Model # 1224

Internet #100431466

Store SKU #1000021841

PermaFloat 24 in. x 48 in. x 12 in. Dock System Float Drum
0050356120242

PermaFloat

24 in. x 48 in. x 12 in. Dock System Float Drum

$109.00 /each

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Product Overview

Featuring durable, rotationally molded polyethylene construction with a 5/32 in. thick shell, the PermaFloat 24 in. x 48 in. x 12 in. Dock System Float Drum is designed to offer resistance to sun damage, impacts and various substances in the water. This float drum is suitable for installation in existing and new dock systems.

  • Compatible with the PermaFloat docking system
  • Can be used with new or existing wood, steel and aluminum docking systems
  • Rotationally molded encasement helps eliminate seams that could result in long-term separation and leakage
  • Extra-wide side ribbing resists wave action and impacts and provides easy tool access to the mounting holes and slots
  • Remains buoyant up to 450 lb.
  • 5/32 in. Thick polyethylene shell helps provides durability
  • Filled with expanded polystyrene for uniform flotation
  • Embedded UV inhibitors help protect against the damaging effects of sun, salt water, fresh water, debris, oil, gas, marine organisms and pollutants
  • Includes a reflective dock finder, a self-venting plug and an integrated (attached) thick, durable mounting flange
  • Army corps of engineers approved
  • Complete line of dock bumpers and corners available
  • Passed hunt tests
  • Corps of engineers approved
  • Buoyancy up to 434 lbs.

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how many float drums do I need for a 4' by 16' long dock

Asked by: benzi
I would guess 6. I built a 6 X 12' dock and used 4 floats. Works well. With 16' I would want a center support thus the extra floats in the center. But 4 would have the buoyancy you need.
Answered by: Dave
Date published: 2016-08-10

Can system withstand lake ice in northern Pennsylvania during the winter or should it be removed ...

Can system withstand lake ice in northern Pennsylvania during the winter or should it be removed in the fall and reinstalled in the spring?
Asked by: sam

how many model# 1224 floats are needed for a 14ft.x 16ft. dock

I am replacing Styrofoam logs with perma floats on existing dock. the dock is framed with 2x6 joists and 2x8 outside rims with 2x4 perpendicular boards on bottom for mounting floats. the decking is 2x6 treated wood
Asked by: hoppy
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Customer Reviews

24 in. x 48 in. x 12 in. Dock System Float Drum is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 31.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Looks like thy will work well Looks like thy will work well
Date published: 2016-11-01
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Better off with the larger sizes In 2000 I did a dock repair with one of the roto-molded dock floats. Twelve years later the top of the float is dusty. Meanwhile the styro log floats in the rest of the dock are in pretty pitiful condition. These roto-molded dock floats are the way to go. Since I'm nowhere near any vendors for the floats, total price was much cheaper at Home Depot.com. Really a great deal. However, I ordered four of these 4x4' (12" deep) floats and two of these 2'x4' andhe manufacturer shipped the four 4x4' floats by truck, but shipped both of the 2'x4' floats UPS. They just had a label stuck on them. There were gouges in the edges of the 2'x4' floats at the bottom. I suggest you try to design your dock so as to use larger floats such as the 4x4x12s as much as possible. Try to avoid the smaller floats that can be shipped by UPS. Alternatively, just be prepared to have to re-order the 24"x48" floats until you receive what you need that are in good shape. Additionally, keep in mind that the price per pound of floatation is less for the larger sizes.
Date published: 2012-10-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Value I live in an association that owns a park and boat docks on a lake. Our old floating dock was more than 30 years old. After one winter we had to replace the dock, so we ordered these floats, along with the Perma Float dock hardware. Smartest decision ever. These floats are foam filled and of high quality. Delivery was fast. Our dock has never been this stable, all due to these floats.
Date published: 2016-05-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent product ...just what I needed Converted standard pier to floating dock. Easy attachment with holes provided. Can't beat the price. No more adjusting pier with the varying water levels. I'm very happy with the results. No ice surges in spring, so I don't have to pull anything out for the winter.
Date published: 2012-08-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best value on the web. fast delivery and they brought them down to our door (its a 200+ feet walk down a very steep driveway) just as we expected they were the perfect fit for our docks and getting them from Home Depot was a real surprise. Looked all over the internet for a better price and couldn't find one with the size we needed for less. Great experience, will buy again.
Date published: 2016-05-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good product, Poor buying experience. Good quality, Used four of these on a 6 x 12' dock. Beware the mounting holes are not 24" on center. Wait to build your frame until you have the floats.
Date published: 2016-08-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from p/PermaFloat-24-in-x-4 The purchase was exactly what we needed. It is a hard to find item and was glad Home Depot had what was needed
Date published: 2016-07-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Durable dock float Bought two of these and some hardware and built a 4 x 8 dock for a pond. these look like they will last many years, and they come with slots and holes to mount them to your dock frame. Were delivered (free shipping > $249) right to my door in about 4 days. very happy with them.
Date published: 2010-08-09
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