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14 foot TVT runabout

Post by steve bunda » Tue May 12, 2009 9:08 pm

This is one of the nicest Tvt Runabouts that Thompson built, I am posting these picks to show the correct seating wood base, and cushions ,as this is an unmolested original and is very rare in this condition.
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Post by Thommyboy » Wed May 13, 2009 5:52 am

Very nice!

I have a 1955 Thompson Bros. Boat of Peshtigo Thomboy that is in original, unrestored condition.

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Post by steve bunda » Thu May 14, 2009 7:35 pm

Hi Andreas, Can you post some pics of the Tomboy? Our Tvt has never been sanded down to wood, all we did is scuff the varnish and top coat. I have a couple of customers that grew up with these boats and would like to purchase a nice one. I cannot find any nice boats, and the junkers need more work than they are worth.Could build new ones, but who would pay the cost? sincerly steve and laurie

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Post by Thommyboy » Mon May 18, 2009 6:02 am

Here are TWO 1955 Thompson Bros. Boat Mfg. Co. (Peshtigo, WI) Thomboy boats. The one on the left obviously needs a bit of a restoration. The one on the right is in original condition, other than maintenance coats of varnish and bottom paint added.

The boat in the upper portion of the shot is a Higgins. This was at the Minneapolis Boat Show in January 2008

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Post by Thommyboy » Mon May 18, 2009 6:04 am

Another shot of the "good" 1955 Thomboy

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