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#12496849 - 11/08/17 01:55 PM Boat Junk Yards
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Registered: 04/12/05
Posts: 15060
Loc: Fork/Arlington some.
Is there such a thing, I've seen fields behind marine repair places with 200 or more boats... T-wok in particular...
I don't like the seats in my boat, would like to get some newer style without spending a grand or better.
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#12496880 - 11/08/17 02:25 PM Re: Boat Junk Yards [Re: RedSkeeter]
T Bird Offline
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Registered: 03/07/10
Posts: 5724
Loc: Temple, Texas USA
None that I'm aware of. No one has figured out a profitable market for recycled fiberglass/gelcoat/composite material.

When I sold boats, we let folks scrounge around our salvage lot fairly often. Never hurts to ask.

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#12497145 - 11/08/17 04:56 PM Re: Boat Junk Yards [Re: RedSkeeter]
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Extreme Angler

Registered: 01/24/11
Posts: 2540
Loc: East Texas
dont know if its still there but used to be one in East Dallas back in the 70s and 80s ran by a guy named Clyde, anyone remember this place?

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#12497383 - 11/08/17 07:43 PM Re: Boat Junk Yards [Re: RedSkeeter]
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Extreme Angler

Registered: 03/08/03
Posts: 2080
Loc: Flower Mound, TX
Most cities discourage boat junk yards as the turnover is super slow and they turn into mosquito breeding grounds. The seats sit out in the open weather and deteriorate pretty quickly. There are a lot of places that sell bass boat seats. If you are looking for back to back seating, try Overton's online.

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#12497788 - 11/09/17 08:50 AM Re: Boat Junk Yards [Re: RedSkeeter]
RedSkeeter Offline

Bedazzled

Registered: 04/12/05
Posts: 15060
Loc: Fork/Arlington some.
I want the flatter style seating Skeeter went to around 07-08 mine are round and puffy being an 04. Have you actually priced seats from Skeeter, well I have, not going there. If I can change the configuration of mine I will, they rip at the seams about every 4-yrs with the present design flaw. I'm tired of spending 5-600 to recover that frequently.
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#12498409 - 11/09/17 05:35 PM Re: Boat Junk Yards [Re: RedSkeeter]
GTrigg Offline
Angler

Registered: 11/25/14
Posts: 293
Loc: East Texas
White Oak Boat & Motors has a "boat" junk yard. I would guess there are probably 100 boats in their yard. Once upon a time I needed a "pond boat" and bought an old King Fisher hull from them for $200.00. I haven't done business with them in several years, but believe they are still open.

White Oak Boat & Motor
1306 S Hollingsworth St
White Oak, TX 75693
903.297.1800
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#12499130 - 11/10/17 10:06 AM Re: Boat Junk Yards [Re: RedSkeeter]
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Registered: 12/11/04
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Loc: Weatherford
bassboatseats.com
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#12501216 - 11/12/17 01:27 PM Re: Boat Junk Yards [Re: RedSkeeter]
psycho0819 Offline
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Registered: 03/27/05
Posts: 1537
Loc: Kaufman
Used to be one at 175 and 2nd ave years ago. Major flood scattered their inventory and it took the city years to dig all the old hulls out of the surrounding woods. I remember dad taking me there back in the day, and then shopping there myself as a young adult.
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#12502295 - 11/13/17 01:00 PM Re: Boat Junk Yards [Re: RedSkeeter]
SoonerDG Offline
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Registered: 02/15/02
Posts: 1577
Loc: Joshua, TX
There used to be one that posted on here pretty regular. Haven't seen him in a while so not sure if he's still open. I believe he was just north of the border in Calera, OK.
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#12502583 - 11/13/17 05:56 PM Re: Boat Junk Yards [Re: RedSkeeter]
Mo Offline
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Registered: 10/08/01
Posts: 12359
Loc: Lake Palestine/Cherokee co
There should be a huge one on the gulf coast after Harvey, in the Rockport area.

might post in the saltwater section or 2cool.com ,

MO
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