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Old 03-31-2014, 09:32 AM
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Seems like we've got several threads lately in regards to these beloved boats. I thought it might be helpful to us if we had a sort of "centralized" thread for discussion. Perhaps this will catch on as it would be nice if the bulk of the discussions about setup/performance/rebuilds were in one thread. As we all know, the search function could use some "filtering". As time passes, this could be the "one stop shop" for Paramount discussion. Please, if you have a chance, post some pics of your rig and a bit of info.

Ping Sundancekid Kid: if you have a moment, please post the new Paramount ownership contact company name and contact info. Thanks.
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Here's some pics of my rig:







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Mine is a 1997 hull powered by a 1997 225hp carbed Merc.
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Good idea dazigg...
Although mine is not done yet so no performance numbers, I can post some good pics of stringer setup and what not. I know they changed deck and stringer layout at a certain year, but not sure which one. Obviously sundance kid is prob going to have the most to offer, however I know there are several guys in the process or rebuilding them right now with me being one.
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"interior" 1995 Paramount. I know the earlier ones were two stringers.

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Originally Posted by dazigg View Post
Seems like we've got several threads lately in regards to these beloved boats. I thought it might be helpful to us if we had a sort of "centralized" thread for discussion. Perhaps this will catch on as it would be nice if the bulk of the discussions about setup/performance/rebuilds were in one thread. As we all know, the search function could use some "filtering". As time passes, this could be the "one stop shop" for Paramount discussion. Please, if you have a chance, post some pics of your rig and a bit of info.

Ping Sundancekid Kid: if you have a moment, please post the new Paramount ownership contact company name and contact info. Thanks.
Current mold owner of the 21 Paramount is Caribbean Craft in Medley, FL. Any questions regarding the new model, just ask me, as they are a little tough to get a hold of at times, but I can help with that.

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Fuel tank/stringer layout, pre-liner boat:

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I believe 1986 was the year they added the second set of stringers, this is something that should be considered. My dad had said that the early boats with only two stringers were a little flexible and I think they even broke a couple of them loose.
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Awesome posts fellas. Check out this old ad from the 80:



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Originally Posted by dazigg View Post
Awesome posts fellas. Check out this old ad from the 80:



Yep old is right the Area Code 305 then was like almost all of Florida, wow society sure has grown. Nice boats guys.

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Originally Posted by seadooq8 View Post


SEADOOQ8!!!!! What's up friend? How are things over in Kuwait? For those of you that do t know, he lives in Kuwait and got his hands on a Paramount, shipped it over and did one of the best rebuilds ive seen. The boat looks great, post the pictures of it in the water over there. Beautiful scenery.
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Here is their website although nothing about Paramount on it yet. http://www.speedcraftboats.com/
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Originally Posted by sundancekid View Post
Current mold owner of the 21 Paramount is Caribbean Craft in Medley, FL. Any questions regarding the new model, just ask me, as they are a little tough to get a hold of at times, but I can help with that.



Fuel tank/stringer layout, pre-liner boat:





I believe 1986 was the year they added the second set of stringers, this is something that should be considered. My dad had said that the early boats with only two stringers were a little flexible and I think they even broke a couple of them loose.
It would have to be atleast '86 as my hull is a July of '86 model and has the 4 stringers.
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Originally Posted by dazigg View Post
SEADOOQ8!!!!! What's up friend? How are things over in Kuwait? For those of you that do t know, he lives in Kuwait and got his hands on a Paramount, shipped it over and did one of the best rebuilds ive seen. The boat looks great, post the pictures of it in the water over there. Beautiful scenery.
SEADOOQ8 is definitely a diehard paramount guy like alot of us. We follow eachother on instagram and he shares tons and tons of pictures of paramounts and his is one of my favorite.
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Getting the relevant threads linked would be a great idea, if possible, link the long one from SNF here also! Ill post my 2004 and 3 others I have owned shortly. Also great for posting for sale 21s. Great thinking Dazigg
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Originally Posted by Buddy26 View Post
Getting the relevant threads linked would be a great idea, if possible, link the long one from SNF here also! Ill post my 2004 and 3 others I have owned shortly. Also great for posting for sale 21s. Great thinking Dazigg
That's a good idea, I planned on doing that last night. I'll dig up some links later.
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Here's one of the threads from Scream n Fly, lots of good info in the final pages:



http://www.screamandfly.com/showthre...ight=Paramount
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Originally Posted by dazigg View Post
Awesome posts fellas. Check out this old ad from the 80:



Flashbacks!
The original SunDance location, phone number, and logo. Many, many good times in that place. We were all (including SunDance Kid's dad) just kids.

Joey, if you have them you need to post some photos of your uncle's boat from back in the day, and of the demo with the teak floors.
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Originally Posted by Design59 View Post
Flashbacks!
The original SunDance location, phone number, and logo. Many, many good times in that place. We were all (including SunDance Kid's dad) just kids.

Joey, if you have them you need to post some photos of your uncle's boat from back in the day, and of the demo with the teak floors.
I still have that 4' x 6' poster board of Rich's boat here at the marina. I have an album full of old Dixie Highway stuff (lots of Paramounts, Checkmates, and Sundance 26s), will start scanning it all and posting as I have time.

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