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Forum: D-I-Y Projects 09-17-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 180
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Thanks for all the kind words guys. The boat has...

Thanks for all the kind words guys. The boat has been performing better than I ever anticipated. It floats in ankle deep water, gets up in less than a foot and runs 42mph with just me in it. I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-02-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,237
Posted By MeatEater
What are the ranch rules for guns? Can we carry a...

What are the ranch rules for guns? Can we carry a pistol while we are out and about hunting?
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-02-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,237
Posted By MeatEater
We are down.

We are down.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-29-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,237
Posted By MeatEater
We have a big gas griddle we can bring for...

We have a big gas griddle we can bring for cooking. Makes breakfast and hamburgers and stuff quick and easy.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-18-2019, 09:39 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,237
Posted By MeatEater
My buddy just came back from a trip down south...

My buddy just came back from a trip down south and bug prevention is going to a must. Chiggers and ticks got several of them. Spray boots and clothes down good with Permethrin.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-18-2019, 09:10 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,237
Posted By MeatEater
Going to be good times for sure. I know I need a...

Going to be good times for sure. I know I need a few days away from work so it can’t get here fast enough!
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-02-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,237
Posted By MeatEater
I mailed our deposit last Friday and just sent...

I mailed our deposit last Friday and just sent you a PM with cell numbers.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-22-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,237
Posted By MeatEater
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 01-08-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 64
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Posted By MeatEater
What unit were you in?

What unit were you in?
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-25-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,618
Posted By MeatEater
Yep, Brisket on the pit at 530!

Yep, Brisket on the pit at 530!
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-23-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 311
Posted By MeatEater
Very rough season for us too. We are just outside...

Very rough season for us too. We are just outside of Newulm.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-19-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 637
Posted By MeatEater
I’m in Colorado county and we really need some...

I’m in Colorado county and we really need some doe days during gun season for the kids.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-20-2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By MeatEater
No pics posted this year. I called and spoke with...

No pics posted this year. I called and spoke with him. A few bucks and some doe killed so far. Still pretty green down there. South Texas always gets better later in the season from my experience.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-20-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By MeatEater
Lincoln Ranch Question

Anyone hunted the Lincoln Ranch in Encinal this year? Thinking about booking and going down in a few weeks just for a change of pace from my lease. I havenít seen any pics or heard any discussion on...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 10-20-2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,741
Posted By MeatEater
I didnít get around to it before I hung it.

I didnít get around to it before I hung it.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 10-20-2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,741
Posted By MeatEater
I tig weld all my projects. MiG is a little...

I tig weld all my projects. MiG is a little sloppy on the detailed work.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 10-20-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,741
Posted By MeatEater
Having trouble getting some of the photos to load.

Having trouble getting some of the photos to load.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 10-19-2018, 09:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,741
Posted By MeatEater
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Forum: D-I-Y Projects 10-19-2018, 09:24 PM
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Posted By MeatEater
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Forum: D-I-Y Projects 10-19-2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,741
Posted By MeatEater
360 Aluminum tree stand build

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Been thinking about building an aluminum 360 stand similar to a Gametamer.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-16-2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 475
Posted By MeatEater
No luck for me.

No luck for me.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-25-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 251
Posted By MeatEater
We have had problems with a few we bought around...

We have had problems with a few we bought around that same time. Ours were progressively running faster and about every month they would be 30 min off.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 02-12-2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 15,504
Posted By MeatEater
Itís very stable, wouldnít change anything! I...

Itís very stable, wouldnít change anything! I will never go back to a standard console, once you go tower you will never go back.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 02-12-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 15,504
Posted By MeatEater
Yes it’s the gator camo. I got the 3M adhesive...

Yes it’s the gator camo. I got the 3M adhesive backing, very easy to work with.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 02-12-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 15,504
Posted By MeatEater
Built a compression plate for the motor and...

Built a compression plate for the motor and applied the wrap. I am not 100% in love with the wrap and will prob change it in a few months. The only thing left is to add the seat cushions and a back...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 02-12-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 15,504
Posted By MeatEater
Meet my goal of floating in less than 6" rigged...

Meet my goal of floating in less than 6" rigged out!
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 02-12-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 15,504
Posted By MeatEater
I got the rigging all finished and used a...

I got the rigging all finished and used a material called Hydroturf for the deck. This before I did the wrap on the sides and back.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 02-08-2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 15,504
Posted By MeatEater
Correct. I didnít know how long it would take me...

Correct. I didnít know how long it would take me to finish it completely so I decided not to post as a built because it took several months.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 02-08-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 15,504
Posted By MeatEater
6íX12í and I have the hook up with an industrial...

6íX12í and I have the hook up with an industrial materials supply. Most of the Aluminum for boats comes out of Florida and Louisiana.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 02-08-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 15,504
Posted By MeatEater
Paint work on the tower and seams of the boat...

Paint work on the tower and seams of the boat that are not going to get covered by the decking and vinyl wrap. I used the at home spray on bed liner. We will see how long that last! But couldn't pay...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 02-08-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 15,504
Posted By MeatEater
I didn't get much work done on the boat during...

I didn't get much work done on the boat during hunting season. This was back when we got the snow one morning.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 02-07-2018, 10:38 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 15,504
Posted By MeatEater
I appreciate all the kind words and positive...

I appreciate all the kind words and positive comments. I’ll get more pics up tomorrow of the finish work and rigging.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 02-07-2018, 10:28 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 15,504
Posted By MeatEater
Anywhere the redfish are! Not sure on a...

Anywhere the redfish are!

Not sure on a power pole yet but it will be a micro if I do go with one.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 02-07-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 15,504
Posted By MeatEater
No chines. The tunnel is unvented which helps...

No chines. The tunnel is unvented which helps hold the boat down and the compression plate I fabricated for the motor has fins on it.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 02-07-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 15,504
Posted By MeatEater
Fab work 95% complete at this point. Now on to...

Fab work 95% complete at this point. Now on to the finish work and rigging.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 02-07-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 15,504
Posted By MeatEater
Deck all welded up and the tower set in place for...

Deck all welded up and the tower set in place for final fitting.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 02-06-2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 15,504
Posted By MeatEater
Winch post set up.

Winch post set up.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 02-06-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 180
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Posted By MeatEater
Jack plate and hydraulic steering!

Jack plate and hydraulic steering!
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 02-06-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 15,504
Posted By MeatEater
I didnít have a way to bend the I-beam so I cut...

I didnít have a way to bend the I-beam so I cut and mitered it. Put a fat 3 pass weld on and braced the weld up with plates inside and out as well as strong back underneath.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 02-06-2018, 08:27 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 15,504
Posted By MeatEater
Needed to get a trailer under it at this point...

Needed to get a trailer under it at this point before I mounted the tower.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 02-06-2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 15,504
Posted By MeatEater
Will do but we have to build the trailer first!

Will do but we have to build the trailer first!
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 02-06-2018, 06:29 PM
Replies: 180
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Posted By MeatEater
Took a few extra hands but the boat only weighed...

Took a few extra hands but the boat only weighed about 350 pounds at that point in the build.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 02-06-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 15,504
Posted By MeatEater
Helm station fabricated

Helm station fabricated
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 02-06-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 15,504
Posted By MeatEater
A few pipe bends a little fab work and the tower...

A few pipe bends a little fab work and the tower is getting knocked out!
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 02-06-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 15,504
Posted By MeatEater
Now on to the tower! Got the legs crowned up,...

Now on to the tower! Got the legs crowned up, step back and take a look at, the old eyeball method!
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 02-06-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 15,504
Posted By MeatEater
Added enough foam to keep it up should I bust a...

Added enough foam to keep it up should I bust a hole in the bottom.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 02-06-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 15,504
Posted By MeatEater
I almost went that same route then decided to try...

I almost went that same route then decided to try the tower idea out.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 02-06-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 15,504
Posted By MeatEater
Float test.

Float test.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 02-06-2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 15,504
Posted By MeatEater
I have a Lincoln Square Wave Tig 200. Itís an...

I have a Lincoln Square Wave Tig 200. Itís an inverter machine. Wished I would have had a nice mig setup though for the long runs.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 02-06-2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 15,504
Posted By MeatEater
Specs: Length 13’6” Width 6’ ...

Specs:

Length 13’6”

Width 6’

Sides 9”

Tunnel 5’ long by 10” wide and 5” depth
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