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78_Tahiti
11-01-2011, 12:58 AM
Well, the desire to take the Water Streeker & My Boat to the Lake at the same time, without using 2 tow vehicles. Presented, yet another engineering feat to be discovered. :zwhistle: So, with a few odds & ends, and a couple pieces of lumber, I think another small miracle has happened in my driveway! :biggrin: Is Ball Lightning a bad thing? :confused-smiley-013:
I'll upload a few pics, later!

David
11-01-2011, 07:59 AM
Here's one I got from my iPhone.
Not the best pic... Still learning how to operate this thing...

http://i645.photobucket.com/albums/uu179/dsantana3/cbb37803.jpg

Glare was bad but you can see it...
http://i645.photobucket.com/albums/uu179/dsantana3/8eda7505.jpg

carreradude
11-01-2011, 05:23 PM
Lookin good Steve! :rockwoot:

78_Tahiti
11-01-2011, 08:04 PM
Heres a couple more shots! Im using an old mini-warn winch. David and I had it loaded in no time!

http://i711.photobucket.com/albums/ww115/SmacTek/Water_Streeker_Resto/brace_mount.jpg

http://i711.photobucket.com/albums/ww115/SmacTek/Water_Streeker_Resto/bunklayout.jpg

http://i711.photobucket.com/albums/ww115/SmacTek/Water_Streeker_Resto/IMG_1493.jpg

http://i711.photobucket.com/albums/ww115/SmacTek/Water_Streeker_Resto/sideview.jpg

Just need to trim about a foot off the bunks. Whats really kool, is I can tow my boat as well, without having to bring a second vehicle! :happy2:

wolfie
11-01-2011, 08:07 PM
Really cool Steve!!!!!!

"THE ADVOCATE"
11-02-2011, 08:19 PM
Wow, that warn winch got the wheels in the sky turnin. Some 4"x4" tube steel for the jib crane, a pair of 4" flanges to make the jib crane rotate, 3" channel steel to frame the new wacker holder on the trailer. Paint the trailer mods and the streeker to match the boat and voila, dont have to drop the trailer ever again!!

78_Tahiti
11-03-2011, 06:13 AM
LOL! reminds me of a setup I saw! 23' day cruiser with a pair of sea doo wave blasters mounted above the boat. with a little crane to off load the sea doos. Why not just convert a car hauler & take all your toys, wherever you go? :biggrin:

78_Tahiti
11-04-2011, 07:02 PM
So I made a couple of "Hinge Like" brackets to allow for easier loading/undloading of the streaker. It sets far enough up in my shortbed Ford, to easily clear my boat and trailer as well!

Hinges and 5 foot bunk add ons.
http://i711.photobucket.com/albums/ww115/SmacTek/Water_Streeker_Resto/pins.jpg

Heres both of them loaded up and ready to go to the lake tommorrow!
http://i711.photobucket.com/albums/ww115/SmacTek/Water_Streeker_Resto/rtg.jpg

:rockwoot:

"THE ADVOCATE"
11-04-2011, 11:33 PM
Have a grat day!!!! :biggrin: Can the streeker jump wakes?

78_Tahiti
11-04-2011, 11:41 PM
Have a grat day!!!! :biggrin: Can the streeker jump wakes?

I dont know about jumping from one wake over the other side, but it gets air really easy! I have the feeling there will be some pics after tomorrow at Berryessa!

David
11-05-2011, 02:20 AM
So I made a couple of "Hinge Like" brackets to allow for easier loading/undloading of the streaker. It sets far enough up in my shortbed Ford, to easily clear my boat and trailer as well!

Hinges and 5 foot bunk add ons.
http://i711.photobucket.com/albums/ww115/SmacTek/Water_Streeker_Resto/pins.jpg

Heres both of them loaded up and ready to go to the lake tommorrow!
http://i711.photobucket.com/albums/ww115/SmacTek/Water_Streeker_Resto/rtg.jpg

:rockwoot:
nice set up there Steve!!!

Sleek Freak
11-05-2011, 08:53 AM
looks like a great idea... hey, I'm getting a few ideas here. my wife may thank you....... not :rockwoot: :biggrin:

78_Tahiti
11-08-2011, 01:49 PM
It was a little to cold to try out the launching from my bed rack, at Berryessa. but dropping it back on its trailer worked slick!

http://i711.photobucket.com/albums/ww115/SmacTek/Water_Streeker_Resto/unload1.jpg
http://i711.photobucket.com/albums/ww115/SmacTek/Water_Streeker_Resto/unload2.jpg
http://i711.photobucket.com/albums/ww115/SmacTek/Water_Streeker_Resto/unload3.jpg
http://i711.photobucket.com/albums/ww115/SmacTek/Water_Streeker_Resto/unload4.jpg
http://i711.photobucket.com/albums/ww115/SmacTek/Water_Streeker_Resto/unload5.jpg

wolfie
11-08-2011, 03:06 PM
Steve, you're a freakin' engineering genius!!!!

David
11-08-2011, 03:34 PM
<---- Clearing throat over here!!!

78_Tahiti
11-08-2011, 08:21 PM
<---- Clearing throat over here!!!
Oh Yeah! David did have some helpfull ideas! LOL!

wolfie
11-08-2011, 09:29 PM
<---- Clearing throat over here!!!
Oh Yeah! David did have some helpfull ideas! LOL!


He's kind of an attention ho, isn't he? :biggrin:

David
11-08-2011, 09:52 PM
:rooster: maybe. :)

wolfie
11-08-2011, 10:03 PM
:rooster: maybe. :)


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78_Tahiti
11-09-2011, 02:51 AM
He's kind of an attention ho, isn't he? :biggrin:

:yesnod: