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Steve Foss

Chunkytrout's new boat (pics included)

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Well, we've all waited a long time to see pics of Chunky's new laker taker, so here she is. I shot these off the Van Vac dock Sunday as Mr. Trout pirhouetted and spun the queen around like a dancer. Well, OK, a really big, heavy dancer. grin.gif

I'll let him fill you all in on the specifics of said boat. grin.gif

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SSSWWWWWEEEEEEETT! A thing of beauty.

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That windshield and top must work pretty well...........still has the smoke in his mouth in the last pic grin.gif Great boat Chunky!

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What you didn't see in the last pic is me doing the mid air belly roll grin.gif

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I figured Steve was waiting for you to post thoses pics grin.gifgrin.gif.......looks like a very sea-worthy boat

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Yes indeed................Now that's what I call a Burntside Boat.

Nice find Chunky.

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I like the pic of the old gal healed over. Nice B-Side boat Mike.

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A new boat is always a joy to break in, I am loving mine. its great how it goes from new to a trusted old gal who won't let you down.

Happy fishing Chunky....hope to see you at B-side bash again this year.

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Good to see it on the water cool.gif.

Finns.

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Healed over is right. In 1956 deep V hull wasn't part of our vocabulary. She spent her first 20 years on La Croix as a freighter. Mostly hauling propane and ice. There's a guy in Ely who actually worked out of her up there when he was "much younger". He said she had a Merc the size of a Maytag on the back of her way back then. From there it's a mystery where she's been. I've had people tell Vermilion and other people tell me Basswood.

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Well she'll has some more stories to tell when you get done with her. I'm sure she'll still be freighting ice and plenty of methane gas too.

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Methane and alot of hot air, we could have her in the air in no time

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That is seriously one of the coolest old boats I've ever seen. What lake are you on there- it's beautiful.

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I think you should paint the logo of your favorite beer on that tin can! smile.gif

Sweet boat Chunky!

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That is seriously one of the coolest old boats I've ever seen. What lake are you on there- it's beautiful.


Thanks man. It's a 56 Alumacraft Queen Merrie. Pride of the fleet when it was built. That lake is Burntside.

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is that what he looks like without winter hat on?? only seen him at the bash. great boat!!!!

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is that what he looks like without winter hat on??


Yes I'll agree, I look much better when 95% is covered up.

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Sweeet Rig Chunkster!!!!

Good to see you back at the helm on the B-side, enjoy yourself bro grin.gifgrin.gif

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X my man! How ya been. Good to hear from you sir. I hope you and family are well!

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