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1955 Miss Thriftway

Information on the Vashon Unlimiteds, LLC 1955 MISS THRIFTWAYSee More
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1955 Miss Thriftway

Information on the Vashon Unlimiteds, LLC 1955 MISS THRIFTWAYSee More
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"I was 15 years old -- and building a "Mini-Max" hydro -- in 1955. Miss Thriftway played a big role in my love affair with hydroplanes."
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1955 Miss Thriftway

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1977 Atlas Van Lines

Construction updates as the famous "Blue Blaster" is restored to her original racing condition. Updates by Don Mock and Phil Lampman - Photos by Phil LampmanSee More
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"Check out the PDF about the Blue Blaster Restoration DVD which is now available.  -Don Mock BlueBlasterDVD.pdf"
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1977 Atlas Van Lines

Construction updates as the famous "Blue Blaster" is restored to her original racing condition. Updates by Don Mock and Phil Lampman - Photos by Phil LampmanSee More
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1977 Atlas Van Lines

Construction updates as the famous "Blue Blaster" is restored to her original racing condition. Updates by Don Mock and Phil Lampman - Photos by Phil LampmanSee More
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"Steve, please call me - what I have to share is too lengthy for my little tablet and I'm not up to speed on my new MacBook pro. Thanks. My cell is 619-646-4705. "Warm Wishes and Happy Hydroplaning!" G."
Aug 7, 2014
Steve Compton replied to Gerry K.'s discussion Bill Muncey Memorial, Mission Bay Park, San Diego
"Gerry - Spoke with both Fran and Edward last Friday/Saturday.  After discussion, Fran offered that she knew a few stucco/tile people that could give a quote for the project.  I suggested that needed to be the first step in order to see how…"
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Steve Compton replied to Gerry K.'s discussion Bill Muncey Memorial, Mission Bay Park, San Diego
"Gerry - We were in San Diego last year (the first time ever) and was very disappointed at the condition of the memorial. I too am glad to see an effort made to refurbish it. I will be seeing Fran today at the Blue Blaster dedication and will mention…"
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Randall E. Roe commented on Steve Compton's group 1977 Atlas Van Lines
"Don, it would be interesting to see what it weighs now, John Walters told me it only weighed 5400 lbs.brand new !"
Jul 16, 2014

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Blue Blaster update posted on the Group Page

Posted on December 10, 2010 at 7:25am 0 Comments

Don Mocks report from December 9th

"Blue Blaster" Updates

Posted on December 3, 2010 at 8:38pm 0 Comments

A new group has been started for uploading the restoration updates on the 1977 Blue Blaster. Join the Group and keep up on the progress of Don Mock and his crew.

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Posted on December 2, 2010 at 7:26am 1 Comment

On October 19th the Hydroplane & Raceboat Museum launched an exciting new web site. We are approaching 250 members on the new site. You can read about, and participate, in Museum events, post and/or enjoy many hydroplane racing photos and videos, create a blog, startd a discussion on the Forum or join the group for your favorite hydro. But please understand that by registering on the site, you have only become a member/participant of the web site, it does NOT include membership in the…

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Blaster Update by Phil Lampman - Nov 17th

Posted on November 18, 2010 at 7:21am 0 Comments



Today turned out to be nothing short of amazing. Every day I spend working with the team on the 'Blaster is special, but some days are better than others. Like today.

I knew we were going to attempt to reattach the right side sponson to the new airtrap. Don and our team spent a great many hours making sure everything was ready. I believe the sponsons are the only major sub-assemblies we removed intact (more or less) from the original hull, yet every part to which the…

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At 7:55pm on August 7, 2014, Gerry K. said…

Steve, please call me - what I have to share is too lengthy for my little tablet and I'm not up to speed on my new MacBook pro. Thanks. My cell is 619-646-4705. "Warm Wishes and Happy Hydroplaning!" G.

At 3:38pm on November 5, 2010, Steven Mallard said…
Hey Woody,
everything is going good, started my own business. great pics of the Blue Blaster!! I gotta come out there soon!

Duckman
At 9:33pm on October 27, 2010, jim collier said…
Hi Steve,

I owe you a Thriftway Press Book. I misplaced it but when I find it I'll send it.

Jim
 
 
 

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