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Postby Tack in NJ » Sat Feb 04, 2006 3:32 pm

Just pickup a 16ft Lowe jon boat. Look Out Ducks I am hitting the big water next season!!!!
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Postby 870 » Sat Feb 04, 2006 3:47 pm

What kind and size motor are you looking to put on it, and did it come painted camo? Well congrat's on the new boat! :salude: Oh by the way are you planning to have a blind on it?
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Postby Smackaduck » Sat Feb 04, 2006 8:04 pm

Post some pics for us. COngrats on the new boat.
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Postby Tack in NJ » Sat Feb 04, 2006 9:31 pm

Its not painted camo......................yet. I will be building a blind for it and putting a 25 or 30 horse on it. Should move along pretty good since its a flat bottom
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Postby VTduckman » Sat Feb 04, 2006 10:09 pm

paint a base coat of 1 foot wide strips in brown, Tan and green all down the sides and let dry. then get some cattails, brush, ect and bunch it up natural looking. then hold it to the side of the boat and spray over it w/ black leaving an out line of cattails, ect.

How i did my boat anyways

oh- dont forgat the motor or any shiny acc.
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Postby ucaduckhunter » Sun Feb 05, 2006 1:55 am

Congrats on your new project.

When I got mine I paid $250.00 for a 1440 Monark with a foot controlled trolling motor and a messed up 15 Johnson. The thing had been sitting for a couple of years in the weather. I bought a trailer, painted, installed removable floors, hydroturfed, and built a custom blind (which I am always changing). Had the motor rebuilt for $759.48.

Total cost around $1500.00

The feeling I got the first time I took it out, called the ducks in, and the never saw the boat or the blind.....


Girlfriend came close to leaving me though. After the boat worked so well I stayed in it for a week and a half straight.
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Postby Tack in NJ » Sun Feb 05, 2006 7:44 am

Well I am doing okay pricewise too I only paid 300 for the boat
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