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Author Topic: I Finally Started My"Tip Down" Shanty...  (Read 1073 times)

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I Finally Started My"Tip Down" Shanty...
« on: Mar 01, 2017, 10:22 PM »
I have been kicking this build around for a couple of years now. I have finally started the shanty.
First of all I would like to Thank Beeler for his build a few years ago. I have studied his thread for several hours over the last years. His awesome build is the inspiration for my tip down build.
Thank you again Sir !!!

Okay, here I go...
The shanty is 6' X 7'. It's base is 2"x 4" pressure treated. With 1/2" plywood on top. 1 1/2" and 2" board insulation to fill the gap between plywood and the ice.
1 1/2" X 1 1/2" Studs with 1 1/2" board insulation in between them for strength.













The windows will be double pane Lexan. the two side windows will pivot out for ventilation.

This is a start. I have more photos and will post them soon.       :tipup:

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Re: I Finally Started My"Tip Down" Shanty...
« Reply #1 on: Mar 01, 2017, 10:52 PM »
I forgot to post pictures of the trailer that will be attached  to the shanty. It is a small flatbed that I picked up from a friend. Thanks TR Fishing !!!
I need to extend the tongue and weld some gussets on it.  It will be roughed up and painted as well.





It will be worked on as soon as I finish the shanty.     :tipup:

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Re: I Finally Started My"Tip Down" Shanty...
« Reply #2 on: Mar 02, 2017, 06:46 AM »
Looks Good Wyoming! ....The last few seasons I used a Shappell Bay Runner, not as nice as the "Tip Down". Thinking about building another one this fall. Not much I would change on my design. I still would use the boat shrink wrap for the outside of the shanty, (it's free).
Keep posting pictures.  :clap:

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Re: I Finally Started My"Tip Down" Shanty...
« Reply #3 on: Mar 08, 2017, 03:26 PM »
I will be following your progress. I've been thinking about one of these for two winters and need to get with it. My old shanty is falling apart and it's time for a new one. 

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Re: I Finally Started My"Tip Down" Shanty...
« Reply #4 on: Mar 09, 2017, 05:21 AM »
good start I agree Beeler makes a nice ice shanty.

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Re: I Finally Started My"Tip Down" Shanty...
« Reply #5 on: Mar 09, 2017, 05:26 AM »
Nice work. Can't wait to see the next step!
flash in the pan!

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Re: I Finally Started My"Tip Down" Shanty...
« Reply #6 on: Mar 10, 2017, 06:56 AM »
 Thank you Fellas .
I have finished my floor on the inside. I used the anti fatigue mat. I also installed my Catch Cover hole covers



And I have finished and installed my windows. They are constructed with double pane Lexan. The side windows are made to tip out for ventilation.







The siding is the next thing on the agenda...     :tipup:

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Re: I Finally Started My"Tip Down" Shanty...
« Reply #7 on: Mar 11, 2017, 11:53 AM »
Maybe I'm missing it but...where's the space for the door?

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Re: I Finally Started My"Tip Down" Shanty...
« Reply #8 on: Mar 13, 2017, 08:12 AM »
The door is facing my shop wall right now. I have a slope on my floor and the shanty is on small blocks to level it.
It is built and in place. If you look at the photo with the hole covers, you'll see the door in between them.
I'll snap a photo today and post it tonight.
Sorry for the confusion....        :tipup:

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Re: I Finally Started My"Tip Down" Shanty...
« Reply #9 on: Mar 14, 2017, 11:57 AM »
Wyo, I wondered if that was it but wasn't sure. Looking good!

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Re: I Finally Started My"Tip Down" Shanty...
« Reply #10 on: Mar 26, 2017, 07:50 AM »
BUMP-BUMP!!!! How's it going??
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Re: I Finally Started My"Tip Down" Shanty...
« Reply #11 on: Mar 28, 2017, 07:13 PM »
looks good

 

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