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by assaultcraft8993
28 Jul 2014, 11:08
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: 1970 Lonestar 14 Foot Semi V Hull Rebuild
Replies: 20
Views: 3040

1970 Lonestar 14 Foot Semi V Hull Rebuild

Great looking boat I have a 1961 lone star and have been on the back burner for some time now (sidework is crazy busy) but i am looking to do the trailer soon what kind of brackets did you use for the runners? also you didnt have to put any rollers for the v-hull part? I have redone the transome wit...
by assaultcraft8993
06 Jan 2014, 10:28
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: 16' Lowe V Conversion
Replies: 93
Views: 24319

16' Lowe V Conversion

I have a 1961 16' Lonestar ( at leats that's what others say it is)..You have given me some great ideas for the conversion on mine. Been contiplating cutting out the seats and restructuring the inside. Been busy the whole winter starting my own business havent had the time to really get into it...Gr...
by assaultcraft8993
02 Jun 2013, 10:21
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: 1961 Lone Star 16' Mod.
Replies: 8
Views: 902

1961 Lone Star 16' Mod.

Have you tried WEST Marine...they have some bolts in their catalog...Where about do you live?
by assaultcraft8993
01 Jun 2013, 12:04
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: 1961 Lone Star 16' Mod.
Replies: 8
Views: 902

1961 Lone Star 16' Mod.

Milt...I have the top braces and will be putting them on today with all the stainless steel bolts to hold them on. I am getting transom supports made from a fab shop so that I can have a peace of mind when i do mount a 40hp back onto her. I will be getting a side console fabbed as well. Soon the pai...
by assaultcraft8993
16 Apr 2013, 20:19
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: Voyager 16ft jon boat mod, here we go right now! *New Pics
Replies: 65
Views: 8994

Voyager 16ft jon boat mod, here we go right now! *New Pics

I think that will alright due to the fact you will be sitting on the starboard side of the boat to drive..Looks great.
by assaultcraft8993
13 Apr 2013, 09:29
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: Q-14 (semi V) AeroCraft Project
Replies: 116
Views: 25806

Q-14 (semi V) AeroCraft Project

I have one question in the first picture (before all the work started) it shows a support going from the side to the top of a seat. When you were done you didn't have to put this suport back on? Is it due to the deckin and side boxes? I have a 16' and they have these supports from the side to each s...
by assaultcraft8993
13 Apr 2013, 08:37
Forum: Boat House
Topic: Beefing up a transom
Replies: 4
Views: 512

Beefing up a transom

My boat came with a 40 HP outboard when it was built in 1961 and it didn't have supports. I'm going to add them just for peace of mind. Then I might be able to go up to a 50-60 HP. Just going to be slow build for me, but it gives me time to think what I want to do.
by assaultcraft8993
07 Apr 2013, 19:27
Forum: Boat House
Topic: Beefing up a transom
Replies: 4
Views: 512

Beefing up a transom

they say you can put supports from the transom to the bottom of boat. you can trough hull the bolts or screw them to the transom.. here is a picture of what I have to do..
by assaultcraft8993
07 Apr 2013, 19:14
Forum: Watering Hole
Topic: walleye
Replies: 23
Views: 1078

walleye

Look up a lure called Erie Derie..we use them all the time on Lake Erie and have tried them else where and the green and mhite or red and white works great. Put a fat night crawler on it and let about 1-2" of worm dangle out.. BOOM.. :LOL2:
by assaultcraft8993
26 Mar 2013, 22:08
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: 20' Lowe Olympic Jon Boat
Replies: 402
Views: 75237

20' Lowe Olympic Jon Boat

Great looking boat and can't wait to get mine in the right direction. My HD and Lowes here in Richmond,VA has the EZ screen stuff and picking some up this weekend. Getting everything roundede up so when I start I don't have to say I need more oops. Great job and thanks for the pics it really helped ...
by assaultcraft8993
26 Mar 2013, 17:36
Forum: Wanted
Topic: WANTED ~~~ Humminbird 2 pin Power Cable ~~~
Replies: 3
Views: 758

WANTED ~~~ Humminbird 2 pin Power Cable ~~~

I have one extra. PM me and I will need your address. I guess I can do a C.O.D..here is a picture let me know if this works...
by assaultcraft8993
26 Mar 2013, 17:26
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: 1961 Lone Star 16' Mod.
Replies: 8
Views: 902

1961 Lone Star 16' Mod.

Well looks like I'll be back at the boat tomorrow it is suppose to get up in the 60's by the weekend. Hope to get transom installed and then take boat up to friends shop to be soda blasted for free. Then back here for a little rattle can primer. [-o<
Finally the warmth has come back to New Kent,VA.
by assaultcraft8993
24 Mar 2013, 16:29
Forum: Watering Hole
Topic: DANG IT!!! More snow
Replies: 24
Views: 4764

DANG IT!!! More snow

sleeting here now, but snow on the way..Slow boat mod for me right now..SUCKS!
by assaultcraft8993
24 Mar 2013, 16:02
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: 1961 Lone Star 16' Mod.
Replies: 8
Views: 902

1961 Lone Star 16' Mod.

well started on mine couple of weeks ago and the weather has me going crazy. It will be warm then next day dusting of snow. :roll: So I removed the wood out of the transom and made a template to make a full size peice to go back in.(old wood was only 1/2 way down) Got that all glued up and waiting o...
by assaultcraft8993
23 Mar 2013, 20:18
Forum: Motors
Topic: Motor length?
Replies: 4
Views: 360

Motor length?

Thanks Mike, I've been out of the boat building for 12 years and I knew I was forgetting something. Thanks for the info and I HOPE [-o< that the three motors are going to be good ones. \:D/