1992 Gruman 24 Fun Ship soon to be Catfish Warrior 1

Discussion in 'Boat Modification Journal' started by Cgoyette, Apr 26, 2008.

  1. Cgoyette

    Cgoyette New Member

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    Just bought a 1992 Gruman and will be doing some modifications soon and will post progress.

    Curt
     
  2. vfourmax

    vfourmax New Member

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    Cool good luck on your conversion. I am in the process of doing a 1994 21' foot Suntracker Party Barge! And welcome to the BOC!
     

  3. catfisherman_eky3

    catfisherman_eky3 New Member

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    Good luck on your conversion keep us posted and let us know how it works for you.
     
  4. Cgoyette

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    When I bought it and first clean of the toons.

    LOTS more to come
    Curt
     

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  5. Koon

    Koon New Member

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    please post a detailed discription on how you cleaned those toons... awesome job! I hope it involved power tools. :smile2:
     
  6. catman4926

    catman4926 New Member

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    that will be a good catfishing mechine good luck and welcome form so. alabama:big_smile:
     
  7. Cgoyette

    Cgoyette New Member

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    No Power tools...chemical help. Product called toon brite.
     
  8. thegavel

    thegavel New Member

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    Good luck with your project! That will be a mean catfish machine!

    Keep us posted!

    And welcome to the greatest site on the internet
     
  9. Cgoyette

    Cgoyette New Member

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    new Addtion is a 2002 Mercury 115 4 Stroke (power head is made by yamaha)

    40 hours on motor...3800 with all controls and rigging...friend of mine hooked me up big time. ss prop too!

    Seats need some help, going to tackle that after I get my electonics on it.

    lcx 113 HD lowrance going on soon and Unidon 625 with a 9 1/2 foot shaspear antenna (7 foot base and 2 1/2 stinger)

    Curt
     
  10. Cgoyette

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    OK well they 115 4 stroke wont fit right with my sun deck. SO I am gonna wait a bit and buy a 90 ETEC in the spring with the long warranty's always show up.

    Curt
     
  11. Cgoyette

    Cgoyette New Member

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    Ok all kinds of changes on boat will post pics this weekend.


    Lowrance 113HD with GPS on dash
    Lowrance explorer handheld GPS (back Up)
    unidon 650c and a Shakespeare Galaxy 9 1/2 foot UHF antenna
    2008 Evinrude 90 Hp Etec

    seats removed from front
    12 drift-masters installed


    1st fish was a 8 lb blue 2nd fish was a 25lb flathead so she was blooded first trip. ( 2 hours)

    24.9 mph on GPS

    Pics soon


    Curt
     
  12. Cgoyette

    Cgoyette New Member

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    OK my boat is almost done!

    Redecked- new wood
    New Carpet
    New Seats
    New Top
    NEW PONTOONS! 25" Inch pontoons now vice 23" HUGE differance
    New console still waiting to get it in--from crest fully configured fiberglass
    New Capt Chair recliner with arm rest (Awesome but was expensive)

    Will post pictures in next few post

    Curt
     
  13. Cgoyette

    Cgoyette New Member

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    one pic
     

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  14. Cgoyette

    Cgoyette New Member

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    2 pic
     

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  15. Cgoyette

    Cgoyette New Member

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    pic 3 and 4 more when console and new capts chair is in.

    Curt
     

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