Custom Flat Cat build! Feedback.

Discussion in 'Metal Boat Building' started by RedTek, Mar 21, 2016.

  1. RedTek
    Joined: Mar 2016
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    Location: Spring tx

    RedTek New Member

    my father and I have built a Custom 20ft flats cat from the ground up. Everything you see minus the obvious motor, jack plate, wiring, steering etc. we have built. The project took 1 yr to design and build with really only the weekends to work on it. The boat is 19', 10" in length and 7' in width. Port and Starboard sides are 18" in height and total height is 20". I did all the cutting, welding(spool gun, tig), tube bending and painting. When last tested, it drafted 8.5" and ran in 4" at 5450RPM at 37.5MPH. We are still waiting on the upholstery to get down for the front console seat and the leaning post. I wouldn't mind for everyone's feedback and let me know what you men and women think. Or if you have any questions, feel free to ask.
     

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  2. crowsridge
    Joined: Apr 2010
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    crowsridge Senior Member

    Nicely done! Congratulations......
     
  3. RedTek
    Joined: Mar 2016
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    Location: Spring tx

    RedTek New Member

    thank you, we are finely taking it to the bay this Saturday, hopefully all will be well.
     
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