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Old 22 August 2009, 15:57   #11
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Originally Posted by Polwart View Post
John, If you are not looking for shiny steel look and wanting to save a few , then I am sure there is someone on here who had an a-frame made from plastic pluming (waste) pipe, which served them for several years. Obviously you'll not be wakeboarding from it - but it would hold an aerial and some lights...
i made a couple over the years from pvc waste pipe both push fit and glued type if its only for lights and an aerial radar reflector then there fine ,,,with all the different elbows and angle pieces it like a meccano set ,,,even used pipe clips to clip the towing light board to in when trailering ,,,best one i made was from an all aluminium scaffolding platform /gantry /thing in a scrap yard some parts had loads of thick angle peices with holes in , no welding as i sleeved and pop riveted it ,,just paid scrap value of what i wanted , pic of the ali one ,,,,,,yes and it is going back a few years lol
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Old 23 August 2009, 18:38   #12
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is macclesfield any closer

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Old 06 September 2009, 09:42   #13
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you may want to try Ian at Liverpool Power Boats, his Brother does the fabrication and bending for all the Aircraft Ribs

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