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My Saturday Find. SN # 57722

Dsoc

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I was lucky enough to get this Sunfish today. Free. I traveled 1 hr 20 min for the hull. Garage stores for over 10 years. Apprear to be in good condition. News a few fixes. BONUS ! When I got there he showed me to the mast and Booms.There is an Intact functioning Depersia Bailer.
 

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Good deal! ;)

Somebody did you a favor by painting over the original maroon gelcoat finish. Back in the 70s, no manufacturer could keep the colors red and maroon from fading.

I think yours is a 1971 or older. I got one identical for $150--had to drive about an hour to pick it up and cartop it back home. I owned it about a week, when I sold it through Craigslist to the eye doctor I'd seen that week! He sent pictures of his launched "new" Sunfish, with his boys all over it. :)
 

Breeze Bender

Breeze Bender
Nice score, it’s a 1968. I picked up a free ‘67 last month- #45953. Needs plenty of work but is complete. Mine has double deck drains- one on port and one on starboard. Does your boat have two deck drains, too? Trying to determine what years did that- later boats have just one.
 

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Enlarge today's picture (with the two Sunfish) and you'll see where the glossy paint has worn away. It's showing areas of faded gelcoat. The gelcoat can be shined-up, but the shine may not make it through one season.
 

Dsoc

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I am planning to wax the hull. I surface. I was hoping to save the original colors for a while. I am afraid abrasives will take it off in area. This one will be a clean it up and sail. I will post a pic after the waxing.
 
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