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by tfizzle172
04 Apr 2013, 23:44
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: 1975 Lowe 1448- SS Knot Hers!
Replies: 15
Views: 1220

1975 Lowe 1448- SS Knot Hers!

I had no idea you had posted this on the site, LOL, I think I have B-Rad talked into re-vamping Flat Bottom Girl, taking out the carpeted plywood and replacing with the cedar decking!!!!

Can't wait to take this out for some muskie hunting!!!
by tfizzle172
27 Apr 2011, 18:23
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: 16' Ouachita Mod by 3 guys with some beer
Replies: 39
Views: 14402

16' Ouachita Mod by 3 guys with some beer

blueultra2,

We just screwed the decking down to the wood framing right through the deck and carpet with coated deck screws. U can see them up close, but they mainly disappear in the nap of the carpet.
by tfizzle172
21 Apr 2011, 15:57
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: 16' Ouachita Mod by 3 guys with some beer
Replies: 39
Views: 14402

16' Ouachita Mod by 3 guys with some beer

Ok all,

So here are the latest pics, all we have left is a few more coats of clear coat and then a test run!!!
by tfizzle172
06 Apr 2011, 22:20
Forum: Boat House
Topic: Rod holders
Replies: 5
Views: 707

Rod holders

Here's another quick easy do-it-yourself rod holder that costs around 8 bucks, and only has four peices and one solvent weld! The rod holder remains adjustable for direction where is screws into the bushing, and can be screwed in and out of the base easily and everything is light weight plastic exce...
by tfizzle172
04 Apr 2011, 13:31
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: 1980 14ft. Fisher Marine flat bottom
Replies: 30
Views: 5031

1980 14ft. Fisher Marine flat bottom

dc3232, Not completelty sure on transom board, but my guess is that it will last awhile before you notice anything. Our project had a treated board and it was from 1976, had a treated transom board put in at some point by someone, the only corrosion was minor pocketing and slight rust. I bet the pai...
by tfizzle172
01 Apr 2011, 22:41
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: 16' Ouachita Mod by 3 guys with some beer
Replies: 39
Views: 14402

16' Ouachita Mod by 3 guys with some beer

Outdoorsman, Flat Bottom Girl is 36", so we are anxious to see how she does with the decking once she's on the water!!! We also have to run electrical for trolling motor, some lighting, radio and speakers that we anticipate installing. Won't be long, we have to get it done for a man trip we are taki...
by tfizzle172
01 Apr 2011, 08:54
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: 16' Ouachita Mod by 3 guys with some beer
Replies: 39
Views: 14402

16' Ouachita Mod by 3 guys with some beer

OK, more pics of our progress, we are finishing up the painting, gonna put several coats of clear coat on it, and we have begun carpeting....WooooHooo!!!
by tfizzle172
22 Mar 2011, 11:46
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: 16' Ouachita Mod by 3 guys with some beer
Replies: 39
Views: 14402

16' Ouachita Mod by 3 guys with some beer

OK all, we have our framing sealed and painted, leaky rivets have been 5200'd or jb welded, and we have got most of the paint job done. We still have some work to do on the black stripe, it didn't come out like we wanted it to, so we will do some work on it and then have to attach our hatches and ca...
by tfizzle172
04 Mar 2011, 01:55
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: 16' Ouachita Mod by 3 guys with some beer
Replies: 39
Views: 14402

16' Ouachita Mod by 3 guys with some beer

Okay so here we are...148 beers later....and ole' T. Fizz is goin' feeshin' tomorrow!

p.s.-Our guy here can weld like nobody's business!!! I had to give him some action shots on the site for all his girlfriends[attachment=4]
by tfizzle172
03 Mar 2011, 14:13
Forum: Boat House
Topic: everything steelflex
Replies: 397
Views: 114513

everything steelflex

Brine,

I think you are exactly right, I got a buddy coming tonight to weld the boat. Is re-bucking just holding a board on one end and smacking the head with a hammer on the other?
by tfizzle172
03 Mar 2011, 11:27
Forum: Boat House
Topic: everything steelflex
Replies: 397
Views: 114513

everything steelflex

Okay, so, besides using steelflex on the outside cause we don't want it to chip.....what would be next best/cheap thing that will last for awhile on the bottom? Troutman I know you said it will chip, but how easily? and has anyone else been rough on their steelflexed bottom and had it stand test of ...
by tfizzle172
28 Feb 2011, 10:15
Forum: Boat House
Topic: everything steelflex
Replies: 397
Views: 114513

everything steelflex

Guys, I have seen scattered posts about wether or not you can use SteelFlex over top of 3M 5200, but no real info from replies. We have a small crack we need to fix and want to seal up some seeping rivets. Will the Steelflex adhere to the 5200? Also, I have seen scattered posts on concerns about ste...
by tfizzle172
23 Feb 2011, 09:29
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: 16' Ouachita Mod by 3 guys with some beer
Replies: 39
Views: 14402

16' Quachita Mod by 3 guys with some beer

Thanks for the replies guys, We are very new at this as well, but I have learned that you have to balance all your decisions on if you have the money to do it right the first time or not. We are trying to put as little money into this project as possible, however; Everything I have read on this site...
by tfizzle172
22 Feb 2011, 16:57
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: 16' Ouachita Mod by 3 guys with some beer
Replies: 39
Views: 14402

16' Quachita Mod by 3 guys with some beer

Guys,

Need some suggestions on how to install the piano hinges for hatches so they are hidden, with clean look? is that possible?
Here are some updated pics!
by tfizzle172
07 Feb 2011, 21:12
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: 16' Ouachita Mod by 3 guys with some beer
Replies: 39
Views: 14402

16' Quachita Mod by 3 guys with some beer

Thanks for the input guys! Brine, thanks for all the good info, we have it on the list to buy some Marine Spar Varnish. I assume on the knee brace you mean we should get some rounded head bolts, similar to a rivet head and put them up through the bottom to hold the bracket, and I will pick up a tube...