Answering a question about a Carver 370/390

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Reel Easy
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Re: Answering a question about a Carver 370/390

Post by Reel Easy » Fri Dec 21, 2018 5:09 pm

Rick, I spent the day at the new boat. I learned a lot about how it was assembled. My mechanic and I believe Carver took the best of Trojan and the best of Carver and made some really good and underappreciated boats. No wood below the water line including stringers like the 10 meter. I found that they used threaded plates glassed it to the deck for bow rail attaching. So no need to tear apart the interior to service most deck hardware.

I found the sales brochure on line somewhere but no owner manuals. Luckily I found a storage spot on the boat that has a ton of paper work in it. I brought it home and will review it this weekend.

Mine also has a deep draft but I can't recall at the moment. And yes it has huge wheels and rudders compared to the tiny gear on the F-32. A much better dead rise too.

I looked on the Carver site and you're right they don't even list your model. I wonder if it's built on the 40ft hull kinda like mine on the 35ft.

What kind of performance numbers do you get? I was told some numbers on mine but I don't believe them. Time will tell.

Merry Christmas
Dustin
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Re: Answering a question about a Carver 370/390

Post by rickalan35 » Mon Dec 31, 2018 9:54 pm

Hi Reel Easy

Happy New Year to you and everyone else in this forum and within the Trojan Owners World. May 2019 be good to all of us both on and off the water.

Reel, I have tried to send you a private messages but my private messages seem to get locked forever in my Outbox. Please check to see if you have possibly received it in case I'm reading the situation incorrectly.

Take Care

Rick
Trojan 1994 370 Express, 502 Bluewaters

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Re: Answering a question about a Carver 370/390

Post by Reel Easy » Tue Jan 01, 2019 9:34 pm

Hi Rick

I didn't get any P.M. Happy new year
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Re: Answering a question about a Carver 370/390

Post by rickalan35 » Fri Jan 04, 2019 7:57 am

Hi Dustin,

Happy New Year to you too.

Well, my last two pm's are still lounging in the forum "Outbox", not sure why.

So, I have received PDF copies of a Sales Brochure for my boat and also one for your boat sent to me by Dawson Marine in Meaford, Ontario. These have been sent to me via an attachment in an email from Dawsons.

If you were to private message me with a workable email address, I would be happy to forward both attachments to you.

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Rick
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Re: Answering a question about a Carver 370/390

Post by rickalan35 » Fri Jan 04, 2019 9:11 am

Dustin,

I just re-read your earlier post and noticed that you'd already obtained a Sales Brochure pertaining to your 350 Express. Sorry, but guess I was reading too fast and failed to absorb that fact.

So you can disregard my offer to forward what is probably the same sales brochure that you already have. :)

Here's some information to one and all about when the various Carver Trojan models were manufactured

In 1992 there was no production. During 1992, Carver transported whatever they had purchased from the dissolution of Trojan, north to Wisconsin.

1993 Carver manufactured only one model............. the Trojan 370 Express with a 13'6" beam

1994 Carver continued to manufacture the Trojan 370 Express
Carver added a new model...... the Trojan 350 Express with a 12' beam.

1995 Carver continued to manufacture the Trojan 370 Express
Carver continued to manufacture the Trojan 350 Express

1996 Carver continued to manufacture the Trojan 350 Express
Carver continued to manufacture the Trojan 390 Express (name changed from 370 from 390)
Carver added a new model...... the Trojan 440 Express with a 15' beam.

1997 Carver continued to manufacture the Trojan 350 Express
Carver continued to manufacture the Trojan 390 Express
Carver continued to manufacture the Trojan 440 Express


1998 Carver added a new model...... the Trojan 320 Express with a 11' beam.
Carver continued to manufacture the Trojan 350 Express
Carver continued to manufacture the Trojan 400 Express (formerly the 370 and 390 now named the 400)
Carver continued to manufacture the Trojan 440 Express

1999 Carver continued to manufacture the Trojan 320 Express
Carver continued to manufacture the Trojan 350 Express
Carver continued to manufacture the Trojan 400 Express (formerly the 370 and 390 now named the 400)
Carver continued to manufacture the Trojan 440 Express

2000 Carver Discontinued the Trojan 320 Express
Carver continued to manufacture the Trojan 360 Express (formerly the 350 now named the 360)
Carver continued to manufacture the Trojan 400 Express (formerly the 370 and 390 now named the 400)
Carver continued to manufacture the Trojan 440 Express

2001 Carver continued to manufacture the Trojan 360 Express
Carver continued to manufacture the Trojan 400 Express
Carver continued to manufacture the Trojan 440 Express

2002 Carver continued to manufacture the Trojan 360 Express
Carver continued to manufacture the Trojan 400 Express
Carver continued to manufacture the Trojan 440 Express

2003 All of the Trojan line-up was Discontinued
Trojan 1994 370 Express, 502 Bluewaters

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