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Old 12-28-2005, 05:06 PM
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.....of old race boats to turn them into poker run boats?
Thoughts on this? How hard is it to do? How much$$? Anyone have any pictures of the process?? Thanks.
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Old 12-28-2005, 05:26 PM
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alot of work to do it correctly...otherwise it will look like a hack job. buy one with out the top
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jc said 6 beers a sawsall and a roll of duct tape should do ya. post some good pics inside and out and i can give you some sound advice, or ask glass dave or one of the other glass guys to give you some ideas.
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Leave the canopy on.
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I have a 5 piece dewalt cordless set.....tell kelly to bring the toe paint and some new Gekko designs and we should be able to knock it out in a couple hours.......in all seriousness I have been told numbers from 15k to 100k to do conversions depending on how elaborate....
Dude, you crack me up!! We were just talking about you last night....Not like that you perve!
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Leave the canopy on.
Can't stay on...It'll be used almost exclusively in Havasu....110 degree average in the summer in a closed canopy....Ummm, no.
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AC that bad boy, leave the canopy on and cruise in cool comfort
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I wasn't going to post these to the project was 100% but heres a little taste.
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Best way would be to cut the canopies down to quarters and remove section separating the two.
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Tank what are you up to now?
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