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by ProduceMan
13 Jul 2019, 00:17
Forum: Boat House
Topic: Boat and motor decals
Replies: 3
Views: 474

Boat and motor decals

Good info! How do you clean the inside of the tank and do you use an internal sealant? I've watched a vid of a motorcycle tank being done but it seems like a lotta steps. I have a metal Tohatsu tank that doesn't leak, very light spotty internal rust I'd like to rebadge into a Johnson.
by ProduceMan
29 May 2019, 21:14
Forum: Boat House
Topic: fuel tank options
Replies: 6
Views: 671

fuel tank options

You didn't say v hull or jon. For a v hull take a look at one of these. Helps to get weight forward. Moeller 6 gal bow tank. I have a '80 Johnson 15hp on a 14' and no problem with that long fuel line run.
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by ProduceMan
21 May 2019, 19:25
Forum: Boat House
Topic: Show me your cooler setups in your boats
Replies: 46
Views: 4112

Show me your cooler setups in your boats

Haven't bought one yet, but I think this would be a cool strap it in when you need it cooler/seat. https://www.amazon.com/Wise-Outdoors-Hunting-Insulated-Cooler/dp/B00EI57F5Q Your link isn't showing up. try this one https://www.walmart.com/ip/Wise-5613-252-Super-Sport-Seat-Break-Up-Camo-with-ODG-Sh...
by ProduceMan
21 May 2019, 00:42
Forum: Boat House
Topic: Show me your cooler setups in your boats
Replies: 46
Views: 4112

Show me your cooler setups in your boats

Haven't bought one yet, but I think this would be a cool strap it in when you need it cooler/seat.
by ProduceMan
10 May 2019, 21:18
Forum: Boat House
Topic: trolling rod holders
Replies: 10
Views: 877

trolling rod holders

I bought a pair of these oarlock holders https://www.walmart.com/ip/Scotty-Rod-Holder-Oarlock-Mount/33982499 . Very easy and plenty sturdy. Any Scotty or Cabelas/Basspro rodholder fits. Just because you never know what or how big a fish can hit the trollers, I attached a kayak style rod leash to eac...
by ProduceMan
05 May 2019, 19:57
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: 1976 Monark Army Corp of Engineers tri v hull
Replies: 4
Views: 1023

1976 Monark Army Corp of Engineers tri v hull

Pic #4 the hull looks similar to a Wellcraft Airslot design from the 80's. Very nice hull there.
by ProduceMan
03 May 2019, 22:17
Forum: Boat House
Topic: Boat Identification
Replies: 6
Views: 526

Boat Identification

Nice find! Take a good look at the wood inside the transom. That riser bolted on could just be a big band-aid. Is the motor a 4 stroke and what hp? Make sure the transom is supported by the bunks. Have fun modifying to your liking!
by ProduceMan
01 May 2019, 01:11
Forum: Boat House
Topic: Water over transom...
Replies: 25
Views: 2982

Water over transom...

Did you solve the spray problem? Do you have enough bite for the clamps on the transom with up to a 1" spacer on top of it? Try that. If not look at the replacement poly motor boards for kicker brackets, their thickness gives you a 2" setback. I was lucky enough to find a used Garelick bracket with ...
by ProduceMan
26 Apr 2019, 21:15
Forum: Motors
Topic: Prop selection
Replies: 14
Views: 968

Prop selection

I'm gonna follow this thread. I have a '80 15hp Johnson on a 14' v hull. Your load #'s are very close to where I am with 2ppl and gear. I have the stock 9 1/4 X 10 and can get 19.3kts solo but only 14.7kts with a 200lb passenger. I have another stock prop that I can take to a local prop shop and hav...
by ProduceMan
22 Apr 2019, 23:52
Forum: Boat House
Topic: Transom Riser Success!
Replies: 0
Views: 491

Transom Riser Success!

I was able to get this used at a real good price from a salvage co. on this. https://www.go2marine.com/product/204419F/garelick-mounting-pads-for-ob-kicker-brackets-poly-board-only.html. It's the larger of the two pictured. My Johnson 15 is a short shaft and was way too low even with a 3/4" shim bef...
by ProduceMan
27 Feb 2019, 22:29
Forum: Boat House
Topic: Transom Launching Wheels
Replies: 16
Views: 1472

Transom Launching Wheels

Consider the ground you'll be wheeling it on. Wider tires for floatation will help. When retracted will also provide extra flotation during one of those Oh **** moments. Boaters with tinnies use them all the time in Baja for beach launching.
by ProduceMan
18 Feb 2019, 21:06
Forum: Boat House
Topic: 12" Sears Gamefisher
Replies: 1
Views: 325

12" Sears Gamefisher

The TuffCoat rocks. I got a good 7yrs of mostly saltwater wear on my old glass boat. Should do as well on aluminum. All about the prep.
by ProduceMan
13 Feb 2019, 21:09
Forum: Boat House
Topic: Lowe Jon Boat Question
Replies: 5
Views: 575

Lowe Jon Boat Question

My guess is that they are filled with flotation foam.
by ProduceMan
10 Feb 2019, 14:06
Forum: Boat House
Topic: Transom Riser
Replies: 9
Views: 756

Transom Riser

I have a short shaft Johnson 15 and a short transom. Cav plate still 1 1/2" below the hull. I have a chance to buy a static mount kicker bracket for cheap. Could I use just the poly mounting board and bolt it outside the transom to get the desired rise. The bracket is rated to 15hp. The poly board w...
by ProduceMan
13 Dec 2018, 20:35
Forum: Motors
Topic: 2-line tank on CL
Replies: 1
Views: 416

2-line tank on CL