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This advertisement was printed during the time Earle Smith was
producing the TX-19 in conjunction with Youngblood Jetboats.
This advertisement was printed after Earle Smith separated with
Youngblood Jetboats, straightened the sides and shortened the
TX-19 to produce the Earle Smith Performance 18' Gullwing.
Bill Scotten was also offering the Performance Jetboat in California
This advertisement was printed after Bill Scotten separated with
Performance Jetboats and marketed his own version of the gullwing
The Predator was one of Jimmy Johnson's derivatives of the
TX-19. His crew narrowed and shortened the hull for a
smaller lightweight version of the popular gullwing.
Jim Domminick purchased TX-19 & TX-20 boat molds and began
producing his popular Kustom Kraft version of the Youngblood design.
Earle Smith designs his lightweight 16' Picklefork pocket rocket.
This is one quick hull! It has been nicknamed the "Billy Goat".
Earle continued to produce his 16' Picklefork as well as his gullwing
He later constructed a 17' version of the picklefork.
Evan Roderick purchased Earle's El Paso plant and the 17' Mirage was born.
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