Strip build

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toolman
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Re: Strip build

Post by toolman » Thu Mar 01, 2012 5:49 pm

Finally the fiber glass is on the deck with 2 coats of epoxy. Like my cars when I was younger I put a little extra effort into them as well as have them perform well and because I have to wait until may to launch them I have time to do the little extra.ImageImage

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Re: Strip build

Post by neon14 » Fri Mar 02, 2012 9:43 pm

Thats pretty dang cool looking.

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Re: Strip build

Post by toolman » Sat Mar 03, 2012 7:47 am

neon14 wrote:Thats pretty dang cool looking.
thanks it was a lot of extra work but I trying things to see if I can do it.Besides like I said I've got til May to lauch them

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Re: Strip build

Post by toolman » Sat Apr 28, 2012 11:17 am

Finally are a few reworks and headaches she's done .Now all that's left is the water test.ImageImagePut in a sliding tray for some tackle[img]http://i1130.photobucImageket.com/albums/m534/toolman519/DSCN0755.jpg[/IMG]

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Re: Strip build

Post by toolman » Mon Apr 30, 2012 11:37 am

I just want to thank everyone on the forum for your advice and help .It's not quite as clean a build as I was hoping for but I'm satisfied and with what I've learned look forward to an even better next build.Thanks again guys!!!!

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Re: Strip build

Post by jem » Mon Apr 30, 2012 2:36 pm

toolman wrote:I just want to thank everyone on the forum for your advice and help .It's not quite as clean a build as I was hoping for but I'm satisfied and with what I've learned look forward to an even better next build.Thanks again guys!!!!
Not clean? Trust me... those little things you see right now will seem to disappear later.
-Matt. Designer.

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Re: Strip build

Post by toolman » Wed May 23, 2012 11:25 pm

Finally the real water testImageImageImageAnd this is the first fish caught in it a 7lb. walleye (who needs a trolling motor)Image

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Re: Strip build

Post by jem » Thu May 24, 2012 6:27 am

Nice work! And a 7 pound walleye!!! Biggest I ever got was 5.
-Matt. Designer.

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Re: Strip build

Post by OnkaBob » Thu May 24, 2012 9:08 am

toolman wrote:(who needs a trolling motor)
Mate, you ARE a trolling motor! :lol:

Well done all round.
Cheers, Bob

Laker 13 - christened and slimed (just).
Laker accessories underway.

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Re: Strip build

Post by toolman » Thu May 24, 2012 10:52 am

I wasn't the trolling motor but the fish did well to toe ne around for a bit

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