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by alanbird_87
09 Feb 2015, 12:17
Forum: Motors
Topic: 25 hp Evinrude Etec vs 25 hp Mercury
Replies: 8
Views: 1494

25 hp Evinrude Etec vs 25 hp Mercury

Thanks for all your input. I decided on the Evinrude.
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by alanbird_87
22 Jan 2015, 22:09
Forum: Motors
Topic: 25 hp Evinrude Etec vs 25 hp Mercury
Replies: 8
Views: 1494

25 hp Evinrude Etec vs 25 hp Mercury

Thank you for all your replies. The more research I do the more I'm leaning towards the Etec. I will give a final decision though. All and any input is welcome.
by alanbird_87
19 Jan 2015, 20:17
Forum: Motors
Topic: 25 hp Evinrude Etec vs 25 hp Mercury
Replies: 8
Views: 1494

25 hp Evinrude Etec vs 25 hp Mercury

Hello everyone, I'm currently looking at getting a new motor and I've narrowed my choice down to 2 outboards, the evinrude Etec and the Mercury outboards. If anybody has any experience with these motors or if you have a preference let me know. As far as I know, the Etec is 2stroke and the Mercury is...
by alanbird_87
29 Dec 2014, 17:09
Forum: Motors
Topic: recommended boat shops in NC
Replies: 11
Views: 861

recommended boat shops in NC

No I've never had any work done by them. I just get my parts through him. My motor is really easy to work on.
by alanbird_87
28 Dec 2014, 23:00
Forum: Motors
Topic: recommended boat shops in NC
Replies: 11
Views: 861

recommended boat shops in NC

Thanks in advance for any help, I'm sorry if it's been answered or suggested somewhere else but I was unable to find this info through the search. I recently got an older jon boat (duracraft 1518) and motor (1985 mercury 25xd). I'm not confident in my ability to do the maintenance and any repairs t...
by alanbird_87
08 Apr 2014, 18:42
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: Landau 1470F
Replies: 47
Views: 14690

Landau 1470F

How did you secure the aluminum angle to the ribs in the boat?
by alanbird_87
04 Apr 2014, 18:21
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: 1648 Lowe Big Jon
Replies: 30
Views: 3580

1648 Lowe Big Jon

Alright started cutting my aluminum sheet last night. Cut the rear floor and it fits perfect and covered the edges with a rubber edge guard. I will coat the aluminum with tuff coat to provide a soft coating.
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by alanbird_87
01 Apr 2014, 13:51
Forum: Boat House
Topic: Questions about Fuel Tank for boat
Replies: 6
Views: 439

Questions about Fuel Tank for boat

I have a 3 gallon tank right where you are looking to put yours. It fits in there perfectly. I don't have a new tank, so I'm unsure how they vent. I'd be hard pressed to believe that they don't vent. If they don't just crack the fill cap a turn or 2. Thank you for answer...opening the lid a little ...
by alanbird_87
01 Apr 2014, 10:05
Forum: Boat House
Topic: Questions about Fuel Tank for boat
Replies: 6
Views: 439

Questions about Fuel Tank for boat

I'm looking at getting a new fuel tank for my boat. One that will fit in the area between the transom and rear bench seat. With that being said I need a small profile tank. All the tanks I have been looking at are low permeation tanks that do not vent. I thought tanks needed to vent so that the outb...
by alanbird_87
31 Mar 2014, 22:01
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: 1648 Lowe Big Jon
Replies: 30
Views: 3580

1648 Lowe Big Jon

Your welcome
by alanbird_87
31 Mar 2014, 05:48
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: 1648 Lowe Big Jon
Replies: 30
Views: 3580

1648 Lowe Big Jon

The net is secured with product: Lehigh 13201 grip clip and i got them from amazon. I got the medium size.
by alanbird_87
29 Mar 2014, 23:05
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: 1648 Lowe Big Jon
Replies: 30
Views: 3580

1648 Lowe Big Jon

Its been awhile since Ive posted anything but ive taken the boat out twice. The first trip i discovered the livewell was leaking into the boat and had to come back in. I patched the rivets took it back out and it was still leaking so ive ordered some 5200 and im going to drill Ids all rivets in live...
by alanbird_87
14 Mar 2014, 12:21
Forum: Boat House
Topic: Where do you buy your aluminum sheet from?
Replies: 11
Views: 742

Where do you buy your aluminum sheet from?

$2 for a 25' piece now thats cheap!
by alanbird_87
14 Mar 2014, 11:52
Forum: Jet Boat Projects
Topic: BigTerp's Tracker Sportsman 16' O/B Jet build
Replies: 350
Views: 74550

Tracker Sportsman 16' - Some Finishing Touches

Hi, great looking boat. I really like the aluminum floor. I was wondering if you attached the forward floor to aluminum angle and if so how did you?
by alanbird_87
14 Mar 2014, 11:43
Forum: Boat House
Topic: 1232 Lowe Jon or 1232 Tracker Topper Jon?
Replies: 2
Views: 291

1232 Lowe Jon or 1232 Tracker Topper Jon?

DrNip wrote:If I had a choice I would pick the Lowe. I'd try to get a 1236 at least too.
Ok Ill check the specs again on that boat.