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Tightlines Road King Trailer & finished shack photo's.

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Completed the shack last night. Just have the small things to finish-up now like rattle-reels and things like that. I know a few of you wanted to see photo's of the finished shack, so Paul said he would post them for me. Thanks Paul. I think it turned out great and I am very happy with the Roadking frame. It pulls very nice. Any questions feel free to ask. Anyone thinking of building a shack, go for it.. It is a lot of fun and a good learning experience.. Tightlines..
Specs:
6.5 x 14 Roadking frame
14" tires
Drop tung
two 30lb propane with auto regulator
inch and three quarter insulated floor Marine treated ply
2x2 wall framing
1 1/2" foam insulation
Silverline (Rusco) vinyl thermopane windows
Phillips mobile home door
Luan wood backed paneling(ceiling and walls)
RV dining set/bed--upper fold down bunk
RV 12 volt ceiling lights
RV Floor lighting for fish holes
RV exterior porch light
Empire Direct Vent 15000 btu
Strong panel steel roof
Aluminum siding
Diamond panel rock gaurd
Winegard hideaway TV anttena
Oak cabinets and vanity
Light weight marine boat carpet
Wedgewood 2 burner stove top
Toshiba 13" TV/DVD
JVC AM/FM CD player
Jensen indoor/outdoor speakers
400/800 watt inverter
Dual 12 volt deep-cycle batteries
Stay-n-charge truck hookup.
6 hole with Catchcovers and sleeves
4 rattle reels
Marcum LX3
Marcum OVS 500 camera
Strikemaster 8" lazer mag
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Hang in there for the photo's. I sent them to Paul late this morning and I would assume that he probably won't post till this evening after work?

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Nice ice house! Looks nice and comfortable inside for sure.
What size is that beast?! Me and my dad are in the process of building a 10X16.

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It is a 6.5 x 14 Roadking frame. Thanks. It was a lot of fun building. I am getting pretty anxious for some serious ice. LOL

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Great looking house! Can I ask how much the completed project cost? Where are you planning on putting it? So I can come fish out of it. hehe grin.gif
Lucky

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Tightlines,

NICE! shack. Gotta get me one of those one of these days smile.gif

Dennis and I tried talking Rick out of one of those Road King shelters the other night, but he said no frown.gif

Just giving you a hard time Rick smile.gif

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Looks like the Taj Mahal, nice work. If you need any help making sure fish fit through those holes, be sure to lemme know grin.gif !

Stephen

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Tightlines, you've got a heck of a fish house there. I'll be in Fargo this Thursday, I may give you that call and come take a peek. One problem, my email program went to ***t so I lost all my info in it along with your number. Would you mind emailing it to me again. prod2109@arvig.net.

Thanks,
Fisherdog

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Are there four holes, or six holes? And I assume that those are hole lights, on the sides, correct? What are the black boxes below the cabinets by the tv?

fp

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Wow!

Best Western, ice style! Feel like I've won the Lotto and gone to heaven.

Great rig, you bugger! Yeah, like I'm not jealous. grin.gif

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"Worry less, fish more."
Steve Foss
stfcatfish@yahoo.com

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Hey Tightlines,
nice looking house.
What did you use for the hole lights?
How much did you spend on the TV?

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WOW!!! Looks Awesome TL smile.gif

I could live in there for the winter grin.gif (sigh...I wish)

Great Job!


IceC

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Have an Ice day :)

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I am green with envy smile.gif Sweet ice shack!!

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Sweeet!
Looks very professional.When are we going fishing?!

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That should give you years of enjoyment. The only thing that I didn't see is reflectors on all sides. Very nice shanty!

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WOW Tight! Excellent job! A few questions What is the final weight? final cost? Where did you find the parts like doors windows?
I noticed the vinyl siding what are the corners they dont look like the typical big vinyl corners.
Roof material? wood frame? I was in one that a guy built last year not nearly as nice as this, he had a homemade operating exhaust fan over the stove he used I believe a blower from a small car for the fan he says it works great for the fish fry
Congrats on your new home and don't forget the champaigne and the ribbon cutting.

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I am in the remodeling and window business so I got a good deal on the windows,aluminum siding,cabinets and strong panel steel roof. It is all wood construction on top of a Roadking frame. I had it out to the weigh station and it came in at 2100 lbs. I have a little over $5000.00 invested. Probably over 150 hours including the drive time looking for that one needed hard to find screw or whatever.LOL I pick up the dinnette at a RV store for 225.00 Got the carpet at a boat dealer for 20.00 bucks. He was about to throw it out and it was a 300.00 dollar peice that they had taken a small corner off to do a repair on a boat. I did get lucky on a few found items.Got a lot of ideas from you folks. Thanks for all the tips...
BTW-- the corners are steel siding j-channel. Didn't think that the aluminum J would hold up as well as the steel.

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Tightlines-
Yes! Now that's what we like to talk about around here. I like it. I like it. I like it a lot.

Now for some tough questions. After all the work you put into the house I know you have a new found respect for the so-called "pro's", but if you were to sell your house what is it worth to you? Also,now that you are about to throw your wallet out on the ice have you thought of any ways to try and safeguard it?
Those are a couple of the questions I had to answer when the thought of leaving the shack out on the lake for any extended period of time came up. I found out that we don't own our materials,...materials own us. I'm not trying to be a downer, just thought that we could start another dialog. TROY

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Tightlines....That's a fine piece of work there! Now you'll never have to be afraid of being in the "dog house!" Stay as long as it takes!......T

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