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PostPosted: 26 Sep 2011, 13:52 
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Well here is my latest project (1990 1661 Mirocraft) I have been working on this for a few months now. It is being converted to a flats style boat many photos to follow.

Many ideas were gained and stolen!! from you guys and this site.

Demo pictures will be added next. Questions and comments welcome


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PostPosted: 26 Sep 2011, 15:47 
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PostPosted: 28 Sep 2011, 07:48 
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Well here are some pics of the demo. Found a little more work then I would have liked but I will push forward.

You will see some major rot and holes that were discovered after removing all the foam.

Sorry but when I up loaded the pitures they ended up in reverse order. If you scroll from the bottom up it will make more sense.


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PostPosted: 28 Sep 2011, 12:31 
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Ok here are some work in process pics. Patching the many holes that were found during the demo. enjoy

I even got the pictures in the proper order.


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Looking forward to seeing the finished product.



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The project continues. Setting up the main deck before flipping the boat to work on the bottom.


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PostPosted: 29 Sep 2011, 14:28 
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Ok with the inside patched and water tested (with zero leaks). The main deck was mocked up so it is time to flip the boat, patch over inside patches, sand, prime, paint, and put it on the trailer.

Let me know what you think.

I will be out of town until Oct 5th archory hunting (Deer and Hog) so I will update you all further after that.

Thanks for looking


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Weather is too nice to waste your time hunting. Get that thing finished and go fishing! :wink:



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Can’t pass up the opportunity to set out in the woods in 98 degree weather getting eaten by bugs. You just never know what you might miss out on. Plus I need a break



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Well back from the hunting trip (No luck) just alot of blood loss to all types of biting things.

As promised here are some more photos. Boat was placed on the trailer and now the transom and floor will be put in place.

All questions and comments are welcome


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Weather kept us from working on the boat so I started building the main switch panel. Here are a few pics to enjoy


Next will be mocking up the main deck and adding foam. Pics to follow


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Mocking up the main deck, adding flotation foam (2 part 2lb closed cell) and installing main deck.


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The work continues. Mocking up rear deck, wiring, front deck, etc.

This will post will contain LOTS of photos. I have to take more photos this weekend if it does not rain but they are calling for it so we will see.

Enjoy the pics


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The boat is looking really good. =D>
Is that spray foam and marine ply? Just curious.
BTW, that is a LOT of wiring. Are most of those for lights?



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The foam is 2lb 2-part closed cell pour type foam. (Not to bad to work with) I am little messy when I work so I had the stuff all over me and I must say very difficult to get off.

The ply wood is not marine it is just high grade finished ply that my helper (future Son In-Law "Carpenter") recomended. all coated, painted, and covered in grizzly grip.

The wiring oh god the wiring. Yes lots of lights front and rear flood lights, 3 sets of led deck lights, nav/anchor lights. Then the rest is for all the accessories- Stereo, 12volt outlets x2, live well, washdown, horn, trolling motors, etc.

Thanks for looking and commenting



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