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by Bigwrench
30 Dec 2017, 23:52
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: Tracker Grizzly complete rebuild
Replies: 85
Views: 22407

Tracker Grizzly complete rebuild

That’s coming together nicely ! What kind of welder setup are you using ?
by Bigwrench
30 Dec 2017, 23:20
Forum: Boat House
Topic: 1984 16' Bass Attacker Complete Rebuild
Replies: 179
Views: 42194

1984 16' Bass Attacker Complete Rebuild

Started sanding on the inner hull today and prepping for the self-etching primer. Put Dad to work with the electric sander https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20171231/908536c1fc4cbd9a5525dc18384d8287.jpg While I hit the rear areas in the other side with a DA, wire brush and a good vacuum and acetone w...
by Bigwrench
30 Dec 2017, 09:45
Forum: Boat House
Topic: 1984 16' Bass Attacker Complete Rebuild
Replies: 179
Views: 42194

1984 16' Bass Attacker Complete Rebuild

Got the rear lower floor notched out for bilge pump mounting https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20171230/74e749bfbcaef70d516d7672b49804d0.jpg Played around with some layout options again https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20171230/cdc2579f46c0dd49f653725dd725fd5b.jpg Tried the 31 series batteries in dif...
by Bigwrench
29 Dec 2017, 01:16
Forum: Boat House
Topic: 1984 16' Bass Attacker Complete Rebuild
Replies: 179
Views: 42194

1984 16' Bass Attacker Complete Rebuild

Got the refurbished fenders installed today, added some traction tape to the top of both https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20171229/5c384d744d71594df233e9f07d376de6.jpg Repurposed some of the floor framing that came out of the front deck originally. Cut the longer channels in half and now have severa...
by Bigwrench
24 Dec 2017, 11:45
Forum: Boat House
Topic: 1984 16' Bass Attacker Complete Rebuild
Replies: 179
Views: 42194

1984 16' Bass Attacker Complete Rebuild

Not much else to report except that I have been gaining seat time with the new Lincoln. Started the day out like this https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20171224/0b1bf41443c5c821c946a25102cd0821.jpg Learned all about heat warpage https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20171224/e574bde680dae916cb293c2df5b9ae...
by Bigwrench
24 Dec 2017, 11:38
Forum: Boat House
Topic: 1984 16' Bass Attacker Complete Rebuild
Replies: 179
Views: 42194

1984 16' Bass Attacker Complete Rebuild

Have decided to just go with the Moeller since it is specific to this application and meets the coast guard requirements. Cleaned up the old seat bases and orders replacement bushings https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20171224/f9463d64f5573bb46724452f3e0d57fe.jpg The transom corner caps were pretty r...
by Bigwrench
19 Dec 2017, 22:49
Forum: Boat House
Topic: 1984 16' Bass Attacker Complete Rebuild
Replies: 179
Views: 42194

1984 16' Bass Attacker Complete Rebuild

Need some ideas on a permanent below deck fuel tank. There’s this one available fr m Several locations that is 12 gallon plastic https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20171220/304c3d9b5b39ddd88513b1898d102530.jpg And this one that is more of a street rod auto type, Aluminum 17gallon that I think would wo...
by Bigwrench
19 Dec 2017, 21:54
Forum: Boat House
Topic: 1984 16' Bass Attacker Complete Rebuild
Replies: 179
Views: 42194

1984 16' Bass Attacker Complete Rebuild

Mocked up some seating arrangements https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20171220/4d473ea301f148676a5bf339ca556db4.jpg Installed the rear lower deck flooring https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20171220/27c4cf428480afd106726d16e783a687.jpg Cut out another rear access door today and pulled everything back o...
by Bigwrench
17 Dec 2017, 17:31
Forum: Boat House
Topic: 1984 16' Bass Attacker Complete Rebuild
Replies: 179
Views: 42194

1984 16' Bass Attacker Complete Rebuild

After some cleaning and organizing the garage we got to work cutting out storage areas. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20171217/ad986a12447333ec3046fff48706fe33.jpg https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20171217/c56ad6f621a4da68be9c69a5f012d68c.jpg Nice clean cuts and then started making a pattern for ...
by Bigwrench
17 Dec 2017, 11:11
Forum: Boat House
Topic: 1984 16' Bass Attacker Complete Rebuild
Replies: 179
Views: 42194

1984 16' Bass Attacker Complete Rebuild

Also should add that this build just went to a whole new level [emoji3] https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20171217/0f19850d9696e4e17f6cfc1d32b3b7c6.jpg Getting ready to start making some serious progress with unlimited options real soon. Stay tuned and thanks for hanging around throughout my long rec...
by Bigwrench
17 Dec 2017, 10:50
Forum: Boat House
Topic: 1984 16' Bass Attacker Complete Rebuild
Replies: 179
Views: 42194

1984 16' Bass Attacker Complete Rebuild

Installed a new trailer jack https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20171217/5c0a44312febd3a691a71220e074e53e.jpg Winch strap https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20171217/2dc2a453780b351793013935fb6beb0b.jpg Winch is temporarily backwards so I can work with the location of the hill on the trailer without hit...
by Bigwrench
17 Dec 2017, 10:40
Forum: Boat House
Topic: 1984 16' Bass Attacker Complete Rebuild
Replies: 179
Views: 42194

1984 16' Bass Attacker Complete Rebuild

Ok so back in business there’s several updates since the last couple posts. I’m still limited on what I can do myself but getting stronger by the day so I’ll attempt to get caught up to where I am now on this project. All 3 main pieces of the deck flooring are now cut to size and installed. https://...
by Bigwrench
03 Dec 2017, 18:58
Forum: Boat House
Topic: 1984 16' Bass Attacker Complete Rebuild
Replies: 179
Views: 42194

1984 16' Bass Attacker Complete Rebuild

Great build and thread! Looks like changing oil in vehicles does pay off.... =D> I like that your "helper" is in there with you learning as he goes, and baseball and tinboats are a great way to learn some life lessons. Good luck on everything. He is definitely growing too fast for my comfort but I’...
by Bigwrench
02 Dec 2017, 22:38
Forum: Boat House
Topic: 1984 16' Bass Attacker Complete Rebuild
Replies: 179
Views: 42194

1984 16' Bass Attacker Complete Rebuild

Think the time has come to get started back on this protect :) Apologize that it’s been so long but as some know there have been some major challenges to overcome in my life the last couple years. We are slowly getting back in business and will be limited on what can be done by myself but will have ...
by Bigwrench
14 Dec 2016, 22:19
Forum: Watering Hole
Topic: Just wanting to say hello !
Replies: 3
Views: 564

Just wanting to say hello !

Hey everyone ! Been awhile and I apologize for those that are following my rebuild thread but this year has been probably one of the toughest for our family that I can remember. Right after my 200EFI rebuild, (which turned out great by the way)everything seemed normal for us and then in August all t...