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    Finally completed building the ladder. Very easy to do.
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    Once I cut all pieces I test fitted them and made minor adjustments. The end cap that rest against the boat, was little bit to small so I made it a 2 inch instead of 1 3/8.
    Next I glues all pieces except for the end caps...
    I removed each end cap and filled the tube with spray foam. This made the it heavier and seem to make it stronger.
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    Spray paint and camo to match the boat
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    I used 10-24 2.5 inch screws with nylon nuts.
    Outdoor carpet and used that 5900 marine grade glue.
    Final cost was about $25
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    Thats not going to work it didn't cost over $100.00 and the camo looks to good LOL right on

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    I'd like to see how it looks hanging on the side of MY boat. Bud

    was that 1 1/4" pvc tubing, or what size is it, is it pretty rigid?
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    I was using schedule 40.
    To firm it up, I used spray foam and that helped
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    the spray foam was a great idea, and will keep it from filling with water if there is a crack or bad joint, i had never thought of that. but what diameter did you use. Bud
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    1inch pipe.
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    Looks great.
    Now left only to be a turd in the forrest and the circle will be complete.Use me as I have used you

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    Yeah looks pretty good. Did you prep the plastic before you painted it? (If you didn't, Ill be shocked if it stays on very long.) Where did you source your carpet?

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    Yes I sanded the pvc
    Carpet I bought cause I needed some outdoor carpet. Just add a 1.5 extra to what I needed.
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    Do you think it's strong enough for a person to use?

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    Quote Originally Posted by QuackBangSplash View Post
    Do you think it's strong enough for a person to use?
    No. Maybe a 100 pound dog the max?
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