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    Quote Originally Posted by Gene East View Post
    Quincy came out with pipes at the beginning of the 1959 racing season (I was still in high school). I returned from the Navy in 1962.

    Arlen and Freddie Goehl moved to Bryan, TX either in '63 or '64 to form Bryan Marine. I know they were not with QW at the 1964 Championships at Lake Spivey.That would mean the picture was no earlier than 1959 and not later than 1963. My GUESS is 1961.

    BTW: That is NOT the Quincy dam in the background. Too many trees!
    Actually, Chris developed the Quincy pipes in the fall of 1958 following a serious butt kicking at the NOA Nationals in McAlester. Vera (Mrs. Christner) was at that race and made the statement, "You've got to make those motors faster"!

    Wives can be so cruel!

    A great deal of testing was done by Chris and his son David at Twin Oaks that fall, but the pipes weren't raced until 1959.

    A set of "B" pipes was sent to Mercury that fall for evaluation.

    If you round out and straighten the original welded up 20-H toilet bowl pipes, you'll find they would be very similar to the Quincy pipes.

    Hmmmmm?

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    I am pretty sure that picture was taken in 1959 at the NOA World Championship in Springfield, Il.
    I have the same picture that was out of the Springfield paper.

    We ran many races in that location on Lake Springfield. That is the bridge that crosses I55 in the background.

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    No, I missed it.
    Where do I find it?

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    I read a thread about a guy building a six looper from scratch and can`t remember where the thread is. Anybody know? I never raced these type boats but they are very interesting.

    DB

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    "Building a looper beast"

    Also check Richard "Dick" Austin

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    Dick Austin
    Since 1925, about 150 different racing outboards have been made.


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