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Re: Waterfowl Boats, blinds etc.
« Reply #45 on: June 21, 2010, 03:34:29 PM »
Man I don't even know what to use for framing material? how to mount it? I just don't want to start drillin holes everywhere. you know what I mean :dunno:

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« Reply #46 on: June 22, 2010, 12:20:06 PM »
Man I don't even know what to use for framing material? how to mount it? I just don't want to start drillin holes everywhere. you know what I mean :dunno:

there are sites for 'scissor' duck blinds or something like that. they walk you through all the details. you'll have to assembly and install a store bought one anyways, so may as well assembly and install one meant exactly for your boat.

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« Reply #47 on: June 22, 2010, 06:26:16 PM »
question guys,  It looks like most people prefer the jon style boat does this have to do the fact that it is more stable than a v bottom or that it can go shallower than the v bottom or that it has a lower profile?  I ask because I am planning on picking one up and would like it to double as a fishing boat for the boys until they get big enough to do the kayak thing with me.  thoughts?

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Re: Waterfowl Boats, blinds etc.
« Reply #48 on: June 22, 2010, 09:14:18 PM »
I just don't want to start drillin holes everywhere. you know what I mean :dunno:

you could always weld some peices of pipe to a few big clamps for a good starter that wouldnt put a hole in your boat.
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Re: Waterfowl Boats, blinds etc.
« Reply #49 on: June 23, 2010, 05:11:22 AM »
Man I don't even know what to use for framing material? how to mount it? I just don't want to start drillin holes everywhere. you know what I mean :dunno:

Drill baby Drill! Not willing to drill a hole in your boat must be a sickness.    :chuckle:  My buddy won't even mount rod holders in his boat.  :bash: 

Figure out your mounting system, use all stainless hardware, maching screws or bolts, washers, plus Stainless nylocs, then use a dremel, hacksaw or angle grinder to trim off all the excess hardware lenght, lightly sand, then shoot with primer then paint. End product looks nice, no snags, no rust.
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Re: Waterfowl Boats, blinds etc.
« Reply #50 on: June 23, 2010, 08:34:56 AM »
question guys,  It looks like most people prefer the jon style boat does this have to do the fact that it is more stable than a v bottom or that it can go shallower than the v bottom or that it has a lower profile?  I ask because I am planning on picking one up and would like it to double as a fishing boat for the boys until they get big enough to do the kayak thing with me.  thoughts?

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Yes,all of those things. But also consider the freeboard and the type of water you'll be in. it's hard to find a one-size-fits-all solution for boats.

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Re: Waterfowl Boats, blinds etc.
« Reply #51 on: June 23, 2010, 11:56:56 PM »
you know what malardman, it looks like your garage is getting a bit too full. so i'll help you out, i'll take the car.
"Right now, I am thinking that If my grandmother was here, she would be lecturing me about how there are poor people in Africa, that would just love to have a Ruger, I would just say "Great, granny, lets just ship all the Rugers to Africa!"


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« Reply #52 on: June 29, 2010, 10:42:06 AM »
you know what malardman, it looks like your garage is getting a bit too full. so i'll help you out, i'll take the car.
Sorry that was my grandfathers bought it brand new and has never left the family, probably never will its a 77 L82 4sp 42k original miles.

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Re: Waterfowl Boats, blinds etc.
« Reply #53 on: June 29, 2010, 02:33:06 PM »
you know what malardman, it looks like your garage is getting a bit too full. so i'll help you out, i'll take the car.
Sorry that was my grandfathers bought it brand new and has never left the family, probably never will its a 77 L82 4sp 42k original miles.

A prize family heirlom. They dont make cars like that anymore. now they are just plastic.
"Right now, I am thinking that If my grandmother was here, she would be lecturing me about how there are poor people in Africa, that would just love to have a Ruger, I would just say "Great, granny, lets just ship all the Rugers to Africa!"


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Re: Waterfowl Boats, blinds etc.
« Reply #54 on: June 29, 2010, 08:42:07 PM »
Man I don't even know what to use for framing material? how to mount it? I just don't want to start drillin holes everywhere. you know what I mean :dunno:
Place a few removable feet on the boat for an aluminum framed blind.  I am looking to make something new for my Sea Ark.
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Re: Waterfowl Boats, blinds etc.
« Reply #55 on: July 15, 2010, 12:21:09 PM »
My new Duck boat, I'll have a blind on it come October, just having a hell of a time figuring what one to get?

what kind of boat is that? that is a really sweet set up!
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Re: Waterfowl Boats, blinds etc.
« Reply #56 on: August 27, 2010, 05:38:47 PM »
Well just got done putting the finishing touches on my little layout will be ready for early goose and the season.  Will hide easily and be comfortable to layout in.   :IBCOOL:




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Re: Waterfowl Boats, blinds etc.
« Reply #57 on: August 28, 2010, 11:27:00 AM »
Sweet!!!  I have my Marsh rat all grassed up and ready to go also... but it ain't looking THAT good   :'(


Nice work  8)

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Re: Waterfowl Boats, blinds etc.
« Reply #58 on: September 23, 2010, 03:41:21 AM »
I just picked up the Quickset.  Are any of you guys using the wind or rain blocker? I am considering getting one or both. Any input would be apreciated.

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Re: Waterfowl Boats, blinds etc.
« Reply #59 on: October 23, 2010, 07:01:35 PM »
I have the wind blocker, but if it gets windy your boat is like a sail.  I have a hard time keeping the curtains down unless I clamp them down.
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