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Post by Jim » 22 Feb 2008, 15:47

Hooked wrote:looks awesome. I found this site as I am looking at picking up a boat this spring, and then fixing her up. I love this look as it is relatively simple (i'm not the most skilled with tools) yet it looks great.
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Welcome to the forum! I hope you find it a cool resource and help when you do your future boat! The modifications the members have done are simply awesome. Some are all out conversions and some are simple and clean.

Thanks for joining!
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Post by alumacraftjoe » 23 Feb 2008, 01:15

Welcome Aboard Hooked!!!!!!!!
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Post by bAcKpAiN » 23 Feb 2008, 21:49

Welcome to the site hooked! What I like about this is I can use the boat for everythign I fish for. I can bass fish as well as sit anchored up for catties and stripers. :D

I am still waiting to see how it sits and handles in the water, so stay tuned just in case I have to lower the floors some.

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Post by Waterwings » 23 Feb 2008, 22:42

backpain,

Looks great! Nice job! :)


Hooked, Welcome Aboard! :)
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Post by switchback » 25 Feb 2008, 00:18

That turned out great.

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Post by FishinsMyLife » 25 Feb 2008, 19:13

I haven't been commenting on this topic, but I have been watching it since it started. That boat looks great!
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Post by pbw » 25 Feb 2008, 19:27

Do you have a photo of your rear decking that cover the gas tank and battery? I'm working on repairing the back rear decking on my boat so I can run a outboard.
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Post by ky_madman » 25 Feb 2008, 21:14

Looks Great. I'm starting the rebuild on my Semi-V this week. Thanks for the inspiration.
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Post by bAcKpAiN » 26 Feb 2008, 00:28

I will take some when I get her out this weekend when the seats come in. The structure is basicly the same as between the seats except I screwed a 2x3 into the solid wood transom. I have them kind of just "set in" so I can take the whole thing out when needed like everything else. I am more a function over form kind of guy, so it isn't as polished as others might make and or like, but it works for me! At least hopefully it works for me, I haven't had it out yet lol.

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Post by pbw » 27 Feb 2008, 19:31

bAcKpAiN wrote: so it isn't as polished as others might make and or like, but it works for me! At least hopefully it works for me, I haven't had it out yet lol.
Isn't as polished? I think it looks clean I'm a neat freak :o my wife seems to think my boat is going to SPAWN into me buying another boat :o
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Post by Jim » 27 Feb 2008, 19:34

pbw wrote:
bAcKpAiN wrote: so it isn't as polished as others might make and or like, but it works for me! At least hopefully it works for me, I haven't had it out yet lol.
Isn't as polished? I think it looks clean I'm a neat freak :o my wife seems to think my boat is going to SPAWN into me buying another boat :o
It is! 8)
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Post by pbw » 27 Feb 2008, 19:39

Jim wrote:
pbw wrote:
bAcKpAiN wrote: so it isn't as polished as others might make and or like, but it works for me! At least hopefully it works for me, I haven't had it out yet lol.
Isn't as polished? I think it looks clean I'm a neat freak :o my wife seems to think my boat is going to SPAWN into me buying another boat :o
It is! 8)
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Post by Waterwings » 27 Feb 2008, 19:44

...my wife seems to think my boat is going to SPAWN into me buying another boat

Been known to happen, lol :shock: :)
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Post by bassboy1 » 27 Feb 2008, 22:38

Waterwings wrote:
...my wife seems to think my boat is going to SPAWN into me buying another boat

Been known to happen, lol :shock: :)
Ya know, my collection started out with one boat, that I was looking to restore, then have a cheap turn key fishing boat. Now look what it has excelled into. Beware!

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Post by bAcKpAiN » 25 Mar 2008, 17:26

Ok, she is finished and we took her out for a few hours on the Delaware to drown some blood worms. We only caught the skunk, but was really nice to fish out of the new improved boat!!

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All in all I couldn't be more please with how it came out, it was 100% easier to fish from and I noticed no loss of freeboard, or speed with the extra weight. My wife and son had a blast!! When I take it out on a lake I will be sure to post pics in lake mode for everyone as well. :D

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