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by Jonboat Jerry
17 Feb 2014, 13:41
Forum: Boat House
Topic: boating safety course
Replies: 6
Views: 324

boating safety course

I took Americas Boating Course with the local chapter of the US Power Squadron and it was very thorough. Money well spent that opens up cheaper rental and insurance rates. You get to keep all the class materials, plus you get the Coastal Explorer on CD which I frequently review for fishing spots. I ...
by Jonboat Jerry
15 Feb 2014, 14:16
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: new build ideas
Replies: 3
Views: 679

new build ideas

1. do you guys think 1 36 volt 101 on bow would be as fast as 2 70s or faster? 2. would the shorter boat benefit from the larger troller? 3. if i went with two motors has someone came up with a way to steer the transom troller from the bow? 4. is there much difference in stability between a 1542 an...
by Jonboat Jerry
02 Feb 2014, 17:08
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Hummingbird fish buddy 120
Replies: 2
Views: 366

Hummingbird fish buddy 120

I got this on a trade and it works the only think I don't like is its on a stick with a transducer on the bottom I know it's made to be portable but my question is is there a transducer I can buy so this can be mounted more permanent thanks Hi Seth, I don't think there is an external ducer made for...
by Jonboat Jerry
01 Feb 2014, 13:29
Forum: Watering Hole
Topic: Fish hunter
Replies: 5
Views: 540

Fish hunter

Better put a hook on it. I've seen stuff in the Gulf that would eat that thing. :lol:
by Jonboat Jerry
24 Jan 2014, 19:25
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: Duracraft 1436 restore
Replies: 23
Views: 1904

Long time listener, First time caller...

The Bench seats in the center add stiffness for flexing along the fore and aft axis of the boat. This stiffness is critical for longer length boats. If you remove this structure, then you have to make up for it in other ways. This is usually compensated for, by adding narrow 6"-8" equipment lockers ...
by Jonboat Jerry
24 Jan 2014, 16:13
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: 1642 Landau Project
Replies: 5
Views: 1123

1642 Landau Project

Hmmmmm ....... I think Ill change my screen name to Thread Killer :lol:
by Jonboat Jerry
22 Jan 2014, 12:04
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: 1642 Landau Project
Replies: 5
Views: 1123

1642 Landau Project

Picked this boat up for $1200.00. Trailer needs some work, but my main focus is the boat itself. First, I noticed that the boats outer hull is not smooth like most Jon's are it has a rough texture type feel to it. Should I just wipe down with acetone and scrub with wire brush? Suggestions please! A...
by Jonboat Jerry
19 Jan 2014, 13:14
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: just pulled the trigger on tracker 1542 and 25hp evinrude et
Replies: 3
Views: 1025

just pulled the trigger on tracker 1542 and 25hp evinrude et

I have had numerous boats all my life. But I am at an age where I think less will be easier and more enjoyable. This will be a jon used in salt water, Florida. I have been looking and looking on this site and lookes like I am leaning towards putting down aluminum diamond plate for the floor with th...
by Jonboat Jerry
12 Jan 2014, 18:50
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: Country Dave’s Lowe 1752 modification/restoration project.
Replies: 1193
Views: 99058

Country Dave’s Lowe 1752 modification/restoration project.

Awesome Dave, Can't wait to see some pics of of that puppy on the water & fishing. We will have to get together with BigWave and get something going in the summer. Jerry =D>
by Jonboat Jerry
12 Jan 2014, 16:36
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: Country Dave’s Lowe 1752 modification/restoration project.
Replies: 1193
Views: 99058

Country Dave’s Lowe 1752 modification/restoration project.

Hey Dave nice work.
Looks like that Yammie is against the back of the platform, with the jack plate up there is no more room for Full Tilt.
Did I miss something?
https://www.tinboats.net/forum/download/ ... =59603&t=1
https://www.tinboats.net/forum/download/ ... =59602&t=1
by Jonboat Jerry
11 Jan 2014, 10:57
Forum: Watering Hole
Topic: It was with great pleasure.
Replies: 8
Views: 362

It was with great pleasure.

What a wonderful time. Kevin is a great host, and gave us a top to bottom tour of Fisherman's Ideal Supply House, which is celebrating it's 35th year of keeping fishermen and women happy. The show room is beautiful and well stocked. Here is a link to the inside of the display area and you can walk t...
by Jonboat Jerry
05 Jan 2014, 18:19
Forum: Watering Hole
Topic: Im going to be on the Radio!
Replies: 16
Views: 1245

Im going to be on the Radio!

Jim wrote:Woo hoo! I'm so excited. I have been asked by TinBoats member txninja to be on a radio show he is part of and I jumped at the chance. The show starts at 7AM CST time. This will be my first ever radio show! :beer:
Awesome Jim! Radio is way better than TV cause you don't need MAKEUP! :mrgreen:
by Jonboat Jerry
05 Jan 2014, 18:15
Forum: Watering Hole
Topic: Touch of winter
Replies: 21
Views: 1288

Touch of winter

I grew up in Pa. along the Delaware. I still remember what it was like. Feel bad for you guys. This is the white stuff I've delt with for the last 40 years. Oh, it's terrible :D snowing!.gif Big brother, visiting from Pa., doesn't look amused, does he! Very funny GGoldy......+2.....still laughing.....
by Jonboat Jerry
04 Jan 2014, 11:13
Forum: Watering Hole
Topic: It is cold down here
Replies: 23
Views: 888

It is cold down here

Thanks for the invite Kevin, next Friday I'm making my annual Smoked Mullet run to Ted Peter's
and I'll be sure to stop by and sample those ribs! Jerry :)
by Jonboat Jerry
03 Jan 2014, 17:37
Forum: Watering Hole
Topic: New Grandson
Replies: 14
Views: 620

New Grandson

Country Dave wrote:Sweet,
Get it Wyatt C. Sweet.............................. :mrgreen:
Congratulations, a new little fishing buddy. =D>
Yup I'm :D