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G.Rose
01-13-2016, 09:06 PM
I need a picture of the Chisel nose Yellow/Red Oberto. It was a back up boat and I think it was the old 72 Chisel Valu-Mart
My email is rosecrafts@cox.net

JimClark
01-13-2016, 09:37 PM
I thonk the boat you are talking about is 1977-1978 the first year Oberto sponsored
Cant fine one in 77 but 1978 is here but it isn't yellow it is white green and red https://cdenslow.smugmug.com/Unlimited-Hydroplanes-Scans/Columbia-Cup-1978-Scans/i-vVjw4KR/A

G.Rose
01-13-2016, 09:54 PM
No I had one 6 years ago but my computer crashed and I lost all my pictures. I am pretty sure it was a back up boat.

JimClark
01-13-2016, 10:59 PM
I will see what I can find out

JimClark
01-13-2016, 11:58 PM
Alright Gary problem solved. It was a 1980 Oberto and here are pictures info straight from Jimi Oberto on facebook

"Jimi Oberto (https://www.facebook.com/jimi.oberto?fref=ufi) 1980 was the orange & yellow. Steve LaCava driver. And yes it was the old valumart".
Several pictures at the below link
https://cdenslow.smugmug.com/Unlimited-Hydroplanes-Scans/Columbia-Cup-1980-Scans/

G.Rose
01-14-2016, 10:10 AM
Jim, thank you so much. It also shows the Don Campbell boat that used to be the Van's PX. You see that boat in my avatar. I didn't have those pictures.

longballlumber
01-14-2016, 10:25 AM
Thanks for sharing, I love this old pics

JimClark
01-14-2016, 11:58 AM
Gary on facebook search for Vintage Hydroplane. There is a thread there with my question an more pics are there now

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RandyatBBY
01-14-2016, 01:34 PM
Is this the one? Cool boat!
https://cdenslow.smugmug.com/Unlimited-Hydroplanes-Scans/Columbia-Cup-1980-Scans/i-7F444rM/A

JimClark
01-14-2016, 01:40 PM
yup Randy that is the one

G.Rose
01-14-2016, 01:51 PM
Thank you Jim. I finally figured out how to get the pics in facebook. I am not a face book guy and it took a little time. I am trying to figure out how you asked the question. I have a 1/10 scale 72' Valu-Mart built by Mark Beatty. I thought I would try using face book to try and get some pictures. I found YOUR question when I typed in Vintage Hydroplane Jim Clark

JimClark
01-14-2016, 02:53 PM
you can join the "vintage hydroplane group" and all posts and pics will show up in your facebook feed