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> Smitty upgrade, From downhill skies to water skies
Fishchaser67
Posted: Dec 29, 2020 - 12:49 pm


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I made one 2 years ago with downhill skies served its purpose well ..this year im upgrading it ,picked up a few thing over the summer ..water skies ..puck bord.. abs pipe ..lighting 12v

Step #1. Take off supports and hardwear from my old skies Add to water skies
Step #2. Line water skies with puck bord
As for the abs pipe i will make some rod holders ..
Then add some 12v lighting ..will post pics when complete..

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Posted: Dec 29, 2020 - 10:29 pm


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Cant wait to see it.

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Fishchaser67
Posted: Jan 03, 2021 - 07:39 pm


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Here it is ...what do you think ?

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Posted: Jan 03, 2021 - 07:40 pm


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Add cargo hold ...

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Posted: Jan 03, 2021 - 07:41 pm


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The rod holders ..

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Posted: Jan 03, 2021 - 07:44 pm


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Cant wait to try it out

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Posted: Jan 03, 2021 - 09:13 pm


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I have no experience with the water skis but a friend tried it and said they didnít glide on the snow like down hill skis. More resistance maybe because they are designed for water and not snow. Maybe yours will work for you.

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Posted: Jan 04, 2021 - 07:01 am


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QUOTE (Steve_Guelph @ Jan 03, 2021 - 09:13 pm)
I have no experience with the water skis but a friend tried it and said they didnít glide on the snow like down hill skis. More resistance maybe because they are designed for water and not snow. Maybe yours will work for you.


I added lexan to the bottom of the skies ..very slik on snow. will try them out today ..let you know how it go's..

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Fishchaser67
Posted: Jan 04, 2021 - 10:35 am


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Well....i got to my spot ..set up my smitty ..loaded up my gear went to get my gloves and there it was gone ..slid down the hill and out on the lake Went at least 100yards all on its own It Will Slide

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Posted: Jan 04, 2021 - 10:36 am


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Posted: Jan 04, 2021 - 06:52 pm


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How did you make out today fishchaser67??

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Posted: Jan 05, 2021 - 08:23 am


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QUOTE (fishmagnet @ Jan 04, 2021 - 06:52 pm)
How did you make out today fishchaser67??

It was a slow day ..1 herring and a few perch. But it was alot of fun ..

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Posted: Yesterday at 12:03 pm


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I like the built in rod holders. Enjoy the lightened load !

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