Norton Boat Works
535 Commercial Ave

Green Lake, WI 54941

920.294.3544 Shop
312.543.4689 Cell

Shop Hours
Monday through Friday

7:30 am to 4:00 pm
or by appointment

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1949 17' Chris Craft Runabout Custom Conversion

1949 Chris Craft Special Runabout Custom Conversion. SR-17-1041 Hull number 29 of 726 built. One-of-a-kind conversion to resemble a 1930-31 17' runabout (226 built). Full restoration and conversion at Norton Boat Works in Green Lake. Completed August 2014. No expense spared on conversion.

  • Upgraded to West System Epoxy bottom (soaking not required)
  • Fully re-fastened with stainless fasteners. Decks are all new with conversion to raised coamings and hatches.
  • Full re-chrome of all hardware.
  • New floors, celings, hatches, seat frames and uhpolstery.
  • Has very rare flat windshield with new tempered glass and weatherstripping.
  • Converted to left hand drive with correct four spoke steering wheel.
  • Repowered with a GM  3.0L 4cylinder engine with velvet drive transmission. 140 horsepower.
  • Acme propeller, new driveshaft strut bearing and drive hardware.
  • New aluminum fuel tank, new Stewart Warner "Wings" gauges, fully rewired.
  • Many other items too numerous to mention! ONE OF A KIND!
  • Includes single axle Customline trailer.
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