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Randy "Wildman" Corson's Paradise Build-Up!

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Chris

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Hi Gang,

One of the more popular Checkmate models over the years, has been the Playmate GT. This 13' mini-offshore boat, was only built for three years from 1986-1988, at which point the moulds were sold off by Checkmate to a third party. After 1988, two other companies used the moulds to build clones of the popular Playmate GT model.

One of the companies that built a Playmate clone was a company called Paradise. Given the rarity of the actual Checkmate Playmate GT hull, the clones have also become popular option with many members as an alternative to the actual Playmate GT.

And now, one of our Supporting Vendors, Randy "Wildman" Corson is doing a build up of a Paradise hull. Randy is documenting the work he is doing with a number of photographs, so you'll get to see Randy work this Paradise from it's original condition, to it being stripped out and restored, to when it's finally finished up with lots of custom work and bling. :thumb:

A link to "Wildman's" full thread is located here!

Enjoy! :)


-Chris
 

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