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04-08-2019, 06:33 PM
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Posted By walleyeguy6

Our downeast, a 35 Nauset built with the old...

Our downeast, a 35 Nauset built with the old Bruno & Stillman molds. Royal Lowell design....
12-16-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 37,695
Posted By walleyeguy6

Haven't updated this in a while. Spring and...

Haven't updated this in a while. Spring and summer on the Bay weren't great from a boating perspective. Susquehanna River Dam had the floodgates open all spring due to the amount of rain on the...
05-30-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 4,035
Views: 2,030,464
Posted By walleyeguy6

Dang, gonna have to step up my flag game! Well...

Dang, gonna have to step up my flag game! Well done Doug!

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05-28-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 12,785
Posted By walleyeguy6

1984 Nauset 35 Flybridge downeast, 17,000lb wet....

1984 Nauset 35 Flybridge downeast, 17,000lb wet. Single mechanical CAT 3126 350hp, Twin Disc 1.50:1 gear turning a 21x19 Michigan Dynajet. She's a little underpropped and turns 2,900rpm at WOT and...
05-28-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 37,695
Posted By walleyeguy6

Four work trips in six weeks got in the way of...

Four work trips in six weeks got in the way of boating. Finally got a chance to get her wet on Friday, which wasn't originally on the agenda but I took advantage of the opportunity.

Picked her up...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-13-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,857
Posted By walleyeguy6

The G-Wagen is the bomb. I don't have that sort...

The G-Wagen is the bomb. I don't have that sort of money, so I mess around with Jeeps.

That said, I did the big skip from a single I/O 21' boat to a 35' single diesel downeast. If you're gonna...
05-13-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,277
Posted By walleyeguy6

Congrats on your new sled - she's sweet! Any...

Congrats on your new sled - she's sweet!

Any pics of the interior, bridge, etc?

I'm a huge fan of the shakedown cruise in a new boat, but also understand the constraints of work, weather &...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-10-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,436
Posted By walleyeguy6

Nice looking John Deere yellow bullet! ...

Nice looking John Deere yellow bullet!

Anchor system turned out great.
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-06-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,436
Posted By walleyeguy6

Clean, simple boat. Glad you guys are giving her...

Clean, simple boat. Glad you guys are giving her a fresh lease on life. A little love, some elbow grease, and a lot of beer will go a long way towards getting her done!

The builders up in Maine...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-06-2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,436
Posted By walleyeguy6

That thing will scoot with the 400hp Deere! ...

That thing will scoot with the 400hp Deere! Beast of an engine. Looks like plenty of room to swing a bigger wheel, which is an issue on some other DE hulls. The bilge cleaned up great, and I...
05-05-2018, 07:22 PM
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Posted By walleyeguy6

I always liked this shot of our old boat, getting...

I always liked this shot of our old boat, getting lined up for a 50 mile lunch run down the TN River with a whole pack of Donzis. Had some good times on her!

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05-05-2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 24,320
Posted By walleyeguy6

Wow, beautiful boat! She should scoot right...

Wow, beautiful boat! She should scoot right along with the D4s. Out of curiosity, how did you find her? Listed somewhere or word of mouth? My impression is that a lot of refurbished classic boats...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-05-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,436
Posted By walleyeguy6

Pretty downeaster. She's a blank canvas. So...

Pretty downeaster. She's a blank canvas.

So what's the plan? Looking forward to seeing what your buddy Pat is going to do after three decades pondering the perfect boat.

ETA: Post 1,000. Glad...
05-05-2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,350
Posted By walleyeguy6

Congrats! Nice rig. Classic little Mako CCs are...

Congrats! Nice rig. Classic little Mako CCs are special boats.

Never messed with a Suzuki of that vintage, but I'm betting there are a bunch of little fuel filters here and there that would be...
Forum: Northeast
04-29-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 54,531
Posted By walleyeguy6

LOL! I was being sarcastic - WT is the only game...

LOL! I was being sarcastic - WT is the only game in town for a primetime fishing show! Congrats on the contract extension - your retirement plan sounds awesome, and WAY more interesting than...
04-28-2018, 07:04 AM
Replies: 5,676
Views: 2,420,939
Posted By walleyeguy6

Awesome thread, and an even better finished...

Awesome thread, and an even better finished product! Can't imagine how gratifying it is to run and fish something you built yourself.

Looking forward to the next chapter. Are you thinking OBs...
04-22-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 37,695
Posted By walleyeguy6

Another productive day. Shifted the stands...

Another productive day. Shifted the stands around and threw some bottom paint on the spots where the pads were sitting.

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Applied Nu Finish by hand to the...
04-21-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 37,695
Posted By walleyeguy6

New zincs installed today, and the hull washed...

New zincs installed today, and the hull washed and ready for a coat of Nu-finish tomorrow. Plus it's time to restock the beer fridge...

Two thumbs-up for boatzincs.com. Great prices and fast...
04-19-2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,321
Posted By walleyeguy6

Nice little tiller skiff for skinny water! The...

Nice little tiller skiff for skinny water! The cooler "seat" on a pedestal is pretty cool.

How's she run with the Tohatsu?
04-19-2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,321
Posted By walleyeguy6

Nice little tiller skiff for skinny water! The...

Nice little tiller skiff for skinny water! The cooler "seat" on a pedestal is pretty cool.

How's she run with the Tohatsu?
04-17-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 49,601
Posted By walleyeguy6

Wow, down to the final rigging and details now. ...

Wow, down to the final rigging and details now. Everything looks top-notch. Fun to watch - thanks for sharing the progress. Keep 'em coming!
04-16-2018, 07:33 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 37,695
Posted By walleyeguy6

Thanks for the tips. Gotta disagree with the...

Thanks for the tips. Gotta disagree with the brush vs. roller. Wasn't worried about conserving paint, just needed to get it done in a short window.

I'm with you, on the timing between paint and...
04-15-2018, 08:09 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 37,695
Posted By walleyeguy6

Been studying up on trolling setups for trophy...

Been studying up on trolling setups for trophy rockfish season on the Bay. It's a lot more complex than the walleye trolling and jigging I grew up with - some guys are dragging 15 or 20 lines.

I'm...
04-15-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,859
Posted By walleyeguy6

Cast iron manifolds & risers are one of those...

Cast iron manifolds & risers are one of those deals where if you have to ask, you already know the answer.

On our Donzi, the exhaust looked great minus a tiny bit of rust at the riser - manifold...
04-15-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 37,695
Posted By walleyeguy6

Not going to make opening weekend, but hoping to...

Not going to make opening weekend, but hoping to splash on 22 Apr (Sunday) if I can do a marathon of washing & waxing on Sat. Water has unfortunately been down at the marina for a while due to a...
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