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Author Topic: 2024 Boat remodel  (Read 660 times)

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Offline Scenic

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Decided it was time to remodel my Pro V.   The wood was breaking down and carpet was starting to grow things in spots.  So decided it was time.   This is going to be a complete remodel.  This boat was set up as an LE rear console unit.   From what I can tell it was originally designed as a tiller unit that they made into a wheel boat.   On the inside we are moving the consoles up to the center,  getting rid of the bait wells that never get used, adding tackle and rod storage, new live well pumps, actuators and hoses, all new gas lines, new bilge pumps, new upholstery and new flooring.   

Here is what we started with.



She has a ton of dock rash. 











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 :happy1: looks like a whole lotta fun...............NOT!!! :rotflmao:

i redid the floor in mine years back...........hope i never gotta do that again!!!!!!!
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Thanks Scenic.  What a great pic tour.  I had a Lund Predator and the floor was getting soft.  I pondered for a long time about rebuilding it but chickened out and sold it.  What a great project you have going there.

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:happy1: looks like a whole lotta fun...............NOT!!! :rotflmao:

i redid the floor in mine years back...........hope i never gotta do that again!!!!!!!

Its a lot of time consuming work but if you need a good motivator just make a trip though a boat dealership.   We had a little practice on the one we redid last year so we did learn a few things doing that one. 

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:happy1: looks like a whole lotta fun...............NOT!!! :rotflmao:

i redid the floor in mine years back...........hope i never gotta do that again!!!!!!!

Its a lot of time consuming work but if you need a good motivator just make a trip though a boat dealership.   We had a little practice on the one we redid last year so we did learn a few things doing that one.
:happy1: :happy1: got that right....mines paid for and i do alright fishing out of it.

i have the 16 ft lund stinger 1600.....i love the layout!!!!!!! :happy1: way good enough and fancy enough for me!!!!!
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With big projects come big rewards. Congrats on taking on this project, when finished the boat will serve you well for a long time.
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Looks like a great start.  Keep posting updates. Always like to see a good project in-process. 
Don't forget at the end if you don't have one. Get a good snap on cover!   :happy1:
« Last Edit: February 02/11/24, 05:20:43 PM by Leech~~ »
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Cool! I got do some restoratiin on the blue tomato, this spring
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Cool! I got do some restoratiin on the blue tomato, this spring
:rotflmao: :rotflmao: :rotflmao: :rotflmao: now y-er talkin!!!!! :happy1: :rotflmao:
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Keep Yur freinds close and retards closer i always say
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Offline Iowaboy1

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One of these days I need to replace all of the carpet in my boat and I hope I dont find that I need to go that far!
Cant wait to see finished pictures, and looking forward to seeing it in person!

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One of these days I need to replace all of the carpet in my boat and I hope I dont find that I need to go that far!
Cant wait to see finished pictures, and looking forward to seeing it in person!
Once you pull that carpet you never know what you will find.  I didn't realize the wood under this one was so bad.  There were places that I think the carpet was the only thing holding the wood together.  She is an older hag but time for her to look young.  Still have a long ways to go and lots to learn on the way. 
Looking forward to that time as well !!


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      Hearing you guys talk reminds me of what a guy once told me. BOAT is an acronym for Break Out Another Thousand.
      Good luck to all.
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Boat can also stand for:
Bankruptcy on a trailer.

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Boat can also stand for:
Bankruptcy on a trailer.

$100 here $300 there and and and....yep pretty much correct.   Some of the stupid stuff that adds up.  Oh crap handles good example (because I just had to order them)  Stupid things are $24.95 each.  Not horrible until you need 4 of them.  There goes $100.00   

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Boat can also stand for:
Bankruptcy on a trailer.

$100 here $300 there and and and....yep pretty much correct.   Some of the stupid stuff that adds up.  Oh crap handles good example (because I just had to order them)  Stupid things are $24.95 each.  Not horrible until you need 4 of them.  There goes $100.00
Do this. Get a few posters with price of a new Pro-V and put them all around your shop. Then you can smile everytime you look up.  Have fun with the build. The biggest cash lose you will ever have for a boat, is the minute you drive a new one off the lot.  :happy1:
« Last Edit: February 02/13/24, 05:27:38 AM by Leech~~ »
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Boat can also stand for:
Bankruptcy on a trailer.

$100 here $300 there and and and....yep pretty much correct.   Some of the stupid stuff that adds up.  Oh crap handles good example (because I just had to order them)  Stupid things are $24.95 each.  Not horrible until you need 4 of them.  There goes $100.00
Do this. Get a few posters with price of a new Pro-V and put them all around your shop. Then you can smile everytime you look up.  Have fun with the build. The biggest cash lose you will ever have for a boat, is the minute you drive a new one off the lot.  :happy1:

I have priced them and it does make this remodel much easier.  This will be a fraction of the cost of a new one.  Heck it is cheaper than the interest I would pay on a new one.    When we are done the entire inside will be either new or re-made.