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 Post subject: Ideas for 10ft Jon boat
PostPosted: 30 Apr 2012, 01:28 

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Whats up everybody . I just picked up a 10ft Jon boat off good old craigslist and I was wondering what I could to to stablize the wobbles that it's gets. Also if a deck or any bass boat-like mods can be added . Any advise would be appreciated !


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 Post subject: Ideas for 10ft Jon boat
PostPosted: 30 Apr 2012, 14:36 
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I added some flotation pods and they helped a little but nothing significant. Seen some guys even attach pontoons. If you plan on installing a deck keep in mind higher it is the more unstable it will become. When looking at Jon boats the most important size is in the width. Most 10' are 32". Ideal width would be 48" or larger though they are commonly found on 14'+ length boats.


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 Post subject: Ideas for 10ft Jon boat
PostPosted: 01 Jun 2017, 00:20 
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FlyBassFisherman253 wrote:
Whats up everybody . I just picked up a 10ft Jon boat off good old craigslist and I was wondering what I could to to stablize the wobbles that it's gets. Also if a deck or any bass boat-like mods can be added . Any advise would be appreciated !


I have a 10 foot "topper" and the best advice I can give you is to not add a chair and sit on a cushion and stay there, or get a wider 12' + boat :-)

Bass boat like "mods" are for sure needed. I just couldn't live without some things.

I added two rod holders, running lights, a depth sounder, cleats, a bilge pump (we can get a foot of rain in a couple of hours here), some kids pool "noodles" on the sides to grip so my hands don't burn, and a little self made "dashboard" with switches to turn stuff on, a volt meter with integrated USB charging ports, compass, hour meter, and thermometer.



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 Post subject: Ideas for 10ft Jon boat
PostPosted: 01 Oct 2017, 03:03 

Joined: 29 Sep 2011, 12:43
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Location: Eastern Bluegrass on the WVa border
Not mine but "as seen on Craigslist"

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Had 2 big corn fed boys in it and was riding at bottom with out riggers

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