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  • #61

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    • #62
      Amazing work budski! What was the material you used to set the fuel tank on? The black strips...
      1985 Bayliner 2450 Ciera Sunbridge
      Volvo Penta AQ225d, 280 outdrive
      Restore/Refurbish ongoing......

      link to my thread: https://forums.iboats.com/showthread...468790&page=12

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      • #63
        Thanks Ciera, we used 1 X 1/2 strips of rubber.

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        • #64
          Hey uh Budski. Are you to the point where your driving to see the boat ramp yet. I used to on scrap runs. It was on the way and all. Just wondering that thing is ready for water aint it?
          Dance with the waves,
          move with the sea.
          Let the rhythm of the water
          set your soul free.

          1987 Four Winns 170 Horizon.

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          • #65
            I think it will be awhile yet chevy, we won't have soft water for at a couple of months yet.

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            • #66
              We've decided to rebuild the transom, found some dry rot at the bottom

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              • #67
                Good find, east fix on the most important structural element.
                1979 V5 SS140 HP Merc ...... 1970 18' Chieftain IO restoration
                1978 16' SS160 SeaNymph .. 1978 14' Seafarer

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                • #68
                  That's for sure Rob, here's our new transom, just dry fitted so far

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                  • #69
                    WOW! an aluminum transom?
                    - Eric

                    Somers, WI

                    Old enough to know better - but crazy enough to try anyway

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                    • #70
                      Tacked together test fitting.

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                      • #71
                        LOL now rot beeotch right?
                        Dance with the waves,
                        move with the sea.
                        Let the rhythm of the water
                        set your soul free.

                        1987 Four Winns 170 Horizon.

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                        • #72
                          Like a chassis rifle stock
                          1979 V5 SS140 HP Merc ...... 1970 18' Chieftain IO restoration
                          1978 16' SS160 SeaNymph .. 1978 14' Seafarer

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                          • #73
                            Yes chevy shouldn't rot LOL, not sure what you mean chassis rifle stock Rob

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                            • #74
                              My son finished welding the aluminum transom, fits pretty good just dry fitted so far.

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                              • #75
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                                Originally posted by budski View Post
                                Yes chevy shouldn't rot LOL, not sure what you mean chassis rifle stock Rob
                                1979 V5 SS140 HP Merc ...... 1970 18' Chieftain IO restoration
                                1978 16' SS160 SeaNymph .. 1978 14' Seafarer

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