Bean Counter's 1448 Crestliner mod - completed

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scsdiver
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Bean Counter's 1448 Crestliner mod

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Looks great. the floor and deck really look good! are you planning on hinging the hatches or making them removable hatches?

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Bean Counter
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Bean Counter's 1448 Crestliner mod

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Thanks. I will be using stainless piano hinges on the hatches.
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My Crestliner 1448 mod
https://www.tinboats.net/forum/viewtopi ... 21&t=26302

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MRichardson
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Bean Counter's 1448 Crestliner mod

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That's looking great. The deck and supports are really clean and well-though-out.
Pretty much in line with what I'd expect from a fellow bean-counter!

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Bean Counter
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Bean Counter's 1448 Crestliner mod - completed

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finally got around to posting pictures of my completed boat.

Three coats of urethane on all wood.
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Decks sealed
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Supports for hatch covers. Angle aluminum screwed to 2x3s.
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Supports painted.
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Completed fuse box.
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Carpeted decks.
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Decks carpeted. hatches still to do.
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Hatches finished.
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Stern hatch
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I will take some pictures on the water the next time I take it out.
It is the first responsibility of every citizen to question authority. Benjamin Franklin

My Crestliner 1448 mod
https://www.tinboats.net/forum/viewtopi ... 21&t=26302

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Bean Counter
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Bean Counter's 1448 Crestliner mod - completed

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I built a battery holder for the front battery.
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It is the first responsibility of every citizen to question authority. Benjamin Franklin

My Crestliner 1448 mod
https://www.tinboats.net/forum/viewtopi ... 21&t=26302

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Bean Counter's 1448 Crestliner mod - completed

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Boat looked brand new after you stripped the old wood out! Nice!

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TimRich
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Bean Counter's 1448 Crestliner mod - completed

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Man what a diffrence! The boat looks great!
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KansasJon
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Bean Counter's 1448 Crestliner mod - completed

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Wow I am impressed.

That should work really nice for many years to come.

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Bean Counter
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Bean Counter's 1448 Crestliner mod - completed

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Thanks. I had a lot of fun doing this. Now I just need to spend more time fishing.
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My Crestliner 1448 mod
https://www.tinboats.net/forum/viewtopi ... 21&t=26302

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Scott Mac
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Bean Counter's 1448 Crestliner mod - completed

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That is one sweet fishin' machine! You did a great job. Now go and enjoy the fruits of your labor. Fish On!
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