CHRIS CRAFT COMMANDER FORUM ® .......A photo-intensive technical reference file and ongoing newsletter regarding the original fiberglass Chris-Craft Commander series. This is an independent not-for-profit and non-commercial web site, not affiliated with the Chris Craft Commander Club ~~ or ~~ Chris-Craft Corporation. Our mission here is to "have fun and share information" about the Commander series (and those associated fiberglass boats on the Chris-Craft family tree) for your individual personal use, and by doing so help promote the good name of Chris-Craft, and help preserve, restore, and appreciate Chris-Craft boats. The main reference feature is the ever expanding MASTER INDEX File which contains what we believe to be the world's largest collection of documentation photos and technical information on the Chris-Craft Commander line of boats, (like these original brochure scans, featuring the iconic first 38 Commander styled by Fred Hudson, and many of the great Dick Avery renditions that followed) , (a huge collection of Chris-Craft 427 tuning and specification information), and a few words about how to use the forum.

We extend to you a cordial "WELCOME ABOARD !" Come on in, make yourself at home, we are a friendly group of enthusiasts, and we also appreciate the classic Chris Craft Roamer, Corsair, and Lancer boats too , as they are all on the same family tree and share much in common ! Just start by posting a note introducing yourself to the group, that's all it takes here (we don't ask for or retain any personal information here, because our intention is to just "have fun and share information".

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MANY THANKS to everyone who has contributed to the information in these files. This forum will always be a work in progress. Its a way to file away all of my Commander information for personal use, and its also a way to share it with anyone else who may be interested, or who may need the info (for their personal and non-commercial purposes), or may want to post, ask questions, etc. Because much of the information on the forum is not checked for accuracy, represents opinions in some cases from unknown sources, and may represent a safety or personal/financial liability if acted upon, the information in this forum and Master Index is offered with the very best of intentions, but it MUST be validated by the user before utilization. If anyone sees a link in this index that does not work, of finds any inaccuracies, please post a note and Ill try to fix it!

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This MASTER INDEX is updated periodically to include threads that are worthy for reference. Some of the general information posts are not included, as they are conversational and informative, but not detailed enough to be in the reference files.
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This site is dedicated to a wonderful woman by the name of Janet, who I am mighty proud to call my wife!

We are here to share what we have, so stop in, browse a while, and hopefully you will find something that will be helpful. If you have some information or photos that will potentially be helpful to others, please feel free to post the information here. Our mission here is to share information and have fun, and we extend to you a cordial WELCOME ABOARD ! ,

CHRIS CRAFT COMMANDER MASTER INDEX FILES



LOTS OF PHOTOS !!

1. General Information about the entire Commander series (INCLUDING selected Catalina, Coho, Corsair, and Lancer models), with lots of photo documentation, some history, and some scans!
http://www.network54.com/Forum/503931/thread/1149537409/last-1149537409/

2. Restoration projects (some fantastic documentation, and some fantastic results, lots of motor restoration tips too.) Lots of photos!
http://www.network54.com/Forum/503931/thread/1149537623/last-1149537623

3. Exterior Gelcoat and other issues.
http://www.network54.com/Forum/503931/thread/1149537676/last-1149537676

4. Interior Refurbishing (woodwork, lights, galley).
http://www.network54.com/Forum/503931/thread/1149537752/last-1149537752

5. Got Teak? Teak refinishing tips that have proven the test of time.
http://www.network54.com/Forum/503931/thread/1149537838/last-1149537838

6. 427 Chris Craft Marine Engine Section (photos, specs, scans, and tons of diagnostic tips, representing the largest collection of information of its kind available anywhere for this rare and expensive engine).
http://www.network54.com/Forum/503931/thread/1149537911/last-1149537911

7. 327, 350 Small Block Chevrolet Marine Engine Section (photos, specs, scans, various models, and tons of diagnostic tips.)
http://www.network54.com/Forum/503931/thread/1149537985/last-1149537985

8. 430 and 431 Lincoln Marine Engine Section. Photo documentation from Germany.
http://www.network54.com/Forum/503931/thread/1149538038/last-1149538038

9. Diesel Engine Section
http://www.network54.com/Forum/503931/thread/1149538080/last-1149538080

10. Boating Safety Issues Some dangerous things to avoid!
http://www.network54.com/Forum/503931/thread/1149538117/last-1149538117

11. Painting the Commander Hull Not everyone needs to do this, but it is an option, and the results can be stunning.
http://www.network54.com/Forum/503931/thread/1149538175/last-1149538175

12. Instrumentation Restoration, and equipment.
http://www.network54.com/Forum/503931/thread/1149538237/last-1149538237

13. Generator, Battery Chargers, Batteries, Switches. Battery Charger recommendations, Generator Operations Manuals.
http://www.network54.com/Forum/503931/thread/1149538278/last-1149538278

14. Fuel, Additives, Tanks, Filters, Debris Alcohol issues, debris in tanks.
http://www.network54.com/Forum/503931/thread/1149538450/last-1149538450

15. Motor Oil discussions (Synthetic Oil Information)
http://www.network54.com/Forum/503931/thread/1149538484/last-1149538484

16. Cold Weather Running How to maintain a boat in marginal cold weather conditions and how to stay warm too.
http://www.network54.com/Forum/503931/thread/1149538524/last-1149538524

17. Bow Pulpit Design and Installation. Bruce Martins great photo documentation.
http://www.network54.com/Forum/503931/thread/1149538574/last-1149538574

18. Re-powering Discussions Pros and cons, and how not to waste your money.
http://www.network54.com/Forum/503931/thread/1149538615/last-1149538615

19. Transmissions, Underwater Gear, Props, Shafts, Rudders
http://www.network54.com/Forum/503931/thread/1149538699/last-1149538699

20. Commander Club Founders and Other Very Special People ! Some of the people who made it happen, and some who are still making it happen today.
http://www.network54.com/Forum/503931/thread/1149538756/last-1149538756

21. Chris Craft Commander Forum HALL OF FAME ! Special photos and events.
http://www.network54.com/Forum/503931/thread/1149538825/last-1149538825

22. Boating With Children Photos of kids on board having fun.
http://www.network54.com/Forum/503931/thread/1149538860/last-1149538860

23. Fishing and Fish Stories.
http://www.network54.com/Forum/503931/thread/1149538905/last-1149538905

24. Miscellaneous information, acquisitions, air horns, etc.
http://www.network54.com/Forum/503931/thread/1149539004/last-1149539004

25. Wood Boat Diversions (Some great photos of our wood friends!). Lots of Boat Show photos (Mt. Dora 2005 and 2006) and a 35 Sea Skiff Restoration Article.
http://www.network54.com/Forum/503931/thread/1149539055/last-1149539055

26. FOR SALE ( Boats and Parts for SALE ).
http://www.network54.com/Forum/503931/thread/1149539135

27. Video Section, Commanders under way, great sounds too!
http://www.network54.com/Forum/503931/thread/1149539194/last-1149539194












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