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New Avon and plastimo boats

lee

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Decided to sell our current boat as it was getting a bit cramped with 4 people. So for this season at least it's the plastimo for Kelly and I and the Avon Typhoon for the boys. Took a while to find something other than the usual boring grey for the boys, I like the colours of the Avon, it needs a bit of work but won't take more than a day, got to touch up and reseal seal all the wood with yacht varnish, tread plate the transom, new transom engine mount plate, fishing rod holders, flag pole as josh wants to fly the ensign and glue on some more attachments for kit storage and night running lights. They will be running the Tohatsu 3.5hp for now until I source a decent 2stroke 8hp :rofl:

The plastimo and Johnson Kelly and I will be running this summer is pretty much new so no work needed, just need some night running lights, I might put some tread plate on the seat and transom for some bling.

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lee

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The Avon is Josh's project he wants it pimped up lol said he wants a canopy as well. His looking at these for pimping ideas ;)

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When I've had a few beers I might camo paint the plastimo :rofl::oopsy::eek:

 

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Pimping it to a point is fine mate but how far you take it depends on what the boats going to be used for mate
 

lee

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Pimping it to a point is fine mate but how far you take it depends on what the boats going to be used for mate
Mainly used on the Medway and inshore Hastings till they get the 8hp on there, He wants all the toys on it and looking bling ;) id rather he do this than start thinking about doing the same to mopeds and motorbikes ;)
 

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Mainly used on the Medway and inshore Hastings till they get the 8hp on there, He wants all the toys on it and looking bling ;) id rather he do this than start thinking about doing the same to mopeds and motorbikes ;)
If he wants to let his imagination run riot Lee then it can only be a good thing and I totally agree about the motorbikes
 

lee

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If he wants to let his imagination run riot Lee then it can only be a good thing and I totally agree about the motorbikes
And keeps him off the electronic gaming junk as well lol, once his pimped the typhoon I think I will add an inflatable keel to fit under some marine ply (with tread plate on top) and make it a 3 section folding full floor, and take the stated floor out ;) now that will get it moving :rofl:
 

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And keeps him off the electronic gaming junk as well lol, once his pimped the typhoon I think I will add an inflatable keel to fit under some marine ply (with tread plate on top) and make it a 3 section folding full floor, and take the stated floor out ;) now that will get it moving :rofl:
It will also give you a better base to work from
 

lee

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It will also give you a better base to work from
I've had the air deck v floors and don't like them joe.

next up for this coming winter project is a new speed boat. . . . Kelly wants a pink panther it will be a total renovation job and ready for next spring a 80's Classic speed boat probably an 18ft done similar to one below lol
The boys and I are are doing the outside restoration and engine mods etc Kelly's doing the interior fabrication, all pink leopard print, it will be a proper crack down hasting boat club with the pink panther lol

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Graphics are already picked lol

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A few of these Just above the water line down each side:

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And this on both sides of the white Johnson outboard

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I've had the air deck v floors and don't like them joe.

next up for this coming winter project is a new speed boat. . . . Kelly wants a pink panther it will be a total renovation job and ready for next spring a 80's Classic speed boat probably an 18ft done similar to one below lol
The boys and I are are doing the outside restoration and engine mods etc Kelly's doing the interior fabrication, all pink leopard print, it will be a proper crack down hasting boat club with the pink panther lol

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Graphics are already picked lol

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A few of these Just above the water line down each side:

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And this on both sides of the white Johnson outboard

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you can't beat the restoration of a classic boat Lee and those decals should look great, the fastest I've driven was a 16 foot dory with a Johnson 40 on the back
 

lee

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Will have a better interior than this one joe:

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Will be running this 90, oil injection and power trim

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lee

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Should get wellover 60mp fully loaded, pull the boys on the donuts and Kelly on the skies all together :rofl:
 
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