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by walleye88
31 Oct 2016, 19:27
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Garmin Fishfinder $120 with GPS??? What do you guys think??
Replies: 1
Views: 745

Garmin Fishfinder $120 with GPS??? What do you guys think??

I have a 1982 wards sea king 14 ft with a 1991 Johnson 15hp motor its a nice and reliable little boat and I have always had a lowrance unit on it. Right now I have a lowrance mark-5x which I love but I would really like a smaller sonar with color upfront on my small casting deck and mount it to my o...
by walleye88
20 Jul 2016, 17:41
Forum: Boat House
Topic: Patching holes in an Aluminum Boat Fast and Cheap!!!!
Replies: 5
Views: 1001

Patching holes in an Aluminum Boat Fast and Cheap!!!!

This is also a great butane torch to check out it works great! and is cheaper then most options. :o
https://amzn.to/2avlvU4
by walleye88
20 Jul 2016, 17:39
Forum: Boat House
Topic: Patch Holes in Aluminum Fast And easy for cheap!!!
Replies: 1
Views: 1778

Patch Holes in Aluminum Fast And easy for cheap!!!

This is also a great self lighting butane torch witch is another great option to use.
:LOL2:
https://amzn.to/2avlvU4
by walleye88
20 Jul 2016, 16:50
Forum: Boat House
Topic: Patching holes in an Aluminum Boat Fast and Cheap!!!!
Replies: 5
Views: 1001

Patching holes in an Aluminum Boat Fast and Cheap!!!!

IMG_4470.JPG I have a 1969 wards sea king 16ft with a 75 hp Johnson. This thing is a barn find and it had a lot of holes from old rod holders and chrome trim. I'm just making it into a fishing boat and so I wanted to patch all the old holes and I used aluminum brazing to do that. All I did was sand...
by walleye88
20 Jul 2016, 16:21
Forum: Boat House
Topic: Patch Holes in Aluminum Fast And easy for cheap!!!
Replies: 1
Views: 1778

Patch Holes in Aluminum Fast And easy for cheap!!!

I Have a 1969 16ft wards sea king and it had some old holes in the side from rod holders so I looked at a few options on how to fix it and I decided on a very easy and effective method that was aluminum brazing. Aluminum brazing rods are very cheap on amazon and most of them hold up better then the ...
by walleye88
04 Mar 2015, 00:53
Forum: Boat House
Topic: Speed Wheel Help!!!
Replies: 2
Views: 434

Speed Wheel Help!!!

Can I cut and splice this lowrance St-Tu speed wheel to make it work again? The speed wheel cable was cut and I am wondering if its still usable. If anybody has any idea how I can make this speed wheel functional again please let me know. If it is doable I also need to find out what cable I would ne...
by walleye88
11 Feb 2015, 20:32
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: 16ft 1960's Wards Sea King Runabout
Replies: 22
Views: 3874

16ft 1960's Wards Sea King Runabout

Hey guys so its been a while since my last update and I have good news and bad news! Good news the boat is looking great and the hull is solid as a rock! I also recently finished refurbishing the trailer and its looking great!! Shinny and black! The bad news is also good news tho... so one day I was...
by walleye88
30 Jan 2015, 00:27
Forum: Trailers
Topic: Boat trailer Paint and wheel help!!!
Replies: 19
Views: 2644

Boat trailer Paint and wheel help!!!

Awesome thanks ill do that!
by walleye88
29 Jan 2015, 21:34
Forum: Trailers
Topic: Boat trailer Paint and wheel help!!!
Replies: 19
Views: 2644

Boat trailer Paint and wheel help!!!

Is this the paint i should use for the trailer after i paint it with Rustolium self etching primer?
https://www.walmart.com/ip/Rust-Oleum-St ... k/17011204
by walleye88
29 Jan 2015, 21:25
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: 16ft 1960's Wards Sea King Runabout
Replies: 22
Views: 3874

16ft 1960's Wards Sea King Runabout

Hey guys i know i have an aircompressor and a air gun but i cant decide if i still want to paint the boat with the paint gun and deal with the hardener and all that or just use this to paint the top of my boat with after i spray it with self etching automotive primer. https://www.homedepot.com/p/Rus...
by walleye88
27 Jan 2015, 00:45
Forum: Boat House
Topic: Boat Help!!!
Replies: 6
Views: 872

Boat Help!!!

So I bought a 16' aluminum boat and am restoring it and its coming along great!!! Only problem is the front part where the winch attaches to is broken! (sorry don't know what to call it) Also i have no idea how the guy i bought it from broke it! Like it was solid metal! Anyway i need to find out how...
by walleye88
25 Jan 2015, 21:57
Forum: Trailers
Topic: Boat trailer Paint and wheel help!!!
Replies: 19
Views: 2644

Boat trailer Paint and wheel help!!!

Sounds good! Got some more work done on the trailer today! Whole trailer stripped of paint and rust and all disassembled!
Now just have to paint! :D =D>
by walleye88
25 Jan 2015, 21:53
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: 16ft 1960's Wards Sea King Runabout
Replies: 22
Views: 3874

16ft 1960's Wards Sea King Runabout

So i got lots of work done on the boat today! To start put another coat of citristrip on the boat scraped it off and buffed it with an old dish tag. Worked pretty well just a lot of elbow grease. Next i started working on the gastank it had a lot of old rust in it and had some pin sized rust holes i...
by walleye88
20 Jan 2015, 23:32
Forum: Trailers
Topic: Boat trailer Paint and wheel help!!!
Replies: 19
Views: 2644

Boat trailer Paint and wheel help!!!

Do i need to scuff up the steel trailer before i paint it with the rattle can automotive primer?