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Post up pics of your glades style/sled/grass boat

Post by Seven3 » Mon Jun 24, 2013 4:21 pm

Ive seen one of these threads specifically for Don Davis hulls, but this one is for all shallow-hull riveted grass boats / sleds / glades hulls / etc, whatever you want to call them. List the builder with the pic, and whatever else you want to add. I figured this would be a good thread for people to get ideas for their builds.

My '81 Thurman
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Post by Seven3 » Mon Jun 24, 2013 4:29 pm

My father's current, and previous Don Davis boats.
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Post by JB550 » Mon Jun 24, 2013 4:46 pm

Performance Airboats ( Al David ) 13 ft with fuel inj. 0540.
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Post by jrod550 » Mon Jun 24, 2013 4:55 pm

13x7.6 Scorpion hull, wt550, my rigging
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Post by flyinboomhesy » Mon Jun 24, 2013 5:58 pm

My current boat, 12'x8' alum decked step ride boat
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Post by Scorpion Airboats » Tue Jun 25, 2013 10:18 am

didn't get to see her finished JROD, she's BEAUTIFUL!
Scorpion with WaterThunder fuel injected 550, 2:68 gear box

DANGEROUS LIFESTYLES

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Post by Raizincane » Tue Jun 25, 2013 11:28 am

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The difference between Champ and Chump is []_[]

If you don't have pictures,then it didn't happen

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Post by Stuffer Steve » Tue Jun 25, 2013 2:24 pm

2013 Al David Performance Boat 13x7 avI054
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Post by HuntingBigun » Tue Jun 25, 2013 3:08 pm

Stuffer Steve wrote:2013 Al David Performance Boat 13x7 avI054
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Sweet ride Steve, we will have to ride I am across the creek in Dover :lol: :lol: :lol: Love them Sleds
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Post by JPerkins323 » Tue Jun 25, 2013 10:30 pm

D&E Metal Works in Homestead
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"BUZZ KILL"

12x6.8 .090 thousands 1/2 deck hunt boat with .125 backup plates and a lil' sheet of stainless. 0540 s/v spinning 5 blade sabers.....Ready to party.

Built by D&E Metal works in Homestead, FL: (786) 412-9018

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Post by MUGSHOT » Tue Jun 25, 2013 11:13 pm

JPerkins323 wrote:D&E Metal Works in Homestead

I saw your boat at the A.A.O.F. barbecue looks sharp and runs awesome.. I sold my hull to have Derrick build me a full deck which he should get started on soon..
2014 Derek Eaker sled with a IO540 5 Blade Saber....
Built By D@E Metal works in Homestead Fl. (786) 412-9018
12x7 7075T6 .125 Bottom Full Deck....
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Post by JPerkins323 » Wed Jun 26, 2013 12:08 am

Thanks MUGSHOT I'm really happy with how it came out. Its pretty much my dream boat. Still cant believe its mine. You will not be disappointed brother...He builds good boats. What kinda boat is he building you? I finished up some of the little details like finally getting the new seats on and finishing up the gauges and stuff since you saw it last. Changed the angle of the motor too and got it to free up a little.
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Post by MUGSHOT » Wed Jun 26, 2013 8:07 am

JPerkins323 wrote:Thanks MUGSHOT I'm really happy with how it came out. Its pretty much my dream boat. Still cant believe its mine. You will not be disappointed brother...He builds good boats. What kinda boat is he building you? I finished up some of the little details like finally getting the new seats on and finishing up the gauges and stuff since you saw it last. Changed the angle of the motor too and got it to free up a little.

You`re welcome! It was running great that day so I could imagine now with some fine tunning. My boat is going to be a full deck 12x7 .125 and .63 deck 7075-T6 Glades boat of course. The minute I met Derrick I knew he was a straight shooter and everyone down hear speaks highly of him. My friend and I are having Derrick build us two full decks...

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2014 Derek Eaker sled with a IO540 5 Blade Saber....
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12x7 7075T6 .125 Bottom Full Deck....
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Post by Tropical Itch » Wed Jun 26, 2013 8:57 am

love me some high seats, "PENTHOUSE EDITION"
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Post by Seven3 » Wed Jun 26, 2013 9:55 pm

Tropical Itch wrote:love me some high seats, "PENTHOUSE EDITION"
Love that old school rigging. One of these days Ill put a 540 or an AV 360 on my Thurman, and when I do Ill need to have new rigging built as my current cage won't fit a 72" prop with enough clearance. I'd like something very similar to yours.

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Post by John Fenner » Wed Jun 26, 2013 10:06 pm

Tropical Itch wrote:love me some high seats, "PENTHOUSE EDITION"
Very cool paint scheme! Most original and well thought out I've seen in a long time!
I never finish anyth,,,.

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Post by SwampNinja » Wed Jun 26, 2013 10:16 pm

John Fenner wrote:
Tropical Itch wrote:love me some high seats, "PENTHOUSE EDITION"
Very cool paint scheme! Most original and well thought out I've seen in a long time!
You should see his other/new boat. Wow... Just Wow...
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Post by windwagon » Wed Jun 26, 2013 11:02 pm

My lil boat
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Post by glades cat » Thu Jun 27, 2013 7:58 am

12 x 7 Scorpion, .125 hull & .63 deck,

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Post by Bagman » Thu Jun 27, 2013 8:21 am

Some really nice looking boats guys!!
14 x 7' 10" DynaMarine Velocity, 2.5 Ballistic gear drive, Supercharged LS, 3 blade NGR
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Post by HaulinGrass » Thu Jun 27, 2013 12:52 pm

here's mine , A 10'4" 1978 Franny Taylor with a Lycoming 0320
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Post by flyinboomhesy » Thu Jun 27, 2013 3:27 pm

1 of my older brothers boats
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Post by flyinboomhesy » Thu Jun 27, 2013 3:29 pm

Both of my older brothers boats
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Post by john1edwards » Thu Jun 27, 2013 4:49 pm

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Post by lyc200 » Thu Jun 27, 2013 6:32 pm

1985 10' 3 don davis
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