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homemade duck boat?

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Hey BL,

I have plans for a duck boat called the "Hybrid". There is two files, each about 2 MB. email me at c-box at comcast d0t net and I will send to you. They are really cool, I have not tried it yet, but it could be done in a weekend once you have the material. Material Cost is about $200 or so, mainly due to resin quality, etc. but using plywood and some 1x mainly.

These are 8 foot boats that easily fit in pickup and can almost stack. Would be good small water boats. I plan to make one and bring to NoDak and leave there, for times when we might hit slightly deeper water on our friends farm lands.

edit - actually do a search on "hybrid duck boat plans" and you will see the "main site" with the name in the url. These are free plans, and free site, so not advertising it. Just a duck hunter sharing his plans with others. Some good pics of the various builds people have done.

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i made a jonboat type skiff.. it is 8 feet long x 42" wide and plan to either push pole it or a 5.5 hp motor..what kind of ply wood should i use?? i cant spend the $$ on marine.. the frame is all built just needd paneling.

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