FS Smith's Boat Shop 8' Pram $650

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  1. Freestone

    Freestone Not to be confused with freestoneangler

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    Thank you Roper, I was starting to weaken...
     
  2. Casey Hodges

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    I plan to be on the island all weekend smoking salmon and watching football.
     
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    Come over on Sunday and bring a shotgun also!!
     
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    I'd like to but I'm on call the entire weekend, a quick over and back is all I can afford...dang it!
     
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    Roper for a guy who loves and appreciates the art of wood crafting this Smith pram has your name all over it. There are a lot of high elevation lakes here in eastern Arizona and I am seriously thinking of a pram again. This time I am sure it will be wood.
    jesse
     
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    Greg Armstrong OldRodsHaveMoreFun

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    At $650 - it's a more than a fair deal.

    I love wooden boats (especially finished "bright", like this one), and if I hadn't spent all the time it takes to build one for myself already I'd be all over this!
     
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    The only issue I have is transportation. My truck bed is 6.5' and 48 between the wheel wells, that means a trailer. One more thing to store, license, etc. I don't want to keep a boat like that outside. Otherwise I'd pick it up in a heartbeat...dang.
     
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    Roper,
    I had the same thoughts when I purchased my alum pram for my ford ranger.
    I built a platform out of 2x6 to match the height of the wheel well. Put caster wheels on the edge to roll the pram up on the platform. I can load and unload it by myself even with my bad shoulder. Tailgate must be down when transporting to the lake. When I need the truck bed the platform is light enough to lift out.
     
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    Mark. I have a canopy on the truck full time. Add to that I travel down lots of dusty roads...it just seems hard to keep the pram looking nice and not mess up the finish. But I'm still thinking about it...
     
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    Roper,

    The boat width narrows from top to bottom. The max width of 52" at the top rail most likely narrows to under 48' I can check for you tonight and post my findings.

    Casey

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    Anyone know how to rotate an image on an I Phone. Sorry.
     
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    Open up Photos. Find the picture on the camera roll or other folder. Select it. When it opens, you'll see an edit button in the top right.
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    Thanks Freestone.

    Hey Roper!

    Base hull width is 38' Should fit in any compact pickup.

    Man. That was an ugly Seahawks game!
     
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    Gorgeous craft. Buy this boat Roper. My marriage could depend upon it
     
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    I think the boat would look nice in your garage in oreville!!!!
     
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