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I have a 2016 R200 and want to find a fiberglass tackle box to install where the removable cooler is (under the bolster seats). Does anyone have any info on one or already completed the mod?

 

Thanks in advance.

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You read my mind! Coming back in just yesterday, I got to thinking about the same thing. I rarely use that big cooler for anything except to store 'junk' (flip-flops, bottom-brush, etc) and would like to make the space be more useful.

 

My neighbor fishes commercially, and he's mentioned that he used to build all his fish-boxes himself. I'll have to ask him for pointers when his season slows down. He also mentioned one time that he used to run drugs bigtime :dribble: , but eventually got caught. Can't wait to pry that story out of him too!

 

I've already started googling for plans, and between us all I'm sure something will come along.

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Sounds like a plan, the box that is, not so much running drugs! Keep me posted, this may turn into a winter project.

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These guys have a ton of boxes ready to go and they also provide custom builds or starboard for the DIY guys.

 

http://www.boatoutfitters.com/

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I have a new R200 I went to Walmart and bought two 13 gal wastebaskets they are 15x11 they fit the opening under the rear seats . the lip keeps them up I had to cut them down from the bottom they were to long ,I moved the bottom up and now I have a place to store my plano 3700 .boxes

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I have a new R200 I went to Walmart and bought two 13 gal wastebaskets they are 15x11 they fit the opening under the rear seats . the lip keeps them up I had to cut them down from the bottom they were to long ,I moved the bottom up and now I have a place to store my plano 3700 .boxes

Would love to see pictures! Great idea, thank you!

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Someone on another forum had Robalo build a custom tackle station for his R200 (@$1,300 vs. $1,600 on boatoutfitteres.com). I've sent my salesman an email message to inquire. I'll keep those of you interested updated on how this unfolds.

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