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And first on the board!

In the process of stockpiling supplies. Will update once I start cutting and welding.

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I like the moniker Capt1972. It sounds like a retro super-hero. Any chance you wear a cape while fishing? Maybe green tights? :mrgreen:

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bobberboy wrote:I like the moniker Capt1972. It sounds like a retro super-hero. Any chance you wear a cape while fishing? Maybe green tights? :mrgreen:
Pink tights but only when duck hunting

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Well, I finally got my FIL's 17ft PolarKraft rehabbed. Complete gut job and new foam. Now on to my jet-jon build. So far I've stockpiled the following:

17ft Landau bass boat with a mod V
seadoo jet-ski
1 Aluminium 20ft extension ladder
1 Aluminium 28ft extension ladder
1 dual bank onboard charger
LED running lights


I'm taking this week off from working on boats and going trout fishing for 4 days. Next week I'll start the build.

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Pictures or it didn't happen :)

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The ladders are a cliff hanger for sure . . . it will be interesting to find out their function in the next episode!

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CedarRiverScooter wrote:The ladders are a cliff hanger for sure . . . it will be interesting to find out their function in the next episode!
For framing. No wood on this vessel!

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Drained the old fuel out of the ski tonight, did some measuring and a lot of thinking. That is all.

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Motor runs!

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Finished gutting the boat. Next a quick pressure washing of the inside and to strip the hull.
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And yes, all the wood is coming out.

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Looks like a great start. Are you going to glue the tunnel in or weld an alum one in?

I'm tearing mine down. Going to lower the intake about an inch.

Going to flip it tomorrow.

Funny how fast it comes apart, spent the whole winter building it.

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CedarRiverScooter wrote:Looks like a great start. Are you going to glue the tunnel in or weld an alum one in?glue

I'm tearing mine down. Going to lower the intake about an inch. doing the same

Going to flip it tomorrow.

Funny how fast it comes apart, spent the whole winter building it.

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Citri-stripping the hull then pressure washing this weekend. Not much to report.

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