Does the smitty sled help. It's time to build a Smitty sled, but I'd love to see the work of others. Build a Smitty sled. Snowball 54 Snowball 54 TBF Addicted; T.B.F. SAW one like what YOU"RE thinking Jim was about a foot off snow 18" wide by 4' long box, equipment in box, notch cutout on top of box to hold auger, hub bungeed on top of it all. Going to build me a smitty sled. So I went and built a new sled that uses 2 sets of skis where the front skis would turn and help steer the sled. What I've noticed is a minimiun of 6" clearance makes a difference as snow gets deeper. The 2x4's just drop into place in the aformentioned holes and are held by gravity/friction. Lots of the stuff is already in the garage. I want the smitty sled capable of toting any one of the three options. By Snowball, January 18 in General Fishing. Show me a pic of what you built. I made this smitty sled with remnant 2x4 and 6x2's with maybe $5 of nuts and bolts. I've seen to use downhill skis, not cross country. It pulls apart and 4 inch bolts stick out of the bottom of the 2x4's. Figured I’d do a medium otter sport smitty sled. Ask a neighbor I'm sure they have scrap 2X4, 2X6's lieing around just in case. I have a Pelican and having a smitty sled with 6" of clearance is a WORLD of difference. I drilled holes in the top of the 2x6's. Machine57: Posted: Dec 14, 2012 - 07:08 am. Thanks for the help! Reply by: oldguy Posted: 12/31/2014 1:28:37 PM Points: 245 . See more ideas about ice fishing sled, ice fishing, sled. Made if so the otter can come off easily and be used for other stuff as well. But I had issues with it dragging on the snow and ice when trying to change directions. And any tips appreciated. One of us could practically pull the sled by 2 fingers. I put my pelican on top when there's snow on the ice. After replacing the worn out tub on my Eskimo Quip Flip 2 hut I decided I needed to improve the basic setup. Is that correct? Picked up some new gear this year and needed a bigger sled. Parr Trout Group: Members Posts: 95 Member No. Pulled it on the yard a bit and makes a huge difference. Smitty Sled Build, How to Build. Anyone that likes to tinker ought to build something like this. Followers 0. And also seen someplace about using water skis? Last year in Michigan showed me it's time to have one. Jan 18, 2021 - Explore Andy Peterson's board "Smitty Sled" on Pinterest. I won't recommending buying everything. I thought about making a sled that I could use to pull the hut out to the … Can’t wait I am what they call a " bucket buzzard " and rarely use my shelter. But there are days when even I must retreat to some kind of shelter. See y'all out on the ice! #permalink #1. I built a Smitty Sled years ago and it worked great. Holy cow! Topic Options. I was a little skepitcal since we had issues pulling my Kenai together last year. That way I can steal your great ideas :) Things that you have tried that didn't work is great info too!! 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