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by bansil
Mon Feb 18, 2019 4:26 pm
Forum: General Pontoon & Deckboat Discussion
Topic: Toon is too long for my dock...awning???
Replies: 10
Views: 210

Re: Toon is too long for my dock...awning???

Post a pic when you get it and will give you ideas
by bansil
Sat Feb 16, 2019 10:06 am
Forum: General Pontoon & Deckboat Discussion
Topic: This years winter upgrade
Replies: 2
Views: 111

Re: This years winter upgrade

Honestly since we have been using our Blackstone propane griddle...we dont need or want a grill on the boat, rv or camping. Look at my 4th of July pictures in build thread from last year, a griddle is so much better for cooking anything like 50,60,70's diner and moar. Look at that option, you might ...
by bansil
Fri Feb 15, 2019 3:50 pm
Forum: General Pontoon & Deckboat Discussion
Topic: Toon is too long for my dock...awning???
Replies: 10
Views: 210

Re: Toon is too long for my dock...awning???

You got a picture? I have a few ideas
by bansil
Thu Feb 14, 2019 5:18 pm
Forum: General Pontoon & Deckboat Discussion
Topic: Hydraulic steering help needed
Replies: 7
Views: 85

Re: Hydraulic steering help needed

Yeah spent better part of day researching...ugh...working and I think just a new correct cable will be fine. Been a long 4 months, nothing done on boat...hell she is dtill in the water. Carbs drained and gas is old...and still need to do a console build and that will affect the cable length for sure...
by bansil
Thu Feb 14, 2019 2:45 pm
Forum: General Pontoon & Deckboat Discussion
Topic: Hydraulic steering help needed
Replies: 7
Views: 85

Re: Hydraulic steering help needed

So have been emailing back and forth with seastar (very helpful) BUT they have never done a mount for my engine/pontoon so they can not "recommend a kit" which from a liabilty stand point I under stand

I will look over several set ups and order parts and make a mount probably
by bansil
Thu Feb 14, 2019 10:06 am
Forum: General Pontoon & Deckboat Discussion
Topic: Hydraulic steering help needed
Replies: 7
Views: 85

Hydraulic steering help needed

SO my toon steers like crap and I plan to move/rebuild a console for it My current cable is twice as long as it needs to be and it is hard to steer because of all the bends in it. SO I either need to figure out what I have and get a shorter cable or go Hydraulic (it steers to hard for my wife to dri...
by bansil
Tue Feb 05, 2019 5:55 pm
Forum: General Pontoon & Deckboat Discussion
Topic: New boat expectations
Replies: 11
Views: 246

Re: New boat expectations

My .02 since I repair/rebuild/modify...just because :thumbsup Screws into alum tube be it 6061/6063 is a crap shoot, they use small screws to try to get 2 or 3 teeth engagement...that sucks and is B/S. 5 ways to do it is Weld , but can stress crack Rivet, but can stretch making them loose Through bo...
by bansil
Sun Feb 03, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: General Pontoon & Deckboat Discussion
Topic: First beer on the new boat!
Replies: 4
Views: 148

Re: First beer on the new boat!

Someone .... was having fun! The little ones are what makes the hard times doable l! Enjoy new family time! Come to my TN lake and beer and whatever is on grill is up for grabs :mrgreen:
by bansil
Sun Feb 03, 2019 4:52 pm
Forum: General Pontoon & Deckboat Discussion
Topic: PERSONAL EXPERIENCE??
Replies: 7
Views: 299

Re: PERSONAL EXPERIENCE??

Good luck!
by bansil
Sat Feb 02, 2019 9:19 am
Forum: General Pontoon & Deckboat Discussion
Topic: Quote went from $125 to actual $275
Replies: 16
Views: 227

Re: Quote went from $125 to actual $275

Great outcome, tho' in hindsight, a trip to the closest border town... $20 and you could of covered them with colorful saddle blankets for less $$$$

Of course they may be a little itchy :mrgreen:
by bansil
Thu Jan 31, 2019 8:00 am
Forum: General Pontoon & Deckboat Discussion
Topic: Quote went from $125 to actual $275
Replies: 16
Views: 227

Re: Quote went from $125 to actual $275

I hate to say it, but.... ......You made the mistake. ......Good luck, self inflicted pain is just painful. Maybe I'm missing something or don't know how to read. How did the original poster make a "self-inflicted painful mistake"? From what I read, he was quoted a price and based on that price, ma...
by bansil
Sat Jan 26, 2019 7:22 am
Forum: General Pontoon & Deckboat Discussion
Topic: Wake Surf Boat meets Pontoon Boat
Replies: 7
Views: 329

Re: Wake Surf Boat meets Pontoon Boat

Used to surf in VA and NC...not real good but!! having sex wax stickers and boards ontop of a 79 blazer (no top 6 point smitty cage) with 15" of lift and 44s was a nookiemobile back in the late 80's :mrgreen:
by bansil
Fri Jan 25, 2019 2:49 pm
Forum: General Pontoon & Deckboat Discussion
Topic: A Expanding and Trailerable Pontoon Boat
Replies: 6
Views: 281

Re: A Expanding and Trailerable Pontoon Boat

Trip hazards aside, that is full on get pulled over and ticketed :mrgreen: i like concept and anything more than 115 would probably rip it apart, that is alot of torque leverage if you hit a wave at 30 mph...

Great idea and engineering though :thumbsup

What is msrp?
by bansil
Fri Jan 25, 2019 2:45 pm
Forum: General Pontoon & Deckboat Discussion
Topic: Wake Surf Boat meets Pontoon Boat
Replies: 7
Views: 329

Re: Wake Surf Boat meets Pontoon Boat

Truly speechless...if I was 30 years younger, when i healed faster...hells yes :thumbsup
by bansil
Fri Jan 25, 2019 2:41 pm
Forum: General Pontoon & Deckboat Discussion
Topic: Building pontoons
Replies: 2
Views: 162

Re: Building pontoons

How are you going to roll sheet metal for the tubes? Or do you plan on using tubing? When I looked tubing is $$$$$$$ to way that would work. Companies exsist , especially up north that will roll it for you, setup cost would be the issue. A lot of older pontoons are flat backed which is great for mou...