New Alweld 1752

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erictetterton
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New Alweld 1752

Post by erictetterton » 30 Jan 2013, 12:38

Hello all,

I wanted to show you guys what I have been working on the past few weeks. I sold my Polarkraft 1751 riveted jon (hull only for $1050) and kept my motor and trailer and went to A K Mccallum and bought this 1752 VV LA on clearance for $2500. Its a leftover boat from 2010, new they are over $3400. She was barebones when i brought it home. I installed a wood false floor with foam underneath, red LEDs for night fishing, and rod holders.

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Ictalurus
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Post by Ictalurus » 30 Jan 2013, 13:21

=D> =D> =D> =D>

Very nice rig!!!

elcapitanmas
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Post by elcapitanmas » 30 Jan 2013, 17:21

is the camo on the motor a sticker? If so how has it held up?
saying you do something and actually doing it are two COMPLETELY different things

erictetterton
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Post by erictetterton » 30 Jan 2013, 17:58

yes that is a sticker kit (I'm guessing the one they sell on ebay). The guy i bought the motor from put it on there. I'd say its been on there 5 years or so. It's held up well

elcapitanmas
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Post by elcapitanmas » 30 Jan 2013, 18:01

Cool, boat looks great!
saying you do something and actually doing it are two COMPLETELY different things

Dcmoony
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Post by Dcmoony » 30 Jan 2013, 20:02

Very nice! Looks like you got a great deal on it.

2feettexan
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Post by 2feettexan » 30 Jan 2013, 21:17

What brand model of Jack Plate did you use?


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Ringo Steele
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Post by Ringo Steele » 30 Jan 2013, 22:44

Nice rig! I love going into McCallum's. I just wish I had some spending cash to buy something nice with! :?
1971 Ouachita 16DSV, 15.5' semi-vee, 65" beam
1974 Johnson 15HP Sea Horse 15R74S
MinnKota Endura 50 trolling motor
1971 Cox trailer

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Coach d
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Location: Fayetteville, NC

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Post by Coach d » 18 Feb 2013, 17:40

I too love walking through Ak's. I'm just looking to buy a new trailer for my Jon from there. Wife would like to get the money for a small pontoon.
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vahunter
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Post by vahunter » 18 Feb 2013, 18:16

Nice rig! Where did you get the LEDs?
2011 Weldbilt 1548V with 1995 25hp 2-stroke Johnson
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erictetterton
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Post by erictetterton » 18 Feb 2013, 19:10

I got the LEDs off ebay for $13 for over a hundred. Ive done 4 boats so far and have many left.

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johnnybassboat
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Post by johnnybassboat » 18 Feb 2013, 20:03

nice tin that would be my next size boat only with a side console and 60 hp. always looking to upgrade hahaha

erictetterton
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Post by erictetterton » 18 Feb 2013, 20:10

Here's the LEDs at night. My camera phone sucks, but they are really bright and light up the boat well. I chose red so it wouldnt mess with my night vision. I do a lot of catfishing at night.

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They come in a big roll and i cut them off every third LED and splice wires in. Here's what they look like before i cut them:
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I also added a piece of 1" staboard to the transom to mount my transducer to. maybe one day i will be able to afford a HDS unit
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