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    JOHN BOAT REPAIR

    REPAIR JOB I DID ON MY NEPHEWS JOHN BOAT. HE HIT A LOG IN THE TRINITY RIVER UP BY RIVERSIDE. HE NEVER SAW IT. HOLE WAS ABOUT 2” WIDE BY 3” LONG. I ALSO MACHINED AND WELDED IN A NEW DRAIN PLUG AND WELDED UP THE BOTTOM RIDGES ON THE LAST 3” BECAUSE OF LEAKS. I DIDN’T GET ANY PICTURES OF THE BOTTOM. DIDN’T FEEL LIKE TURNING IT OVER AGAIN.
    "LET THE LEAD FLY!"

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    You do very good work Texasleadhead. It's not always easy to repair a big gash in a jon boat with a tig.

    Steve
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    Good for the texasleadhead he does good work.
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    Good Post Texasleadhead

    Nice looking repair job there.
    Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
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    THANKS GUYS.

    FLATCATS YOU ARE CORRECT. IT IS NOT AS EASY AS PEOPLE THINK. THE PART YOU SEE INSIDE THE BOAT LOOKS BAD BUT THE BOTTOM WELDING AND THE PLUG LOOK LIKE A REAL WELD.
    "LET THE LEAD FLY!"

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    As long as it floats and the leaks stay away it does not matter what it looks like, good work on that boat. I know who to call if I ever need some repairs done.
    Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
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