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Hello Haken, WELCOME ABOARD !

October 27 2017 at 12:45 PM
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Response to Just bought an unrestored XK-19 in Sweden!

I have been watching this thread while out of town on my cell phone and I am back on a computer now so I can respond better. That motor has basically received 20-hours per year running time, just enough to keep it in good condition. From the looks of the boat in the photos (photos ALWAYS make a boat look better than it is, lol) it has been pampered and it unmolested in original condition, which is one heck of a find for you, so major congratulations.

Lake Arrowhead is the location of a pretty impressive and affluent group of antique and classic boating enthusiasts. http://www.network54.com/Forum/424840/message/1286460648/

I am sure your boat is well known around the lake, and I am also sure it has been in very good company and therefore due to that environment has received some very good care.

Thanks for posting the great photos, we look forward to seeing more from you when you receive the boat and get a chance to run it and discover more secrets it undoubtedly holds.

Regards,
Paul

 
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