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Old 09-11-2007
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Just bought a Grampain 23

Well, just purchased a Grampain 23. Actually in okay shape for a 35 year old boat that has been out of the water for 2 years. Looks a tad grimy, but underneath that she seems pretty solid. A few things to do on her, but a solid project boat for the winter!
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Good luck and post a picture in the spring.
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Welcome aboard, sailor! Good luck with the project. Sounds/looks similar to the Helms 25 project I started earlier this summer. Consider documenting the changes via a blog and sharing it with us.
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You got some work cut out for you... Looking forward to seeing the photos in the spring.
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Congratulations FinallyBB

She needs a bath...and some love...keep us posted...do photos will you?
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I will update as I go along. Since I am in Montreal, I have a few months to work on it before the winter so I hope to get a lot of the tedious stuff out of the way before the snow flies.
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Congratulations on your purchase of a fine Canadian boat !
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A wise choice of destinations ! Admit it - it's much nicer here then the US isn't it ?
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Now, about the rust on the keel.......

JUST KIDDING! There are 500 different points of view on how it should be taken care of; I really do not want to start that discussion again. I am sure if I serach the forums I will come across more conflicting info than I will ever want.
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