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Hello all. I am new to this forum. I have looked at all the good info on here for a couple of years, since I rebuilt my boat, but never got around to taking part. I'm sure I will meet some great folks on here and learn even more by taking part.
I own a Venture 17 that I took completely apart, seperating the hull from deck, and rebuilding the inside and out.
I love working on boats as much as sailing.

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Great job! Welcome aboard.
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Welcome to our Community...

Please post pictures of your boat, we'd like to see what you did.

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Please post pictures of your boat, we'd like to see what you did.

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OK I'll put them on my Flickr account and then put the link here.

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Welcome aboard. I'd like to see those pics as well

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My resto pics

OK here they are. Go to Flickr.com and my pictures are in the file titled Venture 17 restoration.My profile is JoeVacs. You have to type that under the heading "people". It has the choice of photos, groups and people. Click people and the type JoeVacs and you'll see my stuff.
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So what part of NC are you in?

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So what part of NC are you in?
I live in Taylorsville, and work in Hickory

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Ah ok The launch ramp in your avatar looks like the one up the road from my house. Is that Lake Norman?

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Ah ok The launch ramp in your avatar looks like the one up the road from my house. Is that Lake Norman?
No that's Hickory. I have been trying to finf the time to get down to Lake Norman for the last 2 years, but it hasn't happened yet.

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