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Mounting/holder for umbrella on airboat

Post by Missfire » Sun Jun 24, 2018 2:34 pm

For those that use the big picknic umbrellas for shade on your airboat how is it mounted, attached, to the boat pics would be appreciated, thanx
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Re: Mounting/holder for umbrella on airboat

Post by marshrat » Sun Jun 24, 2018 4:12 pm

Most folks use a straight flush mount fishing rod holder mounted in floor board in between front and rear seats. You can grab nice ones at any marine store. Drill the hole and drop it in with the screws really simple, you may have to modify your seadek to fit it though. Sorry no pics not at home lol.
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Re: Mounting/holder for umbrella on airboat

Post by keebo » Sun Jun 24, 2018 6:43 pm

Exactly what we use, flush mount rod holder. If you have expanded metal or a thin floor you will need to tack the bottom or support it so it will not try to lean over if using a large umbrella like we use.
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Re: Mounting/holder for umbrella on airboat

Post by Missfire » Sun Jun 24, 2018 7:19 pm

The floor is either 3/16 or 1/8 aluminum the umbrella is 9 ft diameter thanx
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Post by keebo » Sun Jun 24, 2018 7:26 pm

Try it and see. May need some bottom support though. I just posted a pic of mine in gallery. Don't k ow how to get it here but you can blow up and look
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Post by Missfire » Mon Jun 25, 2018 1:38 am

Thanx for the pics
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Re: Mounting/holder for umbrella on airboat

Post by keebo » Mon Jun 25, 2018 6:19 am

Thanks kwanjangnihm
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:rebel: Kwan I was just curious as to just what Kwanjangnihm is or means . But sir you are Johnny on the spot with the pictures :rebel:

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Post by kwanjangnihm » Mon Jun 25, 2018 12:07 pm

Scotty its just an old name me and my ole school buddies used. It's a martial arts term for a master or teacher, so we kind threw it around and I started using it as an internet handle many years ago. :salute:

Back to the question on rod holders, are you guys using metal or plastic units? Would like a black coated unit to match rigging.
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Re: Mounting/holder for umbrella on airboat

Post by keebo » Mon Jun 25, 2018 12:35 pm

I have a stainless rod holder on mine to match the stainless rigging, it is bolted down and tacked on the bottom to hold it.

I dont see why you couldnt have one powder coated; of course you would have to remove the insert to powder coat, maybe you could find one already done. We have Marine Connection Liquidators here in Ft.Pierce with tons of used stuff and some new. 30000 sq.ft. of boat stuff.
It may be worth while to check out.
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Post by kwanjangnihm » Mon Jun 25, 2018 1:31 pm

Keebo that's a good lookin ride bro! :thumbleft:
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Re: Mounting/holder for umbrella on airboat

Post by keebo » Mon Jun 25, 2018 1:55 pm

Thanks brother, if you see it @ Kissimmiee sometime or anywhere; stop and chat awhile.
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Re: Mounting/holder for umbrella on airboat

Post by krazymatt » Wed Jun 27, 2018 7:51 am

keebo wrote:Exactly what we use, flush mount rod holder. If you have expanded metal or a thin floor you will need to tack the bottom or support it so it will not try to lean over if using a large umbrella like we use.
This exactly what I did, stainless str8 rod holder, removed liner had it powder coated then put liner back in it. Had to reinforce the mounting under the flooring since it's thin aluminum.
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Re: Mounting/holder for umbrella on airboat

Post by keebo » Wed Jun 27, 2018 12:44 pm

Sweet, looks good
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Re: Mounting/holder for umbrella on airboat

Post by Missfire » Wed Jun 27, 2018 5:20 pm

Thanx again for the pix
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Re: Mounting/holder for umbrella on airboat

Post by Missfire » Mon Jul 02, 2018 6:09 pm

Found one at west marine that clamps to your rigging and is adjustable from horizontal to vertical seems pretty heavy duty.
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Re: Mounting/holder for umbrella on airboat

Post by Mossy Cypress » Tue Jul 03, 2018 7:00 pm

Misfire do you happen to have a pic of that one? Sounds like something i need for the family.

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Re: Mounting/holder for umbrella on airboat

Post by Missfire » Wed Jul 04, 2018 4:05 pm

Mosley Cypress uploaded 2 pics to gallery can’t figure how to get them here, clamp probably needs rubber to prevent damage to rigging hope this helps.
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Re: Mounting/holder for umbrella on airboat

Post by Missfire » Wed Jul 04, 2018 4:07 pm

Mosley Cypress uploaded 2 pics to gallery can’t figure how to get them here, clamp probably needs rubber to prevent damage to rigging hope this helps.
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Re: Mounting/holder for umbrella on airboat

Post by Mossy Cypress » Wed Jul 04, 2018 11:36 pm

Thank you sir for taking the time to post that for me, I see that in my near future.

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