Duckboats.net
Skip to Content


Home : Main Forums : Duck Boat/Hunting Forum :

Devlin 16 Scaup topsides rehab

Quote Reply
Devlin 16 Scaup topsides rehab
I never ended up posting any build photos when I first started building my Scaup 18 some years ago, but I?m just finishing up a topsides rehab after roughly 18 years of duck hunting, crabbing, and other Puget Sound activities. She has seen a lot of miles, both on the road and through the water. She has been on three 300 mile trips on her own bottom, being towed by our larger boat, throughout the San Juan Islands for crabbing and fishing. Of course I did not take any before photos, and have not started to rehab the interior yet, but thought I would share some photos of the top sides.

Last edited by:

Sean C.: Oct 12, 2021, 7:06 PM
Quote Reply
Re: Scaup topsides rehab In reply to
Finish work is amazing. Fantastic looking hull!


Carl
Mobile, AL
DHBP Member since 1998

"Life is too short to drink bad beer."
Disclaimer: This post and/or report is not a substantiation of or reflection on the true accuracy of the present surveying methods. It is only a report on or comment concerning local observation and/or results. Your results and observation may vary based on your location, local water conditions, food supply, weather conditions and migratory patterns "
Quote Reply
Re: Scaup topsides rehab In reply to
Sean~


Beautiful workmanship on a vessel with very sweet lines!


Congratulations!


SJS

Steven Jay Sanford
Pencil Brook Farm
South Cambridge, NY
http://www.stevenjaysanford.com


Quote Reply
Re: Scaup topsides rehab In reply to
I also agree with Steve, the deck is excellent. Great job on her.
Phil
Quote Reply
Re: Devlin 16 Scaup topsides rehab In reply to
Sean

Beautiful work. Looks like the trailer got some attention too. Question. What are the rounds pads on the decks near the aft end of the cockpit?

Eric
Quote Reply
Re: Devlin 16 Scaup topsides rehab In reply to
Eric Patterson wrote:
Sean

Beautiful work. Looks like the trailer got some attention too. Question. What are the rounds pads on the decks near the aft end of the cockpit?

Eric



Eric,

The pads are where my bronze deck cleats will mount. They do not serve any real purpose, just a detail I wanted to add.

Question for you - I painted the boat with Parker?s Marsh Grass, which is a very different color than my previous paint which was a much darker green, which is Parker, and I thought I recalled it being called marsh grass. I searched some posts on here and saw you referenced your duck boat paint also as the Parker Marsh Grass, and your boats are the same color mine used to be. Do you think I got a mislabeled can of paint, or is your paint actually the Dead Grass or even the Hunter Green? I was going to email Parker, just havent got to it yet.
Quote Reply
Re: Devlin 16 Scaup topsides rehab In reply to
Sean I think the color your looking for is dead dull grass as I have bought the wrong type before.
South Jersey
Quote Reply
Re: Devlin 16 Scaup topsides rehab In reply to
Josh Schwenger wrote:
Sean I think the color your looking for is dead dull grass as I have bought the wrong type before.


Thanks Josh, I think you are correct
Quote Reply
Re: Devlin 16 Scaup topsides rehab In reply to
Sean

I use Marsh Grass. Your boat looks pretty similar to my eye. Lighting and camera exposure can make things look different than they are in person. If somehow you did end up with the wrong paint it looks good to me.

Eric
Quote Reply
Re: Devlin 16 Scaup topsides rehab In reply to
Looks great.. such an awesome hull.