How to Build a River Raft Frame

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You now have your fittings and pipe and you might be able to get began.

You could have two rails ($eight.75 every) which relaxation on the lateral tubes of your raft. We went with the eight’ posts as a result of the rails are the longest a part of the body. The cross bars could be shorter and price us $6.98 every, you will want as many as your makes use of require.

There are two key body measurements: center-to-center and flat size. Calculate the center-to-center measurement by taking the width (outer dimension) of your raft and subtracting the diameter of 1 tube.

We are displaying two photos. One image locations the body immediately on prime of the tube utilizing the above instructions. We choose to increase the body somewhat move the middle which creates a better strolling platform and extra body floor space for securing your objects.

For flat size, measure longwise alongside the comparatively flat floor of a tube or pontoon; this measurement will point out how lengthy your body could be.

We talked about earlier that we advocate constructing the body so it should inter-link with NRS equipment. NRS’s frames comes within the lengths of 54″, 60″, 66″, and 72″. When chopping your cross bars subtract 1 three/four” from the NRS body width. Example: for a 60″ body reduce your cross bars at 58 1/four”.

These photos present a NRS foot bar getting used with this body.

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