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1964 Sales brochure
Courtesy of P. Guibord 2006

Good Trailer Info
Coutesy of ACBS
1965 Aroliner Specs

Tin Can Home port - Lac des Sables QC
New owner - April 2009 - more to follow

April 2009 - New owner takes over .... the "Tin Can" lives again

April 2009 - New owner takes over ....The "Tin Can" lives again ....

On lookout for new engine plus all gear. Scheduling for lots of elbow grease .... Before and After photos will follow !

Will change home port - moving to Lac des Sables where the Saci has been residing since 2004 - can you imagine folks reaction when they see "twins" on the lake !

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Hitched up and ready for test run May 2009 - engine found, front windshield repaired, new decals and more -- May 19, 2009
The new  swivel seats
New swivel seats and used speedo
(note missing front glass)

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Found 1993 40HP with oil injection - runs great
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Tin Can & Ram pickup
Hitched up and ready for test run
How sweet it is to be back in the water !
First time back in the water in 2 ? years
... TC did not sink
Tin Can AND Saci - twins
Found a "twin" !
Didn't know we had company on same lake ? !
(see Saci alongside)
The new  Crew arrives
New crew reporting for duty
Check out floor board color
Tin Can & New Crew
On a spin with the new crew

July 15, 2004 - Found in the forest upside down. Had not seen water for about 10 years . Serial # 647.

Old timer Lac Manitou resident - Walter, remembers seeing it on the lake in 1951.

July 24, 2004 Found 1960 vintage 28HP Evinrude OB . MAJOR elbow grease cleaning done by Doug & Bar.
New auto safety windows installed. Now in shop for engine tune up.

August 10, 2004 - Alive and well on Lac Manitou. Two granddaughters learning seamanship. . More pictures to follow soon.

May 2005 update - Finished cleaning interior, Envinrude died, no parts. Replaced with 25HP 4S Johnson - runs beautifully. Need to find replacement grab rails.

Nov 2008 - SAD UPDATE - Tin Can forced into temporary retirement. Now minus engine and all accessories, missing window, stored upside down, looking for new owner !

Tin Can - Aroliner
First washing in ? years
July 15, 2004
The new  Tin Can  logo
New logo July 25, 2004.

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Original Dash Logo
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Tin Can stern top view
Original Aft Bench seat
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Inside view July 2005
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Ready for action - Aug 2005
Missing grab rails - unusual posts
New auto safety glass
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Tin Can bow light
Original Bow Light
Missing grab rails
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Unusual but nice side cleat - Aug 2005

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Stern restoration begins 1
note aft seat against transom
and wood seat curve
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Stern restoration begins 2
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Hull washing begins 3
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Stern restoration begins 2
note: 2 windows pulled out, 1 lost
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