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by thomasholm
Sun Mar 03, 2019 8:37 pm
Forum: From the Club
Topic: Testing
Replies: 7
Views: 669

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: 1916

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: 2753

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: 1318

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: 3027

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: 16987

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: 11600

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: 11600

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: 7294

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