SailNet Community - View Single Post - DIY davit or lift?
View Single Post
Old 07-23-2009
corny corny is offline
Join Date: Jun 2009
Posts: 30
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
corny is on a distinguished road
Well, first attempt with PVC was a failure, but not ruling out PVC as the construction material...yet.

The problem was trying to build all of it with PVC joints, bends, etc. Since the pipe only fits into fittings 3/4", the cement and bond is not strong enough to handle the stresses. Next attempt will be with solid pieces, drilled and bolted together with stainless hardware.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook