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Design & Construction of anything that's not a teardrop e.g. Grasshoppers or Sunspots

Postby Tx River Rat » Tue Mar 24, 2009 5:58 pm

Cliff
Here is a pic with bolt tags at spots it will be bolted down.

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The bolts will be to the left of the tags,I also prestressed the frame an 1/8 inch from side to side to keep the center pulled up with out having bolts in the middle of the floor.
Where the nose hits the floor there is a 2by 4 across the box to help stiffen it ,same in the rear,(inside the box,
It pulled down well ,and also the 2 by 3 11 gauge tubing is extremley stiff
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Postby Cliffmeister2000 » Tue Mar 24, 2009 6:05 pm

Tx River Rat wrote:Cliff
Here is a pic with bolt tags at spots it will be bolted down.

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The bolts will be to the left of the tags,I also prestressed the frame an 1/8 inch from side to side to keep the center pulled up with out having bolts in the middle of the floor.
Where the nose hits the floor there is a 2by 4 across the box to help stiffen it ,same in the rear,(inside the box,
It pulled down well ,and also the 2 by 3 11 gauge tubing is extremley stiff
Ron


Very nice! Sorry for the 3rd degree. I can be dense as a post some times. :oops:
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Postby Tx River Rat » Tue Mar 24, 2009 6:21 pm

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I apreciate the questions ,it really helps I I miss something
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Postby Tx River Rat » Tue Mar 24, 2009 7:08 pm

This has been a good and bad day ,it rained all day so I didnt get anything done to the tepee,but with the hard driving rain and blowing wind and the tepee sitting out in the weather she got a good leak test and passed with flying colors.
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Postby kipnita » Wed Apr 08, 2009 9:02 am

C'mon River Rat, don't leave us hangin. Any updates?????
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Postby Tx River Rat » Wed Apr 08, 2009 12:18 pm

Sorry Kinita
I have been on a kayak camping trip that got a little interesting. heres the link

http://www.texaskayakfisherman.com/foru ... 2&t=116894

I will get back on the Tepee before long.
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Scroll about half way down the page for the story
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Postby kipnita » Wed Apr 08, 2009 4:47 pm

Ron, glad to see you survived the monster hunt!! :shock:

I bet you wished you were in the teepee about the time Mother Nature got cranked up real good! :lol:
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Postby Tx River Rat » Wed Apr 08, 2009 5:05 pm

Kipnita
I have to admitt I was laying there with all that wind and rain thinking,I wonder if I could get that trailer in my Kayak.
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Postby Tx River Rat » Fri Apr 24, 2009 1:12 pm

Well I took a few days off. I needed to add to my camping gear and a way to carry materials and my yak ,so here is what I have been doing.

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Now I need to pad the top bars and load the yak.
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Postby Tx River Rat » Fri Apr 24, 2009 5:30 pm

This should work well while pulling the Tepee and carring the yaks

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Next month I have a wooden boat show that I am going to and will also be camping in the Tepee.
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Postby planovet » Fri Apr 24, 2009 5:44 pm

Tx River Rat wrote:Well I took a few days off. I needed to add to my camping gear and a way to carry materials and my yak ,so here is what I have been doing.


You had me worried there for a minute. I didn't know how you were going to load a yak on that thing. :lol:

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Postby kipnita » Wed May 06, 2009 10:40 am

Ron, What's the status on the Tepee?

Did you get it completed?

Camped yet?
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Postby Tx River Rat » Sun May 10, 2009 4:35 pm

Kip
I will get back to work on it in the next couple days.
I hade some trouble with a rock and its been holding me back(kidney stone) :thumbdown: :shock:
I have a trip planed for next weekend so I better get in gear.
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Postby kipnita » Mon May 11, 2009 9:06 am

Ron, No problem, get well soon and then get to camping!

We have enjoyed many trips to Martin Dies Jr State Park (on 190 between Jasper and Woodville). A great park with lots of shade.
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Postby Tx River Rat » Sun May 17, 2009 9:56 pm

I broke the Tepee in this weekend.
I will fill in the gaps tomorrow .
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I averaged 17 miles to the gallons with two kayaks on top of the high rack and pulling the trailer.
Ron :applause: :applause:
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