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PSU

Hello Friends:

 

I have a 2001 Lund Tyee Magnum 1950 that needs a new portside transom corner cap (hard plastic cap with three screws) from banging into the dock during storms. It appears Lund doesn't manufacture this part anymore (called Aronson's, and can't seem to find it at any local stores or on any of the online parts companies (great lakes skipper, etc). Any sense for where I may search next?

 

Thanks

 

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leech~~

If you can't find one and need it really bad. You could try and find a shop to mill one out of a solid piece of black nylon.

Good luck. 

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JerkinLips

Maybe somebody could 3D print a replacement for you.  Check the internet out.

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PSU

Thanks for the replies friends, it's seemingly going to be a bit more difficult than I originally expected. I guess a 2001 is a bit too old to still supply these minor parts!?!? The local Lund place (Rapid Marine) indicated that they rarely go further than 2007 ish, which was a bit of a surprise to me..... 

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delcecchi
On 8/15/2019 at 10:06 AM, PSU said:

Thanks for the replies friends, it's seemingly going to be a bit more difficult than I originally expected. I guess a 2001 is a bit too old to still supply these minor parts!?!? The local Lund place (Rapid Marine) indicated that they rarely go further than 2007 ish, which was a bit of a surprise to me..... 

Hope I don't need anything for my 98...

 

Are their boat junkyards?

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delcecchi
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I did a google on "corner cap" and gunwale corner cap.... Saw some stuff that looked like it would work.  

here is one.   this is from Australia but probably could find something here.   Also a bunch of pontoon stuff might be adaptable.  

 

Another thought is to look at Lund models and find one that uses the same hull as your boat only is more recent....   My guess is that Lund has been using basically the same hulls for a bunch of different models for years.   I bet you can find one that has similar corner caps as what you need.   You could even give them a call.  

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PSU

Excellent Del, closest one I have seen so far! Thanks a bunch, I'll check it out

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delcecchi
1 hour ago, PSU said:

Excellent Del, closest one I have seen so far! Thanks a bunch, I'll check it out

Good luck.  There are a gazillion of those corner caps online.   

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SkunkedAgain

PSU - call the boat graveyard in Shakopee, right next to Valley Fair. It's called Twin City Outboard. I once went in looking for a replacement lower unit for a 3hp 1957 Johnson Seahorse. I was happy when the guy said they had it. When I got there, the guy brought out a box of them so that I could look them over and get the right color! They've got a lot of boats too. Cool place to visit and look around.

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PSU

Excellent Skunked, I'll give them a call

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delcecchi

Good to know.  Didn't know that they had boats.

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aakanksha5

You can use some sort of solid nylon.

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Quincy

Lol....I need the exact same part for a '04 Lund Tyee 1850.  Went looking for a part in July and had the same response from RJ marine in Duluth.   Joked that I need a new boat.

Kicking myself that I did'nt get the Hewescraft I was eyeballing when I was in the market for that boat.  More solidly built IMO....but more utilitarian too.  (Not as plush and not as good for fishing out of the bow...) Lots of plastic parts, trim peices etc. on a Lund that are subject to changes from model year to model year.   Lund only supplies parts back 6years or so....so I am told.     Boats can last longer than a typical car.  Mine runs fine and is fishes just as good as the day I got it.    Aggrivates me that this is the issue now.  

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PSU

Quincy, please let me know if you either find anything or perhaps another solution.

 

Thanks

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Quincy

I bought an aluminum generic corner trim piece from RJ marine in Duluth.  It fits and will work.  Not sure if they had more of those.

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PSU

Any chance you could take a picture Quincy?

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Quincy

Not for a while.   Not at the lake right now.   Sorry.

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delcecchi
On 9/7/2019 at 2:04 PM, Quincy said:

Not for a while.   Not at the lake right now.   Sorry.

 

On 9/7/2019 at 7:53 AM, PSU said:

Any chance you could take a picture Quincy?

 

If you search google for it there are a bunch of pictures.  Most of the corners, especially aluminum, are for pontoons but you might find something that would work...   My corners that came with the boat are a rubbery material.  Fortunately they are still hanging on, although not perfectly

 

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