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CONSTRUCTION (updated January2nd 2016)

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CAUTION: The following images are offered as a guide only.

When drilling bolt holes in the timber beams, it is recommended marking them in position and THEN REMOVING THE BEAM from the Pontoonz Pod for drilling. Drilling the hole whilst located in position MAY RESULT in drilling into the pod plastic thereby causing serious damage. (Plastic thickness at these points is 5mm nominal)

12mm bolts are recommended. Use 12.5mm Drill bit.
15mm plastic hose can be used as sheathing insert between Pod Bolt hole (16mm) and bolt.



With the pods upside down, insert keel insert
(hardwood or plastic)
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The wood or plastic insert measures approx 60mm x 25mm x 30mm. Note the profile that is tapered at the base
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The stainless or galvanised plate either side of the pods, help hold the pods together.
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Recommend 12mm x110mm threaded bolts.
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No Plates needed for stern pod. Use 50mm round or square washer either side.
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100mm x 50mm rough sawn H3 timber beams.

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Bow beam needs to be tapered towards the bow.
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890mmx 50mm long beams join the main pods together.Use 150mm x 12mm bolts and 50mm round or square washer either side.
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Recommend using standard 15mm garden hose as inserts between bolts and pod holes
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Transverse Beams ... as wide as you want,
Use 110mm x 12mm bolts to secure to pod
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A 200mm x 50mm stern transverse beam can be used if an outboard is to hung off this beam.
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Reinforcement of stern beam to cater for outoard facility
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15mm - 17mm Ply decking laid and screwed
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Floating deck ready for options topsides
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5.7 metre with Bimini, railings, etc