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  1. PGF457

    PGF457 Well-Known Member

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    One month ago I was told you could not build a Nice Lake Tunnel Jet Hull for less then $6,500.00 So there for you could not sell it for $6,500.00 So I set out to see if I could. Well You can & I did! True I built my first one with some up grades Like 7 colors w/ pearls, Carbon Fiber floor & added Balsa Core as well. Now the truth is out & every hard working blue collor family can own a new 19' Cheyenn Tunnel Jet Hull for as little as $6,500.00 Heck you can get a jaw dropping Over the top hull for less then 9k! You can get a New matching powder coated tandom trailer with it & still be less
    then most marine companies 11.3K for a one color no trailer so called good deal. So if you work hard for your money make them work hard to get it!

    This right out of the mold, not bonded, floors are not flo-coated or prestec'd yet nor color sanded & buufed yet

    Last pic Sat 2 / 28 / 2010
    Taped & bonded & through in a couple seats I had out of one of my daytona's to show room in the cockpit..
     

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  2. Outlaw

    Outlaw Polishing MOFO

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    Way to go, I'm glad you made it work

    Now you need a 21 tunnel mold :D:D or a 21 deck
     
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    PGF457 Well-Known Member

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    I'm all over it. Building the mold already :) will be selling 21' tunnels for as little as $8,400.00 with some color
     
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    congrads PGF457
    Need to figure out my color's and sell my bike and i will give you a call. Know anyone looking for a white shovel nose?? LOL
     
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    RiverDave Banned

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    Looks very nice!!!

    Who's doing the trailers (especially for that cheap?)

    RD
     
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    Just Electric freway offramp panhandler

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    looks bitchen.how can someone get info on purchasing one.company name shop etc etc
     
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    Bitchen colors...looks good.
     
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    pronstar President, Dallas Chapter

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    Let's say I wanted to turn one of these into a complete turn-key boat with decent power. Cost-wise, what do you it would run, out the door?
     
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    skipperw10 Pain in the ass

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    also lookin for info on the trailers
     
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    God Bless You,and I hope for your Total Success. :thumbsup
     
  11. PGF457

    PGF457 Well-Known Member

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    Hey pornstar,

    New hull : $6,500 & up
    hardware & power from older boat : $3,000 & up
    used trailer : $1,000 & up

    Well this is best case I think. Give me call 1-951-681-0949 Thanks, Ron
     
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    PGF457 Well-Known Member

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    A friend of mine that has a custom hot rod shop. Thank god for great friend & nice people or none of this would be possible.
     
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    65 Sanger 440 Water Rat

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    Ron, i am going to pick up a complete jet, intake and everything, plus the gas, shift controls the only thing missing is the steering rack. i may be able to do one for under 9000 with trailer and everything!
     
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    maxwedge (Maximus Wedge-i-mus)

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    That thing is gorgeous! I would have imagined the material would have cost that much. Wow!
     
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    Hi Maxwedge,

    First, Thank you very much. It took me three tapings lol & @ $ 278.00 in tape because of it lol. That has to be the hardest part, picking colors & style of lines. Yes this one cost a few more $$$ then the $6,500.00 modle. But heck most companys would up-charge 2k alone to go from a standard gel job to one like this. Plus the carbon fiber floors that will be flo-coated & prestc'd will really make it stand out. Please pass the word along to all your friends that ever wanted a great tunnel, The guys that have come together to put these awesome hulls together just want to work & there love of boat building show's. Feel free to call if there's anything we can do for you. Many Thanks, Ron 1-951-681-0949
     
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    cheyenne580 Active Member

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    Great job Ron at a very good price.

    Jim S
     
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    PGF457 Well-Known Member

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    Thank You Jim S

    I found these seats in my rafters, They even have burgandy piping & best of all the were free. So with a little hunting or with hand downs from other boats you could put one together resonably..
     

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    Outlaw Polishing MOFO

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    Thats about $5K less than the cheapest 21 tunnel I found a few years
    ago when I was looking for a bare hull.

    they should sell like hotcakes:boobeyes:
     
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    That would be great. Then a 21 fun deck? I have a 23' Tunnel very fast bottom, think they would move for $7,500 to $8,000 couple colors? Know any one looking for T Deck runner bottoms? Thanks for any imput you can give. Sincerely, Ron
     
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    pronstar President, Dallas Chapter

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    I'm not the sharpest tool in the shed, so I'd have to pay someone to do the rigging...what would be a guesstimate for that?
     
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    so am i understanding you are doing this yourself[gelcoat]? and its not some thing you regularly do? if so you impress the shit outa me!killer little boat :bowdown:
     
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    That thing is SWEEETTT!!! Congrats on a Job well done! Wish you lotsa success and looking forward to seeing a bunch of your boats out on the water.
     
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    Hey Gelcoater,
    No I didn't do the gel, I have a gel coater who has worked for several of the big guys. I just helped with the taping lol thats why it took 3 times lmao. I couldn't find lines I liked. I could gel it if it was out of the mold but thats a much easyer job. Give me a call & stop by if your in the neiborhood. Thank for the words I'll pass them on to the gel-coater that turned out this awesome job. Many Thanks, Ron
     
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    Thank You BigBoyToys,
    I hope lots get sold & get out on the water. They are a nice looking hull & will run very well on the lakes & river. It would be great to see them at the local events, gas stations, lake, river, drivin down the freeways ect.
    Hey I think there is enough room on the top of the transom to gel coat " Big Boy Toy " on one for ya....

    Thanks again, Ron
     
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    i think i need one of these;)
    i linked this post over to socaljetboats.com

    where are you located
    ralph
     
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    PGF457 Well-Known Member

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    Hi Ralph,

    We are in winchester. Give me call 1-951-681-0949. We'll build you a great hull. Come down see the display hull, it's nicer in person then the pic's.. Many Thanks, Ron

    Thank you for posting it over at Socal.. Hope you'll come & see us.
     
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    Hi Ron how much does it weigh?
     
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    What about HIN numbers & titles?
     
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    Hey Cheyenne580,

    Nice boat! Yesterday was busy with people checking it out & with all thr rain we had non stop all day I'll have to do it this week. I'm slackin today lol Need a day with my 3 1/2 year old little gear head she's a daddy's girl for sure. But I will get it done & post it & let you know as well. I have to take it to the scales lol I need to get a hanging scale any one got one???
     
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    Hey Luckie Stiff,

    Yes they have HIN#'S & MSO's as well. All you'll have to do is go to your local DMV or DTP.. Feel free to call if I can help with anything else 1-951-681-0949 Thanks, Ron
     
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    Thank you Ron.You are in CA.?It's just a Cheyenne!!!!!
     
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    Hey Cheyenne588,

    Yeah here in Cali ( SoCal ) Lol Not just a Cheyenne lol Never " just a Cheyenne " I'd go with " Yep Thats My Cheyenne! " My little girl's name is Cheyenne & spelt the same too. Things that make ya go hmmmm :champagne:
     
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    cost? complete less motor?:thumbsup
     
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    Hi Ryno22,

    Thats hard to say, starting at $6,500 & a trailer purchesed at the same time $2,500 makes 9k hardware used or new?? pump new or used?? really can be done so many ways. I have seen hardware & interior packages on C.L. for @ $1,500 So if you go that way your around $10.5 to $11k less motor. with new hull & new trailer. Give me a call I have several clients that will rig with your parts or build new or do partial rigging what ever works to fit your target budget. Hope this helps. Many Thanks, Ron 1-951-681-0949
     
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    said it before and i will say it again. Killer job Ron:champagne:
     
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    Hey Sturat,

    Sell that bike, shovel, the extra pots & pans in the kitchen & come on out & I build you the most jaw dropping hull you ever seen for just a few frog skins lol. You have to see this hull in the sun light words can't decribe it. Thanks Sturat...
     
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    I am thinking real hard about it for sure. Angela already asked me when i showed her the pics what the ETA was.:D
     
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    Flying_Lavey Dreaming of the lake

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    First, PGF457, killer looking boat! And I know this is the jet section and everybody here is a jet nut, but..... if you made those stringer "knees" a little taller at the transom you could offer this as a KILLER outboard hull as well. Just a little FYI to maybe open your potential clientele a little.
     
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    It would need a different bottom to work as an outboard correct? Not trying to start crap just asking
     
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    A step insert can be put in the bottom for the outboard with a wood or composite transom it will be another winner not a big deal.
     
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    Hi Flying Lavey,

    Well some of us are not just jet nuts lol " PGF " Pro Gas Flat lol Some of us just love boats & all boats. Outboards? Yes Some work is needed due to the rounded keel & rocker pad ect. Here is one of our hulls that we cut the transom off Yes Thats correct lol Cut the transom OFF then changed it to 11 degree to put the surface drive on with counter rotating props. Yep this cool a** boat runs 105mph with a small block ford with a single carb & it runs it for 3 miles at a time. So if ya need a cool outboard hull let me know we'll build it & people will be speechless :drnkfr
     

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    Beautiful boat, I can’t wait to see the 21’.:thumbsup
     
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    Went over to Stan's shop and checked out this Cheyenne, they did an awesome job on the gel, colors, and fade. Quality and construction were top notch! Good job Ron. :thumbsup
     
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    Damn Ron! You weren't kidding. That is a monster!

    It was good talking to you. Keep in touch and best of luck.......john

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    Is that a black hawk drive? Got anymore pics of that boat? Post em up!

    RD
     
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    Ron and Crew Congratulations on your courage and committment with your project , not to mention the Great looking Boat !! Tom

    "The Pioneers always take the arrows"
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    Hey RD,

    Here is a couple more pic's. Yes it is a black hawk drive, I'll try to pull it out & get some better shots this weekend & put the new one & this one next to each other & post a few pics.
     

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    Hi Tom,

    Thank you. Everyone here has givin there all & will do so for every hull ordered. I hope you'll make the trip down soon & see it in person the pic's just don't do it justice. Thanks again. Best regards to you & your family..
     
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    Great looking hull keep up the great work. My dad says build it they will come!!!!
     
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    :thumbsup
    Great Job Ron!!!
     
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