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Old     (beretta5spd)      Join Date: Jan 2010       08-04-2012, 6:10 PM Reply   
I though I would share a slider build I designed and built or friends of mine and hopefully inspire some of you guys.

Designed it Wednesday after work. It took about 8 hours total to get it on paper.

I had about 26 hours of build time into it. So far I have only hit it 8 or so times but it was a lot of fun.

First pic... Main slider frame with the left side barrel supports in place.


Second pic .... Frame built, putting on 3/8" plywood


Third pic... On ramp started (note it is designed to be bolted to the bulk of the slider)


Fourth pic... All sheeted


Fifth pic... Almost all painted and puckboard in place.


Sixth pic... Heading to the water. Note the 3 parts plus barrels.


Seventh pic... Yes it is that heavy


Eighth pic.... Happy new owner


Ninth pic... Full view


Tenth pic.... In the water


Specs:
38 feet long
Roughly 640 linear feet of 2x4
10 sheets of 3/8 plywood
Weighs around 1100 pounds
Floats VERY well on only 4- 55 gallon plastic drums

It has been so much fun building this for friends and now we are using it for a kids camp this week for both winching and sea doo. If you have any questions on the build let me know.

 
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