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by mtvannier
Thu Aug 07, 2014 12:04 am
Forum: Cavalier Division Enthusiast Group
Topic: 1960 Cavalier 25' Custom Cruiser Restoration
Replies: 4
Views: 4603

Re: 1960 Cavalier 25' Custom Cruiser Restoration

Ta Da... After a two year restoration, 20 years of sitting on a trailer, and many wonderful hours working with my son, Jack, we launched her. Of course, we took liberties with her model name and "Customized" our Cavalier Custom Cruiser. Mahogany plank deck, transom and custom helm windshield frame m...
by mtvannier
Sun May 11, 2014 11:07 am
Forum: Cavalier Division Enthusiast Group
Topic: Parts suppliers
Replies: 4
Views: 3150

Re: Parts suppliers

One of the most elusive items has been the 1" "J" trim that wraps around the side windows, covering the vinyl roof stapled edge and the sill of the sliding/fixed windows. I believe it is aluminum. I hav a list and will figure out how to post here.
by mtvannier
Wed May 07, 2014 12:38 am
Forum: Cavalier Division Enthusiast Group
Topic: Parts suppliers
Replies: 4
Views: 3150

Parts suppliers

Greetings. I am two years into the restoration of a 1960 Cavalier Custom Cruiser and am in need of some parts. Would anyone suggest some possible parts suppliers? Thank you
by mtvannier
Sun Apr 21, 2013 11:02 pm
Forum: Hardware & Rigging
Topic: '60 Cavalier Custom Cruiser ventilation scoop
Replies: 1
Views: 864

'60 Cavalier Custom Cruiser ventilation scoop

Greetungs,
Looking for the fiberglass ventilation scoops that mount on the deck, directly behind and below the last side cabin window on the 1960 25' CustomCruiser. Also looking for the chrome drain ports that serve to drainwaterfrom the cabin windows. Appreciate any guidance.

Thanks,
Michael
by mtvannier
Wed Jul 11, 2012 11:54 pm
Forum: Cavalier Division Enthusiast Group
Topic: 1960 Cavalier 25' Custom Cruiser Restoration
Replies: 4
Views: 4603

25' 1960 Cavalier Custom Cruiser

Thanks for the replies. This is my first restoration. Practice to date has been maintaining our '49 Century Sea Maid. I have a couple re-varnish winters under my belt, but I have a very talented restorer in Wayne Spaulding, from whom I purchased my Sea Maid. We are in the early assessment stages. I ...
by mtvannier
Sun Jul 08, 2012 11:35 pm
Forum: Cavalier Division Enthusiast Group
Topic: 1960 Cavalier 25' Custom Cruiser Restoration
Replies: 4
Views: 4603

1960 Cavalier 25' Custom Cruiser Restoration

Greetings, I have just purchased and begun a restoration of a 1960 25' custom cruiser. I am interested in any advice on sources for correct era upholstery designs and hardware, particularly the ship's wheel. I would also welcome any pictures of restorations of this model, including cabin interior. T...