Plastic cray pot repairs

 Just wondering what people have used to replace the long plastic tube hinge on plastic craypots ?

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Retic tube

Fri, 2022-09-30 07:56

 12mm Retic tube

I have a couple that were pretty beaten up and needed major repairs and the only thing available was pvc sewer pipe, out with the heat gun ,flattened it out , cut it to size and tec screwed it on. Custom made bait box lids done the same way.

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 Bunnings sell aluminium ones

Fri, 2022-09-30 19:29

 Bunnings sell aluminium ones same diameter as the placcy ones , I've used them before 


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Sat, 2022-10-01 14:57

 thanks for the tips :)

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 I get hdpe offcuts from

Sun, 2022-10-09 11:33

 I get hdpe offcuts from plastic fab shops and screw them on