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  • 33' Coho: the teardown continues
    • Philip Croff (no login)
      Posted Aug 3, 2012 5:51 PM

      For the story up to now:

      http://www.network54.com/Forum/424840/thread/1319687094/Introducing+my+33%27+Coho+project+and+I

      Last time you saw the interior I had everything ranging from shore power cords to windshield wiper arms to half rotten mahogany. I've thrown out the beyond salvage stuff and saved everything else, including plywood panels to serve as templates for the new stuff

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      My failed tarp structure has been removed (don't bother they never work...that's why shrink wrapping costs so much)

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      Everything disconnected

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      The boat's number is glassed over on the port side in the engine compartment which seems to be normal

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      But why does it say "NET: 12 TON"? These weigh like 11-12k lbs

      I've given the request to have the flybridge lifted off, so the next photo set will likely show a bald Coho








      For lots of information about this particular Chris Craft model Phillip has brought to The Forum, check out the following links for brochures, photos and lots of specifications.

      http://www.network54.com/Forum/424840/message/1213392179/1972-1977+33%27+Coho%2C+and+Offshore

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