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Custom Boat Build

Postby irons » Thu Mar 07, 2013 2:38 pm

Anyone know of any Custom Boat builders in the NE area that would build me a true flat bottom mud / Duck boat? I would like to use a local guy rather than go down south. I am looking for the following in a true flat bottom (no ribs):

either a weldbilt crawdad style or a mod v in a true flat 1648 or 1748:

-.100g aluminum minimum (curious as to the price difference between that and .125 5086)

-20" sides

-Rear huntdeck strong enough to support atleast a 35hp Surface drive mud motor

-2 rear seats (i guess its called a split seat, with storage)

-Small forward deck with just enough room to fit a few lifejackets and maybe an anchor underneath and maybe a spotlight on at a later date.

-Grab bar (multi position)

-True Flat bottom (no ribs)

I havent had much success with google. Thanks
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Re: Custom Boat Build

Postby Slack Tide » Fri Mar 08, 2013 6:17 pm

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Re: Custom Boat Build

Postby irons » Fri Mar 08, 2013 11:00 pm

New England would be nice lol. No custom Jon builders up here???
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Re: Custom Boat Build

Postby Slack Tide » Sat Mar 09, 2013 6:17 am

Depending on how high up you are, I know a guy WAY upstate who got one from a local guy....
Go to the NY forum and PM 870 the moderator....he'll help you with his guy if that's not too far.
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Re: Custom Boat Build

Postby toolmaker » Wed Mar 13, 2013 9:12 am

Slack Tide wrote:Depending on how high up you are, I know a guy WAY upstate who got one from a local guy....
Go to the NY forum and PM 870 the moderator....he'll help you with his guy if that's not too far.

from what i understand, he wasnt EVEN local to 870...he was many HOURS away....NORTH, like in CANADA!!!

there is a guy in CT that was building monster super duty duck boats....18-24 ft long...buuko bucks..but made like a tank...

he had a thread going about his build on one of the forums, and advertised about offering several models...but i dont know that he made more than the original boat.

found it....

http://www.bonesboats.com/


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