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by musicman
29 Apr 2014, 09:35
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: Material Links for your conversion
Replies: 74
Views: 104548

Material Links for your conversion

@Arial I used a very similar product for my decks. Aluminum decking is much lighter and a lot stronger than plywood. It has good slip resistance (but is a little hard on bare knees). I thought the cost was reasonable, and it finished out well. I also liked that I could apply camo paint to my decks, ...
by musicman
29 Apr 2014, 09:01
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: 2012 Lowes 16 ft semi V conversion for bass fishing
Replies: 5
Views: 680

2012 Lowes 16 ft semi V conversion for bass fishing

@bigredxlt: Sure, I will post some closeup pictures. Several things to remember when applying gas struts. 1) Gas struts are available very inexpensively on ebay. I paid only $25 for the two 80 lb, 28" stroke struts I used. 2) Geometry and trigonometry definitely come into play. You want the strut pu...
by musicman
28 Apr 2014, 15:46
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: 2012 Lowes 16 ft semi V conversion for bass fishing
Replies: 2
Views: 540

2012 Lowes 16 ft semi V conversion for bass fishing

Boat Features List Started with: Lowe 1648 Riveted aluminum John boat, semi-V design, with live well in front bench. Mercury 9.9 hp tiller steering manual start 4 stroke engine. Removable night time running lights. Lowrance 4 dsi sonar. Lowe Trailer. Improvements: Water fowl camouflage paint. Minn-K...
by musicman
28 Apr 2014, 15:02
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: 2012 Lowes 16 ft semi V conversion for bass fishing
Replies: 5
Views: 680

2012 Lowes 16 ft semi V conversion for bass fishing

Boat Features List Started with: Lowe 1648 Riveted aluminum John boat, semi-V design, with live well in front bench. Mercury 9.9 hp tiller steering manual start 4 stroke engine. Removable night time running lights. Lowrance 4 dsi sonar. Lowe Trailer. Improvements: Water fowl camouflage paint. Minn-K...