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    Sticky: The V-26 boat is Jeff Vancil from Quincy,IL.

    The V-26 boat is Jeff Vancil from Quincy,IL.
  2. Paul,very sorry to hear about David.He and...

    Paul,very sorry to hear about David.He and Freddie Goehl will now be together again racing those famos black and yellow DeSilva runabouts X-1000-V and V-1000.Our sympathies to you and Diane. Artie...
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    Happy Birthday Gene East

    I know it is late in the day but I wanted to wish you Happy Brithday. Hope every thing is fine with you. If the dam weather would warm up maybe I'll run in to you around town. Weather not fit for...
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    Dickie Pond Passes

    Just checked my answering machine at home since I am in Alabama for the winter. Had a message from Dickie's wife, Kay, that DIckie passed away on Monday, the 29th.

    For those of you who didn't...
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    If this could only talk

    Need to make a correction the driver of the cab over hydro was Arlen Crouch he. Was a cousin of Christner Earl Hull drove runabouts. My mind doesn't work as good as it use to it's hell to get old...
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    If this could only talk

    O.F.Christner's son in law Earl Hull drove the cab-over hydro in the 50,s and 60,s somewhere on the form there is a photo of him in the hydro. Art
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    Alan how was the weather in North Woods of...

    Alan how was the weather in North Woods of Wisconsin.
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    Happy Brithday Joe Rome

    Happy Brithday Joe, hope you have a great one.Next time you talk to Marshall tell him the Quincy boys said hello.
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    Happy Brithday Bruce Summers

    Happy brithday Bruce; Look forward to seeing you next summer,we need to get both the old DeSilva's on the water together. Have a great day.One of the old Quincy guys, Art Neadeck
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    Let's Make Noise

    Was sitting at home last night when there was a knock at the door. When I opened the door, there stood a young man I had not seen for many years. His name is Joe Keith. Joe was a brother-in-law of...
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    River Front History Gone

    Gene,

    Hope you got your longjohns on this morning. It's cold down here in TX too. Today's high is only going to be in the 60's !!

    Sorry to hear about the Riverhouse. I was disappointed when...
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    Merry Christmas

    Getting ready to head south. Too damn cold here in Quincy. The old looper needs an electric starter in this kind of weather.

    Merry Christmas and smooth waters in the upcoming year to all of you...
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    Happy Birthday Wayne

    Happy birthday, Wayne. Nancy and I will be headed down your way in about 3 weeks. Will try to hook up with you once we get set up. Have a great day. Art&Nancy Neadeck
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    Our condolences to the Christner Family

    Paul, David, John and Girls,

    Nancy and I would like to offer deepest sympathies to your family on the loss of your mother.

    I know she will be missed by each of you and by the many friends whom...
  15. Anzani Pistons

    John; Just got a new Antique Outboard news letter. Guy has B Anzani pistons, rings and wrist pins for sale. Thought you might be interested phone number is 631-754-2763.
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    Name That Driver #3

    I think the artist put C-3 on Freddie's helmet to try to throw people off like it did Tim at first.

    Yes, the drawing is Freddie Goehl.

    This is the last drawing that I have scanned for now....
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    Name That Driver - Picture #2

    I figured some of you old timers would know Mr. Dick Pond. So here's the second drawing. Let's hear your ideas on this one.
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    Name That Driver

    I received a box full of old racing memorabilia that came from John Dortch by way of Paul Christner.

    There were several old NOA Rooster Tail magazines in it. In the early 60's The Rooster Tail...
  19. Thread: Ring of Fire

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    Ring of Fire

    Answer to Jeff's question. Yes, we will be in Muscatine this year.

    Answer to Carl's question. The motor on the model boat was made out of balsa wood. All hand cut. A few dowell rods, some fishing...
  20. Thread: Ring of Fire

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    Ring Of Fire

    Yes we were in Muscatine. That was the frist time the boat was shown.
  21. Thread: Ring of Fire

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    Ring of Fire

    In 2003 I started to put together a display for the O.F. Christner Reunion. At the reunion I met Dick Pond who I have since become close friends with. I have always had a thing about the Ring of Fire...
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    Political Page

    Please!!!!!! No political page it already shut down two other boat racing sites.
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    Frist 3 Cyl. OMC

    In answer to SKOONTZ question about Quincy Welding having anything to do with the first 3 cylinder OMC. I had a call from Paul Christner this morning - just our usual BS. I asked him about the 3...
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    Christmas Present

    Wayne,

    Nice Christmas present. Your photos are great as usual. In the second set you posted of the three hydros, looks to be some good ole southern boys getting with it. Looks like they are all...
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    Brithday Man

    Happy Brithday Wayne;;;;;;;;;;It was good to see you and Joe at DePue this summer. Hope to be in Texas some time around the frist of the year. Going to stop in Hernando and see Marshall on my way...
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    Waldman Articles

    Keeping fingers crossed works every time !!

    Here is the other article.
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    Waldman Articles

    Looks like my attachments were way too big. Will post the automotive article again to see if I have it sized correctly now. Keeping my fingers crossed.
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    Waldman Articles

    Attached are two articles on the late Jerry Waldman. As an ex-boat racer, I, too, am a pack rat just like Wayne. The first article is from an old automotive magazine, probably late 60's, as the...
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    Sad News for Quincy Fans

    I have just learned that Jack McGrury passed away this morning. Jack was a long time employee of Quincy Welding and one of their head engine builders. For those of you who did not know Jack, he was...
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    Bill Seebold, Sr.

    Was very sorry to hear Bill Seebold Sr, aka Grandpa, had passed away this week. The sport has lost another one of its great legends. I always enjoyed my visits with Grandpa at the St. Louis race. ...
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    Roll Call

    For John Schubert or Bruce Summers.

    Was wondering if you guys have decided which day the actual reunion will be on, i.e. Thursday or Friday ??

    I will be attending and am trying to figure out my...
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    Quincy Welding Life Jacket

    Boy, how long has it been since you have seen one of these?

    I was sitting at home this morning and got a bad case of cabin fever so I thought I would drive up to Jack Kugler's shop in Hamilton,...
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    Canoe Racing

    I don't know much about canoe racing. I am from Quincy,Il. home of Quincy Welding builders of the Quincy-Merc and Merc-Quincy Looper motors. I remember back in the 60's they built many 20-h's and 2...
  34. Thread: Wings

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    Sticky: Miss Diablo 3 in Quincy IL Today

    Quincy Boat Club held its sixth annual classic boat and motor show this weekend. Thursday evening we learned that Kenny Kitson was coming with the Switzer Wing. On Saturday we had some high winds....
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    Happy Birthday for Quincy Welding Employee

    Today we celebrated Jack McGrury's 74th birthday. Jack was a long time employee of Quincy Welding and was one of their engine builders. Those of you who were involved in alkie racing will remember...
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