Byron Smith's Discussions (562)

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"Egemen, check the classifieds section, a yanmar repowered 38 in Jacksonville! Byron"

Byron Smith replied Mar 4 to 31 commander transport estimate

37 Mar 9
Reply by Nat Brady

"got to you-tube and find 'halon system discharge' enjoy "

Byron Smith replied Feb 13 to Engine Room Fire Suppresion System

4 Feb 17
Reply by Dan Stokely

"Lookin good, never judge before completion!"

Byron Smith replied Feb 12 to 74, 47 commander Resto!!

4 Feb 12
Reply by Byron Smith

"days getting the core out, wish I had kids to clean engine room,not. lol"

Byron Smith replied Jan 26 to 427 Water Pump - Biennial Rant

11 Jan 27
Reply by Drew Schneiderbauer

"Be glad you do not have aftercoolers to service, just got mine reinstalled last nigh…"

Byron Smith replied Jan 25 to 427 Water Pump - Biennial Rant

11 Jan 27
Reply by Drew Schneiderbauer

"Boats and Harbors has them listed  at $12,420 for  a 12.5kw.  I have a 8.5 in my 42…"

Byron Smith replied Jan 17 to Need Generator

10 Jan 17
Reply by Byron Smith

"Isn't boat restoration so much fun!"

Byron Smith replied Jan 2 to CC 30TSF fuel tank

19 Feb 21
Reply by Steve Durkee

"Oh Chris you are putting me to shame, yet i am chipping away with projects on mine.…"

Byron Smith replied Jan 2 to 42 Aft Cabin Companion Door Gasket Material?

8 Feb 6
Reply by Brian and Dawn Stone

"I tend to agree, what is the cost on parts?? Hope you are doing well, Lee"

Byron Smith replied Dec 15, 2019 to Autopilot

12 Jan 1
Reply by Chris Wickersham

"And also modifying old Benmars....what fun this one will be!.................."

Byron Smith replied Dec 12, 2019 to Autopilot

12 Jan 1
Reply by Chris Wickersham


Club News

Algonac 2020 Rendezvous - Start making dockage reservations now

If you are planning to attend by boat, please make your well reservation soon. The marina contacted us to say they are ready to take your call.

What: 2020 Chris-Craft Commander Club National Rendezvous

When: July 24 – 26, 2020

Where: Algonac Harbour Club, Algonac, MI Located on the St. Clair River

Algonac Harbour Club

Please call the marina to make a reservation.

Phone 810-794-4448


SuperDisc 15.0 and Resource Collection 5.0 Available Now!

SuperDisc 15.0 is an electronic encyclopedia of every aspect of Commander maintenance and repairs. The information on the disk is retrieved from the discussion forum and e-mail list, but organized in a way that makes information easy to find and use. SuperDisc is available on USB flash drive

Click here for more details

The SuperDisc 15.0 Complete Edition is for first time buyers of SuperDiscs.

The SuperDisc 15.0 Upgrade Edition is intended for those who wish to upgrade their SuperDisc 1.0 through 14.0. Each year we add over 1,000 posts. Don’t miss out.

Resource Collection 5.0 is great to own too!!!

The Resource Collection 5.0 contents include CC Catalogs and Brochures. CC Service Bulletins, CC Price Lists. Engine & Transmission Manuals. Dick Avery sketches and drawings, a folder for every Commander model, and all kinds of technical and interesting stuff. Over 193 folders and 2,697 Files. A true “Treasure Trove” for the Commander owner!

We thank you for supporting the club with your purchase of SuperDisc15.0 and/or Resource Collection 5.0. We hope you find it to be the value we feel it is, and trust you will enjoy the other benefits your payment will help provide. It’s your payment that helps to support the activities of this dues free organization that has grown from 12 members in 1999 to well over 4400 members in 2020.

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Fall Edition of Styled In Fiberglass Available here!

The Fall 2019 Edition of the Chris-Craft Commander Club's newsletter, Styled In Fiberglass, is now available for your reading pleasure.  Click here to download this and past issues.


2019 Annual Photo Contest Winners

Sixty-Eight photos were submitted for this year's contest.  They were absolutely amazing, making selecting a top 3 an extremely difficult task for your Executive Committee

Thank you to all that submitted a photo to the contest and even if your photo was not in the top 3, it could appear on a cover of Styled In Fiberglass, the club's newsletter due out in November, or the 2020 Wall Calendars, which are now available.

2019 Photo Contest Winners

Past Photo Contest Winners

2019 Photo Contest Entries



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