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by Scott Mac
14 Jan 2013, 21:32
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: Q-14 (semi V) AeroCraft Project
Replies: 116
Views: 25912

Q-14 (semi V) AeroCraft Project

I have used that 24 volt (GC2 size) battery before but not on a boat yet. I will be testing it out this spring on my minn kota 24 volt motor. We have put them in golf carts with amazing results. Golf carts require 48 volts and we have done both (2) sets of 24 volt batteries or (4) 48 volt batteries....
by Scott Mac
14 Jan 2013, 08:54
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: Q-14 (semi V) AeroCraft Project
Replies: 116
Views: 25912

Q-14 (semi V) AeroCraft Project

I've been a little concerned that my 1957 10 hp Johnson would struggle getting my project up on a plane because of the added weight so I set out in search for a more powerful motor. Not that there is anything wrong with my 10 horse but running on a plane is where its at. After countless hours of sea...
by Scott Mac
09 Jan 2013, 05:49
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: Q-14 (semi V) AeroCraft Project
Replies: 116
Views: 25912

Q-14 (semi V) AeroCraft Project

As soon as I do it I will send you the photos. I know it will be tricky but it can be done. I think it will involve several cable ties and maybe some high quality tape. I am not crazy about tape but cable ties do not prevent rotation around the shaft. I'll let you know. Good fishin'!
by Scott Mac
08 Jan 2013, 21:24
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: Fishingtech's 1977 Duracraft build
Replies: 31
Views: 2842

Fishingtech's 1977 Duracraft build

I have found that a good paint job requires 90% prep and 10% application. The first step is to remove any and all loose paint and crud. Then clean, clean, clean. I like to try a small test spot in an area that will be covered up after the mods. If you like what you see then go for it! If not you may...
by Scott Mac
08 Jan 2013, 21:00
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: Q-14 (semi V) AeroCraft Project
Replies: 116
Views: 25912

Q-14 (semi V) AeroCraft Project

The new 24 volt trolling motor arrived and it appears to fit just fine. It came with a free Hummingbird depth finder. I am going to attach the transducer to the motor so I can leave it up front. I am running the motor with a single 24 volt deep cycle battery.
by Scott Mac
07 Jan 2013, 21:20
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: Q-14 (semi V) AeroCraft Project
Replies: 116
Views: 25912

Q-14 (semi V) AeroCraft Project

Trimmed up the hatches for carpet clearance and cut the rod locker lids. Need to touch up the lids and coat the added wood with "spar" so carpet can get glued.
by Scott Mac
07 Jan 2013, 14:18
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: Fishingtech's 1977 Duracraft build
Replies: 31
Views: 2842

Fishingtech's 1977 Duracraft build

I noticed the 110 volt outlets up front, is that so one can plug in the bass-o-matic? Yummmm....nice bass! Sorry I could not help myself. Serious note, that is a fine looking tin and I will follow your progress.
by Scott Mac
07 Jan 2013, 07:50
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: 1988 Monark Rebuild
Replies: 17
Views: 2769

1988 Monark Rebuild

Sweet, that is a fine looking tin! Look out fish!
by Scott Mac
06 Jan 2013, 06:59
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: ACB14 - New 14" V Project
Replies: 31
Views: 7152

ACB14 - New 14" V Project

Looking good. It will be a nice set up when you get her done.
by Scott Mac
05 Jan 2013, 18:46
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: Q-14 (semi V) AeroCraft Project
Replies: 116
Views: 25912

Q-14 (semi V) AeroCraft Project

Installed the bilge and ran a wire way from the back to the front. I will have a 12V and 24V system. The 24 is for the new Minn Kota I ordered yesterday and the power will be in the nose. The 12V will run 2 depth finders, bilge, nav lights and maybe interior lights. I pulled wire to the front for th...
by Scott Mac
03 Jan 2013, 22:37
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: Q-14 (semi V) AeroCraft Project
Replies: 116
Views: 25912

Q-14 (semi V) AeroCraft Project

Got a few more hours in today. Made a mock-up of a hatch and I need a spacer under my lid support frame work in order for the lid to sit flush with the floor. Cut out some hatches and framed them in. I love working on these types of projects in the winter. Not enough ice yet and the ramps are froze ...
by Scott Mac
01 Jan 2013, 17:10
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: Q-14 (semi V) AeroCraft Project
Replies: 116
Views: 25912

Q-14 (semi V) AeroCraft Project

Hey, fishingmish,
I forgot to add a photo.
by Scott Mac
01 Jan 2013, 16:34
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: Q-14 (semi V) AeroCraft Project
Replies: 116
Views: 25912

Q-14 (semi V) AeroCraft Project

Hi fishingmich, I measured my boat and it has a 54" beam. My floor (plywood) between the inner side walls measures 34.5" leaving 9.75" on each side from the widest point. This width was determined by my front bench width. I left the outside portion of that bench attached to the sides so I could span...
by Scott Mac
01 Jan 2013, 08:47
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: Q-14 (semi V) AeroCraft Project
Replies: 116
Views: 25912

Q-14 (semi V) AeroCraft Project

I will measure it today and send the info. I plant to go later this morning.