Cat frame - Mountain Buzz
 



Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 02-24-2010   #1
 
Lexington, Kentucky
Paddling Since: 1993
Join Date: Feb 2010
Posts: 1
Cat frame

So I am going to custombuild my first cat frame. The design I am going to use is a play on a NRS Fish cat frame with a trampoline floor. With clavey oar towers.

the question I have is with the frame tubing I have found a local place and they carry .047 wall thickness in 1 5/8" they can also get it up to .140, I was wondering what would be the best size to use?

ked_man is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 02-25-2010   #2
 
Boulder, Colorado
Paddling Since: 1991
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 83
The NRS tubing is 1 1/4" Schedule 40 aluminum pipe. When I was looking into it, I found that asking for that specifically lowered the price considerably.
Zorba the Geek is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-04-2010   #3
 
SE, Tennessee
Paddling Since: 1991
Join Date: Jan 2008
Posts: 28
don't know, good question though.
smallie is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 03-04-2010   #4
 
Wirednoodle's Avatar
 
Portland, Oregon
Paddling Since: 1986
Join Date: Feb 2009
Posts: 114
With AL you will crush a wall that is .047 thick as soon as you try clamping onto it. Sch 40 wall in 1" pipe is .133. It goes up about .005 or so every 1/4" in pipe size. Definitely go with a thicker wall.
Wirednoodle is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Topic Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Inspired by Chip, I'm building a cat frame BmfnL Kayaking | Gear Talk 4 02-22-2010 04:35 AM
Cat frame River 3 Kayaking | Gear Talk 7 02-14-2010 07:12 AM
NRS Cat Frame Scout Bars jmcdannel Whitewater Kayaking 22 12-20-2009 10:43 AM
14ft cat on cat or the gand davecosnowboarder Whitewater Kayaking 13 06-09-2008 08:41 AM
Cat Frames bshock Whitewater Kayaking 15 12-17-2007 08:40 AM

» Classified Ads
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 11:30 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.