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Things you've done to make your Pontoon better

  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Tips and Tricks for your Pontoons

    If anyone has any good tips or ideas they've learned over the years Pontooning, please share in this section. Simple thing like types of fuel...

    Started by rickdb1, 01-25-2013 09:00 PM
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  1. Closing why

    The Pontoon and Deck boat forum will be closing soon. New posting has been disabled. NOT TODAY

    Started by Dieselman, 09-30-2021 08:03 PM
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  2. Simplifying battery wiring?

    I'm looking to simplify my battery wiring in the battery compartment on my 18' Bass Buggy. The battery lives in a deep triangular tub at the aft. The...

    Started by Rick Carpenter, 02-17-2021 02:32 PM
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    05-16-2021 06:20 AM Go to last post
  3. Experience...... Takes time to learn the tricks...Details to small things

    Over the years my Experience come into PLAY!!! Get it I-I Just a few tips for cleaning mold and adding color with a splash of Shine.!! ...

    Started by funtooner, 02-23-2021 06:49 AM
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  4. LED Docking Lights and Nav. Lights

    Happy New Year Everybody , let the countdown begin !!! Late last Fall, one of my halogen dock lights blew again. I also noticed a cracked lens on...

    Started by Mike K, 01-05-2021 01:26 PM
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    01-14-2021 10:25 AM Go to last post
  5. Added Hydraulic Steering

    This is my first post so just a newbie shout out. So i recently purchased a 2018 Sylvan 8522 F&C 90 Yama and decided to make a few changes one being...

    Started by hoejef, 12-21-2020 06:22 PM
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  6. Logs flex, so check them too.

    I-I Logs flex and will leave a small crack so check them if you have water in your logs. I just picked up a newer pontoon with 9.9hp so HP on the...

    Started by funtooner, 01-14-2014 05:58 AM
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  7. Pressurized Pontoons

    My South Bay has pontoons which are pressurized up to 3.5 psi for strength and integrity. They are serviced using standard “Schraeder” type valves...

    Started by FogHorn, 09-06-2019 10:43 AM
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    10-04-2019 10:49 AM Go to last post
  8. Boat State Registration Numbers Application Suggestion

    Since my new Sweetwater Sunrise 186C was in the water when my PA State Registration numbers were received last June, I needed an easy way to apply...

    Started by Gil, 12-20-2018 09:07 AM
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    04-25-2019 01:24 AM Go to last post
  9. I moved the helm seat back

    I had a problem with not being able to stand comfortably at the helm because, even with the seat adjustment all the way back, there was not enough...

    Started by carguy, 08-25-2017 02:20 PM
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    09-05-2017 07:51 PM Go to last post
  10. New stereo remote and rod holders installed

    Hi I like running cables thru my pontoon I never used a fishing wire.I dont miss my old fiberglass boat at all because of this.also I installed the...

    Started by Sevenate9, 05-12-2017 02:11 PM
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    05-13-2017 12:35 PM Go to last post
  11. Things that I have done to my Toon

    Underskin (One of the best things I did) Sharkhide the logs before it ever hit the water (2nd best thing I did) Installed 2 reclining seats. One in...

    Started by rickdb1, 01-26-2013 07:26 PM
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  12. New dual battery switch and charger/maintainer install

    I wanted to show off my installation ive already had it installed for a few months and its working great.

    Started by Sevenate9, 01-21-2017 04:40 PM
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  13. Usb charger install

    In order to keep a happy family all day on the boat especially my daughter, will keep the phones charged both for my daughter texting and my wife...

    Started by Sevenate9, 01-21-2017 04:33 PM
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  14. Modifying Doors?

    Has anyone tried to modify the gates on the play-pen, in terms of making them wider? If so what is involved, also if you have any pictures and a...

    Started by Huggyd, 01-01-2017 09:32 AM
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  15. Tripple Toon Boat Trailers

    On the back of the trailer I have put two guides that guide the center toon into the boat trailer. Looks like tunnel boat trailer on the back. When...

    Started by tchb, 03-18-2015 03:12 PM
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    04-23-2015 07:53 PM Go to last post
  16. I keep lot's of treats for the dog's

    But the trick is keep the dog's guessing, as to when you go pontooning.;) Mine are always ready to boat.

    Started by funtooner, 02-07-2013 08:18 AM
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  17. Trailer falls off the end of the ramp

    I was searching for a solution in case you have low water and back your trailer to far down the ramp till your wheels fall off. i found this and want...

    Started by RBI, 08-11-2014 02:08 PM
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  18. Question bimini assist

    Hi all, I'm new to the forum and was wondering if anyone has used gas charged pistons to assist in moving your bimini top from the trailing position...

    Started by longshots, 01-23-2014 10:44 AM
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  19. bimini assist

    Has anyone tried to use gas shocks to assist in moving their bimini from trailering position to underway position? If so what was the size (pound...

    Started by longshots, 01-23-2014 08:03 AM
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  20. Just for Rick, improving a pontoon.

    Rick, Here is a Bently 24ft with a Merc 115 /2 stk. We will take before and after pictures and any info you feel is needed , Thanks (your doing...

    Started by funtooner, 02-01-2013 06:52 AM
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    12-18-2013 06:34 AM Go to last post

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