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On ‎8‎/‎5‎/‎2018 at 11:48 AM, HoneyB said:

Hope you do not mind that boat is too pretty not to turn.. she is a beauty

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Something about those northern bay boats!  I bought my 8 year old bay boat out of Connecticut with 79 hours on the meter and stored indoors it's entire life. 

My buddy bought this 39 hour, 6 year boat out of Delaware.   And the seller towed it down to Hilton Head Island for him at no charge!  Both were original owners and both experienced health problems.

I really don't understand people not being interested in a boat if it is out of their area code!  ESPECIALLY if the boat is right and right priced!!!!!!!!!!  And both were!

 

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50 minutes ago, JEM said:

Something about those northern bay boats!  I bought my 8 year old bay boat out of Connecticut with 79 hours on the meter and stored indoors it's entire life. 

My buddy bought this 39 hour, 6 year boat out of Delaware.   And the seller towed it down to Hilton Head Island for him at no charge!  Both were original owners and both experienced health problems.

I really don't understand people not being interested in a boat if it is out of their area code!  ESPECIALLY if the boat is right and right priced!!!!!!!!!!  And both were!

 

Good looking boat ! 

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Called the police at 6 this morning because some low rent sorry piece of ———— came in the yard and stole the simrad and everything that went with it. Wires, transducer head unit.  There has been a rash of boat items stolen in the past couple of weeks here in the neighborhood.  Hopefully the police can catch them. 

I still had the box so sherrifs office has model and serial number for it

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22 hours ago, Northfl said:

Called the police at 6 this morning because some low rent sorry piece of ———— came in the yard and stole the simrad and everything that went with it. Wires, transducer head unit.  There has been a rash of boat items stolen in the past couple of weeks here in the neighborhood.  Hopefully the police can catch them. 

I still had the box so sherrifs office has model and serial number for it

Dang... they also took all the wires, transducers , etc ?  That's BAD !  We shoot thieves in Georgia. 

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On 8/7/2018 at 7:50 PM, Northfl said:

Called the police at 6 this morning because some low rent sorry piece of ———— came in the yard and stole the simrad and everything that went with it. Wires, transducer head unit.  There has been a rash of boat items stolen in the past couple of weeks here in the neighborhood.  Hopefully the police can catch them. 

I still had the box so sherrifs office has model and serial number for it

Ditto...where....

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Jacksonville. 

Only reason it was on the boat was i had a connector that required a pair of pliers to remove it. With all of the stuff thats been going missing in the neighborhood someone is rigging up a boat. Buddie had all of his safety equipment stolen and another had a trolling motor stolen. 

Yes they pulled the wires, transducer and even the nylon board i made a while back and posted earlier in this thread to cover the previous owners holes in top of the console. 

At least they didnt tear anything up when they snatched it. Iw woulda been a curb stompin for sure had i caught them

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I purchased a Riptide Ulterra iPilot in 2016 for my maiden voyage to the ENP.  Little did I realize that I could not adapt a ducer to the Ulterra with much ease.  After much research and savings, I found the setup I wanted (Humminbird Helix with 360 imaging) and found an aftermarket fabricator not far from me that developed a way to mount 360 ducers to the Ulterra.  Drove over today and had the guy mount mine for me.  Thank goodness I did because there were some slight differences in the Riptide and the freshwater version.  He had to make some mods to my bracket to get the mount just right.  The only issue is the frame is raw aluminum bar stock.  It hasn't been treated but the other hardware is stainless.  May have to go get it powder coated for using in salt.  I don't like all of the wires but I've been able to clean it up fairly good given my application.  I could probably drill another access right next to the Ulterra base to run the wires thru but that's just another hole.  I don't mind running the wires into the anchor locker for now.  

As mentioned in another thread, the BalZout Mount is fantastic.  Super Strong!!!

Anyway, this is what I did to my boat today...

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On ‎6‎/‎11‎/‎2018 at 6:39 AM, Lap it Up said:

Finally got around to covering my swiss cheese console.  Acrylic was a lot easier than trying to glass all those holes and match gel coat.  Next is a custom short windshield I had made and two SS cup holders. 

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Got the cup holders installed.  Some day I will get around to the short windshield! LOL

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Rod holders.. i scooped up 4 rod holders with the pathfinder logo here on the forum a while back. I finally got the chance to mount them this afternoon. 

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