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Posted: 18 Feb 2013, 23:27
by bguy
bassboy1 wrote:Aluminum continuous hinges for hatches. 1/2 the price as the brass plated steel (which will start rusting) from Lowes/Home Depot etc. 1/2 price more than covers shipping, especially on the 3 ft. lengths. Excellent service from these guys as well.

http://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/m ... ohinge.php
they have a bunch at http://donsmarinesalvageyard.com/

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Posted: 15 Jun 2013, 11:13
by BrazosDon
Hopefully this will help some of you guys with cutting aluminum up to 1/4 inch.

I installed aluminum patio covers and carports once upon a time and I used a plywood circular blade from HomeDepot on our table saw and skill saw. It was lubricated with a waxy lubricant that came in a cardboard tube like a grease gun cartridge. We got the lubricant from the Skill service center but any hard ware or lumber yard store should carry the lubricant. It is a bees wax and paraffin base and commonly used when cutting wood. Straight paraffin will work also and is available from most grocery stores.

Before you make the cut in the aluminum you carefully run the lubricant into the teeth of the running blade. Refresh every 30 to 40 inches or as needed.

Here is a link where you can find it:
http://www.nolansupply.com/bysubcategor ... pecs=False

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Posted: 25 Oct 2013, 02:51
by BCOWANWHEELS
HERES A GREAT PLACE TO GET YOU 5052 MARINE GRADE ALUMINUM AND OTHER METALS FOR YOUR BUILD UP.


http://www.metalsdepot.com/products/alu ... te&LimAcc=

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Posted: 09 Dec 2013, 00:14
by MmmFishing
This is a fantastic list! Thank you all for the posts.

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Posted: 29 Apr 2014, 09:35
by musicman
@Arial

I used a very similar product for my decks. Aluminum decking is much lighter and a lot stronger than plywood. It has good slip resistance (but is a little hard on bare knees). I thought the cost was reasonable, and it finished out well. I also liked that I could apply camo paint to my decks, as well.

Www.wahoodecks.com

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Posted: 25 May 2014, 09:54
by Tech Sergeant Ken
Came across this website while searching for a jon boat console. They have many jon boat accessories.
http://www.akmccallumco.com/

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Posted: 03 Jun 2014, 12:01
by kbush
BassBoatSeats.com for carpet & seats. From the website: DeckMate® bass boat seats have a lifetime warranty on all framework, and a 3 year warranty on boat seat vinyl. DeckMate's marine grade bass boat carpet is covered by a 3 year warranty, this includes fading and deterioration.

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Posted: 07 Sep 2014, 22:33
by DacMan
MrHitman007 ┬╗ 08 Jun 2010, 15:34 wrote:Amazing carpet for the price... purchased the 6' x 20' and wish I got the 8'6" x 25' for my 14.5' build. Goes quick with all of the cuts and what not.

http://www.sportsmansguide.com/net/cb/cb.aspx?a=650798
I believe I just bought the exact same brand carpet at menards, I got 6'x25' for about 60 bucks. It's on sale right now.

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Posted: 11 Feb 2015, 18:45
by jhef
decking. best thing i found is called alumalite. theres a local sign company that uses it for signs. its aluminum with plastic in the middle. about a quarter inch thick and super strong. with good bracing it doesnt give a bit and its light. when the sign company replaces the signs they sell the old ones. may have some reality add or something on it but its covered with carpet. best thing is cost 14 bucks for a 4x8 sheet. if your around north alabama , the company i get mine from is shepard sign in madison.

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Posted: 06 May 2015, 20:17
by amk
http://www.pwcmuscle.com where I bought my hydroturf they have 47x86 sheets best prices I could find after searching awhile.

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Posted: 29 May 2015, 23:04
by Triple obsession
I've been buying a lot of fasteners from these guys last couple of years. Great selection of Stainless
Steel, great quality, any quantity you want & the best prices I've come across yet.
Fast shipping & it's usually free if you spend $25+

Give them a try, you won't be disappointed. If you place an order, enter "discount15" in the promo box when you checkout for 10% off.

http://www.albanycountyfasteners.com

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Posted: 28 Aug 2017, 02:23
by deadkitty
V8_TITAN wrote:
HOUSE wrote:Ranchero50 tipped me off to these cool LED lights for interior lighting:
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... K:MEWNX:IT

has anyone used those ? quality ? amount of light they put out ? I want to order like 20 of them but dont want to waste my money.
I got a pack of 8 of the blue led ones for $10, I've installed 3 so far and they work great. They are wires at both ends so you can chain them for longer stretches. The only thing I'm worries about is if the adhesive on the back will hold up over time. But the light output is extremely useful.

Sent from my SM-G930P using Tapatalk

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Posted: 15 Feb 2018, 11:04
by GrandRiverMan
Sorry I don't have a link to post but I just want to say thanks to everyone here. Some links put me in touch with suppliers minutes from my door.

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Posted: 07 Aug 2018, 12:25
by fastenere

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Posted: 17 May 2019, 14:55
by jr235
Metal Supermarkets
800 Atlanta South Parkway
Suite 150
Atlanta, Georgia 30349

( Forest Park area) other stores North Atlanta

Phone: (470) 615- 9580
14 pieces @ 96" each of angle aluminium 1 1/2 X 1 1/2 X X 1/8 ($16.95 per 96 inches (8 feet)
Ordered late evening and ready next morning