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Old 08-18-2016, 08:12 PM
TrunkBeast TrunkBeast is offline
 
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Does anyone know what boat this used to be?

I need help identifying my free boat that i just got. The fiberglass seems to be in descent shape. I don't know a lot about boats and am feeling overwhelmed with the amount of knowledge I'll need to absorb to get this thing in working condition. All help is greatly appreciated. This unit has been completely gutted and dropped off on my friends farm for an hour until I picked it up. It measures 15ft. 8in.



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Old 08-18-2016, 10:53 PM
Barry Barry is offline
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Not sure of the year, suspect about a late 70's early 80
Sidewinder
Often 100 hp maybe up to 120
Great little ski boat, not a lot of freeboard
Google, Sidewinder Cobra Images to see some picts
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Old 08-19-2016, 11:59 AM
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Looks like an old Checkmate.
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Old 08-19-2016, 12:49 PM
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Try taking the numbers on the boat to the DMV and they might look up the title.
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Old 08-19-2016, 01:19 PM
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It is a Cobra Sidewinder, hence the name Cobra on the side.
I have been dragged around the lake for many miles with a boat identical to this
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Old 08-19-2016, 10:54 PM
Squidly-Diddly Squidly-Diddly is offline
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It is a Cobra Sidewinder, hence the name Cobra on the side.
I have been dragged around the lake for many miles with a boat identical to this
"Cobra Sidewinder"????

ain't they getting their snake names all conflicted and overlapped?

Like "turkey vulture"?

http://cdn2.arkive.org/media/C2/C2DB...-nest-cave.jpg
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Old 08-19-2016, 11:16 PM
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"Cobra Sidewinder"????

ain't they getting their snake names all conflicted and overlapped?

Like "turkey vulture"?

http://cdn2.arkive.org/media/C2/C2DB...-nest-cave.jpg
Cobra was the manufacturers name and Sidewinder was the model. Good point though.
But of course there is a turkey vulture, no idea why
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Old 08-20-2016, 12:56 AM
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Google
Cobra Sidewinder Boats images
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