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    Not sure where to put this, is there a pontoon/float tube section?

    This is my 2013 Assault.

    The FRAMELESS pontoons do pose a problem on where to mount things due to the oars.
    I added Scotty glue ons which allow me to use Scotty fly rod holders, Scotty Anchor, or the Scotty Camera mount.

    I got the NFO Apron and added a little more velcro so it wraps around the toons

    I used Dog clips on the motor mount for quick connections

    I used a 3" Nylon strap with quick clip for the Transducer

    Use a Wing Nut so easy to raise and lower then tighten

    I mounted a Ram ball mount to a piece of plywood which is the length of my side bag plus velcro on the bottom to hold it in place

    Then I use a 4" Ram Mount to the ball mount on the Sonar screen.

    I topped it all off with the Ultra Light Oars:

    And the Omega Flip Fins

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    Holy smokes! Is there anything that 'toon doesn't have?

    Very cool Joni
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    Nice ride Joni!

    We don't have a raft / boat forum but you could join 'The Forum Yacht Club' I'm serious, check the Social groups or better yet take this;

    Anywhere can be the land of great expectations, broken dreams, or paradise found, it's all up to you.

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    now thats what you call 'ready'

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    you need a hibachi so you can take fish straight from the water to the grill

    Very nice ride!

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    1. the fact or state of having been affected by or gained knowledge through direct observation or participation

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    [QUOTE=jaybo41;463532]Holy smokes! Is there anything that 'toon doesn't have?
    Joni,I can't see a Jug for making a Cuppa.Beaut Set Up you have.

    Just that we were down at one of our Snowy Mountain Lakes & I noticed which I've never seen before a Guy had a Billy on board so he could stop,boil it & have a Cuppa with Lunch.

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    Now that's a fishing machine right there. Well thought out and about all you need. Do you use a full sized 12v battery?
    "I don't go to the river to fish, but I do quite a bit of it while I'm there." - Riverbilly

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    impressive Jonilooks like Baxter is wondering where his seat is...

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    Joni: Very well thought out, I love the way you used the dog clamps for quick setup on the motor mount and the ingenius 3" nylon strap with the quick clips for the transducer............looks like I need to make a trip down to the hardware store!

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    I do use the break your back full size #27 battery. It is in a fancy box with clips for the motor and the sonar. The Assault is smaller than the Renegade so less room behind me.
    However, I do have 36" inseam so I have the seat back a ways. There is room for my PFD then the battery. I kind of lean against the pfd which is really comfortable.

    Thing is, all I have added is two glue ons front and rear for rod/anchor/camera mounts and the sonar. The motor and mount is the same on all outlaws. But I had all this empty space in front of me, so I thought an apron or shelve. Cool thing will be to lay the fish on the ruler and snap a picture with little handling, and the apron is rubber coated. Not all fish, just the questionable ones...LOL

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