guys that built their own ss rigging

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guys that built their own ss rigging

Postby josh_2562 » Sat Feb 07, 2015 12:19 pm

Thinking about building a set of ss rigging for my boat. I've built a set out of conduit From what I have read on here I can use my conduit bender to bend ss. I will have a shop bend the cage hoops.
about how much would the metarial cost to build a set of side by side rear steering with double seat In front with pancake cage. I don't need a exact price just a round about price for polished ss

Does anyone know a shop that will bend hoops around citrus county?

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Re: guys that built their own ss rigging

Postby Shippee123 » Sat Feb 07, 2015 1:26 pm

Not in citrus county but Airboats by Little John will bend your hoops . I've had him bend a couple sets of conduit ones for me .
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Re: guys that built their own ss rigging

Postby MonsterMudfish » Sat Feb 07, 2015 4:03 pm

I just built SS rigging on my new boat... Cost me around 900-1000 in materials for single front and double rear and a pan cake... Got the metal from Hamant and had them bend my hoops
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Re: guys that built their own ss rigging

Postby josh_2562 » Sat Feb 07, 2015 6:18 pm

Thanks mudfish. Thats about what I was thinking it would cost.

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Re: guys that built their own ss rigging

Postby Southern_Son91 » Sat Feb 07, 2015 6:36 pm

I live in citrus county I used to do it for a local shop in Inverness now working at a welding shop and we cab do it pm me if your interested.
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Re: guys that built their own ss rigging

Postby krazymatt » Sat Feb 07, 2015 9:20 pm

MonsterMudfish wrote:I just built SS rigging on my new boat... Cost me around 900-1000 in materials for single front and double rear and a pan cake... Got the metal from Hamant and had them bend my hoops


In process of building same setup and will have the same into it. Goin to have wade roll my hoops for the cage aswell. Been using conduit bender for the stainless with now issues so far.

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Re: guys that built their own ss rigging

Postby Cmcintosh721 » Sun Feb 08, 2015 7:22 pm

I'm in the process of doing my own stainless rigging as well I went thru alumitech to get my metal and they bent my hoops the 900 to 1000 is right on the nose

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Re: guys that built their own ss rigging

Postby SWAMPHUNTER45 » Sun Feb 08, 2015 8:00 pm

BluByU and I did a stainless build last year and it was about $1200 but we went heavy duty. Ned gave me a hand with the hoop jig.

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Re: guys that built their own ss rigging

Postby riverrat1 » Mon Feb 09, 2015 10:32 am

What is the make or type of it and what gas do you use.


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