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fish4crappie
03-07-2010, 11:38 PM
Before.....

http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i66/fish2trout/endof2008039.jpg

In Between........

http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i66/fish2trout/boatdeck002.jpg

Today.......

http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i66/fish2trout/mar10068.jpg

Nothing biting today but had a nice boat ride.

BamaMan
03-07-2010, 11:47 PM
I bet that is much better to fish out of now. Good work. Good luck hope you get on them next time.

gabulldog
03-07-2010, 11:50 PM
looks good but did you let the kid out befor decking it lol

PBUG2009
03-07-2010, 11:56 PM
like that high seat

Crestliner08
03-08-2010, 07:14 AM
Great job....nice looking rig you have there.

skiptomylu
03-08-2010, 09:57 AM
Good job, now it looks ready to have some crappie pulled over the sides!

Skip

"G"
03-08-2010, 10:39 AM
Boat looks good....where are the fish? :)

fish4crappie
03-08-2010, 11:03 AM
looks good but did you let the kid out befor decking it lol

dang it!!!! I knew I forgot something.....

That front deck makes all the difference in the world and the light paint will really help out when it is 110 in the summer.

gatoloco
03-08-2010, 11:06 AM
nice job looks great

goreds.king
03-08-2010, 02:14 PM
I hope you don't mind me asking...how is your trolling motor clamped on the front of your boat? I have a jon boat and trolling motor identical to yours. I will like to design something that mounts to my boat that I can clamp my trolling motor on and have it stow parallel with the boat. I would appreciate any ideas you could provide.

Bo Bryant
03-08-2010, 02:16 PM
You did a good job. And, wasn't it fun while you were rigging it?

Bo Bryant

fish4crappie
03-08-2010, 03:15 PM
I hope you don't mind me asking...how is your trolling motor clamped on the front of your boat? I have a jon boat and trolling motor identical to yours. I will like to design something that mounts to my boat that I can clamp my trolling motor on and have it stow parallel with the boat. I would appreciate any ideas you could provide.

That is actually the only problem I am having right now. It is a U shaped piece of aluminum with two 1" (I think it is 1") square tubes welded on top then it has gussets to the front deck. It is all riveted on. The trolling motor is too heavy for it so I need to figure out some way to stiffen it up as the trolling motor wobbles back and forth in rough water. If you look at the second picture you can kind of see the gussets.

fish4crappie
03-08-2010, 03:16 PM
You did a good job. And, wasn't it fun while you were rigging it?

Bo Bryant

Yeah it was. Every time I do something to it my wife just rolls her eyes.

shipahoy41
03-08-2010, 06:12 PM
Very nice ride there

Gansett
03-08-2010, 11:38 PM
Congratulations. You have something few of us have, a darn good boat that you made for yourself, with your ideas and own two hands. That is priceless. Hope you have many years of enjoyment with it.

skeetbum
03-09-2010, 02:48 PM
Nice work, good cool colors. Did ya let the young un out yet?