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Harp

Fishtrap scout lite weekend mod

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Fishtrap lite Scout weekend mod basement project

Where is the Ice?? for the madian voyage?

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Rods to the left

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Carry heater under seat, summer trolling battery for power, bucket, tackle, tunes.

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Place for tipups spare 1LB propane behind box

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That white knob is for the door.

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Here fish ready with the turf, cup holders, lights x 2 and 12 volt plugin running on crosscountry skis.

Harp

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Looks good. Missing a cup holder though. smile

I see 2 of them.

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Bartman, running three open drinks and fishing is just showing off.

Harp

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Yep 2x2 ya could go lighter but between bouncing around and my kids climbing back there to explore builder to last? I put the heavy stuff to the rear battery and fish bucket it pulls around the basement carpet easy? Next to the lake!!

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Harp,how much weight do you think you added?By the way,your scout really looks good. grin

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The wood & materials 10 maybe all the equipment with that big battery 30 more. But I know from pulling kids in the sled put the weight in the back and they pull nice. She is a manpowered unit out to the magic spot.

Harp

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Great job on the Mod's. I like the short skis on the bottem - Does that make a big difference in deeper snow?

I've got a FT Pro with Hyfax runners, and when the snow gets deeper it plows a lot of snow instead of riding on top. Gets to be way more work pulling by hand then it should.

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I haven't pulled this one yet she is a prototype but I had a fishing equipment box I built 20 year ago and some old ski's had worked on there well. Adding any weight to a dragging a sled I thought the bottom of the sled to be the weak link in long term use and like you say plowing snow.

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Looks good Harp! I had a FT Scout. The only mod I made was to sew some chains on (using power pro) to the skirting to stop the dang wind from getting in when there's not much snow.

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Looks good, thanks for sharing smile

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