Neons Sabalo 12

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echo5000
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Re: Neons Sabalo 12

Post by echo5000 » Sun Aug 05, 2012 10:48 pm

Sweet rig, did you use any flotation foam in bow or stern?

neon14
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Re: Neons Sabalo 12

Post by neon14 » Mon Aug 06, 2012 9:14 pm

Thanks, no foam in this thing. Going to use those compartments for storage. Planning on making my own hatch covers. Possibly 4 separate storage areas. We will see what happens!

Oh, and all the classmates looked really good. Everybody had a great time. And it got kind of crazy!

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Re: Neons Sabalo 12

Post by neon14 » Fri Aug 10, 2012 8:11 pm

Haven't worked on the boat all week. Went fishing twice.

Yall are not going to believe this :D Going out of town tomorrow. Tubing in the Frio again :lol:

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Re: Neons Sabalo 12

Post by neon14 » Sat Sep 22, 2012 9:54 pm

Let my brothernlaw use the boat today. He had no problems standing up in it, even with his shorts on fire lol! Everybody that has paddled this boat has had nothing but good things to say. Now I just need to finish it :lol:

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Re: Neons Sabalo 12

Post by goanywhere » Sun Sep 30, 2012 9:36 am

Very nice work! The 12 looks like a very nice well balanced design. A great version of the legendary Sabalo. I love the strip decking. It would tempt a man to make room in the garage again.... :D
My psychologist reckons I need lots of fishin' therapy!

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Re: Neons Sabalo 12

Post by neon14 » Wed Feb 13, 2013 3:07 pm

Here it is. Its pretty bright. At first I was thinking orange was a bit much, but its growing on me.

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Hope I can get out on the water soon and get some more pics, have not paddled this boat in a few months.

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Re: Neons Sabalo 12

Post by jem » Wed Feb 13, 2013 7:02 pm

Lock it up good if you fishing in TN!

Heck... lock it good anywhere. That looks awesome!
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Re: Neons Sabalo 12

Post by LesForgue » Fri Feb 15, 2013 11:07 am

Hey That is one beautiful boat there. Congrats on a fine job.

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Re: Neons Sabalo 12

Post by goanywhere » Sun Apr 07, 2013 5:12 am

Haven't been here for awhile neon. Hey, have I seen that orange somewhere before?

Awesome looking boat! Well done mate! :D
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Re: Neons Sabalo 12

Post by surfman » Tue Apr 09, 2013 8:52 am

Wow, beautiful rig you got there. Go out and catch some fish.
Tight Lines, Steve

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