Has any one ever made a flip over type shack? I would like to have one for first ice and last ice but would not use it for much more then that so do not want to spend alot of money on one. I was just thinking a sled,tarp,pipes and so duct tape. I know that dose not put a good looking picture in your head but its only for a few weeks. So if you have done this could you post what you did and maybe save me some time? Thanks,
Shorefisher, You got a hard shack? I got an Otter Mag Lodge that I have made several interior modifications too. One of the best things I have done is use square buckets to hold all of my gear. The kind that the kitty litter comes in. Anoither good idia is to go out and get some old shower certain clips and just leave a few on the support rods for hanging hats, gloves, ice scoops, or whatever you want handy and out of the way. It also will dry them out. Just leave em cliped on the rods and they arre ready to go the next time out. Just a couple of idias, but for the most part I have found that you get what you pay for or at least how much time you put into something. If it is something simple you are looking for then it is a big cardbourd gaylord box that I can think of. I just think that you would get a lot more bang with an outfit like an otter. Good luck!
I have a 9'X11' perm house and a 4'X8' portable. Was just looking to make something small, lite and cheep for first ice and quick trips on my way home from work. Found a cheep sled to use. Working on a bracket at work. Now looking for something to use for the cover. Tarp would be quick and cheep but may not hold up? I would buy something like an otter but don't think I would use it that much at this time and the wife would be a hard sell for a 3rd. house. As it is she thinks I spend way to much money and time to sit on the ice. Shorefisher
Even eminent chartered accountants are known, in their capacity as fishermen, blissfully to ignore differences between seven and ten inches, half a pound and two pounds, three fish and a dozen fish. ~ William Sherwood Fox, Silken Lines and Silver Hooks, 1954