The New Battle Wagon (Custom Skippy)

Fishbones

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One Off 28' Custom Built Skipjack (SOUTHWESTERN) & 18' Sylvan (Short Runs)
Broke the venturi winshield about a month ago, Skipjack wanted over $200.00 for a new factory one.I stopped at San Diego Plastics and picked up a piece of green Lexan and made my own for $56.00 and 3hrs of time.

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Fishbones

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Fishbones

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Picked up the flybridge off a Skippy 24 yesterday so now I can build a pilothouse in my garage. When I am done I can pull it off and install it on my flybridge.

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Fishbones

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I was never a fan of the factory bench seat that you had to enter from the port side, luckly my boat had the two bucket style seats. Now that we are running charters, I thought it would be nice to sit a third person on the bridge. I had a friend of mine build a custom bench with a removable center back for easy access. Going to install it this weekend....

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Mo Betta

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That looks great, might just sell my boat and fish with you guys!
 
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Fishbones

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Just installed a pulpit that Saluki and Capt. Curt gave to me this weekend...

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Fishbones

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Mounted the new bench seat today....

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Fishbones

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Added a few cup holders today....

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la vida

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I haven't visted this in a while. Looking good. Are you running charters? And I know your not an East Cost boat! So where's the bow rail????
 
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Fishbones

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I haven't visted this in a while. Looking good. Are you running charters? And I know your not an East Cost boat! So where's the bow rail????
Yes Frank,been a busy summer. No time to have a rail made.
You're really making progress now... :D
At least I am ahead of Conseamate's project
 
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Fishbones

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One Off 28' Custom Built Skipjack (SOUTHWESTERN) & 18' Sylvan (Short Runs)
Had to replace a tailpiece bearing in the transmission, so while the motor was out I decided to replace some parts. New raw water pump, new recirculating water pump, new power steering pump, new alternator, new starter, new U-joints and boot. She is ready to fish

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