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Product DescriptionDesigned for superior flotation and long lasting service, Dockmate Float Drums also make it simple on the do-it-yourselfer. Thick mounting flanges and slots provide easier installation, while ribbing adds strength and durability. Rotationally molded seamless outer shell is filled with expanded polystyrene foam for maximum buoyancy. Self-venting plug allows hot air to escape. The unique reflective Flash Dot is easily seen at night to take the guess work out of nighttime docking. 15-year warranty.
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Q:typically how much of the float will be under water with a 25% load?Asked on 8/25/2015 by Mad Man Mike from Central Florida
A:Roughly 4" below, 12" above.Answered on 8/27/2015 by Anonymous
Q:I am going to build a wooden dock 6' x 16' out of pressure treated 2"x6" with a 2" x 10" band & center joist. How many of these will I need and what size should I get?
thank you SteveAsked on 12/1/2009 by Steven from Nashville, Tn
A:Under specs it lists the dimensions: 16"H x 2' x 4'
We also have multiple different sizes of these as well. Call tech support at 1-888-683-7866 if you are looking for an alternate size.Answered on 12/4/2009 by Bryant from Tech
A:Take your square footage (6x16=96) multiply x 30 then divide by the buoyancy rate. 96x30=2,880 divided by 498=5.7 so rounded up it will take 6 of these. I found the formula online from several manufacturers.Answered on 11/24/2013 by KB in OK from Ada,OK
Q:can you leave these drums in a lake during the winter season with freezing ice? The average ice thickness is 18 inchesAsked on 11/10/2009 by dk from Idaho
A:No, these are not made to stay in freezing water it would crush the floats.Answered on 1/7/2010 by Chad @ Overton's from Greenville, NC
Q:i want to build a wood dock with floating devices underneth. Would these be the correct product?Asked on 6/4/2009 by jimmy from new jersey
A:YesAnswered on 6/5/2009 by Michael from Overtons