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dennispointmenace
04-07-2019, 08:23 PM
recentely given a (free) baja giant jellyfish,all core and ribs rotten,anyone familar with this slotted deck fiberglass rag, performance wise,trying to figure out wheter to rbld. or burn!! only info i have is one blowing over at marine stadium in the multi boat blow over!! dodgeman1937@gmail.com

SCT
04-08-2019, 06:40 AM
recentely given a (free) baja giant jellyfish,all core and ribs rotten,anyone familar with this slotted deck fiberglass rag, performance wise,trying to figure out wheter to rbld. or burn!! only info i have is one blowing over at marine stadium in the multi boat blow over!! dodgeman1937@gmail.com


Dennis, With the popularity of antique boat shows and old race boats, Iím sure someone might be interested in your Baja tunnel. With the slotted deck, it was a unique boat. Is it in ĎPepsií colors? Maybe post some pics!

dennispointmenace
04-11-2019, 04:54 PM
Dennis, With the popularity of antique boat shows and old race boats, Iím sure someone might be interested in your Baja tunnel. With the slotted deck, it was a unique boat. Is it in ĎPepsií colors? Maybe post some pics!
not pepsi colors ,was looking for someone familar with the sloted deck baja ,performance wise!!

vintage v4
04-11-2019, 07:47 PM
recentely given a (free) baja giant jellyfish,all core and ribs rotten,anyone familar with this slotted deck fiberglass rag, performance wise,trying to figure out wheter to rbld. or burn!! only info i have is one blowing over at marine stadium in the multi boat blow over!! dodgeman1937@gmail.com
Don't burn it! That's a really good find these days, it can always be fixed. I remember when there was a bunch of those around, Rick Wondra ran one in MOD 90, Chuck Kensill ran really well in SJ with one. 436001

dennispointmenace
04-11-2019, 08:20 PM
Don't burn it! That's a really good find these days, it can always be fixed. I remember when there was a bunch of those around, Rick Wondra ran one in MOD 90, Chuck Kensill ran really well in SJ with one. 436001
am aware of vintage, curently running 4 diff. E&T Marine boats 3 tunnels 1 V bottom ,all were nat. hi pt 69/72, they are still in one piece and running well,might be tough for the baja to keep up!! baja at the moment has deck removed ,hull being strriped of rot & inside glass rag, am considering increasing transom setback about 4"!!

FMP
04-11-2019, 09:18 PM
Twins?

dennispointmenace
04-11-2019, 09:55 PM
Twins?

was the orig. intent,not enough boat, proably the F5 or the 4 carb, +7 unit!!

FMP
04-11-2019, 10:23 PM
Something like this? Pepsi logo up front and a stacker

dennispointmenace
04-11-2019, 10:45 PM
Something like this? Pepsi logo up front and a stacker
that looks like another moly. copy (cobra/baja ?) the one i have has nose deck slots !see jtiger post for pic.

FMP
04-11-2019, 10:51 PM
Ok slots, interesting! That Stacker Baja does say Baja on it
https://www.screamandfly.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=306990&d=1412049452

FMP
04-11-2019, 11:00 PM
Yeah, F5 might be a good fit.
That brochure says 750 on the first page, that the weight or different boat?

vintage v4
04-13-2019, 08:58 PM
I just saw John Tiger's post from 5 years ago. I wonder if that Baja did go to someone that used it at vintage events?

dennispointmenace
04-13-2019, 09:51 PM
built jig for the hull today,trying to hold its shape,outer shell of chop is all that is left,all balsa & ribs rotten, deck is distorted,no good support,no transom,hull bottoms & sides stripped of inner skin & rottenwood& balsa, onward & upward!!!

FMP
04-13-2019, 10:20 PM
Better day than I

bajarick
12-12-2019, 02:55 PM
Restore it or build a copy!

dennispointmenace
12-12-2019, 03:32 PM
Restore it or build a copy!
hull & deck rebult,used same apporach as our E&Ts,shortend hull bottoms 4" reinf. with 18 oz & chop,1/4" balsa, 2.5 " tubes across
frp frams,side bracing,V sections fore & aft,proably 75/100 lbs . heavier,we will see???