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By Kellison Jim Date 2010-05-22 04:21
I got the Orange buggy home tonight and started to take it apart so that I can remove the hood and get it to a boat repair shop. Hopefully he can repair it, if not I will be looking for a hood. Anyone know where I can get a used or new hood???

I was just wondering if the sticker on the hood is the manufacture ID or just a sticker? "Mark II Sportsman"

Kellison Jim
By glassbuggy Date 2010-05-23 03:48
That's a mfg sticker , got any more pics of the body ?
A competant fiberglass shop should be able to reconstruct the hood damage.
A good photoshop artist can reconstruct the sticker image and you can get a print shop to make a new one.
By Kellison Jim Date 2010-05-23 04:01
Bart, Big Brown has its benefits! I have two customers next door to each other. One is a boat reapir business who has been doing it for 45 years and he sold buggy bodies around 1970, including my original red Super T as well as the blue one I now have and he still has a Scorpion body that in lying in his woods, never been put on a chassis. And next door is a Sign/Grapics shop who is the guy who did the decal work on my Super T.

I'll push the buggy outside tomorrow and get some good shot.
Kellison Jim
By glassbuggy Date 2010-05-23 18:22
Very good ! See if you can get Scorpion pics as well.
By Kellison Jim Date 2010-05-23 19:49
Bart, I have some Scorpion pics somewhere here on the site but will have to remember where.

Here are some pics of the Sportsman. I bought(for now) the buggy from a neighbor around the corner sight unseen, since he had it stored 40 miles away. And I asked him at least 4 times if the floors were solid and without bad rust or holes and he asured me they were solid. We unloaded it at night so I didn't check it as well as I would of liked. So Friday night I removed the board that he was going to mount his seats and then a piece of flimsy tin or something and this is what I found. I then called him and told him what I found and he said he didn't know what I was talking about. He's had it for 25 years!!!! I told him when he got back in town that we needed to talk about it.

Kellison Jim
By glassbuggy Date 2010-05-24 02:18
Instead of taking the hood off to change a gas tank, the previous owner cuts out the fiberglass, unbelieveable
By glassbuggy Date 2010-05-24 02:22
Those heater outlets are interesting, what are they made from? Can't really see them that well.
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