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by kwmpa
Wed Aug 21, 2013 2:33 pm
Forum: Cockpit and Cabin Interiors
Topic: Looking for a source for Marine leather
Replies: 12
Views: 4030

Re: Looking for a source for Marine leather

Brian I well post once I get off work.
by kwmpa
Wed Aug 21, 2013 11:03 am
Forum: Cockpit and Cabin Interiors
Topic: Looking for a source for Marine leather
Replies: 12
Views: 4030

Re: Looking for a source for Marine leather

The 16' boats had dark green from the factory. I have the copies of the catalog that state that. Those boats are a little different than the rest of the line.
by kwmpa
Tue Aug 20, 2013 8:09 pm
Forum: Cockpit and Cabin Interiors
Topic: Looking for a source for Marine leather
Replies: 12
Views: 4030

Looking for a source for Marine leather

I am looking to redo the interior in my GarWood quick befor my wedding but I'm having trouble finding a source for marine leather. I need the hunter green color.
by kwmpa
Mon Apr 30, 2012 7:50 pm
Forum: Chris-Craft Antique Boat Club Business
Topic: Spring and Summer Brass Bells
Replies: 19
Views: 2532

I haven't received my issues of the mag have tried to contact bill but received no response?
by kwmpa
Sun Oct 09, 2011 9:55 am
Forum: From the Club
Topic: The Brass Bell
Replies: 27
Views: 20360

Think about it this way for people not renewing memberships....people tend to get fed up with not receiving the magazine on time....thats one of the biggest problems there's not really any club events for us to attend so other then the magazine and the forum what else is the club offering? Like I sa...
by kwmpa
Tue Oct 04, 2011 12:31 pm
Forum: Odds & Ends
Topic: Hershey swap meet
Replies: 4
Views: 1492

Hershey PA vedor set up is today...swap is Wednesday-Saturday this week...it's the worlds largest swap meet if you walk the whole thing it totals 44miles....9500 vendor spaces 1100 car corral spaces...it'll take you a good 3 days and you still won't see it all
by kwmpa
Tue Oct 04, 2011 10:46 am
Forum: Odds & Ends
Topic: Hershey swap meet
Replies: 4
Views: 1492

Hershey swap meet

Anybody out there heading to the Hershey swap meet? Great place for vintage boat parts and advertising...usually it's cheaper too...saw a couple half-mile ray spotlights last year...we well be in spaces oba 13-19 one of the spaces in there if your going stop by and talk boats just look for the guy i...
by kwmpa
Mon Oct 03, 2011 6:41 pm
Forum: From the Club
Topic: The Brass Bell
Replies: 27
Views: 20360

More feature boats in each issue...the car clubs I belong to all feature at least 5 different cars in every issue....those are the articles I read first in brass bell...if we had that and maybe some how to articles and some show coverage articles...I have 5 friends that were part of the club and the...
by kwmpa
Mon Oct 03, 2011 6:29 pm
Forum: From the Club
Topic: The Brass Bell
Replies: 27
Views: 20360

I agree with the destinations idea
by kwmpa
Wed Sep 14, 2011 9:07 pm
Forum: Odds & Ends
Topic: 1936 national boat show NY info needed
Replies: 0
Views: 817

1936 national boat show NY info needed

I'm looking for information on the 1936 National Boat show at the Grand Central palace in NYC. I'm looking for ads, posters anything advertising wise, and Gar Wood related to the show. If anyone has anything please let me know
by kwmpa
Sat Sep 03, 2011 11:48 pm
Forum: Odds & Ends
Topic: wooden boat wedding
Replies: 8
Views: 2120

It'll be at the EB Morgan house and the Aurora Inn in Aurora NY
by kwmpa
Sat Sep 03, 2011 1:40 pm
Forum: Odds & Ends
Topic: wooden boat wedding
Replies: 8
Views: 2120

No drifting the wedding is at an old house there...we are taking the boats out after
by kwmpa
Sat Sep 03, 2011 12:51 pm
Forum: Odds & Ends
Topic: wooden boat wedding
Replies: 8
Views: 2120

It's going to be on Cayuga lake in New York so it well be all legal
by kwmpa
Sat Sep 03, 2011 11:47 am
Forum: Odds & Ends
Topic: wooden boat wedding
Replies: 8
Views: 2120

That's awesome...we are having 10 runabouts there...instead of a yacht ensign he's running one that says just married...this is going to be in the finger lakes next fall but were trying to come up with odd different ideas that would be a good 1930s feel as the place they are getting married is an 18...
by kwmpa
Fri Sep 02, 2011 10:17 pm
Forum: Odds & Ends
Topic: wooden boat wedding
Replies: 8
Views: 2120

wooden boat wedding

looking for some wooden boat wedding ideas for a friends wedding we are going to have actual boats there just seeing what others have done
by kwmpa
Wed Aug 24, 2011 7:04 pm
Forum: Odds & Ends
Topic: Cash Flow
Replies: 45
Views: 12308

i have a graphic designer that would donate time to designing some t-shirts and can probably get a company to donate screen printing and t-shirts...if notill put the money up
by kwmpa
Wed Aug 24, 2011 5:06 pm
Forum: Odds & Ends
Topic: Cash Flow
Replies: 45
Views: 12308

Stovebolt I was curious if you were on the hamb
by kwmpa
Wed Aug 24, 2011 4:31 pm
Forum: Odds & Ends
Topic: Cash Flow
Replies: 45
Views: 12308

I would definitely like to see some new stuff in the club store...t-shirts and hats with some nice logos I think would sell...when I wear a Chris craft shirt I always get asked about it what better way to promote the club
by kwmpa
Wed Aug 24, 2011 3:24 pm
Forum: Odds & Ends
Topic: Cash Flow
Replies: 45
Views: 12308

Not that I can post...copyrights
by kwmpa
Wed Aug 24, 2011 2:55 pm
Forum: Odds & Ends
Topic: Cash Flow
Replies: 45
Views: 12308

Sounds good I actually just finished a 1941 Ford Woody for a client who uses it to tow a 37 Chris craft we took some amazing shots at his lake house...he has a 100' conCrete dock and his Chris craft was offset in the picture with them unloading the camping and fishing gear from his 30s Waco float pl...
by kwmpa
Wed Aug 24, 2011 2:05 pm
Forum: Odds & Ends
Topic: Cash Flow
Replies: 45
Views: 12308

Keep in mind the $4,000 I'm spending goes out 12 times a year with a distribution of 70,000 copies a month....I was just using it as an example....but if you expand the magazine a little and take on a couple more advertisers and increase the ad price slightly...it could pay for a big chunk of advert...
by kwmpa
Wed Aug 24, 2011 12:59 pm
Forum: Gar Wood - General Discussion
Topic: Gar Wood information questions
Replies: 3
Views: 4580

Gar Wood information questions

I need a new Gar Wood burgee for my 16' that I just purchased does anyone know where to get one?

I also need to get ahold of Tony Mollica if anyone has his contact info?

Thirdly is there still an active Gar Wood society? If so is there contact info for them?
by kwmpa
Wed Aug 24, 2011 12:39 pm
Forum: Odds & Ends
Topic: Cash Flow
Replies: 45
Views: 12308

Well I guess my big question is what do our two sponsors do for the club...we need to see a total cost analysis....where all the monies come from....like advertising...I know the magazines I advertise in a full page ad is $4000 a year..half page is $2000 and so on....if advertisers stepped up there ...
by kwmpa
Tue Aug 23, 2011 12:07 pm
Forum: Odds & Ends
Topic: Cash Flow
Replies: 45
Views: 12308

Same here I like the hard copy...if the club magazine was online only I probably wouldn't renew my membership. That mailed mag is one of the reasons I'm with the club...like I said in another thread....expand the club store...if we got some other stuff in there I'd buy it....also for some fund raisi...
by kwmpa
Sun Aug 21, 2011 10:40 pm
Forum: How to Use Boat Buzz
Topic: Spring 2011 Brass Bell
Replies: 28
Views: 8305

drrot wrote:
kwmpa wrote:Haha true...Jim you going to be at the buffalo show I may need a few parts
If I go it will be as a spectator. GREAT show but not worth me setting up at.
you were set up there last year werent you? If i have some things i need could you bring them if you go there?
by kwmpa
Sun Aug 21, 2011 10:35 pm
Forum: How to Use Boat Buzz
Topic: Spring 2011 Brass Bell
Replies: 28
Views: 8305

i think we should know the state of the club as well if we need cash to get this published and out there are members like me who are willing to donate to the club to get it going...id donate money to get more then 4 issues a year if we could get a monthly mag going that would be awesome...what can w...
by kwmpa
Sun Aug 21, 2011 7:27 pm
Forum: How to Use Boat Buzz
Topic: Spring 2011 Brass Bell
Replies: 28
Views: 8305

I agree the day I get my renewal notice in the mail I write the check and send it in...I get where you're coming from with it I know our money publishes the magazine.
by kwmpa
Sun Aug 21, 2011 1:45 pm
Forum: How to Use Boat Buzz
Topic: Spring 2011 Brass Bell
Replies: 28
Views: 8305

Haha true...Jim you going to be at the buffalo show I may need a few parts
by kwmpa
Sun Aug 21, 2011 12:44 pm
Forum: From the Club
Topic: The Brass Bell
Replies: 27
Views: 20360

Got the email I just assumed that it was mailing right away sine the post about it on woody boater
by kwmpa
Sun Aug 21, 2011 12:41 pm
Forum: How to Use Boat Buzz
Topic: Spring 2011 Brass Bell
Replies: 28
Views: 8305

I've been looking for mine too and still haven't seen it been a little curious about it