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by CrustyMono
27 Jan 2020, 20:37
Forum: Boat House
Topic: Framing
Replies: 2
Views: 324

Framing

Wanted to use all 1.5" square tubing tubing but the price is way too high. If I use all 1.5" by 1.5" by 1/8" angle, held together with 3/16" rivets and flat bar and more angle will my frame be strong enough? considering adding vertical supports. Should I use a combination of tubing and angle? will i...
by CrustyMono
24 Jan 2020, 17:48
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: 1980's Smoker Craft Big Fisherman 14
Replies: 0
Views: 599

1980's Smoker Craft Big Fisherman 14

Hello fellow boaters and anglers, I have decided to go ahead and convert my Smoker Craft. Currently running a 13.5' Sea King and will continue to use that boat. It lacks storage but is an excellent boat otherwise. I will be mounting the 25hp Johnson from the Smoker Craft onto the Sea King. Main use ...
by CrustyMono
30 Jun 2018, 08:46
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: 1985 Smoker Craft Big Fisherman 14'
Replies: 8
Views: 1517

1985 Smoker Craft Big Fisherman 14'

instead of running the seam down the middle, the seams run athwart the boat"

​What do you mean by this? ^ Sorry for my lack of knowledge.
by CrustyMono
29 Jun 2018, 22:56
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: 1985 Smoker Craft Big Fisherman 14'
Replies: 8
Views: 1517

1985 Smoker Craft Big Fisherman 14'

I purchased a 1985 Smoker Craft Big Fisherman 14' with a 1978 Sea Lion trailer and 25 hp Johnson outboard all for only $300. Boat doesn't have any wood in it and I am planning to fix it up. This time around I will be investing more money and time into the process. This means that I will be using bet...
by CrustyMono
07 Jun 2017, 21:41
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: 1968 Sea King 14'
Replies: 1
Views: 686

1968 Sea King 14'

IMG_3873.JPG I am in the process of adding a casting deck to my 14' boat (1968 Sea King). I want a deck that is 3" below the top of the boat. I am thinking of using an aluminum angle of some kind every two feet, starting at th transom, and every 2' until i near the bow, have another one. then, i wi...
by CrustyMono
23 Nov 2016, 14:07
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: 14' Sea King Mod
Replies: 1
Views: 680

14' Sea King Mod

This was the boat before i took out the casting deck and floor
This was the boat before i took out the casting deck and floor
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deck removed
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Support Im going to frame ^
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What I want ^
by CrustyMono
23 Nov 2016, 14:02
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: 14' Sea King Mod
Replies: 1
Views: 680

14' Sea King Mod

I recently purchased a 1968 Sea King aluminum v hull. The previous owner built a casting deck and floor. I wanted to clean the boat well. I removed the floor for good, because it was gross. One section of the casting deck is easily removable. The frontal section has a hatch and is still there. None ...
by CrustyMono
21 Nov 2016, 23:41
Forum: Boat House
Topic: Casting Deck support
Replies: 4
Views: 1076

Casting Deck support

What can I do to support a casting deck in the front? I want at least one hatch for a battery.
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by CrustyMono
21 Nov 2016, 20:10
Forum: Boat House
Topic: Transom Replacement?
Replies: 2
Views: 687

Transom Replacement?

How can I replace my rotting transom? Its is secured very well with stripped bolts and screws. there are also three metal supports pushing against it.
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by CrustyMono
21 Nov 2016, 10:15
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: New to forum and Making Conversions
Replies: 2
Views: 591

New to forum and Making Conversions

Here are pictures of the mod I want and my current boat in daylight
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by CrustyMono
21 Nov 2016, 10:11
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: New to forum and Making Conversions
Replies: 2
Views: 591

New to forum and Making Conversions

I recently purchased a 1968 Sea King aluminum v hull. The previous owner built a casting deck and floor. I wanted to clean the boat well. I removed the floor for good, because it was gross. One section of the casting deck is easily removable. The frontal section has a hatch and is still there. None ...