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by smoody
10 Sep 2008, 18:59
Forum: Boat House
Topic: simple front deck - how to frame?
Replies: 59
Views: 3888

simple front deck - how to frame?

AK, i think this is what you are looking for wow that's some deck, I don't think I can afford that much aluminum though, I'm just going to buy a couple feet to use as brackets for 2x2's...much cheaper (I really like that aluminum rig though, just too much $) Anyone able to explain to me the downwar...
by smoody
10 Sep 2008, 18:52
Forum: Boat House
Topic: simple front deck - how to frame?
Replies: 59
Views: 3888

simple front deck - how to frame?

AK, i dont know your budget but you can by that for less then $120 and it will outlast you. i know a site you can get aluminum pretty cheap, its saved on my favorites at work, will post tomorrow. 1 1/4 x 1 1x4 x 1/8 aluminum angle is all you need. no matter what you use good luck and post pics. rega...
by smoody
10 Sep 2008, 18:47
Forum: Boat House
Topic: New to Forum - AWESOME SITE
Replies: 10
Views: 1133

New to Forum - AWESOME SITE

Thanks everyone! this forum is super sweet! spent 2 hours earlier reading past posts, wow. here is my very first mod, it was a alumacraft 12x32 , this was a trial and error as i had no idea what i was doing at that time, but it turned out functional, I did learn one good thing from it, the less wood...
by smoody
10 Sep 2008, 18:25
Forum: Boat House
Topic: simple front deck - how to frame?
Replies: 59
Views: 3888

simple front deck - how to frame?

AK, i think this is what you are looking for, i did not design this, but i modeled my own jon framing by it, this guy did a jam up job on it,aluminum is the best way to go. good luck

https://www.guestfamily.com/robertg/jpdeck.htm
by smoody
10 Sep 2008, 14:53
Forum: Boat House
Topic: New to Forum - AWESOME SITE
Replies: 10
Views: 1133

New to Forum - AWESOME SITE

Here's the visual
by smoody
10 Sep 2008, 14:42
Forum: Boat House
Topic: New to Forum - AWESOME SITE
Replies: 10
Views: 1133

New to Forum - AWESOME SITE

The livewell isnt all the way across, there is about 8" on each side, however I wasn't real clear in my first post, I thought about taking the bench seat out and turning the livewell the opposite direction. that would give me over 1 ft on each side, not really interested in making it so that I can w...
by smoody
10 Sep 2008, 13:03
Forum: Boat House
Topic: Pressure Treated Wood
Replies: 15
Views: 3721

Pressure Treated Wood

Another thing guys, when using regular wood and a water sealer check the info on the sealer, some sealers contain chemical that will corrode aluminum as well just like PT wood. I always used epoxy and coated the wood, especially the edges where you can see the layers.
by smoody
10 Sep 2008, 12:53
Forum: Boat House
Topic: New to Forum - AWESOME SITE
Replies: 10
Views: 1133

New to Forum - AWESOME SITE

Hello All, I am new to this site but not new to jon boat modifications. I have converted 3 jons to date and always found limited info/help on the topic, then I discovered this site, WOW didnt realize jon mods were so popular. I stumbled across this site via youtube when I did a search for "jon boat ...