Alweld Repairs, Deck and Rail Install

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Here's a project I recently completed for one of my customers.
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Front was ripped open
Front was ripped open
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He had these mounts on originally.
He had these mounts on originally.
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New skin across the ftont
New skin across the ftont
My build: http://www.tinboats.net/forum/viewtopic ... 21&t=19816


I Pray that I May Live to Fish, Until my Dying Day.
And when it comes to my Last Cast. I then most Humbly Pray.

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Moving onto the deck
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He had these beat up braces on from a wood deck
He had these beat up braces on from a wood deck
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Adding angle iron supports
Adding angle iron supports
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My build: http://www.tinboats.net/forum/viewtopic ... 21&t=19816


I Pray that I May Live to Fish, Until my Dying Day.
And when it comes to my Last Cast. I then most Humbly Pray.

When in the Lord's Great Landing Net and Peacefully Asleep,
That in his Mercy I be Judged as Big Enough To keep.

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Continuing progress.....
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Fiberboard will be used to make a pattern for the aluminum sheet.
Fiberboard will be used to make a pattern for the aluminum sheet.
Close but not perfect
Close but not perfect
Poster board is used to make a tighter pattern.
Poster board is used to make a tighter pattern.
Cut n ready to trial fit
Cut n ready to trial fit
My build: http://www.tinboats.net/forum/viewtopic ... 21&t=19816


I Pray that I May Live to Fish, Until my Dying Day.
And when it comes to my Last Cast. I then most Humbly Pray.

When in the Lord's Great Landing Net and Peacefully Asleep,
That in his Mercy I be Judged as Big Enough To keep.

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Laying the deck sheet.
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Piece fit pretty good, only requiring a little grinding here and there to fit.
Piece fit pretty good, only requiring a little grinding here and there to fit.
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A second pattern for the end caps
A second pattern for the end caps
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Completed deck
Completed deck
My build: http://www.tinboats.net/forum/viewtopic ... 21&t=19816


I Pray that I May Live to Fish, Until my Dying Day.
And when it comes to my Last Cast. I then most Humbly Pray.

When in the Lord's Great Landing Net and Peacefully Asleep,
That in his Mercy I be Judged as Big Enough To keep.

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Nice job. Who did the welding.
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Water Bouy, I do all fabrication and welding.
Ok, I got time to post a few more pics.
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Owner wanted the front rail to be removable, so I made thes 1/4" thick pads so the upright rail can weld to and bottom be drilled and tapped for bolts.
Owner wanted the front rail to be removable, so I made thes 1/4" thick pads so the upright rail can weld to and bottom be drilled and tapped for bolts.
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Using a tap
Using a tap
Time to use the bender
Time to use the bender
First rail hoop bent
First rail hoop bent
Mid rail going in
Mid rail going in
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Back braces in
Back braces in
My build: http://www.tinboats.net/forum/viewtopic ... 21&t=19816


I Pray that I May Live to Fish, Until my Dying Day.
And when it comes to my Last Cast. I then most Humbly Pray.

When in the Lord's Great Landing Net and Peacefully Asleep,
That in his Mercy I be Judged as Big Enough To keep.

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Continued.....
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Complete
Complete
Back mount
Back mount
Front mount
Front mount
A few different views of completed front rail
A few different views of completed front rail
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My build: http://www.tinboats.net/forum/viewtopic ... 21&t=19816


I Pray that I May Live to Fish, Until my Dying Day.
And when it comes to my Last Cast. I then most Humbly Pray.

When in the Lord's Great Landing Net and Peacefully Asleep,
That in his Mercy I be Judged as Big Enough To keep.

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As always, great work. richg99

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Thanx, Rich
My build: http://www.tinboats.net/forum/viewtopic ... 21&t=19816


I Pray that I May Live to Fish, Until my Dying Day.
And when it comes to my Last Cast. I then most Humbly Pray.

When in the Lord's Great Landing Net and Peacefully Asleep,
That in his Mercy I be Judged as Big Enough To keep.

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Looks great. Can'y wait to see the finished product. I like the all aluminum builds. Are you mig welding it or tig welding. What are you using for the framing, looks like angle. Is it 2x2x.125 or 1.5x1.5x.125?

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Stomper, the angle is 2 x 2 x 1/4, The sheet is .125, I use both mig and tig, mostly tig though.
My build: http://www.tinboats.net/forum/viewtopic ... 21&t=19816


I Pray that I May Live to Fish, Until my Dying Day.
And when it comes to my Last Cast. I then most Humbly Pray.

When in the Lord's Great Landing Net and Peacefully Asleep,
That in his Mercy I be Judged as Big Enough To keep.

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