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Hi guys, I have been thinking obout getting a boat for duck hunting and some fishing. I have never hunted out of a boat before. I found a 14' welded alluminum boat for sale. can this be turned into a duck boat. i.e. will it take paint. can i attach blind material to it easily enough.
here is the link.
If you have the time to give it a look i would appriciate it. please let me know of any ideas that you might have.
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She looks like a real good deal. A lot of stuff on her for the price, and it could easily be made into a duck boat. However, I have heard from others who have painted boats that unless you do the right prep work
(and I can't remember for the life of me what to do) the paint will flake off like nobody's business. If I estimate it right you've got a good boat on your hands that will go great all around (fishing, hunting etc.) for only a little extra cost. Best wishes!
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Looks like a good sized boat. Somebody on here told me that painting those boats is a pain, but I've never personally tried. Have you seen how that 5h.p. motor pushes that boat. I've got about a 10' boat with a 5 on it. I haven't loaded it down yet but I'm a little worried about it. Anybody know how that 5horse would push that boat.
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i had a 9.8 merc on a 14ft lake jon and it pushed it great...i would think the size vs. load would be close to your setup.
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itll do but it sure aint no flat bottom. if ur hunting open areas and big lakes/rivers it will be ok but sure wont go in any 6 - 0 inches of water like others would.
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