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Old 01-24-2013, 04:33 PM
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Default Jon boat build. PIC HEAVY!!

I have made a few small things out of styrene but this is my first try at a larger more detailed build. I wanted to make a little jon boat for my TF2.

Whats a trolling motor with no battery.

Heres the motor and the battery cleaned up and painted.

Figured i would base coat the boat with a silver so when its scratched up it looks like the aluminum is showing through.

Here it is all painted with battery and motor mounted

And with the vinyl lettering applied.

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Old 01-24-2013, 09:11 PM
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Thats really cool! It looks great. I might have to "borrow" your idea when I finish my clod based scaler.
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Old 01-24-2013, 09:55 PM
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Nice work, especially that trolling motor.
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Old 01-25-2013, 12:47 PM
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Nice boat.
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Old 01-25-2013, 03:39 PM
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That turned outgreat. Looks just like the one I just helped my brother in law camo this fall. He's usinghis for Muskrat trapping. Nice clean work for your first bigger project from scratch.
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Old 03-08-2013, 11:32 AM
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This is a great build. I'm curious what thickness styrene you used. I may attempt to build one myself.
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