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1952 Thompson Take-Along Wood Boat * Johnson P50 Motor * 12-Foot

Estimated price for orientation: 4 500 $

Category: Runabouts

Condition: Used: A vehicle is considered used if it has been registered and issued a title. Used vehicles have had at least one previous owner. The condition of the exterior, interior and engine can vary depending on the vehicle's history. See the seller's listing for full details and description of any imperfections. See all condition definitions- opens in a new window or tab ... Read moreabout the condition Year: 1952
Engine Type: Single Outboard Make: Thompson
Engine Make: Johnson Engine Model: Take-Along Wood Boat * Johnson P50 Motor * 12-Foot
Engine Model: P50 Sea Horse 24 Length (feet): 12
Primary Fuel Type: Gas Hull Material: Wood
Hull ID Number: E21761 Trailer: Included
For Sale By: Dealer Use: Fresh Water, Salt Water
Mileage: 0

1952 Thompson Take-Along
Type: Runabouts Stock Number: 3221 Length: 12 ft Propulsion: Power Warranty: As Is - No Warranty Title: Other VIN: E21761
Vehicle Description
1952 Thompson Take-Along Wood Boat * Johnson P50 Motor * 12-FootThe motor is a 20-hp Johnson P50 Seahorse 24 (manufactured between 1930-34). Around 1954, this motor was converted to racing specifications. To get higher RPM and more horsepower, the brass/bronze main bearings were replaced with ball and roller bearings, the ports were hand filled to allow better engine breathing, and the cylinder heads were milled to raise the compression. The motor runs great and doesn't appear to have any problems. The propeller housing was made in California by Pep Hubbell (a manufacturer of outboard racing parts), which adds a gain in speed of about 9 mph. This P-50 was totally rebuilt around 1990 by Jack Campbell, an expert on racing the P-50. It was tested in his shop at the time and has not been started until we tested it 10 days ago. It looks to be a no expense spared restoration. Beautifully done.The boat was produced by Thompson Brothers Boat Manufacturing Company of Peshtigo, WI. It’s 12 feet long, weighs about 120 pounds, and is constructed out of cedar strip. The transom was raised 2-¼ inches to get the cavitation plate out of the water to give it less drag and more speed. The transom is reinforced with additional knees that have been epoxied and screwed into place to make transom much stronger.The approximate top speed of this rig is 45 mph.No title. Sold on bill of sale only.
Sold as is. No warranty.
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Terms of Sale
Our terms are simple. A $1000 deposit is due 48 hours after the auction ends. The total amount due must be paid within 10 days or the vehicle will be relisted. Acceptable payment methods are Cashiers Check or Wire Transfer. Only the Deposit is payable through Paypal. When we receive payment, we will send title immediately. When you come to pick up the vehicle, if you feel that it was misrepresented, you do not need to buy it. All we ask is that you pay us $50 to relist the vehicle. We feel that is very reasonable, and it is very important to us that the winning bidder is satisfied with the vehicle.Winning Wisconsin bidders to pay applicable county and state sales tax.All cars are being offered for sale locally. We reserve the right to end the auction early due to sale.We try to represent our vehicles as accurately as possible. We provide many pictures to give you a good view of the vehicle. Please be advised that this car is pre-owned and probably has small dings, scratches, or paint imperfections. If you would like a particular picture not shown in the listing, please ask. PLEASE ASK QUESTIONS BEFORE BIDDING.
Dealership Information
De Pere Auto Center
Phone: (920) 336-2200 Email:
Business Hours
Weekdays: 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Sat: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Sun: Closed
Location 705 George St.
De Pere, WI 54115
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