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#12326562 - 07/06/17 10:25 AM Built me a new crappie umbrella...
JIM SR. Offline
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Registered: 09/25/06
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Made this over the 4th holidays for about $12 in 2" PVC, I had the umbrella. Took about 30 minutes, Pretty simple and works great,
Slips on and off in seconds, and stores easy. THe noodle takes the slop out of the umbrella pole, and on the bottom I put a moving disc that slides around like on ice. Works great..jim

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#12326568 - 07/06/17 10:28 AM Re: Built me a new crappie umbrella... [Re: JIM SR.]
rdmac Offline
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Registered: 05/06/15
Posts: 213
Loc: Palmer TX
That should wrk real good!
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#12326582 - 07/06/17 10:34 AM Re: Built me a new crappie umbrella... [Re: JIM SR.]
PKfishin Offline
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Registered: 09/28/12
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Loc: Texas
that would blow off first trip at PK in west Texas wind
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#12326608 - 07/06/17 10:48 AM Re: Built me a new crappie umbrella... [Re: JIM SR.]
JIM SR. Offline
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PK, this is a dog days of summer umbrella,..LOL..
It'll work when it's 100*...it won't take much more than 10-12mph you're right.
Just something for that SUN.. flame

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#12326831 - 07/06/17 01:43 PM Re: Built me a new crappie umbrella... [Re: JIM SR.]
BrazosRiverTom Offline
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Registered: 12/15/12
Posts: 545
Loc: Mineral Wells, TX
Jim Sr., Nothing wrong with your mind, that is thinking outside the box. Great job. I have an umbrella I made several years ago to go into the base where the seat goes. Never thought about one that would slip under the seat like that. I think I will re-modify mine to be like yours, that way i do not have to sit on the deck to be under the umbrella. Thanks again for one great post.


Edited by BrazosRiverTom (07/06/17 04:18 PM)

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#12326878 - 07/06/17 02:13 PM Re: Built me a new crappie umbrella... [Re: JIM SR.]
KQT Offline
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Registered: 06/21/08
Posts: 955
Loc: Dallas and Port A
Looks good, I made one for my kayak. Works great on these still summer days, don't need it when there is a breeze.
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#12326984 - 07/06/17 03:56 PM Re: Built me a new crappie umbrella... [Re: JIM SR.]
Slewfoot Online   content
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Registered: 03/27/02
Posts: 2664
Loc: E Texas
My new one is an aluminum H. It comes in handy for sure!

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#12327154 - 07/06/17 06:00 PM Re: Built me a new crappie umbrella... [Re: JIM SR.]
JIM SR. Offline
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want ur old one back,..no charge hooked

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#12328753 - 07/07/17 05:22 PM Re: Built me a new crappie umbrella... [Re: JIM SR.]
BJH ( JUST JIGGING) Offline
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Loc: grand prairie ,tx.
Originally Posted By: JIM SR.

Made this over the 4th holidays for about $12 in 2" PVC, I had the umbrella. Took about 30 minutes, Pretty simple and works great,
Slips on and off in seconds, and stores easy. THe noodle takes the slop out of the umbrella pole, and on the bottom I put a moving disc that slides around like on ice. Works great..jim



The first one I made is a true crappie umbrella, there is a bush pile on lake Arlington that my umbrella is on or next to, i was sitting there admiring my work, gust of wind and it took off like a rocket so the next one got a hole drilled and pin put in it. It was 8' across!!!!!

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#12329183 - 07/07/17 10:47 PM Re: Built me a new crappie umbrella... [Re: JIM SR.]
JIM SR. Offline
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good idea,, noidea

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#12329542 - 07/08/17 09:25 AM Re: Built me a new crappie umbrella... [Re: JIM SR.]
BigCaseyB206 Online   happy
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Registered: 10/15/08
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Loc: Grand Prairie
Great idea! I need to do this if I can ever get my seat post unstuck from its base on my Champ.

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#12329595 - 07/08/17 10:16 AM Re: Built me a new crappie umbrella... [Re: JIM SR.]
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Nicely done. cheers
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#12329727 - 07/08/17 12:29 PM Re: Built me a new crappie umbrella... [Re: JIM SR.]
Jignpig65 Offline
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Registered: 09/27/15
Posts: 371
Loc: Paris Texas
Good idea, mine was built to fit between two seats with the upright 18 " tall, this looks like it would be easier to move out of the way.

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#12329813 - 07/08/17 01:26 PM Re: Built me a new crappie umbrella... [Re: BigCaseyB206]
JIM SR. Offline
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Originally Posted By: BigCaseyB206
Great idea! I need to do this if I can ever get my seat post unstuck from its base on my Champ.


my seat lifts off the post..

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#12336722 - 07/12/17 09:18 PM Re: Built me a new crappie umbrella... [Re: JIM SR.]
Sac Au Lait - 61 Offline
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Registered: 02/06/11
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Good Stuff!

Thanks

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