a jon boat is essentially a flat-bottomed aluminum boat with a shallow hull. they are useful in a wide variety of fishing and hunting situations, but when it comes to the ride, they can be notoriously bone-jarring over open water. this is because the hull is made to lay on calm water for hunting, rather than cut
how to construct an overnight pontoon boat. building an overnight pontoon boat can be a challenge, but with some luck at the local salvage yard, some hard work, and mainly, some very creative designing, it can be done. lay out your basic
jon boat dolly: diy boat cart for launching lightweight boats. custom pvc boat cart and jon boat launching dolly. jon boat dolly parts list: 3 sections of 1 1/2 inch pvc the width of your pvc sections will be determined by the size of your boats and the threaded rod and wheels that you go with.
a pontoon boat is often used as a ferry to carry people or material across water. pontoons are used as flotation devices for rafts, docks, seaplanes and more. different inexpensive materials can be used to build a pontoon boat, making it easier to build one yourself. there are a variety of plans and designs you can
a pvc pipe boat is a quick and inexpensive project. this design makes a kayak-type boat. this boat allows people to have a kayak with less than half the expense of a new fiberglass or plastic kayak. you can also make a pvc pipe jon boat by altering the design slightly.
need help i own a 14ft aluminum boat that has a narrow profile. read some ideas on putting pvc pipe on both sides to stabilize the boat. i am thinking of using 6 inch x 10 ft capped but i'm not sure whether to mount them at or near the bottom of the boat or another idea would be to mount at the water line with the boat empty so no matter how many people got in the pipe would be in the water.
re: outrigger pontoons for an aluminum fishing boat that is probably one of those things you will have to make yourself, the first thing i thought of was 6''-8'' pvc pipe rigged to the hull some how. getting really small toons is gonna run you quite alot but no, i have never seen outriggers for a jon boat.
my homemade pontoon boat has generated so many questions and many of them are the same few questions, i decided to make this video to answer all of the i can. this was the first boat ever made but
homebuilt pontoon boat / double-hull kayak made from pvc pipe, foam insulation and vinyl siding. design goals not necessarily in order : cheap, simple and fast to build stable, safe, easy to re-mount from the water zero or near zero maintenance better hydrodynamics than 1-2 person pontoon bass boats on market
your fool-proof guide on how to build a pontoon boat. constructing a pontoon boat may not be termed an overnight venture; however, your hard work and the right hardware ought to see you sail through the project. pontoon boating pontoon boat parts pontoon seats boat seats pontoons pontoon stuff duck boat jon boat camping. pontoon boat
they make stabilizers for cannoes you can look at one and duplicate it for a jon boat, i have a 15 fiberglass tri haul 1971 starcraft 5 guys could not even begin to pick that boat up have leaned over the edge had two people even three that boat doesnt move i even put in the ohio river by cincinnati and fish there alot.
boat design net. home boat design forums > construction > materials > will 24-inch pvc pipe work for pontoons? discussion in 'materials' started by bigoledude, aug 4, 2010. joined: aug 2010 pvc is heavy for what you get for pontoons you want to have half or less of the pontoon submerged.
i've been wanting to build my own pontoon boat for ages now, but the cost and time effort of building the hulls has been putting me off all this time. now i just stumbled upon the perspective of simply using pvc drainage pipes, filling them with urethane foam, and capping them with some elegant fibreglass tips which i can make myself. the boat is supposed to be a 'trimaran', and will be
re: jon boat made to pontoon boat judging by the amount of money you would spend buying this stuff, and in the end you would have a rig of questionable value, you would be better off selling what you have and putting that money toward a 14, 15, or 16 foot aluminum fishing boat. check your local grocery store bulletin boards and place your ad there.
my homemade pontoon boat this was the first boat ever made but definitely not the last. i prefer to call this my pontoon boat but many have referred to it as a raft probably because i built
your boat sides aren't parallel over the full 10' run of the pipe - but you should be able to soften the pvc with a torch carefully and contour it to the side of the boat using indirect heat - wrap the pvc tightly with a heavy aluminum foil you'll need a hose clamp or two to hold it on then apply the heat from a distance to the foil.
a: the pontoons telescope out. the main frame is a pair of tubes, the pontoons are on tubes that slide inside. i think this would be reasonable to do with schedule 80 2.5' pvc pipe. when not in use, the pontoons hug the gunwale. if the pontoons on both sides share the same tube, the maximum extension is about half the width of the boat.