Originally Posted by andreworiordan
Has anyone ever made fiberglass tubes, I have seen RIB's built with aluminium tubes but has anyone made the from fiberglass, I have a 4mtr RIB with no tubes, I was thinking of putting glass tubes on her and use it for fishing, attach the fendering and handles to the fiberglass tubes and mount a single jockey seat, I would imagine it would not be very comfortable in rough conditions, what do ye think....
I think the ride quality of the boat will remain the same, obviously sitting on fibreglass tubes ain't gonna be comfy.
I'd give it a go if you've got the time and "spare" money.
I think its flugga up the Shetlands use PVC pipe and seem to do the job...