"It’s not elegant, but it works for storing two extra rods out of the way, zip ties! I snug the rods under each hand rail and just zip tie them into place. They are secure and out of the way if I need them."
"Having an angler in the rear of your boat can cause some problems with handling. I knixed the traditional front seat and rear seat for a pedestal style seating. I moved the front fly deck forward about 6”. The cooler, an RTIC 65QT…"
"Gregg, I spoke to the owner of the dirftboat you recently worked on. I have known Gordon for 30 + years but didn't realize you had been working on his boat. I glad you located him and that he got his boat back. I hope your recent move results…"
"I appreciate the response! There are no plaques or markers to be found. According to George it is a Don Hill, built in 1980. I will contact Baker Trailers, that is not something I thought about. It does have some distinct…"
"From the photo, it appears to be a Keith Steele or Steve Steele. The oar lock blocks appear different. If it is a Steele, the Coast Guard plate on the bow will give the serial number. If you call Steve Steele boats in Lebanon, OR,…"
"You do not need a strong back but I would recommend getting some instructions. I’ve got plans from Mike Baker, Don Hill, Ray’s and Tatman. Mike Baker hands down has the best instruction and plans. He is on this site.