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07-16-2019, 06:22 PM
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Posted By tx656

Uniflite made a 23’

Uniflite made a 23’
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-08-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,054
Posted By tx656

40x60 shop .Went with t8 troffers (6 tubes each)....

40x60 shop .Went with t8 troffers (6 tubes each). 17 troffers total. 102 bulbs total. Couldn't be happier with the outcome. Ran a separate switch for each bank but usually have them all on at night...
07-07-2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,693
Posted By tx656

Thanks for the feedback Bull. It is a 25' 1994...

Thanks for the feedback Bull. It is a 25' 1994 SL5 (planing bottom). Not sure if knowing that would solicit different ideas from you?

The boat was fished out of Venice (private party) for 400...
07-06-2019, 07:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,693
Posted By tx656

Thanks barrell. I updated the thread title to...

Thanks barrell. I updated the thread title to solicit more feedback along the lines of your reply.
07-04-2019, 07:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,693
Posted By tx656

20" shafts on 25" transom. Are hydraulic jack plates an option?

Short backstory before the question.

Old transom core material is out and I finally have all of the materials on hand to start putting the new core back in. The guys on the Kerno subforum are...
07-02-2019, 09:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,024
Posted By tx656

The boat came with two good Suzuki DF175's. Less...

The boat came with two good Suzuki DF175's. Less than 400 hours so I'm not going to change them out. The problem is they are 20" vs 25". New lowers cost too much and I haven't seen any good deals on...
06-29-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,024
Posted By tx656

Status update and questions! The CoreLite...

Status update and questions!

The CoreLite board has arrived. 4 sheets of 3/4" and 1 sheet of 1/2". Just over $1,000 delivered to north Texas. That should be enough core material for transom and...
05-21-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,024
Posted By tx656

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-...

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Port side looking forward...
02-10-2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,681
Posted By tx656

Thanks for all the feedback. I anticipate there...

Thanks for all the feedback. I anticipate there might be one more round of replies from the weekdays only crowd.

The original question was "How thick"? There was of course the anticipated far east...
02-10-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,619
Posted By tx656

PB all the way for rusted farm equipment parts....

PB all the way for rusted farm equipment parts. (also seems to have a crazy high flash point when applying to bolts/nuts/whatever post heating with the gas ax).
02-09-2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,024
Posted By tx656

Fuel tanks arrived. 111 gallons each. Originals...

Fuel tanks arrived. 111 gallons each. Originals were about 68 gallons each. Now it just needs to warm up so I can get back to work on the project. (I really dislike cold weather). $4.36 a gallon, no...
02-08-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,681
Posted By tx656

Opinion on transom core thickness. 1.50" or 2.25”?

My question. Would you recommend 2 layers of 3/4" or 3 layers of 3/4" core material for my transom rebuild?

Backstory. Rebuilding a 1994 Seacat SL5. Total gut job. Transom had wet spots and...
01-19-2019, 05:06 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,419
Posted By tx656

Subscribed. That looks familiar! I’m at about the...

Subscribed. That looks familiar! I’m at about the same stage as you.

https://www.thehulltruth.com/boating-how-s-kerno-memorial-forum/968855-another-seacat-rebuild-1994-sl5.html

Good luck. Am...
12-02-2018, 10:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,024
Posted By tx656

Hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving. Out...

Hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving.

Out of town for a lot of November. Got to put in some time this weekend. Back when I started on this I was HOPING I wouldn't have to do much with the...
11-03-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,024
Posted By tx656

[QUOTE=kitebuz;11951889]I'm in for the follow....

[QUOTE=kitebuz;11951889]I'm in for the follow. You could probably market and sell that replacement upright for the HF stands (how much - I need one :))!

Someone locally also said I should market...
11-03-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,024
Posted By tx656

[QUOTE=XCalibur;11951372] "So you are going to a...

[QUOTE=XCalibur;11951372] "So you are going to a three piece hull. Plans for bait well? Seats? Rod holders? Top? Storage? What do you plan on using for the floor? I keep bouncing back and forth...
10-30-2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,024
Posted By tx656

Dubros Kwik-Lure & Leader Keeper or similar...

Dubros Kwik-Lure & Leader Keeper or similar brand.

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-vbulletin/374x479/pic028_cadd9c313503d7196f643d5366b4c971741f4bd4.jpg
10-29-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,024
Posted By tx656

Not sure what North American’s “strategery” on...

Not sure what North American’s “strategery” on the foam was here. This is port bilge right in front of splash well. That cracked glass is left over from the battery tray that was cut out.
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10-29-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,024
Posted By tx656

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-vbulletin/1431x1073/pic017_15c527956e8b47925db23d7ee895b334f0add840.jpg
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10-29-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,024
Posted By tx656

Initially I was just going to replace tanks but...

Initially I was just going to replace tanks but then I saw some of the great rebuilds here and thought why not. I like building as much or more than fishing anyways. And the lack of toe space under...
10-29-2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,024
Posted By tx656

Before pulling motors I wanted to make sure they...

Before pulling motors I wanted to make sure they ran. Did a full maintenance on each engine. Fluids, anodes, plugs, tstats, filters, impellers, etc. before starting them. (Seller turned motors over...
10-29-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,024
Posted By tx656

ANOTHER SeaCat Rebuild - 1994 SL5

I get a lot of enjoyment from everyone else’s posts, pics and comments so thought it was time to give a little back.

Bought this boat in 2014. Never had it wet. I went into it with project...
10-28-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 415
Posted By tx656

World Cat 120 gallon poly fuel tanks - looking for source and pricing

Anyone know of an aftermarket source for the 120 gallon poly fuel tanks World Cat used? Google has turned up nothing for me.
04-19-2018, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 375
Posted By tx656

I have used Real Boat Transport out of the DFW...

I have used Real Boat Transport out of the DFW area. I was very pleased with their service. Ask for Katina.
02-14-2017, 09:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,601
Posted By tx656

I drained a couple of barrels of ethanol free gas...

I drained a couple of barrels of ethanol free gas from a boat i bought. Gas was 2-3 years old. Smelled gassy enough. I ran several tanks through my 1966 farmall 6 cylinder farm tractor. Tractor...
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