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Old 12-10-2011, 08:04 PM
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Is there anyone who could help me identify this model of Lone Star boat? The previous owner said it was a 1958.
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Old 12-10-2011, 08:11 PM
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Check this link: http://www.fiberglassics.com/library/Lone_Star
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Old 12-10-2011, 08:45 PM
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Damn, Hoytedow, you beat me to it!
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Old 12-11-2011, 07:34 AM
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After going to the end of the internet and back I found an old brochure. 1958 Lone Star Nassau.

Thanks Y'all.

This will be my second "Alumi" in the corral.....here's some pics of my 57 Ranger II.
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Old 12-11-2011, 08:21 AM
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Old 12-15-2011, 01:16 AM
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Your boat is a Nassau, but it is not a 1958 it is a 57. http://www.fiberglassics.com/wiki/im...starb57012.jpg
I have a 58 Nassau. It has the fins and a bench seat behind the rear seat for fishing or so they say.
Here's a link to my Iboats thread. http://forums.iboats.com/showthread.php?t=510696

The first picture is a Photoshop paint scheme. The second and third shot shows the supports for the front, back, and fishing seat/platform. The next is a copy of the brochure from 1958. It is very hard to see, but you can make out the fishing platform in the little sketch. I wish I could find a high resolution scan of the 1958 brochure. The last three pictures are of a minted out 58 Nassau I found on the yahoo.com lone star boat club page. http://groups.yahoo.com/group/lonestarboat/

I hope this information helps. Really nice Feather Craft BTW. Good luck on your rebuild.







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Old 12-18-2011, 12:33 PM
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Thanks for setting me straight on the year model Yamikaze, thats pretty cool it ended up being a 1957 model, now I have two. It is frustrating having to wait getting started on it.

Is there a place on this site for posting restoration pictures? or is this it?
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Old 12-19-2011, 04:55 AM
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As far as I can tell your thread is the place to post pictures and links. I don't like this forums format where you have to post your pictures somewhere else first then enter in a url for the picture.
Good luck on your project, and come see us on Iboats some time.
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Old 12-19-2011, 07:56 AM
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This forum is superior to others because you can post photos right here. You can also have a photo array in your gallery.

This is the right thread to show your re-build.
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I' m sorry I was not trying to put one board ahead of another. All I was saying is you have to have your pictures posted to a site like photo bucket so you have a url link to the picture. If there is another way to post a picture please correct me.
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I stand corrected I now see that there is a way to insert files like pictures other then posting them to another site and bringing in the link. I would not say that it is superior since most forums have some way to post pictures and other things within a thread.
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Old 12-20-2011, 07:26 AM
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And welcome to the forum, Yamikaze.
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Welcome to the forum, and thank you very much for sharing the information Yamikaze.
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Old 12-21-2011, 07:54 PM
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Wow, what am I? A chunk of wood? yeah, welcome Yamikaze....OBD, you sit over in the corner and behave yourself.....
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Thanks for the welcome gentleman, glad to be aboard. Hope everyone has a happy and safe holiday. Lets do our best to keep those life preservers dry!
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