Search found 427 matches

by Southern Gent
Sat Feb 15, 2020 2:14 pm
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: Help picking a boat for a guy in Kansas
Replies: 17
Views: 942

Re: Help picking a boat for a guy in Kansas

Best wishes as you research your Perfect choice. XF20 will be a great choice. 12 MPH winds on a reservoir will kick up some waves. You can safely run this. Best yet the family can move around on the XF20 without rocking the rig. Best yet. A 90hp or 75hp will be economical to operate. Put a port a po...
by Southern Gent
Mon Dec 09, 2019 6:53 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Best place to mount seat deck hardware
Replies: 8
Views: 268

Re: Best place to mount seat deck hardware

Bob, yes, sitting and fishing is comfortable and safer for us older models.
Consider you need room to turn around without stepping off the deck, plus dealing with a trolling motor.
Consider adding bracing under the deck, to support the pressure of leaning back.
Best wishes
by Southern Gent
Sat Jul 27, 2019 4:08 pm
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: front casting deck wood rotted on fixer upper Carolina Skiff
Replies: 4
Views: 10724

Re: front casting deck wood rotted on fixer upper Carolina Skiff

Designlady. You got 17 years out this design. Use knotless yellow pine. Bed it in epoxy, lay a bit of fiberglass cloth and resin over it. Reinstall and go fishing Best Wishes.
by Southern Gent
Tue Jul 23, 2019 10:02 pm
Forum: Finished Boats
Topic: OD16 July 2019
Replies: 10
Views: 16153

Re: OD16 July 2019

Well done. Go fishing.
by Southern Gent
Fri May 31, 2019 6:03 pm
Forum: Anything else and for sale. . .
Topic: Free Range Barramundi in Alabama
Replies: 1
Views: 368

Free Range Barramundi in Alabama

Dang. It’s a small world. ALDI is offering frozen Barramundi

All the flavor of Australia without saltwater crocodiles.
by Southern Gent
Thu May 02, 2019 10:12 am
Forum: Anything else and for sale. . .
Topic: C21 for sale
Replies: 18
Views: 1861

Re: C21 for sale

Eric, best wishes as you sort out your business and financial life. Been there, done that.
You can do this, Press on
by Southern Gent
Wed Jan 02, 2019 8:41 pm
Forum: Anything else and for sale. . .
Topic: Time to give it up.
Replies: 7
Views: 935

Re: Time to give it up.

Dear Ken, You are an inspiration. At some point we do have to say Godspeed to a dying mate. Then a reality check on age offers other opportunities. My wife and I just revisited Riverside Marina and Resort on Homosassa River. We spend our honeymoon there in 1971, no Fishing. Boy, that area has change...
by Southern Gent
Sat Nov 17, 2018 8:27 pm
Forum: Anything else and for sale. . .
Topic: Little chilly today
Replies: 196
Views: 6837

Re: Little chilly today

It was 34 degrees when we left the dock in Leeville Louisiana Thursday 11/15/2018. Dang it was cold. The bayou waters were still muddy from 12 to 20 mph wides for the past 3 days. We fished them too. Only 6 Speckled trout. It took us 5 hours to catch 5 keeper Redfish to limit out our two man 10 each...
by Southern Gent
Sat Aug 04, 2018 5:36 pm
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: Teardrop trailer - first images
Replies: 20
Views: 2013

Re: Teardrop trailer - first images

Evan, nice design, consider using gas charged lifts to overcome the roof weight factor. Best wishes
by Southern Gent
Sun Jul 22, 2018 8:47 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: GF16 Kansas build
Replies: 154
Views: 10699

Re: GF16 Kansas build

Piperdown, welcome. Yep a good bit of church can’t harm a boat builder. Have fun with your build. Ask questions, not a soul here hasn’t messed up any step of a build. They share sage advise temped with wit and wink.