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Forum: Repairs/Mods. 02-14-2021, 05:38 PM
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I did just what you're thinking about doing. I...

I did just what you're thinking about doing. I had a 50 gallon tank built by RDS aluminum in Perry, FL exactly the same width and height as the old 70 gallon tank only shortened 23 or so inches and...
Forum: Repairs/Mods. 02-04-2021, 09:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 711
I like where its going. keep it up.

I like where its going. keep it up.
Forum: Repairs/Mods. 02-01-2021, 06:57 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,239
1988 SeaCraft rebuild

Hey FishStretcher. I appreciate all the feedback and questions/concerns. I think you can see it in some of the earlier pics and the one of the livewell looking aft. The box stringers that were cut...
Forum: Repairs/Mods. 01-31-2021, 05:50 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,239
1988 SeaCraft rebuild

So it's been a while since I've updated my build progress. Rain and cold weather has slowed things down considerably but in the last two weeks I've been able to get a few things checked off the list....
Forum: Performance 12-29-2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 485
Definitely has fly by wire. At least according to...

Definitely has fly by wire. At least according to the Suzuki website. curious to see the MSRP.
https://www.globalsuzuki.com/marine/lineup/df140bg-115bg/
Forum: Repairs/Mods. 12-28-2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,239
1988 SeaCraft rebuild

Fish box is painted and plumbed. Fuel tank is glued down with 5200 on 1/4" x 3" wide strips of PVC. Next up is to fiberglass a couple bulkheads/supports on top of the tank to hold it down and support...
Forum: Performance 12-27-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 485
I heard it's also fly by wire controls.

I heard it's also fly by wire controls.
Forum: Repairs/Mods. 12-27-2020, 07:22 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 15,294
Top notch work!

Top notch work!
Forum: Repairs/Mods. 12-27-2020, 07:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 97
If you can get the foot off the engine, replacing...

If you can get the foot off the engine, replacing the damaged parts isn't very difficult. sometimes those driveshafts can get stuck in the crankshaft. Either way you go about, it if the foot is...
Forum: Repairs/Mods. 12-11-2020, 09:16 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,239
1988 SeaCraft rebuild

Thanks for the heads up Kmoose. I'll remember that for next time.
Forum: Repairs/Mods. 12-10-2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,239
1988 SeaCraft rebuild

So here are the pics of the swim platform and fishbox with the final coat of epoxy before paint. I also received a jewelry box from Gemlux with some of the pieces I need to finish. Man, they are...
Forum: Repairs/Mods. 12-08-2020, 07:12 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,239
1988 SeaCraft rebuild

It's been a while since I've been able to get much work done however yesterday I faired the fishbox and swim bracket. I will take pics if the coat of epoxy I painted on after ever sets up. It was...
Forum: Repairs/Mods. 11-21-2020, 07:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 355
Go with whatever is easier to climb into for when...

Go with whatever is easier to climb into for when you inevitably have to re-wire or replace fuses/batteries.
Forum: Repairs/Mods. 11-10-2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,239
1988 SeaCraft rebuild

The fishbox is glassed in place. It's clear to me now that my stringers are not as symmetrical as I had hoped. They are level with each other but their widths are different. I doubt anyone will...
Forum: Repairs/Mods. 11-09-2020, 07:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,239
1988 SeaCraft rebuild

Thank You! The anchor locker will drain to the bilge but I plan to build a smaller one for that separate from this bin farther forward. I want to use this larger one for trolling motor batteries in...
Forum: Repairs/Mods. 11-08-2020, 07:30 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,239
1988 SeaCraft rebuild

So I glassed the undersides of the fishbox and outsides of the bulkheads. I also cut down the length of the fix box to 45" because (1) it was probably larger then I needed and (2) I realized I might...
Forum: Repairs/Mods. 11-07-2020, 03:41 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,239
1988 SeaCraft rebuild

So my gas tank mounts are glassed in place. I will be using 5200 to glue 1/4" X 2" PVC strips to the the bottom of tank and the gluing that to the tank mounts. Once that is setup I will be fiber...
Forum: Repairs/Mods. 11-05-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 19,799
I'd take two at at price!

I'd take two at at price!
Forum: Repairs/Mods. 11-03-2020, 07:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,304
Thanks Kmoose, that cleared up all of my...

Thanks Kmoose, that cleared up all of my questions and concerns. Gotta love this site!
Forum: Repairs/Mods. 11-02-2020, 06:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,304
Side vs Rear Scuppers

I am Liking the idea of the side scuppers but I have a few questions/concerns about how they are set up. Are you still using the the original deck drains with a 90 degree elbow out to the side? I...
Forum: Repairs/Mods. 11-01-2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,239
1988 SeaCraft rebuild

My stringers are complete and now I can begin to mount the fuel tank and build the forward fishbox.
Forum: Repairs/Mods. 10-29-2020, 11:18 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,239
1988 SeaCraft rebuild

Thank you Strick and Don! I really appreciate the feed back. Also, I was surprised and a little excited to see that RDS put my name on the fuel tank tag. Thank you for noticing. This is my first...
Forum: Repairs/Mods. 10-29-2020, 07:38 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,239
1988 SeaCraft rebuild

I popped my first mold today. I say pop but really it was soak and pry and peel. Luckily it turned out well because that mold/plug is ruined. I tried spraying PVA but for the life of me I couldn't...
Forum: Repairs/Mods. 10-27-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,239
1988 SeaCraft rebuild

So I picked up my new custom fuel tank today. It was built by RDS Aluminum out of Perry, FL. It measures 70"Lx22"Wx8"H and has a 50 gallon capacity. the original tank was 93"Lx22"Wx8"H and had a...
Forum: Repairs/Mods. 10-20-2020, 07:50 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,239
1988 SeaCraft rebuild

I've been bouncing around working on different things here and there as I have time. I have also been putting off finishing the outboard bracket because I couldn't decide on the style of drain plug I...
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