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Info on the name of the Blue Chip unlimited Hydro
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I'm building a 1/10th scale model of the  Blue Chip unlimited. I' looking for info on the name , sponsor , and the logo on the tail fin . I remember Blue Chip Stamps from that era , but its not…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dick M Roberts Mar 12, 2012.

 

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Dick M Roberts replied to Dick M Roberts's discussion Info on the name of the Blue Chip unlimited Hydro
"  Thanks Joe , Thats the infomation I was looking for ."
Mar 12, 2012
Joe Bspivitch replied to Dick M Roberts's discussion Info on the name of the Blue Chip unlimited Hydro
"The Blue Chip was a Detroit based boat in the 1960's owned by Dick Gordon (of Fairlane Tools).  The name originated from the fact his business was a machine shop.  When turning steel on a lathe, the chips come off blue hot when…"
Mar 12, 2012
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Info on the name of the Blue Chip unlimited Hydro

I'm building a 1/10th scale model of the  Blue Chip unlimited. I' looking for info on the name , sponsor , and the logo on the tail fin . I remember Blue Chip Stamps from that era , but its not obvious theres a connection.Thanks , Dick RobertsSee More
Mar 11, 2012
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