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Old 06-04-2008, 01:04 PM   #1
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Some may remember my idea a month or so ago about finding an old pontoon boat and turning it into a floundering rig, well I did it. I found a near totaled by the hurricane boat with a blown Mercury 50, all the railing was either missing, patched, or bent to hell and back. Well after about a $1000.00, alot of sweat and lots of help from a great friend (Ray Flowers) it's ready for it's first gigging trip tonight! We build new railing covered with aluminum diamond plate, build a removable light platform and made a generator mount, mounted six 150 watt HPS lights, and a trolling motor.

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Old 06-04-2008, 01:18 PM   #2
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that looks pretty neat...good fabricating on ya'lls part...good luck tonight and hope you get a bunch...
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Old 06-04-2008, 01:21 PM   #3
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Looks great. I'll be interested in how it does.

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impressive!
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Old 06-04-2008, 01:41 PM   #5
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Looks Great!!! hope to see a report and :takephoto tomorrow!!!
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Old 06-04-2008, 02:15 PM   #6
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Bad ASSRIG MAN, GOOD LUCK TONIGHT, CALL ME TOMOROW,Jay. clap:bowdown
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Old 06-04-2008, 02:35 PM   #7
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Pimp My Flounder Rig

How well do you think it will pole?
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Old 06-04-2008, 02:59 PM   #8
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Looks Great (all the Fab work and the lay out) I only concern would be how shallow it will go.

Looks likeyou've got room for a few and if you get tried or your waitin on the tide to change just lay down and take a nap.

Let us know how it work out .
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Old 06-04-2008, 04:15 PM   #9
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I remember your post. Good luck with your boat. I wouldnt leave that generator on the platform while running the boat. The salt water overspray will eat that thing up.
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Old 06-04-2008, 05:31 PM   #10
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Thanks guys for all the positive replies! As far as poling it, it may be a little tough. The draft is around 10 inches. I'm hoping the generator mount will behigh enough, if you notice it has not be welded there yet until I'm certain it will work.
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