Early Christmas gift..

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Early Christmas gift..

Post by Captain6979 » Sun Nov 11, 2018 3:17 pm

Well team, I'm posting this to the Land based section again, since its not in the water yet, just like the punt project..
The girlfriends StepDad was kind enough to gift me my next boat project..
A 4.4m long hull, (unsure what make), with a Johnson 40hp Seahorse 2-stroke on the back, and a hardly used trailer! Needless to say, I'm obviously stoked, but at the same time, dreading this next build, ha ha! She's also seriously wide at 1.8m across, which should be nice n stable.
Got a nice deep hull, especially at the front, with oodles of room for storage.. I've already envisioned a huge cast-deck, under floor storage for eskies etc, a section for live bait, and a smaller biminy, allowing for good casting room on the cast deck..
This one, unlike the mighty Punt, will eventually have a sounder and GPS, once the rest of the build is complete, that way it'll give me time to save a little. Ha.
Like I said, this will be the next build after the Punt is complete, which will be in the next 2 weeks..
Watch this space.. :cool:
Yarr..
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Re: Early Christmas gift..

Post by Captain6979 » Sun Nov 11, 2018 3:22 pm

Ahhh biminy.....
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Post by souva31 » Tue Nov 13, 2018 3:40 pm

its all happening captain!

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Post by jeffish » Tue Nov 13, 2018 3:47 pm

:mrgreen:

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Re: Early Christmas gift..

Post by Captain6979 » Tue Nov 13, 2018 4:18 pm

Can't tell what breed of hull it is, but I can tell you, its gunna be a beast when I'm done with it. Ha ha

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Post by al57 » Tue Nov 13, 2018 5:04 pm

top stuff ,looks like an early savage to me

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Re: Early Christmas gift..

Post by Captain6979 » Tue Nov 13, 2018 7:09 pm

I reckon it could be ex-fisheries maybe in a past life before me, heaps of lift-point lugs inside the hull, handy if I ever have to hoist it up.

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Post by al57 » Tue Nov 13, 2018 7:15 pm

bl..dy bullet proof too i reckon ,the aluminium in those old rigs was double that of new ones ,i travelled aussie in 95 with a 80s model 3.9 savage on top didnt look like breaking on all the dirt roads i went on .that rig of yours could also be an old dehavlin cause of the low sides

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Post by Captain6979 » Tue Nov 13, 2018 7:22 pm

She's deep in the front of the hull too. I'll put a mount for the electric on the front too. So I can use it on both this one and the punt.
N definitely getting the lads at AKS welding to do up a huge cast deck, with under storage, custom esky holder, and a good design for the anchor access at the front.

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Re: Early Christmas gift..

Post by Captain6979 » Tue Nov 13, 2018 7:24 pm

Wow, Al, just looked up the Dehavilland tinnys, and you may be right I reckon. V close in shape and design.

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Post by Captain6979 » Tue Nov 27, 2018 5:59 pm

Its gunna take a few more hits with the Karcher to get her a bit cleaner I reckon... I've already decided that 1 small bung is basically useless in a hull this size.. Def the first thing to go in once its all stripped back..

Said goodbye to all the wiring/spaghetti incident she had as well. Looked like a posse of worms..

Also decided to Bring the biminy further back on the hull, so can get a massive casting deck up front.
Maybe even a nice insert for a high chair for sight-casting.;)

My friend also tells me that I shall never have mozzie issues while fishing in this rig, on account the smoke he says the 40hp Johnson 2-bangers put out! Ha ha! :rofl:
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Re: Early Christmas gift..

Post by Lats » Tue Nov 27, 2018 8:02 pm

Looks exactly like my Clark Cutter I used to own

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