clear see threw material for an encloser

Discussion in 'Boating' started by catfishscotty, Aug 20, 2009.

  1. catfishscotty

    catfishscotty Well-Known Member

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    Im going to build me and encloser for my boat for winter fishing

    going to weld an aluminum frame to mount to the front half of the boat .

    where and what kind of clear plastic can i use to cover it ????

    any help would be great :big_smile:
     
  2. GaryF

    GaryF New Member

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    Scotty, Are you looking for something solid like plexiglass, or a fabric like vinyl? I don't have a lot of advice, but here is a link to a company that lists the clear vinyl, it might at least give you a ballpark of what fabric costs would be.. I never ordered from them, it's just something I stumbled onto a while back.

    http://www.ahh.biz/fabric_catagories/Clear_Frosted_and_Tinted_Vinyls.htm
     

  3. catfishscotty

    catfishscotty Well-Known Member

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    :big_smile: thank you so much gary !!!!

    yes like vinyl

    good find bro !!!!
     
  4. Catfish_Commando

    Catfish_Commando TF Staff Member

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    You getting fancy! :wink:

    Post the pictures as you do your build..
     
  5. catfishscotty

    catfishscotty Well-Known Member

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    :big_smile: yes sir i will !!!! im really excitted about the project and building it how i want it .. me and my dad will have fun building it together ..

    it will be a little while before i can start on it tho so be patient right now im stuck home the next 6 weeks while my room addition on the house is being done .

    after the encloser is built and put on the boat the cats wont have a chance this winter because _____

    RAIN,, HAIL,, SLEET OR SNOW FISHIN WE WILL GO !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:wink:


    for years in the winter ive been using a welding hood with just the clear lense in it to block the cold arse wind from hittin my face running up and down the river ... I wont know how to act after the encloser is on and it will be like driving a car !!! lmao

    speaking of car lol next I think i will install a radio and TV

    jam out to some metallica and watch beavis and butthead while fishin !!!!!:smile2::smile2:
     
  6. catfish kenny

    catfish kenny New Member

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    (LOL) Scottey I cant give ya any help but DO NOT ferget yer coveralls and couple layers.(LOL)
     
  7. Dsage

    Dsage Active Member

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    Now that is a picture I would love to see.....:smile2:
     
  8. catfishscotty

    catfishscotty Well-Known Member

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    lmao ya i look like darth vader driving a boat :eek:oooh::crazy: but it worked and welding hoods are cheap . lol
     
  9. Mickey

    Mickey New Member Supporting Member

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    Go for it Scott. Sounds like a neat project. Can't wait to see the pics.
     
  10. JUG_LINE

    JUG_LINE New Member

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    Oh man I guess that welding hood will help block the wind. But the mental picture of what that might look like is just to much. I am still laughing, thinking I wonder what people think if they see you in that gitup.:smile2:
     
  11. ShilohRed

    ShilohRed New Member

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    Look for the Heavy Duty Shower Curtains there about the same stuff as most windows are in boat covers.
    Pete

    PS I can get you a good price on the colored vinyl here it has the cloth backing on it. Works good for this type cover. Shipping my be higher then the vinyl
    Let me know if you would like me to check on colors and price of it for you.
     
    Last edited: Aug 20, 2009
  12. duckalot

    duckalot Well-Known Member

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    Keep us posted Scotty. I had some plans for an encloser for my boat last year but never got anything built.