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Old    kyle creese (kylewake)      Join Date: Sep 2006       10-30-2006, 10:56 AM Reply   
hi guys just need some instructions or sketches on how to make a floating slider i dont want a permanent one thanks
Old    Jeigh Krupp (balr54)      Join Date: May 2004       10-30-2006, 12:18 PM Reply   
If you want to go with a real pretty cheap one that is easy to take in a out. We take a piece of 4 inch pvc pipe (at least 20 ft, 10 feet isn't really long enough.)you cut 2 holes in it that will fit over the top of some dock poles. Put the dock poles in where you want the slider and slip the pvc over the top of them. The only problem with it is that it has to be used in water that is shallow enough for the poles to go down far enough to bite. It doesn't take long to put in and take out and it does the trick!
Old    rammer (craiger)      Join Date: May 2002       10-30-2006, 12:52 PM Reply   
Kyle - I'm sure you'll find what you're looking for here...
http://forums.wakeboarder.com/viewforum.php?f=12&sid=f681606cb5b866395e197026790 78db7
Old    jsimpson7 (jsimpson7)      Join Date: Sep 2006       10-30-2006, 2:38 PM Reply   
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Old    jsimpson7 (jsimpson7)      Join Date: Sep 2006       10-30-2006, 2:40 PM Reply   
i built this in two sections...bolted it down to these dock floats and used a few anchors to keep it from moving...the pvc pipe is 2" in diameter..
Old    gotwake123            10-30-2006, 7:05 PM Reply   
how did you screw the pvc on
Old    jsimpson7 (jsimpson7)      Join Date: Sep 2006       10-30-2006, 7:13 PM Reply   
i don't understand the math BUT, the four PVC pipes together is about 9 inches wide. So i cut a 9.5 inch lond 2x4 to place every 12 inches or so along the PVC. I screwed these braces directly to the PVC. This allows you to stabilize the PVC as if were one big pole. Then place that on top of a 2x10. Screw the 2x10 to the PVC wood braces. Make sense?
Old    kyle creese (kylewake)      Join Date: Sep 2006       10-31-2006, 10:45 AM Reply   
thanks so much this helps me alot , the pics are nearly exactly what i had in mind for our slider it gives me some good ideas thanks

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