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Viper rebuild

Restoring your Hydrostream or just giving it a small makeover? What better place than to show off your project. Big or small.
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Re: Viper rebuild

Post by proprider » Aug 25, 2013 3:12 pm

Looks like my Viper will be finishing it's restoration in Southern Michigan. Got it loaded on the trailer and took it for a
"rough" ride this afternoon to see how things will travel. It's about a 4 hour trip of mostly highway. When you look at the pics, understand things are just roughed in till I get there. I'm building a new shop and progress will slow down for a bit on the Viper.
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Re: Viper rebuild

Post by proprider » Aug 25, 2013 3:17 pm

After bouncing the rig down some crappy roads, checked the transom to see if there was any signs of stress. Pretty sure with the 1/4" t-6061 aluminum plate on the back, the knees built into the transom along with the added gussets screwed and glassed into the splashwell, transom fatigue and/or sheer won't be an issue.
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Re: Viper rebuild

Post by varmint1 » Aug 25, 2013 8:56 pm

That Viper looks evil, hope everything works out fine for you

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Re: Viper rebuild

Post by Hydromirk » Dec 12, 2013 12:56 pm

Have you Ben working on the viper,how's the build going

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Re: Viper rebuild

Post by proprider » Dec 12, 2013 5:58 pm

I have not been able to work on the Viper since August. I got married in September and moved to southern Michigan. Since I moved from my shop in Indy, had to build a new shop. The new shop is built and all the electric has been run. Working on insulation and heat now and will need to get the new building "tooled" up. Hope to be back at it sometime soon.

Thanks for the inquire.
Hydromirk wrote:Have you Ben working on the viper,how's the build going

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Re: Viper rebuild

Post by Hydromirk » Dec 12, 2013 11:06 pm

Yea marriage tends to slow things down lol keep it up

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Re: Viper rebuild

Post by proprider » Dec 14, 2013 12:58 pm

The Viper is patiently waiting for some more attention! Snow is flying outside and it hasn't gotten over 20 degrees in quite awhile. With no shop heat yet...motivation levels are pretty low.
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Re: Viper rebuild

Post by proprider » Dec 25, 2013 8:18 am

Merry Christmas and an enjoyable New Year to my fellow "streamers"! Thanks for your patience while following this thread. Hope to get on the water sometime in 2014.

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Re: Viper rebuild

Post by Hydromirk » Dec 26, 2013 10:46 pm

Nice shop bro keep up the good work :boating: :pound:

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Re: Viper rebuild

Post by YDOC462 » Oct 09, 2014 6:48 am

WTF!!!!

hellooooooo..........is anybody here?????

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