How to Make a Fishing Sand Spike/Rod Holder for $5!!!


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All the parts for this sand spike / rod holder were bought from home depot for less than $5 total. Totally worth it for the functionality and durability! I've been using my spike for over a year fishing from the surf every week and it continues to hold up strong. You can also modify it with extra parts like screw on hooks to hold bait bags etc. The parts list is: -3 or 4 ft U Post 1 M6 1.0x30mm Machine Screw 1 M6 1.0 mm Wing Nut 2 M6 1.0 mm Lock Nuts 1 M6 1.0x75mm Metric Cap Screw -1.5 inch (or 2 inch) x 2 Ft of PCV pipe (This is long enough to make at least 4 sand spikes) When you use the spike, make sure to stick it into the sand at an angle. DO NOT stick it straight down and try to push it to an angle or the spike will bend. Also make sure to push the spike deep enough into the sand so that the brace is completely covered.



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Tyler Chedister
anybody else hear him say pcv pipe instead of PVC?
dungt2011
Why don't you use the drill?
mrtoady2
You are using ABS(acrylonitrile butadiene styrene) in the construction here, vs PVC(polyvinyl choride). Either is a good choice for this application. Main difference is ABS is stronger where PVC is more flexible. Also PVC is more resistant to prolonged sun exposure. ABS is cheaper. Also if you wanted to avoid the pole snagging the top nut. You can replace it with a pan headed machine screw, or even a small carriage bolt.
Keep it Reel Fishing
use a drill to make the holes
The Last Anchovy
Your videos are dope!! u keep it 100% Real!!!
mastype
Thanks for the awesome video. The surf pole holders are expensive and this build will save money for sure. I will give this build a try this weekend.
matthew petrovic
pvc not pcv
Brett Jensen
I just us pvc pipe with one side cut at an angle and a bolt going through it so you can stop it into the ground.
Nude Jawn
PCV fumes are fine to inhale; PVC on the other hand is dangerous.
David Larkey
why not use a drill to make the hole,s?.YOU are a danger to your-self.
Craig Marston
Great job......you could also try to maybe zip tie the plastic pipe on to the stake. For all you trolls out there commenting on the plastic pipe. It's ABS not PVC, but that does not matter, both will work, now go out just build it.
Nick Malcolm
that's alot of effort with the heating a nail and melting. Dont you own a drill?
Scuba Mike
Good video, but there is nothing holding your pole in the spike? This could also be called a fishing pole launcher. A big fish hits and all your gear is gone.
Susan Tomi
🤷🏻‍♀️🛒
Adventures with Frodo
PVC. and Drill and you had a gas stove as I heard the pixel lighter.
kalenhouse
awesome tutorial. I will definitely make these for my kids and myself.
Dee From Brooklyn
nice. all typy need is a strap to carry i it over your shoulder. . think I'll make a few
Van Porter
You said pcv pipe the whole video lol
dtkrob
Dope video
Hooked Up Fishing
It's not pvc it's polyurethane plastic
OutNAbout415
i appreciate the video man! i am a native san franciscan but now live in south city. Hope to see you out there fishing
506Outdoors
What model Toyota is that? looks new but has the old park brake the Toyota trucks used to have
Bay Area Angler 510
more work then my idea of sawing off a 4ft chunk of PVC pipe at an angle to poke into the ground... but much nicer quality too. How long do the u-posts last in the saltwater?
JaySouth 501
Matts, you be jamming lol, damn the fish just play music
Legit Fishing
pvc not pcv
Ivan Honeyman Harmon Stovall
thank you bud
Armando Martinez
At 1:10 you said pcv lol😂
Yao Saeteurn
pressed like because of the song
Kenny Dase
Why didn't you use a drill to make your holes?
lion king
summer time in L.B.C 👌
alvarado jose
can you make a video on how to fix a fishing rod ring.
KING S
nice I just made one today instead of melting nail to make holes I just drilled it in works great both ways. ima be selling some :-)
michael Reis
Dude love your videos but you didn't need to melt a frickin hole; AAAHHHH DRILLL A F^^CKIN HOLE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! omg lol hilarious buddy and through the pcv pipe too hahahaha.
SaltyFisherman
Thanks for this cool video...Damn Man! I wish I would have seen this earlier I could have saved me some money and made my own nice sand spikes Aggggghhhh!!! Oh well now I have me a nice project to do for the spring LOL
Hazie345
Why not just use a drill bit? Instead of heating a nail
Davis Guerra
boa ideia obrigado por compartilhar
Yee BayArea
Great Video! Ive been trying to find cost effective ways to make these. Definitely going to try these out. Thanks
Christian De La Rosa
Its PVC pipe!!!! Lmao
Neymar Jr
Just say PVC and not PCV
joe viveros
Thanks Matts going to make a few for my brother and i..
mickeyroo1000
i made one like that before
Patrick O'Reilly
Found a good project for this weekend!! Thanks
Michael Hackworth
You were using ABS stands for acrylonitrile butadiene styrene and PVC stands for polyvinyl chloride. PVC is extremely toxic when burnt it releases chlorine gas maybe making to many of these sand spikes burnt to many brain cells
Chris Rasberry
Much safer to drill holes than melt.Should have used pan head screws and bolted through the other way so you won’t have the obstruction of the nut. Just my two cents.
sackcheck
You should use carriage bolts next time. Once you have melted your first hole place the carriage bolt inside while its still hot, then attach it to your U-post and fasten with the wing nut. You wont have to cut the pipe again and you wont have a nut sticking up in the middle, and its one le$$ part you have to buy :) Great videos by the way!
LoverDino
GREAT video man thanks! but, it came to $10 total :p
SIR_ANIMAL 03
liked for the jam in the car!
Chris
PVC
John Purser
Thank you. Interesting design that made me rethink my approach. I do think you'll find that you don't "need" that long cross bolt on the bottom. The reel seat will stop the rod from falling all the way through.
world b free
Very helpful bro, good job!
Fishon Norcal
Nice video. Have you considered white schedule 40 PVC or are you going for strength with the Grey schedule 80? Thanks.
Kevin Lloyd
Why so many Critics? We all knew what he meant by "PCV", and maybe he doesn't have a drill. Who cares, the design is awesome and gives me a great starting point to make mine. Thanks Dude. I appreciate you taking the time to  post this Vid. Tight Lines and Sunny Sky's!
Andrew Lines
Wow Certainly is one consideration Perhaps a bit heavy ?
Andrew Lines
You not a plumber hey ?