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  1. Boaters Forum | General Boating Topics
    MB Folks, I have a 8x6 trailer that I'm hopefully going to be using for a 14' raft. I bought 2x10' pvc pipes with 4" diameter. Was planning to mount them on the sides of the trailer like the attached image. i was thinking about cutting the pipes down to the length of the trailer (8 feet). Is...
  2. Rafting | Gear Talk
    So i've seen talk of people making their own dry boxes with plywood and fiberglass, but has anybody ever used FRP panels? I recently did a remodel job where I got some free FRP panels and it got me thinking of using it for something instead of throwing it away. I'm thinking of gluing the FRP...
  3. Rafting | Gear Talk
    Hello, Looking for ideas on how to fabricate a raft frame, metal, not PVC which is a joke (frickin' YouTube). Wondering if anyone has links to videos, how-to guides, etc. on the topic to help me wrap my head around what this project entails other than having welding skills (which I don't have...
  4. Rafting | Gear Talk
    I have a 13 ft Hyside outfitter and a 3 bay DRE frame with 2 inch tubing. I'm wanting to start piecing together fishing frame add ons, starting with a standing deck and lean bar for the bow. Anyone have experience modding NRS components, DIY components, or other solutions? Open to just...
  5. Partner's Forum
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  6. Whitewater Rafting
    HI All, Wondering if I could ask advice on using 1 1/2" aluminum pipe (6061 T6) as an oar shaft for an 8ft. whitewater oar. The od would be fine at 1 7/8". My main, possibly ridiculous concern is it not bending quick enough in a jam as the wall thickness is greater than that of the aluminum...
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