how to install a floor trap door on a pontoon boat

Boat flooring imparts many benefits to a boat's hull. The supporting framing and floor can add stiffness and support to a hull. The flooring creates a dead-air space just above the hull's bottom that can add bouyancy to a boat made from materials with no inherent bouyancy such as fiberglass steel or aluminum. ... 【Get Price】

The best way to do this is to find a level spot (like a garage floor) put the boat on the surface and commence measuring. You may have to use straps and come-alongs to gently force the boat into a square and level condition before welding and repairing any of the superstructure and deck. Deck The deck is vital to your boat’s structural ... 【Get Price】

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1. Weigh the Boat Hatch It is essential to know the overall weight of the hatch. Rather than guess unscrew the hatch from the hinges and use an accurate scale to determine the weight. Either a bathroom scale or a digital scale used for weighing fish will work. 【Get Price】

Once your wiring is complete you can put the flooring on. We used ¾-inch treated plywood (the cheaper option) but if you really want your floor to last opt for marine-grade plywood. (EDIT: The copper in new ACQ pressure-treated wood will corrode the aluminum stringers in a pontoon – potentially very quickly. 【Get Price】

Install a recessed pull into the end of the trap door opposite the hinges. Drill a hole the diameter of the pull fitting fit the pull into it and screw it on. A recessed pull includes a hinged ring that sits in a fitting that is attached to the wood. When not in use it is flush with the surface of the floor. 【Get Price】