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by Pro Wader
Fri May 24, 2013 8:01 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: Cannonball's FS18
Replies: 275
Views: 29254

Re: Cannonball's FS18

I did mine like you have in the last picture and filled in the gap. my next one, I'll cut the bottom of the transom at an angle.
by Pro Wader
Sat Apr 20, 2013 4:56 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: Mikem59 FS18 Build
Replies: 418
Views: 39995

Re: Mikem59 FS18 Build

It took 17 months for mine to be fishable (I'm still not truly finished)
by Pro Wader
Sun Apr 07, 2013 9:12 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: Pro Wader FS18, SPLASHED
Replies: 84
Views: 8422

Re: Pro Wader FS18, SPLASHED

The draft is about 5". I didn't have my gps, but I can tell you the 30hp pushes her faster than I want to go. She gets a little squirelly at WOT. She didn't track as well as I wanted poling from the rear, but I was by myself. I need to adjust more of the weight to the front. I wanted to try the smar...
by Pro Wader
Sun Apr 07, 2013 10:24 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: Pro Wader FS18, SPLASHED
Replies: 84
Views: 8422

Re: Pro Wader FS18

wildbill wrote:May there be many Redfish & Trout in your cooler's.
No, just beer.
by Pro Wader
Sun Apr 07, 2013 9:37 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: Pro Wader FS18, SPLASHED
Replies: 84
Views: 8422

Re: Pro Wader FS18, SPLASHED

I ran out of wood flour, epoxy and time (and patience). So we'll call her done. I'm not real excited about the roll and tip finish. She needs a lot of faring on the topside, but she's fishable. I'll resand and shoot it in August when I'm not fishing. Until I get a poling platform, the ice chest will...
by Pro Wader
Sun Mar 03, 2013 9:31 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: Pro Wader FS18, SPLASHED
Replies: 84
Views: 8422

Re: Pro Wader FS18

Almost done. wiring done and fuel connections done under the decks. I need to glue down the back deck, glass in the seems and glass the gunnels. I just need it to warm up. (it's 31 degrees this morning but will warm up to 65.) http://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-snc7/313698_10200203994055321_87225...
by Pro Wader
Mon Feb 25, 2013 8:41 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: SPLASHED
Replies: 721
Views: 72142

Re: XXXF20 Build

Jorge, I ran a similar custom aluminum boat for years, similar design and tunnel. You should not need a low water pick up unless you plan to run for extended lengths of time jacked up. The biggest issue I had was the prop blowing out on the hole shot. That was remedied with a custom prop with extra ...
by Pro Wader
Mon Feb 25, 2013 10:57 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: Pro Wader FS18, SPLASHED
Replies: 84
Views: 8422

Re: Pro Wader FS18

Gett'n a little closer.
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by Pro Wader
Sun Feb 17, 2013 7:59 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: Pro Wader FS18, SPLASHED
Replies: 84
Views: 8422

Re: Pro Wader FS18

AtTheBrink wrote:Lookin' Good! What weight cloth did you go with on the sole?
12oz biaxial.

Hoping to have her done by spring break but this damn job keeps getting in the way.
by Pro Wader
Sun Feb 17, 2013 7:57 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: Pro Wader FS18, SPLASHED
Replies: 84
Views: 8422

Re: Pro Wader FS18

Got a lot of stuff done under the decks; battery box, wire, bilge pump...
I got the hatches fitted. I don't know, I worked my butt off all day but didn't get near as much done as I planned.
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