Bayrunner inyotuckee style

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  1. Dudley613

    Dudley613 Well-Known "Member"

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    Good point, I just worry about being out in the sun all day haha. Those striker t tops seem to be pretty light. Maybe I should just get a Bimini
     
  2. Sushi King

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    I had a Bimini and hated it with the straps - arms hard to fish around also broke 3 rods one day getting boat ready at the ramp I was in front of console and flipped the closed Bimini back towards the motor and snapped 3 of 4 rods I had laying down on splash well :mad: that was last time I used it! I really wanted a T top with rocket launchers I just felt it make a small boat smaller so I just wear a hat and lots of sunscreen.
     
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  3. tuna sniffer

    tuna sniffer SD '63

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    I think that fuel tank has no business being back there. Too much weight aft means way harder to plane. Also, def. need access to that area, and it is prime fishing space. I got an aluminum tank, made a seat top, and placed it just fwd of the console. 25 gal was plenty of fuel.

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  4. Dudley613

    Dudley613 Well-Known "Member"

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    That's a really good idea, I have another boat that I may be able to rob the fule tank from. Thanks again mark for the insight
     
  5. tuna sniffer

    tuna sniffer SD '63

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    I like t tops for rod storage, antenna mounts and shade. It does take some of your jigcasting space away though. I thru bolted mine to the deck. Screws, even beefy ones, are gonna get shaken loose.
     
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  6. Dudley613

    Dudley613 Well-Known "Member"

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    This is the other tank I have that I could put in front of my console like you have, it looks pretty small though, maybe 15 gallon. Mark that t top looks legit and makes me want one more now. Striker makes a nice one that will fit my boat. I would also use beefy bolts and use a backing plate under the deck. I'm at the point now where I do it or never will because the siding has to come
    Back off to access the under side of the deck
     
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  7. Dudley613

    Dudley613 Well-Known "Member"

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    Siding is done and ready to be installed. image.jpg I also removed a fuel tank out of my old boat that I may use. Looks tiny compared to the original lol maybe a 10 gallon image.jpg
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  8. tuna sniffer

    tuna sniffer SD '63

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    You can usually find used aluminum tanks on Craigslist. It may take a little while til the right one shows up, and you are probably going to need to mod whatever you do end up using. You can always use a portable tank until you find the right one. You may want to run the fuel hose now before everything is bolted down.
     
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  9. Dudley613

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    Anybody have any experience with dolphin t tops? Looks like I can get a leaning post and t top through them for around the same cost as a t top from Stryker.
    Little update: the ups guys gotta be tired coming all the way to my house, this week I received my simrad Go7 with total scan, standard horizon explorer (bought from a member here) and ordered a new ignition and tilt/trim switch.
     
  10. Dudley613

    Dudley613 Well-Known "Member"

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    We'll little update, I opted for the dolphin t top, here's is the mock up... Oh and more weld repairs.... image.jpg
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  11. Dudley613

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    T top mounted today, now I need to relocate my throttle but that will be easy image.jpg image.jpg
     
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    Lookin good!
     
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  13. Dudley613

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  14. Dudley613

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    Relocated throttle today to account for the t top braces, did a check on my wiring job and switches. Everything works!!! Super happy with my progress. Everyone I know thought I would have given up by now haha. lake crawley is gonna hurt when this thing is ready
     
  15. Dudley613

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    Almost ready, shake down T minus two days... Hopefully my new fuel tank comes tomorrow. image.jpg
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    Thought I'd throw the engine pic in because after some super clean and elbow grease, it looks pretty good for it's age. That's all water under the engine, just backed it in from starting it. Ohhhhhh and lesson learned on drilling through brand new carpet... Super sad to see the rips I made.
     
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    Arima-bob Ship faced aquaholic

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    Super glue is your friend!
     
  17. Dudley613

    Dudley613 Well-Known "Member"

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    I guess I should specify, I didn't rip holes in the carpet, just the carpet thread gets caught up in drill bits and rips out, causing a big gash look..
     
  18. tuna sniffer

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    Looking real good. Nice work!
     
  19. beardog629

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    nice job, i bought the same boat last month,,found a 30 gal tank for under the deck , welding up a pilot house for it, bought a yamaha 70,,
     
  20. Dudley613

    Dudley613 Well-Known "Member"

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    Well the shake down was probably the worst I've had, spent the day troubleshooting and not fishing. The motor seems to be getting flooded whenever I'm just at idle or around 1k rpm. I'd get it up to around 3k and it was sputtering and when we stopped it wouldn't restart. We notice fuel coming out of the air intake. Now I assume the best bet is to get The crabs rebuilt. Seems like a float is stuck or there's a bad diaphragm
     
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