37' Deltaga gillnet to prawn converstion

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  1. Deanpopil
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    Converting a 37 foot deltaga from a gillnet boat into a halibut, live cod and prawn boat.
     
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    cummins v-555-m IMG_20191012_184645.jpg
     
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    Test drive IMG_20191026_131416.jpg
     
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    Boat has 1000PDs of weight in the keel, small rolling chalks. Taking off the mini A-frame rigging and putting on a traditional mast and poles.
     
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    Getting the gillnet gear off, there is alot of it. Will be re-using the hydraulic boom with my new mast. IMG_20191102_142546.jpg
     
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    IMG_20191109_201019.jpg Lifted the gillnet drum out will use the marina crane to put it in my truck
     
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    Time to swap this IMG_20191102_151931.jpg
    For this IMG_20191103_095549.jpg
     
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    More clean up IMG_20191109_201744.jpg IMG_20191109_201639.jpg
     
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    This is how normal people do it.... IMG_20191104_115542.jpg
     
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    Building a fort to keep the weather out. IMG_20191109_164631.jpg IMG_20191109_180705.jpg
     
  13. fallguy
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    Neat project!

    Please keep posting pics, can't wait to see it done.
     
  14. Deanpopil
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    Me neither, I will post pictures as I go.
     

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    The fun begins... IMG_20191112_123255.jpg
     
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