Ever build a Frankenboat?+ What do you do w/discarded hulls?

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Ever build a Frankenboat?+ What do you do w/discarded hulls?

Post by boatbuster » Mon Dec 12, 2011 8:07 pm

I am creating a Frankenstein canoe in my laboratory....Bwahahaaaaaaa! I started cleaning out the basement and noted that my 96 MR Outrage, which was hanging from the ceiling with numerous cracks and dry-rotted gunnels, was actually in better shape than the 2005? model POS Outrage that cracked when brand new and which Confluence Kayak Corp refused to do anything about. I took the perfectly good gunnels off the Confluence Outrage and put them on my old MR Outrage, which I plan to resurrect if I can make it watertight again (a very big if) Meanwhile, I re-hung the Confluence Outrage from the basement ceiling as a storage unit. It really is a thin POS, but it is sturdy enough to hold gear.

So have you ever built a Frankanoe out of old boat parts? And what do you do with a beat up Royalex hull? Landfill? Planter?

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Post by Silent Bob » Mon Dec 12, 2011 11:34 pm

"what do you do with a beat up Royalex hull"


Allow me to properly dispose of it, of course... :wink:


With a little glass, a little epoxy, a little imagination, and of course a Sawzall it can be almost anything you want.

I've got a glass Probe 14 that may be getting the Frankenboat treatment sometime soon. :evil:

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Post by cheajack » Mon Dec 12, 2011 11:47 pm

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Post by Mr.DeadLegs » Tue Dec 13, 2011 12:25 am

Donate them to your local Boy Scouts.
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Post by ezwater » Tue Dec 13, 2011 1:28 am

If you have a small child who has to wait for the bus, put the Outrage on end as a bus shelter. :o

A friend used his OCA to drag leaves to a dumping point. Unlike a wheelbarrow, you can put the boat on its side and rake leaves into it. Then put upright and drag away. 8)

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Post by philcanoe » Tue Dec 13, 2011 1:33 am

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    Post by hazardharry » Tue Dec 13, 2011 2:17 am

    drag them behind snowmobiles with the kids in it.
    if its a flowin' i'm a goin' if its frozen i'm a dozin'

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    Post by sbroam » Tue Dec 13, 2011 3:59 pm

    Yard art. See link below.

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    Post by Craig Smerda » Tue Dec 13, 2011 7:11 pm

    1 old canoe hull
    2 xc ski's
    34 pool noodles
    1,000 zip ties
    and lot's of imagination = 1 hooligan craft

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    Post by boatbuster » Tue Dec 13, 2011 7:59 pm

    sbroam wrote:Yard art. See link below.
    After viewing your page, all I can say is.....


    I'M NOT WORTHY!!!! :D

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