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by 61seaskiff42
Sat Jan 05, 2019 8:02 am
Forum: Constellation Enthusiast Group
Topic: Trying to acquire a 1957 46 foot constellation
Replies: 6
Views: 651

Trying to acquire a 1957 46 foot constellation

Hi there its been a while since I posted . There is a 1957 46 ft constellation on facebook that I am interested in acqiuring . It is currently in need of a new home , it has no engines another project boat for sure . You would think I had enough project boats over the years but nope I guess not . Th...
by 61seaskiff42
Tue May 29, 2018 8:50 pm
Forum: Roamer Division Enthusiast Group
Topic: !969 roamer38
Replies: 0
Views: 1069

!969 roamer38

We are inthe decision stage of what engines to put in the roamer. WE have an line on running 354 hemis from aparts roamer . Just got to decide what engines to put in (hard To get) The price for the complete pair of hemis is $700 cash including the transmissionsand exhuast parts. Questions comments f...
by 61seaskiff42
Tue May 29, 2018 3:07 pm
Forum: Ask Hagerty
Topic: 1969 roamer
Replies: 0
Views: 571

1969 roamer

Hi who insurse steel hulled boats . I hear about wooden and glass what about classic roamers, thnx :D
by 61seaskiff42
Tue May 29, 2018 12:49 pm
Forum: Engines & Powertrain
Topic: 1950s roamer with chrysler hemis
Replies: 1
Views: 682

Re: 1950s roamer with chrysler hemis

Does any one know if the engine size is in the serial number ?? I hear that there is a few size ie 331 354 392 cid . I do know that they are not 426s.
by 61seaskiff42
Tue May 29, 2018 12:42 pm
Forum: Engines & Powertrain
Topic: 1950s roamer with chrysler hemis
Replies: 1
Views: 682

1950s roamer with chrysler hemis

Has any one ever herd of a 1950s roamer with hemis engines from the the factory??? I came across a parts roamer that the owner stated was one of three ever made with factory hemis. Does any one have experience with chrysler hemis in a boat. I am repowering my roamer( hard to get) WE got her for free...
by 61seaskiff42
Tue May 29, 2018 8:57 am
Forum: Odds & Ends
Topic: Marianne's first 700 mile leg of the Great Loop
Replies: 4
Views: 1589

Re: Marianne's first 700 mile leg of the Great Loop

I wonder if she was the 50,constellation that past pirates cove over the holliday weekend by bouy 200 on the oneida river? If it was she is a beutiful craft. :D :D
by 61seaskiff42
Thu May 17, 2018 9:02 am
Forum: Odds & Ends
Topic: fees waived again 2018 NYS Canals
Replies: 17
Views: 2585

Re: fees waived again 2018 NYS Canals

Update the eastern end of the Erie is open all the way to lock 23 . The rest opens friday the 18th . Just luanched the roamer(hard to get) :D :D :D
by 61seaskiff42
Sat Apr 28, 2018 8:34 pm
Forum: Odds & Ends
Topic: fees waived again 2018 NYS Canals
Replies: 17
Views: 2585

Re: fees waived again 2018 NYS Canals

I would enjoy meeting both of you for a canal side lunch n drink . I am actualy in central New York on oneida river portion of the canal . I could always hop in the car as I am a days boat trip east of you guys.I will be in the western ERie in late june early july bringing back a 45ft matthews flush...
by 61seaskiff42
Sat Apr 28, 2018 8:19 am
Forum: Odds & Ends
Topic: fees waived again 2018 NYS Canals
Replies: 17
Views: 2585

Re: fees waived again 2018 NYS Canals

Just aside note , There are four cannals in new york for those of you that are not familiar they are Champlain, cuyuga seneca , Oswego and of coarse the famous erie all interconnected and fully operational . There are lots of classic boats to see along the canals besides history and site seeing. :D ...
by 61seaskiff42
Sat Apr 28, 2018 8:12 am
Forum: Odds & Ends
Topic: fees waived again 2018 NYS Canals
Replies: 17
Views: 2585

Re: fees waived again 2018 NYS Canals

Very interesting waterway. The only state owned and operated waterway in the country thats still in use. You should come see it Dennis better yet come by boat and travel it. :D :D :D :D
by 61seaskiff42
Fri Apr 27, 2018 8:11 am
Forum: Odds & Ends
Topic: fees waived again 2018 NYS Canals
Replies: 17
Views: 2585

Re: fees waived again 2018 NYS Canals

Now if we can get the cnal to stay open at least to holloween The 31st of october we could all be happy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
by 61seaskiff42
Fri Feb 23, 2018 6:22 pm
Forum: On the Hard
Topic: recommisioning the 46ft conny
Replies: 4
Views: 1221

Re: recommisioning the 46ft conny

Thanks for the info i believe they are the gm conversions :D :D
by 61seaskiff42
Thu Feb 15, 2018 6:10 pm
Forum: On the Hard
Topic: recommisioning the 46ft conny
Replies: 4
Views: 1221

Re: recommisioning the 46ft conny

She has 320hp pacer gm engines :D
by 61seaskiff42
Wed Feb 14, 2018 7:32 pm
Forum: On the Hard
Topic: recommisioning the 46ft conny
Replies: 4
Views: 1221

recommisioning the 46ft conny

I have been thinking that having the yard recomm. the conny is probaly the best stress free coarse to take. I figure I get a piece of mind since I have at least 1019 miles to travel to pilot the conny back home.Got a few more months to decide yet and plans to finalize :D :D :D Any sugestions or opin...
by 61seaskiff42
Wed Feb 14, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: Finishing
Topic: Iterlux #one(high gloss white)
Replies: 1
Views: 888

Iterlux #one(high gloss white)

I hear that they are going to discontinue Number one . Has any one used blue water marine paints Super gloss white ?? If so how has it worked ?? Ebay has it for 32dollars a gallon.I have the 46ft conny to paint. :D :D Also has any one heard of captain jacks marine varnish and or tried it . Captain j...
by 61seaskiff42
Wed Feb 14, 2018 11:42 am
Forum: Hull Construction
Topic: Bottom of 46ft conny
Replies: 16
Views: 1689

Re: Bottom of 46ft conny

I am havin problems trying to post to boatbuzz . I am on the hull registry 1959 46ft connstellation name nicole lee. Very beutiful boat you have looks like a lot of fun. I have definently seen your boat before. Congratulations on it.
by 61seaskiff42
Tue Feb 13, 2018 7:38 am
Forum: Hull Construction
Topic: Bottom of 46ft conny
Replies: 16
Views: 1689

Re: Bottom of 46ft conny

Good to hear about your boat and the owens. I like to hear when old woodies are saved and being used . I got my 1959 46 conny for a steel they wanted 9,800 for it I paid 2,500. I have it on hull regisrty under Nicole Lee. :D :D
by 61seaskiff42
Mon Feb 12, 2018 6:18 pm
Forum: Hull Construction
Topic: Bottom of 46ft conny
Replies: 16
Views: 1689

Re: Bottom of 46ft conny

I am wondering what boat is yours I might know it. I had an owens at millers for a summer, that one is now destoyed. Steve is an interesting character for sure. I have had lots of old woody crusiers over the years. Does he still have that huge 40something owens dcfb there
by 61seaskiff42
Mon Feb 12, 2018 3:52 pm
Forum: Odds & Ends
Topic: fees waived again 2018 NYS Canals
Replies: 17
Views: 2585

Re: fees waived again 2018 NYS Canals

Yeah , that does not make much sense how the western end of the canal closes at 5pm should be at least 8pm during the summer months.
by 61seaskiff42
Mon Feb 12, 2018 12:10 pm
Forum: Hull Construction
Topic: Bottom of 46ft conny
Replies: 16
Views: 1689

Re: Bottom of 46ft conny

Once I get her back to the cove on the erie canal next year we wont have to worry about swell up. Captain Paul at pirates cove is wood boat freindly. Captai Nemo, are you ont the Erie in Lyons NY ? Just out of curiousity , There is Miller marine who used to have a lot of old woodies around there. :D...
by 61seaskiff42
Sat Feb 10, 2018 7:45 pm
Forum: Odds & Ends
Topic: fees waived again 2018 NYS Canals
Replies: 17
Views: 2585

fees waived again 2018 NYS Canals

The NYS Canals are going to be free for recreational boaters again in 2018.
by 61seaskiff42
Sat Feb 10, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: Hull Construction
Topic: Bottom of 46ft conny
Replies: 16
Views: 1689

Re: Bottom of 46ft conny

I am the new owner of the boat. I cant ask the previous owner because he has passed . I could check with the yard though.The seams do not appear that open .The conny has a real tight looking bottom though . The boat is in remarkably good condition .
by 61seaskiff42
Sat Feb 10, 2018 2:26 pm
Forum: Hull Construction
Topic: Bottom of 46ft conny
Replies: 16
Views: 1689

Re: Bottom of 46ft conny

My Buddy says eight cans should do it plus a few helpers .LOL MY nephews will help with a little reward/ get to go on a three week trip to bring the conny home from milwaukee wi. :D :D
by 61seaskiff42
Fri Feb 09, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: Hull Construction
Topic: Bottom of 46ft conny
Replies: 16
Views: 1689

Bottom of 46ft conny

Hi there , any have suggestions of wethet=r I need to slick seem the bottom of the conny ??? She hasnt been in the water in three years .
by 61seaskiff42
Fri Feb 09, 2018 7:40 pm
Forum: Engines & Powertrain
Topic: Pacer 320 hp engines
Replies: 0
Views: 642

Pacer 320 hp engines

Hi its seaskiff42 . Just wondering if any one knows if pacer 320hp v8 are chevy 427s . I didnt think they ever marinized gm 427s???? Well anyways let me know.
by 61seaskiff42
Fri Feb 09, 2018 7:34 pm
Forum: Constellation Enthusiast Group
Topic: 1960 constellation
Replies: 3
Views: 1705

Re: 1960 constellation

Hi there again Just wondering Did pacer acually marinize chevy 427s they are 320hp pacer in the 1959 conny .Does any one know more about those engines?? My Buddy says they were out of a pacemaker and are chevys.
by 61seaskiff42
Thu Dec 21, 2017 5:38 pm
Forum: Constellation Enthusiast Group
Topic: 1960 constellation
Replies: 3
Views: 1705

Re: 1960 constellation

Update i was a little hasty . I purchased a 1959 connstellatio 46 ft instead you can see it on hull registry under nicole lee
by 61seaskiff42
Thu Dec 21, 2017 5:32 pm
Forum: On the Hard
Topic: NEW boat 50foot constellation
Replies: 4
Views: 2058

Re: NEW boat 50foot constellation

Update I was a little hasty on posting the 50footer . Instead I bought a 1959 46foot constellation you can see it on the hull registry hull #x46-135 this one is in milwauke wi . I will pilot it back acroos the great lakes to the erie canal and to clay new york :D :D :D
by 61seaskiff42
Sat Dec 02, 2017 3:39 am
Forum: Constellation Enthusiast Group
Topic: 1960 constellation
Replies: 3
Views: 1705

Re: 1960 constellation

Update I decided to name the boat Nicole Lee aftermy daughter . So look up the 1960 50 conny under that name. :D :D :D :D
by 61seaskiff42
Sat Dec 02, 2017 3:26 am
Forum: On the Hard
Topic: NEW boat 50foot constellation
Replies: 4
Views: 2058

NEW boat 50foot constellation

It has been while since my last post to the buzz I recently purchased a 50ft conny I have some work to do to get her floatable to pilot her back home to pirates cove on the erie canal when it opens in the spring . the salty sea captain thinks I am crazy back at the cove but he awaits ther arrival of...