Center Antique & Classic Boat Museum. Hours are Fridays 5PM-7PM, Saturdays...
by wrlenzo
Wed Aug 29, 2012 8:06 pm
Forum: Engines & Powertrain
Topic: Need accel.pump spring for Carter BB carb
Replies: 0
Views: 1048

Need accel.pump spring for Carter BB carb

Need the tapered spring for the accelerator pump used with the Carter BB updraft carb.
Application is a 1946 Chris Craft Rocket with the 92HP Chrysler SM6 motor.
Thanks,
Bill Locke
[email protected]
716.386.2107 (NY)
Chautauqua Lake Twin Tier Chapter, ACBS
by wrlenzo
Sun Oct 16, 2011 8:16 pm
Forum: Engines & Powertrain
Topic: Need steering column tube for 1946 Rocket
Replies: 8
Views: 2847

Need steering column tube for 1946 Rocket

I need a steering column tube for a 1946 Chris Craft Rocket. Would like to purchase an original, or borrow to make a copy.
Thanks,
Bill Locke
Chautauqua Lake NY
[email protected]
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by wrlenzo
Fri Oct 07, 2011 8:44 pm
Forum: Cockpit and Cabin Interiors
Topic: Searching for correct red vinyl - 1946 Rocket
Replies: 0
Views: 1348

Searching for correct red vinyl - 1946 Rocket

Can anyone help with a source for the correct red vinyl upholstery in a 1946 16' Rocket?
Thanks, W.Locke, Chautauqua Lake NY
[email protected]
by wrlenzo
Fri Oct 07, 2011 8:40 pm
Forum: Engines & Powertrain
Topic: Chrysler Ace (1946) paint color
Replies: 1
Views: 1188

Chrysler Ace (1946) paint color

Can anyone help with the correct paint color for the 92HP Chrysler Ace? (Installed in a 1946 Rocket)
Available in a spray can?
Thanks, W.Locke, Chautauqua Lake NY
[email protected]
by wrlenzo
Sun May 15, 2011 12:48 pm
Forum: Cockpit and Cabin Interiors
Topic: Interior for 1940-42 17' Deluxe Barrel!! Who wants original?
Replies: 14
Views: 11748

1941 Chris Craft Aqua Marine 9167

Hi Don:
Please give us an update on the search for correct reproduction aqua marine vinyl for early 40's Deluxe Runabouts...thanks.
Bill Locke
1941 Model 104, Hull 71735
by wrlenzo
Sun Oct 05, 2008 9:31 am
Forum: Cockpit and Cabin Interiors
Topic: Racing runabout vinyl source.
Replies: 2
Views: 2333

Racing runabout vinyl source.

Hi...Has anyone found a source for the darker red vinyl used in the later production racing runabouts? It's my understanding that Chinese Red (bright red) was used only in the earlier red & white racers, and the mahogany boats had Oxyn Red (darker, with more grain). Thanks for any help you can give....
by wrlenzo
Wed Oct 01, 2008 8:44 am
Forum: Hardware & Rigging
Topic: Racing Runabout stern pole & deck vents
Replies: 0
Views: 1487

Racing Runabout stern pole & deck vents

I need help on two items: 1. What style deck vents (5) would have been used on a late production (last 20 boats built) 1954 racing runabout? (The vents that came with my boat are the large 8to 9" clam-shell style with a raised fin running down the center of the top of the vent. I have seen photos sh...