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Shade/umbrella setups - let's see 'em!! #13635999 07/19/20 03:19 PM
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post up your shade and umbrella rigs and setups!

Any info on supplies or details is a bonus! cool


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Re: Shade/umbrella setups - let's see 'em!! [Re: ThaDudeAbides] #13636052 07/19/20 04:14 PM
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I just used PVC that mounts to the base pole and slip a big golf umbrella into the pipe.
I have a longer pipe to raise and lower the golf umbrella with a round handle that fits inside the pipe.
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Re: Shade/umbrella setups - let's see 'em!! [Re: ThaDudeAbides] #13636334 07/19/20 09:34 PM
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I bought a Millenium Marine Umbrella Holder for my wife and it is a great product.

I am probably going to buy a second one for my end of my boat! cheers


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Re: Shade/umbrella setups - let's see 'em!! [Re: BigDozer66] #13636395 07/19/20 10:20 PM
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Originally Posted by BigDozer66
I bought a Millenium Marine Umbrella Holder for my wife and it is a great product.

I am probably going to buy a second one for my end of my boat! cheers


That is very nice .... too bad I am a broke tightwad.


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Re: Shade/umbrella setups - let's see 'em!! [Re: ThaDudeAbides] #13638266 07/21/20 01:58 PM
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It may have been done a lot but thinking of doing a video on making mine. Any thoughts everybody?


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Re: Shade/umbrella setups - let's see 'em!! [Re: ThaDudeAbides] #13638285 07/21/20 02:04 PM
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I've had these for 4 years, they work great. Cost me about $100 for both...

Re: Shade/umbrella setups - let's see 'em!! [Re: ThaDudeAbides] #13638313 07/21/20 02:17 PM
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Just get a bimini top. Those umbrellas will be are to deal with in TX wind.


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Re: Shade/umbrella setups - let's see 'em!! [Re: PKfishin] #13638343 07/21/20 02:39 PM
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Originally Posted by PKfishin
Just get a bimini top. Those umbrellas will be are to deal with in TX wind.


If the wind is blowing, i'm probably not hot enough to put it up. on those glass days when the fish are biting, i think i would use it a great deal. i have a bimini but harder to use fishing for crappie.


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Re: Shade/umbrella setups - let's see 'em!! [Re: PKfishin] #13638565 07/21/20 04:56 PM
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Originally Posted by PKfishin
Just get a bimini top. Those umbrellas will be are to deal with in TX wind.


No joke .... I use PVC pipe to hold golf umbrellas with the straight handle, and after the 2nd one blew out and had to be caught before it sunk, I drilled a hole through the side of the PVC beside the umbrella handle and I now use a pin to hold them in the pipe ... haven't had one blow out since.


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Re: Shade/umbrella setups - let's see 'em!! [Re: ACAMS] #13638589 07/21/20 05:15 PM
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Originally Posted by ACAMS
Originally Posted by PKfishin
Just get a bimini top. Those umbrellas will be are to deal with in TX wind.


No joke .... I use PVC pipe to hold golf umbrellas with the straight handle, and after the 2nd one blew out and had to be caught before it sunk, I drilled a hole through the side of the PVC beside the umbrella handle and I now use a pin to hold them in the pipe ... haven't had one blow out since.


My umbrella poles go all the way to the floor, and are inside of a pool noodle. I cant even pull them out.
They will withstand wind up to 10-12mph. Each to their own, mine will rotate 360* around the seats.
I can get out of the sun from morning to evening. Up / down in about 2 minutes, and store in rod locker
perfectly. fish

Re: Shade/umbrella setups - let's see 'em!! [Re: JIM SR.] #13638788 07/21/20 07:37 PM
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That’s perfect for still summer days.
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Re: Shade/umbrella setups - let's see 'em!! [Re: JIM SR.] #13639127 07/21/20 11:43 PM
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Sounds like a win-win to me.

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