It's been cold... really cold... On the only day above freezing so far this year, I was able to start removing hardware and gauges. The gauges are in pretty bad shape, and after research and recommendations, I have chosen Mark Clawson (www.markclawson.com) to restore them back to their former glory.
This the current state of the gauges:
And this is how they would look after Mark Clawson is finished:
Through "The Buzz", Chris Craft Antiques boat club's online forum, I got confirmed that my deck vents are the original for the 1940 17" Deluxe.
I got the tickets and hotels for the Mount Dora show in March booked as well. Can't wait...............