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    Earl bentz (spell?)

    I do believe earl which prob most you know , is building bass boats less that 10 min away from me now in Ashland city TN. As caymas boat. I know he raced boats but really that's bout it, anyone got sum info to share ?

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    Well did little lookin and seems he had his hand in bout every bass boat made ha. Except few , well I guess I answered my own question here , thought we mite had something similar to bullet or ally , just another heavy bass boat

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    After Roark sold the STV molds to Wally he worked with him for a while. Very smart guy from everything that I have heard-you should stop in and see what hes doing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JPEROG View Post
    After Roark sold the STV molds to Wally he worked with him for a while. Very smart guy from everything that I have heard-you should stop in and see what hes doing.

    Joe
    I can sure do it , I've seen few boats and very nice looking so far , and that place hiring like crazy to. Must had took off quick

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    Another example of Trumpanomics at work--great to hear.

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    I have a copy of his old "Bass Boat Bible." Good read if dated...

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    My "Bible" ended up in a library in England I think. He was a Merc factory driver running with Reggie Fountain. He was involved with Triton, Stratos, and Hydrosports anmd probably more.

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    Cool

    Earl Bentz was one of Carl Kiekafer's hand picked knights with likes of Bill Seebold, Reggie Fountian, I belive also Gary Garbrect, to the best of my memory ( and I may have mangled some spelling of names ). they were the dream team of the switch to V 6s versus inlines. saw him come to Jacksonville in about 76 in a big yellow and black modern tunnel and dominated. even knocking off the big GN's in the run what you brung race. later Mike Seebold made the rounds as we were pretty much were an outlaw race but Mercury wanted a presence, home town hero was Danny Chrichfield and soon the mod VP class organized, they all went on to leave their mark in manufacturing. that's all I got, fun out
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    Quote Originally Posted by rock View Post
    My "Bible" ended up in a library in England I think.
    I got mine on Amazon

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    As far as true bass boat design, his have been among the fastest.
    My 2000 tr19 with stock 175 efi would run 74.2 fully loaded.
    Funny my current 1999 wouldn’t touch it. Clay

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    My boss already has one on order, he is number 15 right now, he showed me a pic of the #1 caymas, goin to a pro he said. I'll try to get the pic and post it
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