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Old 03-07-2012, 09:10 AM
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Originally Posted by tabascoT View Post
Actually I think that is Charlie Hestons boat he built for himself. Mabry Edwards (MEMCO) liked to take credit for it but he didnt' build it. He likely did have a hand at the design or maybe lofting. He really was a genius. Last I saw it still had the bamboo outriggers !! It is a beautiful boat and the lines are even better than some of Mabrys' boats and you can just imagine a sailfish dancing behind the transom. Very cool.
Here is one of two bamboo outriggers that came with the boat. This are the original outriggers. I'm not going to use them because I have brand new outriggers for the boat plus if I brake the bamboo outriggers I can't replace them. I use them now as a conversation piece. Name:  IMAG0006.jpg
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