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building your own pontoon
Posted 03 February 2005 - 12:23 AM
Posted 04 February 2005 - 07:53 PM
|QUOTE (lthrnk @ Jan 30 2005, 09:14 AM)|
|Just curious, has anyone ever made a frame out of thickwall PVC for one of these rigs? I would think that with enough cross struts etc. it could be done pretty well and with all the fittings available all you would need is a saw and waterproof glue.|
Not very sturdy as the more you brace it the more you weaken it, I had a Zodiak Fish Hunter,the only seats were blow up cushions. I took P.V.C. and made frames for two chairs, that were covered with lawn chair strapping.They layed accross the boat and had back rests. Not only would the cold effect them so will the heat. They were scrapped and I used a cross brace from a construction stage. It was also used as a frame for a small trailer. It was a cool set up.
"All it takes is one fool to be standing arround doing something, for a bunch of other fools to join in"......a quote from an old Newfoundlander I met fishing in the pooring rain