TinBoats has some seriously talented forum members who do wonders on their boats. TinBoats member SC Designs did a Jet Jon build out of a 16/48 Track with a 145 HP jet ski motor. Insane? YES! Awesome? YES!
Never heard of the concept of the “Jet Jon”? Basically what you do is you take a tin boat and you marry it to a jet ski motor. Crazy right? I love this… ...Read More
Big Cat River Fishing’s project is complete! He called it the Jon Boat to Catfish Rig. Check out this video of the completed project and the maiden voyage. Nice job man, great project!
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Awesome video from youtuber FIREANT FISHING showing his completed project taking his boat from a Jon boat to a bass boat. This is worth the 8 minute watch if you are thinking of doing a project on your boat. All that boat is missing is a TinBoats decal and 36″ ruler for measuring his fish! If he was a member of our forum, I would send them to him. 😉 Check… ...Read More
TinBoats member Johnny gives us another article on how to build a Transom. Many people wonder what it takes to rebuild a rotted out Transom, and here is a way to go about it. As always, if you have any questions, feel free to post a question below in the comments or reach out to the members on the forum. Thanks for the article Johnny!
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Pretty cool video of one person as they paint the inside of a boat. Very cool visual for those of us who learn by seeing. Thanks for posting it on YouTube. Check out the video and then his channel on YouTube. Subscribe to the channel because there are a bunch more useful videos/tutorials for you to check out. I hope he joins our forum, he would be a fantastic resource.… ...Read More
I know it’s not a Tin boat, but this is awesome. Building a Cedar Strip Canoe takes some skill for sure. The end result is a bad ass canoe. I would love to have one of these canoes because it reminds me of Northern Maine and the loons on quiet mornings. Take a few minutes to check it out.… ...Read More
TinBoats member Poormans Boatright decided he was going to do a step by step boat pod build and document the process for us here on the site. There have been countless posts about boat pods, their use on boats, and fabrication. This post shows how he did it. If your thinking about adding pods or want to take a crack at making your own, make sure you check out this… ...Read More
They say everything is bigger in Texas. This boat project proves that this statement is true. TinBoats member Poormans Boatright has built himself an 18′ flat bottom boat. This beast of a rig will be used in the shallows for fishing redfish and trout. It looks like no detail has been spared when it comes to the fishability of this boat. This is truly a one of… ...Read More
This article is about building a livewell. Many of the older jon boats we buy today are not equipped with livewells, and in order to fish tournaments, we’re required to keep fish alive by means other than a stringer. A cooler or Rubbermaid container can accomodate the requirements with added aeration – this livewell mod takes it a step farther…… ...Read More
TinBoats.net member Victor Coar decided it was time to modify his plain old Ryan Craft V-boat into a lean mean fishing machine. The satisfaction of completing a project like this is incredible. By taking on a project like this you learn a few things on the Way. Victor will be the first to tell you what paint not to use when painting a boat. Undertaking a project like… ...Read More