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Old 02-10-2012, 14:29   #1
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Re-Birth of a boat

Hello all,

My girlfriend and I recently bought a Grampian Classic 31. It was sunk almost 4 years ago, leaky o ring and head switch left open, by it's previous owner, and hasn't been touched since refloated. We are VERY excited to bring her back to life and make her our own! This thread will document her journey and ours. Hope everyone enjoys!

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Pics of her as we bought her... which by the way was for $500!!! Score considering she has a sound hull and sound-ish engine.
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Re: Re-Birth of a boat

First weekend of cleaning her up
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Second weekend of cleaning...
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Your GF cleans the boat while you take the pictures! Nice! You got her trained well!

Beautiful boat, and some nice buckets there too!
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She's a keeper for sure! Thanks dsmastern!
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She's a keeper for sure! Thanks dsmastern!
Maybe you should say they are BOTH keepers!
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Oh... you were referring to LA... oops They both are for sure!
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Your GF cleans the boat while you take the pictures! Nice! You got her trained well!

Beautiful boat, and some nice buckets there too!

keep it that way i'm sure she is a lot better looking than you,nice photos,
the boat looks nice as well
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She's a keeper for sure! Thanks dsmastern!
Good luck. Well bought, looks like it's cleaning up well.
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Re: Re-Birth of a boat

Brent and LA, that is a very pretty little boat with nice lines and for that price you can't go wrong.

If you are looking for inspiration you could have a read of this webiste were the owner completely rebuilds a Fisher 30 that also sank and then filled with mud.

I think he went a little over the top with this but still a good read.

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Old 03-10-2012, 09:25   #12
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keep it that way i'm sure she is a lot better looking than you,nice photos,
the boat looks nice as well
No arguements on that one... she's much nicer to look at than me! Cheers!
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Brent and LA, that is a very pretty little boat with nice lines and for that price you can't go wrong.

If you are looking for inspiration you could have a read of this webiste were the owner completely rebuilds a Fisher 30 that also sank and then filled with mud.

I think he went a little over the top with this but still a good read.

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Thanks for the link. Looking forward to reading through all of the work he's done.
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Very nice Brent. She cleaned up nice.

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Thanks! We're happy with how well she's cleaning up! Going to have to wait a little bit until we can work on her again as I have to get moved out of my house and moved in with my girlfriend, LA.
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