'71 Valco Mod - Just about finished!

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Just about finished wrapping up my first boat project. I didn't get any photos with the old bench seats or transom on there. The deck is floating, meaning no structure supports in the way of storage areas.

Things Ive completed...

refinished exterior, painted interior
refinished bow bracket
resealed main seam line inside and out
replaced all existing hardware with stainless hardware
fabricated new transom boards and alum. gusset
fabricated and installed new alum. transom backing and side plates
body work on dents including stern brackets
cut and installed new polysterene foam
installed carpeted deck complete with hatches
fabricated stainless steel seat mounts for deck and seat including front seat riser
installed fused switch board
new cf numbers
installed fish finder
new bilge pump and seats
new 2011 Mercury 15hp 4stroke

Things I have yet to complete...

apply new Valco decals i designed (i have yet to put these on)
install new deck mounting angles
install stern and bow lights
install deck LED's
touchup paint
install trolling motor
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Fantastic job...very clean look! You definitely work faster than me! :)

I was just telling my wife yesterday that I wanted to do an updated version of the valco decal in grey tones! Yours looks great!

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Jdholmes wrote:Fantastic job...very clean look! You definitely work faster than me! :)

I was just telling my wife yesterday that I wanted to do an updated version of the valco decal in grey tones! Yours looks great!
feel free to use mine if you want. i have vector format and know someone that will do two for 6 dollars total with shipping. they will fit on near stern on side of boat and are like 3" x 11" let me know!
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That sounds like a great deal!

The only thing I am not sure on for my boat is the camo backing...with my boat being white and black/grey I don't know if the camo would quite flow with the scheme...

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Boat looks great. Very clean work.

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Nice look! She seems so propotionate - just about perfect!
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Real..........Nice great work
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Ride_Klein wrote:Boat looks great. Very clean work.
Thankyou! My first project and I am learning alot!
wasilvers wrote:Nice look! She seems so propotionate - just about perfect!
Lots of planning went into this project. Stared at it for quiet some time. Thanks for the compliments!
fool4fish1226 wrote:Real..........Nice great work
Thankyou! Stick around for new updates as I wrap up it up!
Jdholmes wrote:That sounds like a great deal!

The only thing I am not sure on for my boat is the camo backing...with my boat being white and black/grey I don't know if the camo would quite flow with the scheme...
My boat is the same color scheme and it looks real nice when I hold it up. I am waiting for temps to rise before apply decal
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Would you send me over the file?

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Very nice job.

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Jdholmes wrote:Would you send me over the file?
what is your email?
BillG wrote:Very nice job.
Thankyou my friend!



Here is what the decal will look like after I apply it.
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PM'd ya!

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Hey, I noticed you changed your side supports...did the ones you had made before not work out?

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Jdholmes wrote:Hey, I noticed you changed your side supports...did the ones you had made before not work out?
I decided not to use side supports I didn't think I needed them but yes they would have worked
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