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by NugHunter
16 Apr 2013, 07:56
Forum: Motors
Topic: 77 20hp gas/running problem..gas line? carb?
Replies: 2
Views: 228

77 20hp gas/running problem..gas line? carb?

last time it ran when i gave it gas it would bog down unless i let off the gas..it would idle ok..give it gas..bog down...keep pumping the bubble and it would run....now it wont start and backfires...i installed new plugs and if i pump the bubble while i pull it it wants to start but wont...i stuck ...
by NugHunter
21 Mar 2013, 21:28
Forum: Motors
Topic: 77 merc 200 20hp pull start problem
Replies: 2
Views: 177

77 merc 200 20hp pull start problem

just replaced the sheave shaft on a merc 20hp ..for some reason after getting pull start assembly back together ,i cant get it to engage the teeth on the wheel ? when i do get it engaged and line it all up and bolt it back together the cord still pulls straight out and will go back in but the wheel ...
by NugHunter
20 Mar 2013, 09:45
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: 14ft DuraCraft 1517 Fisherman "Make Over"Project
Replies: 8
Views: 1987

14ft DuraCraft 1517 Fisherman "Make Over"Project

boat painted sand color.. wood stained and poly
by NugHunter
20 Mar 2013, 09:42
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: Golf cart hardtop on my 15ft Jon?
Replies: 20
Views: 2496

Golf cart hardtop on my 15ft Jon?

36 mph from and old 20hp? You'd be lucky to get that from a modern 40 hp. Nah, I think you might be reading your speedometer in kmh rather than mph. gps speedometer app from my iphone....should be back on the water today or tomorrow i will make sure and snap a pic ...really was looking for opinions...
by NugHunter
12 Mar 2013, 17:12
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: Golf cart hardtop on my 15ft Jon?
Replies: 20
Views: 2496

Golf cart hardtop on my 15ft Jon?

I don't know how your hardtop idea is going to work out although I'll be watching, but if you're getting 30 mph out of that boat then I want to know what prop you're running. Because unless I'm mistaken, that's a Mercury 200 on the back of your boat and I can't get near that speed out of mine. yep ...
by NugHunter
08 Mar 2013, 17:55
Forum: Boat House
Topic: Anyone ever stain floor/deck on a alum flat bottom?
Replies: 6
Views: 295

Anyone ever stain floor/deck on a alum flat bottom?

Thanks for the advice everyone :)

I am actually thinking of going with a poly wood stain for the floors and deck and paint the boat white..here she is bare wood deck and primed :mrgreen:
by NugHunter
08 Mar 2013, 17:38
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: 14ft DuraCraft 1517 Fisherman "Make Over"Project
Replies: 8
Views: 1987

14ft DuraCraft 1517 Fisherman "Make Over"Project

This morning i got right to work on the new sled.

applied bedliner spray sealer on all the ribs and rivets.
cut new wood floors and deck
primed boat white.
by NugHunter
08 Mar 2013, 17:24
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: 14ft DuraCraft 1517 Fisherman "Make Over"Project
Replies: 8
Views: 1987

14ft DuraCraft 1517 Fisherman "Make Over"Project

Pweisbrod wrote:Sweet! Lucky for you there was no foam under the floor! :mrgreen:
yeh no doubt...only problem i ad was acorns and 10 years of dirt. :lol:
by NugHunter
07 Mar 2013, 17:11
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: 14ft DuraCraft 1517 Fisherman "Make Over"Project
Replies: 8
Views: 1987

Removed the old wood floor and deck that was wrapped in 80s astro turff :mrgreen:
by NugHunter
07 Mar 2013, 16:57
Forum: Boat House
Topic: Anyone ever stain floor/deck on a alum flat bottom?
Replies: 6
Views: 295

Anyone ever stain floor/deck on a alum flat bottom?

Thinking about waterproof staining the wood floor/deck of my project boat instead of carpeting .
Has anyone done this before?
by NugHunter
07 Mar 2013, 11:47
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: 14ft DuraCraft 1517 Fisherman "Make Over"Project
Replies: 8
Views: 1987

14ft DuraCraft 1517 Fisherman "Make Over"Project

Scored a great deal last nite on craigslist for a 1983 14ft duracraft model 1517 Fisheman..trailer..one seat with t-lock mount for $300 :D

Will be re-doing the floor and bow deck,paint,lights etc over the next few week and will post updates along the way.

here is how she looked the day we met
by NugHunter
05 Mar 2013, 14:30
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: Golf cart hardtop on my 15ft Jon?
Replies: 20
Views: 2496

Golf cart hardtop on my 15ft Jon?

Hi NugHunter, The Golf Cart top will generate a couple of issues. 1 It's weight, that high, is going to make your 15' jon very sensitive to rolling. 2 It's weight is going to make the boat ride a little deeper. 3 It's drag is going to slow your boat down when running and increase fuel consumption. ...
by NugHunter
05 Mar 2013, 13:56
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: Golf cart hardtop on my 15ft Jon?
Replies: 20
Views: 2496

Golf cart hardtop on my 15ft Jon?

=D> =D> =D> =D> YES!!!! You should do this!! I don't think you'll flip the boat. We have a couple Sea-Ark cabin boats, the only noticeable difference is the trailering, it's like a big sail, be carefull trailering. wouldnt it be similiar to towing a golf cart on trailer? i was thinking if it rains ...
by NugHunter
05 Mar 2013, 13:26
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: Golf cart hardtop on my 15ft Jon?
Replies: 20
Views: 2496

Golf cart hardtop on my 15ft Jon?

ok well ive been mulling this one over for weeks now...im thinking of modifying a golf cart hardtop to my 15 ft duracraft jon boat...it will cover the back part of the boat..i already figured out how to bolt it to the boat so that isnt really an issue..what im wondering is..will it cause problems wh...