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Forum: Fiberglass and Paint 08-06-2010, 07:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 878
Posted By John.Vaught
If the hull isnít twisting, cracking or buckling...

If the hull isnít twisting, cracking or buckling then what you had in there is sufficient. Adding more to it will just add more weight. Just use the best replacement material you can get and enjoy...
Forum: Fiberglass and Paint 08-06-2010, 07:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 19,141
Posted By John.Vaught
There are some options with bed liner, but be...

There are some options with bed liner, but be aware that black where we live will be unbearable.

There is a product that I used in an aluminum jon boat that worked very well, I rolled and brushed...
Forum: South Central US 05-29-2010, 03:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 998
Posted By John.Vaught
possum kingdom lake, Texas Memorial Weekend

My family and I will be out there, we are planning to see what is going on at hell's gate.

Come out and say hello.

24' Green Center Console with a 225 Mercury with no side cowling graphics and...
Forum: Fiberglass and Paint 09-22-2009, 11:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,943
Posted By John.Vaught
I think It's just Gloss Black Enamel spray paint.

I think It's just Gloss Black Enamel spray paint.
Forum: Prop Talk 09-12-2009, 09:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,594
Posted By John.Vaught
I tried to 21 Mirage = 5250 rpm at about 48 mph \...

I tried to 21 Mirage = 5250 rpm at about 48 mph \ slow hole shot

Manufacturer tells me that a 14 5\8 x 19 Rev 4 is the way to go. I will keep experimenting. It seems like with the transom lifting...
Forum: Beware and Stolen 09-09-2009, 04:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,759
Posted By John.Vaught
Wow it’s amazing to me how many useless replies...

Wow it’s amazing to me how many useless replies are on this thread. It seems as if a few people are trying to raise their post count at the expense of others.

After a year in the Pacific and two...
Forum: Beware and Stolen 08-21-2009, 06:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,759
Posted By John.Vaught
Ok, The latest as of today is that...

Ok,


The latest as of today is that South Austin Marine is going to drive up Tuesday to pick up the boat and do what they can to fix it

In a way that's great but I'm still without a boat...
Forum: Prop Talk 08-20-2009, 06:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 750
Posted By John.Vaught
I think you need to loan me some horse power. ...

I think you need to loan me some horse power.

Brett at BBlades is helping me maybe he can help you too.
Forum: Prop Talk 08-20-2009, 12:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,594
Posted By John.Vaught
Brett, That sounds great I will be in...

Brett,


That sounds great I will be in touch after I run a 21p Mirage to get an idea of RPM.

The prop on the boat right now is a Power Tech CFS4 of unknown pitch and the boat red lines at...
Forum: Beware and Stolen 08-19-2009, 10:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,759
Posted By John.Vaught
Yeah the motor is running like a champ now and...

Yeah the motor is running like a champ now and the trailer is rolling much better with the new tires on it. I pulled the lower unit off and took it to Joe Grimes in Crowley, TX he said he can fix it....
Forum: Members On-line Video Section!! 08-18-2009, 12:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,701
Posted By John.Vaught
That is very nice. Thank You. John

That is very nice. Thank You.


John
Forum: Beware and Stolen 08-17-2009, 11:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,759
Posted By John.Vaught
I doubt a surveyor would have spotted this type...

I doubt a surveyor would have spotted this type of problem what troubles me is that the lower unit was removed by a mercury certified tech and no one told me about the damage, he had to have seen it...
Forum: Prop Talk 08-17-2009, 09:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,594
Posted By John.Vaught
23v Tunnel Kenner Setup

The boat has a 2005 225 optimax and a hyd. jackplate.

What would be a good prop on this boat I have never messed around with a pocket tunnel boat like this before.

I know that you can't get it...
Forum: Beware and Stolen 08-17-2009, 09:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,759
Posted By John.Vaught
Thumbs down South Austin Marine

South Austin Marine:

I bought I 24 foot Kenner Tunnel from South Austin Marine on the 23rd of July.

I spoke with the salesman on the phone and told him I would be down to pick up the boat at...
Forum: Apache 01-02-2008, 04:53 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 31,654
Posted By John.Vaught
Looks like someone in georgia got to it before I...

Looks like someone in georgia got to it before I could.

I just found out while I was sitting here in Kuwait waiting on my flight to Frankfurt.

I hope it found a good home.
Forum: Apache 12-24-2007, 04:31 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 31,654
Posted By John.Vaught
Yea Panther he was very helpful and he really...

Yea Panther he was very helpful and he really seems to be a nice guy.

I am glad you put me in contact with him.

Thanks
Forum: Apache 12-23-2007, 05:18 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 31,654
Posted By John.Vaught
Either way you look at it boats are expensive. ...

Either way you look at it boats are expensive.

I could buy a brand new fountain 35 ICBM for 1,100 a month for the first 36 months or I could buy the Apache and pay cash for it and pay 500 a month...
Forum: Apache 12-21-2007, 03:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,781
Posted By John.Vaught
He's just young we have all been there once.

He's just young we have all been there once.
Forum: Apache 12-20-2007, 07:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,781
Posted By John.Vaught
I don't think my Buddy Chris liked this banned...

I don't think my Buddy Chris liked this banned fella' much.

I think I will just trust his judgement he has been spot on so far.:grinser010:
Forum: Apache 12-20-2007, 07:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,663
Posted By John.Vaught
Sweet big boy clothes, I normally wear xxl but...

Sweet big boy clothes, I normally wear xxl but after they shrink I look like I am showing off or something.

My coworkers give static about it all the time, I can't help it I'm big boned....LOL
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Forum: Apache 12-20-2007, 05:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,663
Posted By John.Vaught
I think a new boat would be great if you just...

I think a new boat would be great if you just used Epoxy and Carbon/Kevlar it would be as light as an old race boat and still have a cabin.

I don't like steps (I had a bad experiance) Just try to...
Forum: Apache 12-20-2007, 05:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,781
Posted By John.Vaught
I wish I was still as good lookin as I was in...

I wish I was still as good lookin as I was in HS.The trouble was back then I didn't know I looked good it wasn't until I went in the military that I started to realize that 6'1" and 211 was a good...
Forum: Apache 12-19-2007, 06:20 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 31,654
Posted By John.Vaught
Great 40gph isn't too bad, honestly I don't plan...

Great 40gph isn't too bad, honestly I don't plan on running it much. Maybe 15 to 20 hours a year in fresh water.

My wife and daughter like going to the lake with my dad and myself but it seems...
Forum: Apache 12-19-2007, 04:21 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 31,654
Posted By John.Vaught
I have a diesel truck, I have a shop to store and...

I have a diesel truck, I have a shop to store and work on the boat and I have a wife that seems to always do the wrong thing with money.

But hey what's new, I really like this boat and if somebody...
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