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Gem in the Rough

Post by kwanjangnihm » Wed May 31, 2017 8:44 pm

Gem in the Rough: Someone (or something) that has hidden exceptional characteristics and/or future potential, but currently lacks the final touches that would make them (or it) truly stand out from the crowd.

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Re: Gem in the Rough

Post by SWAMPHUNTER45 » Wed May 31, 2017 10:18 pm

Leave it to KWAN to tempt some poor soul with 2K in their pocket and a dream...YIKES

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Re: Gem in the Rough

Post by Deano » Thu Jun 01, 2017 10:08 am

:shock: ... Yikes !!

I don't know if any of you guys been around here that long, but that reminds me of a Caddy boat that was for sale a few years back down by Miami that had chain link fence and chicken wire for the cage, a ladder of part of the rigging (or was it the grass rake?) and metal roof panels for the rake. Can't even remember all the stupidity captured in one place on that one. That boat could have been pictured with the definition of a FU'd POS.

That thing made a drunken, Frankenstein type novice effort look like a new Lamborghini.
Maybe that guy moved after honing his craft, and is now building minis. :lol:
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Re: Gem in the Rough

Post by helicsher » Thu Jun 01, 2017 10:42 am

Better put some wheels on those jackstands before you go down the road
I could see some Cubans washing up on the beach with cement mixer motor on the back of that
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Re: Gem in the Rough

Post by THE NIGHT RIDER » Thu Jun 01, 2017 11:14 am

Wow that looks dangerous

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Re: Gem in the Rough

Post by Gary S » Fri Jun 02, 2017 6:48 am

If you can't say something nice, don't say nothing at all. So with that

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Re: Gem in the Rough

Post by kwanjangnihm » Fri Jun 02, 2017 7:45 am

custom made decked over airboat with secure load covering ability to easily walk on deck. 200h.p. lycoming well cared for

https://anchorage.craigslist.org/boa/6115669118.html

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Re: Gem in the Rough

Post by Deano » Fri Jun 02, 2017 9:13 am

Maybe I have a soft spot for unique, but I kind of like that. It would look kinda neat with a facelift.

I'm no neighbor of Bud's, but it looks to me like it could fit the bill for how I envision it possibly being used up there. I wish there were more pictures, as I would like to get a better look at that cowling. That is pretty slick looking to me. Probably works better to contain heat up there, than it would help with cooling down here though.
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