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RANDY SMITH

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WE RAISED THE BOAT ON THURSDAYTHEN SPENT SATURDAY REMOVING THE CRADLE. NEXT IS INSTALLING THE WING ENGINE SHAFTLOGS THEN WE WILLI START THE INNER PLANKING.SOME PICKS OF HER FRAMING BEFORE IT IS COVERED.YOU CAN ALSO SEE THE CONTOUR OF THE HULL WITHOUT THE CRADLE.








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Really cool Randy, thanks for posting them. Beautiful workmanship...



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Randy, thanks so much for sharing these great photos. I really appreciate seeing them. GREAT JOB by all of your people.


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  TED WALTHER

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Randy;
STUNNING! I wish her sister, PT 308 could have also enjoyed this meticulous restoration. Keep up the good work!
Take care,
TED


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  Jerry Gilmartin

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Looks Great you guys! She should be underway pretty soon I'll bet! Keep up the great work. Jerry PT658 Portland

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Planking completion expected December 2013.

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