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Matt
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Location: Blue Mountains

Hi Guys

Postby Matt » 04 Apr 2019, 18:52

Hi all,new guy here.Recently dragged home an old clinker that am seeking info on PHOENIX.Needs loads of restoration work ,so will be asking a lot of dumb questions and needing lots of support with my efforts.Thanks for letting me join site.
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Alan
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Joined: 04 Mar 2009, 22:24

Re: Hi Guys

Postby Alan » 04 Apr 2019, 20:47

Welcome aboard Matt, great to see more being saved. Have you a picture from straight on of the bow/stem

Doc
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Joined: 18 Jul 2009, 07:28

Re: Hi Guys

Postby Doc » 04 Apr 2019, 21:12

Hi Matt,
Great pickup ! she looks like a early " Lewis " Dodge Q motor [big block] came out in small and big block. Notice ribs are close together [ a hint of being a race boat ] Twin post bollard and tapered nose plate on deck . timber water barrier in front of screen. [Lewis]. I've seen a photo of this boat either " Seaspray" mag or Ron's "Lewis" book.
Doc.

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bootlegger
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Joined: 09 Mar 2009, 20:18

Re: Hi Guys

Postby bootlegger » 04 Apr 2019, 22:56

Nice. Good luck with it.

Matt
Posts: 12
Joined: 02 Apr 2019, 18:39
Location: Blue Mountains

Re: Hi Guys

Postby Matt » 05 Apr 2019, 17:04

Thanks for that.Am hoping that at least some pics of this boat will turn up,am still not sure if it is a Lewis or not,was told by someone with lots of background in Lewis boats that it is doubtful,so who knows ?Also noticed her shown for sale this site in June last year,with more pics,am glad the seller was super negotiable lol.With regard to the engine ,I have crunched the numbers and it looks to be a Desoto block dated 1946-48,have done the basic checks and had the engine fire up,so all going to plan,hoping to lift the engine out this weekend.Will probably leave this page and jump onto the resto/help page.

rayza1
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Re: Hi Guys

Postby rayza1 » 09 Apr 2019, 19:58

Welcome aboard Matt, looks like a great project. Make sure you put any progress pics up, you will have heaps of help with any problems that arise.


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