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Author Topic: Champion boats (manufacturer)  (Read 4197 times)

Offline Gibill

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Champion boats (manufacturer)
« on: May 02, 2016, 04:28:25 PM »
Does anybody know if champion boats bought out cobra?  I have a 1999 Cobra Viper and I have some questions regarding the boat and need to find somebody who can help me with some answers
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Re: Champion boats (manufacturer)
« Reply #1 on: May 02, 2016, 04:42:56 PM »
Last I herd they were being revived but not by a major line, but by some independent souls severed from a major line. More history in that name than just about any other!
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Re: Champion boats (manufacturer)
« Reply #2 on: May 02, 2016, 05:30:08 PM »
No, John Storie who was part of Champion (part owner I think) and was owner of Cobra also.  That is why they look similar except for the back wedge shape.  Due to "no compete" he could not copy that part.    The Cobra is a splash of a Ranger 482, with some changes.

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This is a good read here about the whole story...  http://www.bbcboards.net/showthread.php?t=59135
« Last Edit: May 02, 2016, 05:37:37 PM by JackJ »
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