Originally Posted by salmonjammer
I have 5 FP boxes. 4 of them hang from the frame. I simply used 1/4" 1"x1" angle aluminum and counter sank flat headed screws into the angle and then used a fender washer on the inside and a nylock nut. Put silicon on before mounting. None have leaked. No problem with the box warping due to heat.
They have been down the GR, Salmon, Middle Fork, Owyhee, and others.
This is really helpful, and more in my wheelhouse than brazing Al. I see these pictures you've got up
and have a couple questions:
- is it angle aluminum or iron you use, and if iron have you seen reactivity between the different metals?
- do you stand/sit on the boxes, and do you get flex as the tabs exert leverage on the sides of the boxes?