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I currently own a 12' aluminum and a 14' aluminum Row boat I transport the 12' on top of my pop up trailer when I go camping. It works out great to take the kids out on some ponds and lake to catch some fish while camping... The 14' was purchased to do some bay fishing near Sandy Hook NJ 5 Minutes from my house. I need a trailer and priced them at 400.00 I ran into a guy that has a 14 Gamefisher *fiberglass* with a trailer and a newer (96 or so) Force 15hp ob I have a 2.5hp and a 36# trolling motor for the Alumium boats. I am thinking about selling the Alum. to buy the Fiberglass setup and wanted to know what everyone thought.
Hi, I have a dandy 14 ft trihull gamefisher with 15 hp force. mine is older. The only problem I have with these boats is the fact that they were molded glass. They tend to shed hairs when they get older, and this will make you itch from contact with bare skin. I fix this by cleaning the boat thoroughly and applying several coats of clear enamel spray. This is available in the paint section of Walmart or K mart for 1.00 per can. Spray 2or3 coats on when dry wipe entire boat down with an old clean rag, respray and repeat until boat is smooth. about 7 cans worth. This boat is worth about1500.00 or so in excellent cond. That is for motor trailer and all.,TG
Any kind of sealer will help keep the stinging particles of fiber from attacking your person. Paint, or etc. BUT the best thing Is to use the fiberglass resin. Just paint it on and it will be fixed. You and purchase the resin and have it colored. Mix only the amount that you will need. Paint or roll it on and repeat until you are satisfied. This will stay for the life of the boat most of the time. Have a great day, Chief
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