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Boats For Sale / 1977 General Marine Ranger
« on: November 18, 2006, 09:37:54 AM »
This isnt my boat. I am just posting it for someone....Please call the number listed below for any questions.

Its a 1977 jet boat made by general marine, the ranger series the only thing wrong with it is the jet drive needs to be rebuilt as per the mechanic i took it to, the jet drive is made be jacuzzi and all parts are available. I just dont have the time or the money to fix it so I have to let it go. The registration is current and the the paper work is clean Im just awaiting the bank to send it to me. If interested my name is Dave and my number is 619-277-2563. I am selling it for 1800.00 as it sits, trailer included.

The No Wake Zone / Re: Boat registered out of state
« on: November 17, 2006, 04:30:29 PM »
if you dont take it....i will. seriously.

Let me know.

Events / Re: For those of you in the OC Area...
« on: November 17, 2006, 03:26:56 PM »
mostly alternative rock type stuff....

check out the bands here:

9:00pm  9:30pm  Signalhil

9:45pm  10:15pm - Four Star Youth

10:30pm  11:00pm  Depswa

11:15pm - 11:45pm  Adore

12:00pm  12:30pm - The Warned

The No Wake Zone / Re: Boat registered out of state
« on: November 17, 2006, 02:30:45 PM »
I assume its pretty simple and can be done with a trip to the DMV.

also, as long as all his paper work is his registration current on both trailer and boat? does he have the titles? are they in his name? are they clean?

I'm sure you will have to pay for new tags in CA, but it should be too expensive.

I can bet you will spend more money and time just getting the boat home, then it will to get the paper work in your name.

so in other words....go for it!

The No Wake Zone / Re: DISNEYLAND
« on: November 17, 2006, 01:28:09 PM »
hey TCRUSH, push this button for me  ;D


Engine Mechanical / Electrical / Need some new tanks...
« on: November 17, 2006, 08:41:34 AM »
I need some new gas tanks for the Wriedt project. If anyone knows where I can find some or have some made, let me know.

Heres what I have....

I would like something that is about the same shape/size; preferably aluminum.


Gelcoat / Paint / Fireberglass Repair / Need Paint/Gelcoat
« on: November 17, 2006, 08:38:18 AM »
I need someone who can paint/gel coat in the Orange County/Riverside/Corona area. I need one for this project

Projects / Re: Project Wriedt Stinger
« on: November 17, 2006, 08:31:18 AM »
Well, we picked up a new engine stand this weekend (Thanks John!) and successfully got the motor out this time. I need to get some longer bolts so I can mount it on the engine stand, so I set it down on some 2X4's for now.

The gas tanks look like they are 1/2 plastic...1/2 fiberglass.....we were only able to take out the driver side one because the other still has gas in it. The removal process was nothing easy at all. We managed to damage the tank severely and noticed that the filler neck was broken as well.

So we need new gas tanks....preferably aluminum. Anyone have any suggestions where we can pick some up or have some made? I would like them to be the same shape, so no cylindrical ones.

Also, as we near the process of prep work for paint/gel, I need to find someone who can do gel coat in the orange county or riverside/corona area. I am looking for a deal because this is a tight budget project. Maybe we can work something out.  ;) :cough: free advertising :cough:  ;)

Anyways, here are some pictures of this week?s progress....


Events / Re: SCJB EVENTS!
« on: November 17, 2006, 07:52:36 AM »
With the weather the way it is we should do a little get together @ Elsinor one weekend.

sounds like a good idea.....anyone want to suggest a weekend?

I am currently boatless .....its in pieces  :( ...check the project thread, I will be updating it today.

WarZone / Re: Budweiser Select.....
« on: November 16, 2006, 09:37:58 AM »

keep stuff like this coming......this is your forum....anything goes....just no hardcore sick porn (barf, shit, piss, etc)

Events / For those of you in the OC Area...
« on: November 15, 2006, 12:54:25 PM »
I know this isnt jet boat related....but the band I manage has a show they are putting on this weekend for my birthday....

Here is the flyer...

Hit me up if you need more info.

Projects / Re: Project Wriedt Stinger
« on: November 14, 2006, 10:38:18 PM »
Looks like this boat is definately keeping you busy.  Keep up with the pictures.  We want to see them throughout the project

for sure....this thread will have a couple hundred pictures in no time....we have designated thursdays as 'work on the boat' nite....with tuesdays and weekends optional.....I will be posting more pictures thursday night/friday morning.

The No Wake Zone / Re: DISNEYLAND
« on: November 14, 2006, 04:24:56 PM »

Where are you from?

Projects / Re: 1978 TROPHY CUSTOM BBF 460
« on: November 14, 2006, 04:21:46 PM »
looks like you have your work cut out for you.....keep us up to date with your progress!

The No Wake Zone / Re: Let's See those boats
« on: November 14, 2006, 04:20:59 PM »
this is my jet boat it is a1965 raysoncraft flatbottom ! does any one else have one of these? its very rare! it has a 468 chevy with a solid cam and berkley jet! i need a tandem trailer for it does any one have one for sale?

wow, that things old any better pics of it? I will keep an eye out for a tandem for ya  ;)

The No Wake Zone / New Member Map Feature
« on: November 14, 2006, 11:55:39 AM »
I was bored today at work so I set this up....

put a member map on here so people can map out where they are located...

Put your pin in your profile here:;sa=forumProfile
Just scroll down to the bottom and zoom into your general area and click on the map. It will set a pin. You dont have to put the din directly where you live, but at least in the general area.

Check out the map here:

It's all google map based.

What are you waiting for? Get Mapping!

The No Wake Zone / Re: Another "newbie"
« on: November 14, 2006, 10:29:42 AM »
Yup, Just sayin hi. Probably gonna be a lot of posts like this with a  new website and all.
So when is the first "official" Socaljetboats get together? ;D


I dont really have any ideas for a spot or activities......what do you guys have in mind for the first get together? Personally, I would wait till spring after we get many more members and the weather isnt so gloomy (its raining today! ARGH!)

WarZone / Re: Fighter Jet
« on: November 13, 2006, 08:00:16 AM »
embeded!  8)


The No Wake Zone / Re: Let's See those boats
« on: November 10, 2006, 06:20:18 PM »
Did you ever find the gas caps for it?


no....we are going to replace the caps when we replace the tanks.....going to go with the flip top style.

The No Wake Zone / Re: Let's See those boats
« on: November 10, 2006, 05:42:25 PM »
'69 Wriedt Stinger
350 Chevy, Berk 12JB-B

Check out the project here:

Projects / Re: Project Wriedt Stinger
« on: November 10, 2006, 05:31:10 PM »
Well, last night was the first night we got to start working on the boat and I think we made some good progress under the circumstances.

Heres some pictures of where we started....

(Click to enlarge)


So the first plan of action was to disconnect and remove the motor....then we hit our first road block.....the engine hoist completely failed us and buckled.....luckly it did it just as the motor came off the motor mounts and not while it was lifted up 3 feet to clear the stern.

so we lifted the motor and put it back on the mounts and moved onto removing the pump.....the first goal of the project is to replace the wood on the rear you can tell from the was pretty i scooped it out, some of it looked like planting soil/mulch  :o

Heres a few pictures of the pump coming out....


looks like a beaver was chewing on the impeller...

Heres the transom before we started hacking away at it...


...and let the hacking begin...


In those last 2 pictures you can see where the fiberglass coating of the wood still stands and its VERY strong I might add...

Heres some more random pictures of the pump on the ground....


Projects / Re: Project Wriedt Stinger
« on: November 10, 2006, 04:48:12 PM »
Do you plain on fixing just the damage  area on the gel coat or just re gel coating the whole boat. I would like to know more on how you plain on fixing it because I heard repairing gel coat with metal flake underneath is difficult and my boat has the same problems as yours.

well, we would like to redo the gelcoat on the entire boat, but it all comes down to money. If anything, we will just redo the bow and stern which are the worst parts.

Gelcoat / Paint / Fireberglass Repair / Re: Car ran into back of boat...
« on: November 10, 2006, 10:28:31 AM »
Alright...Might as well get this section started.

I parked my boat on the side of the street and unfortunately...some fool ran into the back of it.  It didn't do much damage but did take some of the paint and fiberglass off.

My question...  is there a way to fix myself (just patch it up) rather than take it to a shop and have my wallet drained?

I will post a pick of the small damage soon

Post up some pictures when you get a chance....

Fiberglass repairs can be easily done if you have the place to do it and the patience. Take your time and do it right the first time. :)

Suggestions / Support / Re: impressions
« on: November 10, 2006, 10:26:35 AM »
I like the site.  many things to post to. 

But, I can't get to the gallery.


The Gallery should be up and running sometime today. I have a bunch of pictures from the project that I need to post.

It was never initially set up.

Suggestions / Support / Re: impressions
« on: November 09, 2006, 10:38:05 PM »
you should have white text over the dark background.....are you seeing black text?

what browser are you useing? I use Internet explorer....I wonder if this site shows up differently in firefox or other browsers...i never checked.

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