my next (last) project boat

Discussion in 'Boats, Motors, Trailers and Towing Rigs Forum' started by albernifisher, Aug 3, 2014.

  1. albernifisher

    albernifisher Well-Known Member

    Well here she is, my next and final project boat. She's a 26' hurston. Over this fall and winter I'll be removing the fly bridge, gutting the whole thing, replacing the transom, stringers, floor and installing a pod
  2. Bent-Tip

    Bent-Tip Active Member

    Those are beauty hulls! Been on a couple and they sure ride nice. I'll be lurking on this thread AF !
  3. spring fever

    spring fever Well-Known Member

    Now THAT is a worthwhile project!! Hell of a long range fishing machine when finished!!
  4. Fish Assassin

    Fish Assassin Crew Member

    Really hope she's getting renamed after the job is done :)
  5. Fishtofino

    Fishtofino Well-Known Member

    Hope you love yours as much as i love mine.
  6. trendsetter

    trendsetter Active Member

    Very nice choice in hull! I've been on wolfs and it rode through chop like it was glass on a lake.
  7. SpringVelocity

    SpringVelocity Well-Known Member

    Awesome yes dump command bridge for sure... That is going to be a great boat...
  8. Big Green Machine

    Big Green Machine Well-Known Member

    Geez, that will be great yo see Gary, are you planning on keeping her?
  9. albernifisher

    albernifisher Well-Known Member

    Yup, this one is going to be my last boat for a while
  10. the fog ducker

    the fog ducker Well-Known Member

    twin ???
    300 's

    gd lk
    will be watchin !!

  11. jeffywestcoast

    jeffywestcoast Well-Known Member

    Crazy.. that things a beast..
  12. Barnacle Bill

    Barnacle Bill Active Member

    I see the Diesel fuel tanks are gone, over 100 imp gallons.
  13. albernifisher

    albernifisher Well-Known Member

    a couple more pics of what I'm starting with before I start to gut it
  14. Sr SQ

    Sr SQ Well-Known Member

    Wow………you picked a big one for your last project LOL

    Is this going to be a charter rig?

    Looking forward to see how your vision turns out, I would love to do something like this but I am positive I would be so upside down in it when it was done I would have to be buried in it:(
  15. spring fever

    spring fever Well-Known Member

    I like what I see -the layout was what you see in most pilot house boats. Obviously you got a deal on it-nothing appears salvageable-maybe the stove? depends what it runs on -diesel? New Wallas's are extremely expensive-just a thought-often wished I had an oven. Good Luck-can't wait to watch this progress!!
  16. finaddict

    finaddict Well-Known Member

    Very ambitious project and more than I would want to take on. My first restoration was a 12 foot fibreglass boat that my friends said I should not turn into a boat. They suggested I turn it into a "planter" . Name stuck to the day I sold it.
  17. nikoftime

    nikoftime Member

    (Last project) you just put that in incase the wife reads it haha nice one its a tank!!
  18. Barnacle Bill

    Barnacle Bill Active Member

    AB, PM sent your way, ..............BB
  19. fshnfnatic

    fshnfnatic Well-Known Member

    Wow. That's a project alright,but so worth it in the end.Your gonna have a beautiful vessel when your done.I'm going to
    be following this thread closely!
  20. albernifisher

    albernifisher Well-Known Member

    changes the looks a bit with the fly bridge gone

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