Airboat Cages

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CenTexAirboater
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Airboat Cages

Postby CenTexAirboater » Wed Jan 14, 2015 2:39 pm

Does anyone know of a shop/person in the Central Texas area that is capable of bending hoops for a cage build at a reasonable price. Or what would be the most desireable way to make some yourself? :fishing :violent1:
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Re: Airboat Cages

Postby kpfishin » Thu Jan 22, 2015 1:57 am

Jason Allen @ lonestarboatworks.com in Baytown, TX.

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Re: Airboat Cages

Postby Chaseh » Thu Jan 22, 2015 11:50 pm

You wanting alum or stainless?

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Re: Airboat Cages

Postby dean » Sun Mar 01, 2015 1:46 pm

I know someone who bought hoops for livestock trailer tops and made them into a cage from tractor supply
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Re: Airboat Cages

Postby Bdriller » Sun Mar 01, 2015 7:09 pm

4'x8'x3/4 plywood cut out the size arch you want, make total width on wood 4-6" less than final cage width, mark top center of wood and center of 20' stick of stainless tube , line up these two marks and roll it around ,works best if you can clamp plywood down on a flat table slightly larger than plywood , makes beautiful hoops!

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Re: Airboat Cages

Postby aggiejim » Tue Jun 09, 2015 1:57 am

I have a roller several allready rolled 3/4 stainless
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