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PostPosted: 05 Sep 2016, 16:52 
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Location: Texas City, Texas
Here's a project I recently completed for one of my customers.


File comment: Front was ripped open
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File comment: He had these mounts on originally.
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File comment: New skin across the ftont
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PostPosted: 05 Sep 2016, 17:09 
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Moving onto the deck


File comment: He had these beat up braces on from a wood deck
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File comment: Adding angle iron supports
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My build: http://www.tinboats.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=21&t=19816


I Pray that I May Live to Fish, Until my Dying Day.
And when it comes to my Last Cast. I then most Humbly Pray.

When in the Lord's Great Landing Net and Peacefully Asleep,
That in his Mercy I be Judged as Big Enough To keep.
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PostPosted: 05 Sep 2016, 19:24 
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Continuing progress.....


File comment: Fiberboard will be used to make a pattern for the aluminum sheet.
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File comment: Close but not perfect
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File comment: Poster board is used to make a tighter pattern.
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File comment: Cut n ready to trial fit
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My build: http://www.tinboats.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=21&t=19816


I Pray that I May Live to Fish, Until my Dying Day.
And when it comes to my Last Cast. I then most Humbly Pray.

When in the Lord's Great Landing Net and Peacefully Asleep,
That in his Mercy I be Judged as Big Enough To keep.
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PostPosted: 05 Sep 2016, 19:32 
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Laying the deck sheet.


File comment: Piece fit pretty good, only requiring a little grinding here and there to fit.
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File comment: A second pattern for the end caps
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File comment: Completed deck
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I Pray that I May Live to Fish, Until my Dying Day.
And when it comes to my Last Cast. I then most Humbly Pray.

When in the Lord's Great Landing Net and Peacefully Asleep,
That in his Mercy I be Judged as Big Enough To keep.
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PostPosted: 06 Sep 2016, 22:23 

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Nice job. Who did the welding.



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PostPosted: 07 Sep 2016, 10:55 
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Water Bouy, I do all fabrication and welding.
Ok, I got time to post a few more pics.


File comment: Owner wanted the front rail to be removable, so I made thes 1/4" thick pads so the upright rail can weld to and bottom be drilled and tapped for bolts.
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File comment: Using a tap
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File comment: Time to use the bender
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File comment: First rail hoop bent
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File comment: Mid rail going in
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File comment: Back braces in
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My build: http://www.tinboats.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=21&t=19816


I Pray that I May Live to Fish, Until my Dying Day.
And when it comes to my Last Cast. I then most Humbly Pray.

When in the Lord's Great Landing Net and Peacefully Asleep,
That in his Mercy I be Judged as Big Enough To keep.
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PostPosted: 07 Sep 2016, 13:17 
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Continued.....


File comment: Complete
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File comment: Back mount
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File comment: Front mount
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File comment: A few different views of completed front rail
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My build: http://www.tinboats.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=21&t=19816


I Pray that I May Live to Fish, Until my Dying Day.
And when it comes to my Last Cast. I then most Humbly Pray.

When in the Lord's Great Landing Net and Peacefully Asleep,
That in his Mercy I be Judged as Big Enough To keep.
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PostPosted: 09 Sep 2016, 10:38 
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As always, great work. richg99



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PostPosted: 10 Sep 2016, 12:07 
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Thanx, Rich



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I Pray that I May Live to Fish, Until my Dying Day.
And when it comes to my Last Cast. I then most Humbly Pray.

When in the Lord's Great Landing Net and Peacefully Asleep,
That in his Mercy I be Judged as Big Enough To keep.
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PostPosted: 11 Sep 2016, 21:40 

Joined: 16 Sep 2013, 19:32
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Location: Canada
Looks great. Can'y wait to see the finished product. I like the all aluminum builds. Are you mig welding it or tig welding. What are you using for the framing, looks like angle. Is it 2x2x.125 or 1.5x1.5x.125?


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PostPosted: 17 Sep 2016, 17:29 
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Stomper, the angle is 2 x 2 x 1/4, The sheet is .125, I use both mig and tig, mostly tig though.



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I Pray that I May Live to Fish, Until my Dying Day.
And when it comes to my Last Cast. I then most Humbly Pray.

When in the Lord's Great Landing Net and Peacefully Asleep,
That in his Mercy I be Judged as Big Enough To keep.
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